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PostSubject: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeSun Feb 22, 2015 9:20 pm

Looking into doing something, build or buy so I. Can keep all our gear together and just drive away with it

I am thinking a 4x6 enclosed or building an actual off road trailer, I see guys love using 1/4 ton army trailers but they seem expensive and when I used to see em they always had rott issues in floor
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 25, 2015 10:33 pm

I am in the middle of this build , expect to see it at the annual Smile

Here is my progress in a week

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeSat Apr 25, 2015 10:40 pm

1700#harbor freight trailer 4x8 cut down to 40"x72"
Added full length received tube spine, everything welded, jeep wheels, narrowed axle perches , main box is 40 w 30h 72 L
Door on front right side and door on back, box is framed in 14 gauge 1 1/4" box and skinned in 16 gauge fully welded seams

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeSun Apr 26, 2015 3:39 pm

that is looking great! what is the plan? pull-outs? hinged doors? hinged top? fill us in!
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 27, 2015 9:01 pm

Just storage, 16" door on the side near front, tailgate door on rear, I have 50" aluminum boxes to mount on each side, also want small platforms on both sides of the wheels

This will be an evolving work in progress, for now just storage, I will post pics as I make real progress
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeTue Apr 28, 2015 10:15 pm

Trailer is skinned, need to finish doors tomorrow, also got it primer tonight

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeThu Apr 30, 2015 9:22 pm

Progress pic

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeFri May 01, 2015 10:30 am

with the boxes on it looks like the wheels need some massive arches now to help even out the look
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeFri May 01, 2015 11:42 am

Tires will be bigger
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeFri May 01, 2015 12:58 pm

should paint it yellow to match the disco!
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeFri May 01, 2015 5:03 pm

I might, have paint left from disco
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeMon May 04, 2015 11:42 am

Nice. Any thoughts on changing the hitch to a ring (pintle?) or one of those lock'n'roll setups?
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeMon May 04, 2015 6:27 pm

Yes I need to build the hitch cause trailer has female socket at each end

Doors are on latches finished padding on floor, need to throw gear in so I can configure inside
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeMon May 04, 2015 9:52 pm

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeMon May 11, 2015 8:52 pm

Got 3 of the side platforms done, spare mounted, all our gear inside

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeMon May 11, 2015 9:55 pm

very neat! can't wait to see it in person
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeWed May 20, 2015 11:34 pm

Basicly finished, few minor finish Things

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeWed May 20, 2015 11:36 pm

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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeThu May 21, 2015 5:20 am

looks great! love the propane tank fits right in there.
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeFri May 22, 2015 8:18 am

Dude, that is a pretty fucking awesome trailer you got there.
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeFri May 22, 2015 1:23 pm

Thanks guys, I am sure this will evolve further once I decide on other modds
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 10:59 am

how about a flip top table top that mounts flat to the current top.
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PostSubject: Re: offroad/camping trailer   offroad/camping trailer I_icon_minitimeWed May 27, 2015 12:23 pm

Wanted to roof top my instant tent wife said no, work in progress Wink. I am sure you guys will have lots of ideas once u see in person
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