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    More Pictures Tomorrow

    Well I will added some more picture Tomorrow, please feel free to ask question or leave comments. Thank you Vernon

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    Fenders

    I decided to build my own fenders after looking online and finding nothing I really liked. I got a sheet of 14 Gauge sheet metal and got out the plasma cutter and started cutting it out. I than used the leaf break to fold them up.
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    Tool Box

    No trailer is complete without a tool box and since I had sheet metal left over from the fender why not build a small box. The box is 8" X 8" by 24". The box is weather proof because of it's design.
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    Tail Gate/Ramp Part 1 of 3

    Part one is framing of the Gate/ Ramp. Outside is 1" X 2" by 11 gauge Rectangle tubing. The three other supports are 1 1/4" by 11 Gauge SQ Tubing. 1" Sch 40 pipe makes the top and bottom.
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    Tail Gate/Ramp Part 2 of 3

    Part two shows the locking system for gate and gas shocks. The lock system is made up of two springs two split set collars two 1/2" stainless shafts and one stainless cable. The Gas cylinders are 250 lbs each and makes the Gate/Ramp almost weight less in most positions.
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    Tail Gate/Ramp Part 3 of 3

    Part Three is away to make a trailer longer when you need that extra 4 feet to haul it home. The picture should explain it. The cables are good for 1000 LBS each and are made from 3/16" cable with quick snap hooks on each in. Also light covers are on.
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    Powder Coating

    I had the trailer Sand blasted, Powder Coated and baked to give it a nice finishes. Picture of the trailer after it was painted.
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    That's all of the Pictures if anyone has question or just wants to leave a comment. I will be glad to answer them. Thank you Vernon

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    Thanks Vernon! We've added your Trailer to our Trailers and Towing category,
    as well as to your builder page: Vernon's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:




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    Vernon,
    Really nice work on the trailer build, and a lot of nice features that a lot of people should find helpful.
    It's great to see this level of craftsmanship on the build, and finishing it out will full powder paint!

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