Tip Tandem Axle Trailer

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Project by SouthavenToyMaker posted 08-15-2017 06:00 PM 2546 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello fellow LJs, so here my latest completed project. I was about to make a shelf for the Tudor and thought I should do something different. So I came up with the trailer idea. I wanted to try the tip trailer and it works but the Tudor is to low so have to use ramps as well. . The fenders are removable and the floor or the trailer is made with individual boards (left saw marks for more realistic look same as the ramps.) I had to make a hitch for the pick up so I completed some things on it as well, mirrors, wipers and added some walnut to the running boards. As always all comments welcome.

-- Sean

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#1 posted 08-15-2017 06:41 PM

That is flat out wonderful. You really have some serious attention to detail.

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#2 posted 08-15-2017 06:53 PM

Just love the trailer, well all of them but the trailer brings it all together into one out standing look.
The last picture of the six is just dynomite!!!
Looks like your on your way to the drag strip me thinks!!!

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#3 posted 08-15-2017 06:54 PM

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#4 posted 08-15-2017 07:06 PM

A very well planned and made group!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 08-15-2017 08:15 PM

I love it!
Nice work.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 08-16-2017 12:10 AM

WAS thinking of doing something like that for my sprint car ….....they look really nice as a set all together …....GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 08-16-2017 12:14 AM

GR8 It just helps to give you an excuse for another project and kicks the WOW factor up a bunch me thinks. lol

I was just thinking that you have a super nice trailer your self but just a tad big for this.

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#8 posted 08-16-2017 12:26 AM

Nice model trailer, when I first looked at the thumb nail picture I thought it was full size, when I looked at a larger picture, the wheels looked like wood, I caught on eventually, nice job.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 08-16-2017 12:32 AM

Really, really nice.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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#10 posted 08-16-2017 01:09 AM

SM, You certainly build great models and present them well to boot.

Please don’t take this the wrong way (no criticism at all of your d├ęcor and don’t let SWMBO read this part) but at first glance, that top picture reminded me of an unsurfaced loading yard… looks realistic.

The combo pops.

PS. Suggest you cross pollinate all the related projects. Be a shame if other viewers may miss this incestuous setup.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#11 posted 08-16-2017 04:19 AM

Thank you LJ for Daily Top 3. Thank you everyone for the nice comments,

LBD- any suggestions on the cross pollination?

-- Sean

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#12 posted 08-16-2017 06:05 AM

LBD- any suggestions on the cross pollination?

- SouthavenToyMaker

Just highlite some meaningfull text (like “this load” below) then click on the “chain” (link) between the “I” and “img” in the control pane of the comment box and paste the URL the associated LG page (just browse the page and cut and paste the URL).... Do that in each of the posts pointing to the others.
Now if you understand that I can tell the missus it BS when she always says I ramble.

EG. That unsufaced lumber yard was there when I picked up this load.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#13 posted 08-16-2017 08:26 AM

Beautiful features on this trailer. Great detailed work again!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 08-16-2017 10:36 AM

Great build man!!!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#15 posted 08-16-2017 01:32 PM

This is a very nice model trailer and you have done a great job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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