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Project by Alister89 posted 09-01-2020 10:47 PM 652 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

managed to finish the trailer for the mack in time for the birthday he was so happy
was weight tested immediately had 5 kids on it at once ranging from 8years old down to 1 year old will have to find the photo
plans are just something i drew by hand one night after looking at photos online
measurements are 1200mm 1480 with the ramps down usable deck length is 900mm L x 270w overall length of truck and trailer is 1780 with ramps up
made from nz rimu and kwila
last photo is one of wyatt helping build his trailer
hope you enjoy i sure enjoyed making it





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Eric

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#1 posted 09-02-2020 12:59 AM

Well done, lots of details

-- Eric, building the dream

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crowie

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#2 posted 09-02-2020 01:29 AM

Very nicely done sir, the trailer looks good behind that primemover
Though the best photo is the last one with the little bloke watching and learning, priceless!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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woodchuckerNJ

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#3 posted 09-02-2020 03:17 AM

great work. I like the pic of you and the little one … He’s into it..

Wish my guy would have liked it. He didn’t, now that he owns his own home he regrets it.
You can never get that time back.

-- Jeff NJ

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Rich1955

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#4 posted 09-02-2020 12:50 PM

Nice work!

-- Rich

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htl

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#5 posted 09-02-2020 02:57 PM

Nicely done!!!
And heavy duty for sure, from the sound of the testing group. LOL

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 09-02-2020 03:06 PM

now what are you going to build to carry on that new fine looking heavy duty trailer agree with rest the last photo is priceless GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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Alister89

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#7 posted 09-02-2020 08:28 PM

Thanks for the comments. any suggestions on what to build for it to carry i have a year to get it ready for his next birthday

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Eric

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#8 posted 09-02-2020 10:54 PM

How about an M1 Abrams,
When I was stationed at Ft Knox, there were occasions where we had them transported out to the ranges, saving the road from being torn up by the tracks.

-- Eric, building the dream

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Lazyman

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#9 posted 09-05-2020 12:48 PM

Another nice build. Next project needs to be a lower workbench for the assistant.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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