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Old 12-01-2010, 08:46 PM   #201 (permalink)
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I need to do this but I really wanted a tongue box too. Wonder if you could do both.
If you turned it 180 degrees, you could have the crank handle facing the rear over the deck. If you did that, then you could put a tongue box in front of it.

I have a truck bed tool box from a small pickup sitting on the front of the deck. To secure it, I drilled two holes in the wood decking and used two stabilizer link pins bolted to the planks.



Some washers and two lynch pins on the inside hold the box tight to the deck and it's easily removable if I need the whole deck.
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:33 AM   #202 (permalink)
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Cool idea, where did you get those lynch pins?
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Cool idea, where did you get those lynch pins?
Most tractor, farm, co-op and supply places have them.
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Old 12-02-2010, 02:06 PM   #205 (permalink)
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Those pins are the attaching pins for three point implements on farm equipment. You can get a different variety of sizes, depending on how big the tractor/attachment is.

Category "0" is the smallest and uses a 5/8" diameter pin.

Used on something like this:
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How long have you had those fenders? My aluminum trailer came with aluminum fenders, welded on, and they fell off after not too long. I made removable steel ones, a lot like yours but held on with 4 linch pins per fender. The fenders crack and the brackets they sit on fatigue so bad I can't believe it. They're steel but they're still pretty light, and I don't know what else to do other than over-engineer the hell out of everything.
have had em done for bout 8 months now.. no issues.i used trailer shackles that i had layin around.
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Seriously cant wait til we start building my toyhauler with pop up tent trailer... sure will be coming back to this thread to read it from beginning to end and making notes to kick ass!
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a little something i put together tonight for my trailer build. The lower strip with the jumpers are for my front amber LED's and the 7 way is for me to pull my truck camper into. There is also a small led light in the top so it shines down for trouble shoting at night, it runs off my parking light with are almost always on (auto lights). in the rear of the trailer i used a piece of tuperware (thats right) with the stip underneath the trailer. siliconed up all the holes and its sealed up tight. i will run a bead of silicone around this one before i mount it. i will take some finished pics when im done.
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I just finished putting a new tounge jack, bracing, and X metal on ours. The jack is far enough back that the tailgate doesn't hit and the X metal give a nice grippy platform to step on.
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a little something i put together tonight for my trailer build. The lower strip with the jumpers are for my front amber LED's and the 7 way is for me to pull my truck camper into. There is also a small led light in the top so it shines down for trouble shoting at night, it runs off my parking light with are almost always on (auto lights). in the rear of the trailer i used a piece of tuperware (thats right) with the stip underneath the trailer. siliconed up all the holes and its sealed up tight. i will run a bead of silicone around this one before i mount it. i will take some finished pics when im done.
Still not sure what this is used for? I think you have a truck camper mounted on the flat bed trailer. This allows you to have running lights as you plug the trailer plug or camper plug into this box and some how it connects to your truck which has auto light. Ok just make a video as I have no clue what the $%^& your doing.
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like that? saw it on old navy and couldnt pass it up.

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Still not sure what this is used for? I think you have a truck camper mounted on the flat bed trailer. This allows you to have running lights as you plug the trailer plug or camper plug into this box and some how it connects to your truck which has auto light. Ok just make a video as I have no clue what the $%^& your doing.
ok the 7 way plug is for the camper so i can take it on and off easily.

the second junction is for the amber lights on the front of my trailer. here is the total break down of my trailer.

30 foot trailer.
all LED's

6 amber and 3 reds on each side of the deck.

2 led tail lights and 3 red led center lights (same lights as the side markers)

2 ambers on the top of the camper

1 amber and one red on each side of the camper

5 roof lights on the back of the camper

and the tailights with turns and reverse lights on the back of the camper.

that gives me,

35 running lights
4 brake lights
2 left turns
2 right turns.
2 reverse

that is it for now. eventually im gonna add 4 more reverse lights

edit- i forgot 1 white LED in the lunch box which will run off the parking lights so 36
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Ah... I've got I have 15 on my trailer, just the required DOT lighting. Plus the red / wht reflective tape.
My RV trailer has 2 55watt reverse lights mounted up at the first cross member, and they work great at night, lights up the whole area. 14 ga wiring so they are bright. Makes backing up a night a 1000 times easier. I could use nice flood light with a switch near the hitch, not too bright, just nice flood to make hitching and un hitching faster at night, .
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the LED's help alot with the battery draw. they take far less power to run and are far brighter (as we all know). The cost is the downside of leds but i bought all my markers in bulk off ebay and it will save you alot of money. I think when i bought mine i ended up paying like 4 bucks a piece cause i ordered about 30 lights.eventually i will cange all my camper lights to LED's
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If you turned it 180 degrees, you could have the crank handle facing the rear over the deck. If you did that, then you could put a tongue box in front of it.

I have a truck bed tool box from a small pickup sitting on the front of the deck. To secure it, I drilled two holes in the wood decking and used two stabilizer link pins bolted to the planks.

Some washers and two lynch pins on the inside hold the box tight to the deck and it's easily removable if I need the whole deck.
Nice one Dustin! I've been meaning to mount my trailer box and that is the perfect solution! Did you get those lynch pins from Fleet Farm?
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Nice one Dustin! I've been meaning to mount my trailer box and that is the perfect solution! Did you get those lynch pins from Fleet Farm?
Sure did- my favorite store.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:22 PM   #219 (permalink)
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Pintle hitch with Lunette Eye.
I have seen 1" shank trailer balls snapped....
No breaking these:

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Old 03-29-2011, 09:27 PM   #221 (permalink)
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Winch built into tool box:



Fairlead mounted to outside of box, removable tie down loop
for using snatch blocks if required:

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Old 03-29-2011, 09:29 PM   #222 (permalink)
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Removable tie down loops with nuts welded to the
inside of the rub rail:



Ramps with two hitch pins on the sides. Hitch pins wired to
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Hey landcru, where did you get those thread in tie down rings.
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Pintle hitch with Lunette Eye.
I have seen 1" shank trailer balls snapped....
No breaking these:

You won't have to worry about the pintle but you should be worried about those safety chains. The hooks are in the wrong way, the chains are twisted and will bind when you turn and the chains don't look like they are crossed. nice trailer.
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You won't have to worry about the pintle but you should be worried about those safety chains. The hooks are in the wrong way, the chains are twisted and will bind when you turn and the chains don't look like they are crossed. nice trailer.
I disagree with everything you said except for the orientation of the hooks. They are, in fact, crossed and they shouldnt have any problems with turning. I bet he gets more binding from the pintle style hitch than those chains. Nice try though...

I'm more upset with the fact that he isn't running any CA tags or CVRA weight rating stickers on his door, since he's in california, but this isnt at all what this thread is about....
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