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Blackie_

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319 days ago

Well it had to be done, after talking to Greg about his booth display and since I am only limited 6’ 5” on bed length and only 4’ in width between the fender wells, I have an 06 Tundra double cab (crew) with a 6 and a half foot bed, yep that’s right you newer Tundra double cab owners I’m not limited to only a 5’5” bed :) but even with that 6’.5” just wasn’t cutting the mustard if I’m wanting the nice wood shelving setup similar to what Greg has, I so need to move away from the cloth covered tables to an upgrade.

I bought this trailer today with only one purpose in mind and that was to transport and store gear shelving etc… for my trade art’s and crafts shows but low and behold I hadn’t figured it would also haul my 94.7” Harley Heritage Classic Softail as a 5’ x 8’ typically aren’t long enough but with the V nose on this trailer it gave me an extra 14” from 96” to 110” in the center so now it has duel purpose, the walls in this trailer are very thin like 3/16” just a lining, I plan on adding to the walls with 4×8 sheets of 3/4” ply then adding 2×4s on top of the ply staggered from low to hi on the side walls to act as anchoring supports and also to act as a shelving support system, I’m planning making a shelf that will stretch from one wall to the other strong enough to support the weight of my 30 gal tubs filled with my wooden boxes since the trailer is only leaf and spring not torsion it rides rough so I’m thinking of adding 4” foam rubber under the tubs on the shelving, if that’s not feasible they can always ride in the truck.

Once I started backing the trailer under the metal carport I found that it was not going to fit only centered in the drive way so I spent a couple hours with a bottle jack and a 2×6 , raising up one side of the carport and shimming it with 2” concrete blocks.

The wood 2×4” and 1×12’s white wood pictured in the trailer is for the shelving units, pictures will be posted once those are complete.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs


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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 319 days ago

Mighty sweet Randy !

-- Having fun...Eric

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AngieO

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#2 posted 319 days ago

Nice trailer! Nice stack of lumber too.

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HorizontalMike

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#3 posted 319 days ago

Wow! Very nice Randy! Great for WW trade shows and the like, but please tell me you won’t be trailer-queening the bike with that OK? ;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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DocSavage45

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#4 posted 319 days ago

Now ya just have to make a little money to pay for it. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Blackie_

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#5 posted 319 days ago

Mike if I have to wear the crown to beat this Texas heat when heading north then just call me royalty :) :)

I just ride when it’s hotter the he**

You are so right Thomas :)

Thanks all

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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gwolfe1977

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#6 posted 318 days ago

Nice trailer. I’m sure it will be very handy to have. Although it would be a shame to see that Harley in it instead of on the open road.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 318 days ago

Thanks Eric, Angie, Mike, Thomas and Gary

Oops typo above, edit on the above message, I meant to say that I don’t like riding and won’t ride in this Texas heat. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Box

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#8 posted 317 days ago

Looks mighty nice..That will definitely serve a good multi purpose.

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 317 days ago

Nice trailer, Randy!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Roger

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#10 posted 314 days ago

Oh man, Randy….....You got my hopes up. I thought you bought you a new Ford truck… LOL Oh, and btw, nice trailer. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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