New Trailer in the Works – Part 16

This entry is part 16 of 18 in the series Trailer Assembly

The final small project, unless I think of something else to do in the future…. rout the year on it? I removed the tailgate bolts, drilled small cross holes, then used a hair pin clip to keep them from falling out. I was concerned someone (Me!) would go somewhere and not have a wrench to […]

New Trailer in the Works – Part 17

This entry is part 17 of 18 in the series Trailer Assembly

Things I “shoulda” done. Used a spade bit or Forstner bit to countersink the OUTSIDE of the 2×4 stakes so the bolts would be smoother on the inside. Then too, carriage bolts could be used so the inside head is even smoother. Unfortunately I have a real dislike of carriage bolts since once the threads […]

New Trailer in the Works – Part 18

This entry is part 18 of 18 in the series Trailer Assembly

The trailer has been “done” for awhile now. Have used it a couple of times to go down the back roads to other preserves. As I am chugging along behind the tractor, at a blazing 8 MPH, I constantly watch behind me for vehicles coming up. I do use the hazard lights on the tractor, […]