Tuesday, July 17, 2007

A few trailer updates

Been a while since I posted an update on the trailer modifications. Have been taking our time on them...5/17/2007: Ordered VCT flooring for the trailer and installed it. Vinyl Composition Tile - which is a semi flexible tile colored completely through and quite strong. Pictures are here5/22/2007: Finished the flooring and built the cabinet into the front V of the trailer. Pictures are here7/02/2007: Used 3/4 aluminum sheet backed foam insulation and insulated the walls as well as did more of the...

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Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Trailer Updates

We picked up some zinc E-track yesterday and I started work on installing it today. It will be used for tie-down points, etc in the trailer. I put down Kilz as a sealer/primer under the areas I installed the E-track, and then bolted the E-track down with zinc bolts, shoulder washers, lock washers and nuts. It's very solid.Pictures of the E-track are here.Last week we got in a few needed parts to add 120v power to the trailer. We plan on adding a ceiling air conditioner (with heat possibly) in...

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New Enclosed Trailer

Well, about a month ago I picked up a new trailer. My friend Albie and I had been talking about finding an enclosed trailer for a while, and we finally gave in and bought a new one.We picked up a Haulmark TS6X10DS2. It is a 6'x10' V-nose trailer with rear assisted ramp door, locking side door, front stone guard, 15 wheels, upgraded drop axles, 6' interior height, roof vent and 12v light package (interior).I had shopped around and found a very good price ($2746 out the door) and great service from...

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