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Old March 11th, 2011, 10:56 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by muddbogger98 View Post
DO NOT use hinges from a home improvement store they can't hold the load.

Make the hinges. a u-shaped piece of steel (1/4" thick) with at least 1/2" grade 8 bolts (12,000 lb. clamp load). A-frame tounge right, remove it (make sure not to damage it), align the "hangers" with the tounge ( at the end furthest from the hitch), weld them on the fame of the trailer drill holes through the ends of the toung and hangers. Run a bar across the a frame at the front edge of the deck and put a hanger across the deck of the trailer over the bar, dril holes install hitch pin. Then you have a tilting trailer.

tipping is gonna depend on the trailer (I have one that as soon as you pull the pin on the unloaded trailer it tips on its own).
that sounds like a great idea, from one retard to another.
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