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Old March 20th, 2008, 12:40 PM   #21
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Makes the truck look tiny.

If you need another for the Harlen section just give me a ring
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Old March 31st, 2008, 08:43 AM   #22
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We leave on our Trifecta trip this coming Saturday, and I Finally got around to adding some stuff to the trailer for the trip.

Propane Tank Rack: First use of our new 1" square die.


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Tire mounted, Tanks mounted:


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Old March 31st, 2008, 09:04 AM   #23
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Wow looks nice. Man I wish I was going.

Thats alot of propane and propane accessories.
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Old March 31st, 2008, 09:19 AM   #24
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4 tanks will get me 1 week of wheeling.
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Old March 31st, 2008, 09:38 AM   #25
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Very cool, I am sure you are going to lock the spare and tanks.
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Old March 31st, 2008, 10:19 AM   #26
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Yep, if you look in the pics above you will see some rings welded on, those are for the cable and locks.
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One thing I have never had to use, but always carry are a set of those emergency triangle reflectors in the event you have to pull off to the side of the road. I got a set along with my GN. No clue how much they are, but could be really handy in an emergency. I'm sure you already have the fire extinguishers with the wheeling rigs. Another thing I found out the hard way... Pull your trailer plug apart and record the wire color to terminal positions. My cord got caught while backing up sharply and I pulled the wire out of the plug. The colors didn't match what they should have been so I spent 90 minutes testing wires and reattaching them to get the trailer wired properly. It is all written down in my owners manual now in case I do it again...
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Old March 31st, 2008, 03:17 PM   #28
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Looking good Brian, nice set up!
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One thing I have never had to use, but always carry are a set of those emergency triangle reflectors in the event you have to pull off to the side of the road. I got a set along with my GN. No clue how much they are, but could be really handy in an emergency. I'm sure you already have the fire extinguishers with the wheeling rigs. Another thing I found out the hard way... Pull your trailer plug apart and record the wire color to terminal positions. My cord got caught while backing up sharply and I pulled the wire out of the plug. The colors didn't match what they should have been so I spent 90 minutes testing wires and reattaching them to get the trailer wired properly. It is all written down in my owners manual now in case I do it again...
5 min with a power probe and you could've figured it out...
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5 min with a power probe and you could've figured it out...
No shit Sherlock. But, sitting in the campground at the Badlands trying to get to the park on Saturday morning probably wasn't the best time to drive back to Michigan to get it out of my toolbox.
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Old April 3rd, 2008, 09:11 PM   #31
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Business at JCR must be rockin. :D Looks sweet.
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Yep. That trailer looks like sh!t.



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Old May 12th, 2008, 07:25 PM   #33
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I had to drive 600 miles round trip to pick it up!
Why didn't you just build one? :)
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Why didn't you just build one? :)
I paid $4g for this trailer. I put together a spread sheet and it would have cost me about $3000-3200 in parts and steel. I did not have time or the space to build a 25' hauler. So I just bought :)
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I paid $4g for this trailer. I put together a spread sheet and it would have cost me about $3000-3200 in parts and steel. I did not have time or the space to build a 25' hauler. So I just bought :)
my whole truck cost $4g
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No shit Sherlock. But, sitting in the campground at the Badlands trying to get to the park on Saturday morning probably wasn't the best time to drive back to Michigan to get it out of my toolbox.
I usually toss mine in the trail bag.. its the ultimate tool for electrical problems.
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I had my plug pull apart 4 times on that week long trip we took. Fortunatly, GM's trailer connector cover has all the prongs marked. I am going to installed a bed mounted plug before the next trip out.
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Old May 14th, 2008, 05:38 PM   #38
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I paid $4g for this trailer. I put together a spread sheet and it would have cost me about $3000-3200 in parts and steel. I did not have time or the space to build a 25' hauler. So I just bought :)
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That is a very nice setup.
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