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Old December 9th, 2010, 09:17 PM   #21
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It was just over 7' with the 40s, haven't measured it with the 42s yet. Definitely too wide to go between the fenders.

I'll know a lot more when I get to go home at Christmas and can take some measurements on my truck.
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Old December 11th, 2010, 04:16 AM   #22
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I'd be curious what your wms dimension is.
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Old December 11th, 2010, 06:06 AM   #23
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I'll be measuring that too when I get home in a few weeks.
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Old December 11th, 2010, 07:41 PM   #24
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I know absolutely nothing about trailers, but if you find one sort of near Columbus, GA/ Atlanta/Macon.

I may be able to drive there and snap a few up close pictures, because all trailers look good from 50 ft away in an 800x600 pixel photo.
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Old December 20th, 2010, 04:18 PM   #25
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here is my old trailers...7ft interior...I had to have it built so I could get the extra height in the rear door...like said...buy a quality trailer...this one was not...as for inner fenders you can have the trailer raised 6"(basically they weld another frame rail on above the axles)...which lowers your the wheel wells 6"...you will basically have a 3" hump for the fenders.The last pic is an r&r trailer with a 6" lift and a ft extra height (very well built trailer..all aluminum but $$$$)







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Old December 20th, 2010, 04:23 PM   #26
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I know absolutely nothing about trailers, but if you find one sort of near Columbus, GA/ Atlanta/Macon.

I may be able to drive there and snap a few up close pictures, because all trailers look good from 50 ft away in an 800x600 pixel photo.

I got my white one from macon......I would never recommend them....and most down there build trailers for 4-5 different companies...same trailers different names....the one I had was King American
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Old December 22nd, 2010, 03:40 PM   #27
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Here's my most current concept. 32' box + 8' gooseneck. Thoughts on the layout? A little heavy in the rear, by hopefully it will work?



Thinking about having the trailer built with a 6" lift. This would mean the fender boxes would be 6" lower and I could have the ceiling built 6" lower (planning on 8.5' ceiling if its left normal height). Would obviously help from keeping dragging tail going in shitty parking lots. Thoughts on this idea?
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Old December 24th, 2010, 03:45 PM   #28
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You're looking more in the 20k range on something that big. I can email you the quote I got on mine.
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I wonder if there are any pics of creative fab's old 40' white whale. Look for it.
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i found a 10ft tall 28ft bumper pull on craigslist for $5800 if thats something your interested in
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Old December 31st, 2010, 10:59 AM   #31
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good guidance here, im looking at new trailers myself! mine needs to be almost identical in size...i need 20-24 ft with min 7 ft of clearance...and more realistically 7.5 would be great!

let me know what you decide on and where you get it from!

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Old December 31st, 2010, 11:05 AM   #32
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I had a meeting with a dealer today for about 90 minutes and we discussed a lot of things. They are 4-6 weeks out on custom builds. Probably going to order end of January or so.
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still going with the gooseneck design? where did you go to discuss?

I want to do bumper pull 20-24 ft, 10k gvw, 7.5 ft door with 8ft interior height.

i am not sure im at end of january, but need to have it by may...
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Old December 31st, 2010, 11:19 AM   #34
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Yes, its going to be gooseneck. Premiere Custom Trailers in Schoolcraft is who I'm dealing with.
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Yes, its going to be gooseneck. Premiere Custom Trailers in Schoolcraft is who I'm dealing with.
i read alot about them online...looks like they can order/do about anything. were you happy with the service?
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Old December 31st, 2010, 11:33 AM   #36
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They're just a dealer. If the factory will do anything custom, they can represent that ability. These guys will definitely go the extra mile to figure out what you want and have it built custom for you. If I still end up ordering a new one, it will be a United Super Hauler, and United will truly build it for you any way you want. I'm 100% happy with Premier's service, which is why I went over there today. I've talked to probably 5 different dealers and these guys were the only ones willing to take some time to work with me and understands my needs.
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They're just a dealer. If the factory will do anything custom, they can represent that ability. These guys will definitely go the extra mile to figure out what you want and have it built custom for you. If I still end up ordering a new one, it will be a United Super Hauler, and United will truly build it for you any way you want. I'm 100% happy with Premier's service, which is why I went over there today. I've talked to probably 5 different dealers and these guys were the only ones willing to take some time to work with me and understands my needs.
what size is the current trailer that you have? 5th wheel?
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Old December 31st, 2010, 11:42 AM   #38
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I wonder if there are any pics of creative fab's old 40' white whale. Look for it.
looks like all of his old pics are gone
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Old December 31st, 2010, 12:16 PM   #39
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what size is the current trailer that you have? 5th wheel?
I think the deck is 24' long IIRC.

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oh sweet, have something similar, but 18 ft. nice trailer.
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