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Old 06-11-2018, 05:37 AM   #1
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Bought this trailer for next to nothing this past weekend. I have some ideas but would really like to see what everyone is pulling.
The trailer deck area is 4X4.

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Old 06-11-2018, 11:39 AM   #2
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Really like the way this looks..... but not sure I have the skills



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Old 06-11-2018, 03:13 PM   #3
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Did you pick that up in Waller area? I saw it on Facebook, came back an hour later and it was gone. heck of a deal.
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Old 06-11-2018, 06:17 PM   #4
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Did you pick that up in Waller area? I saw it on Facebook, came back an hour later and it was gone. heck of a deal.


Yep I did. Heck of a deal. Thanks


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Youíll appreciate the atv tires.
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Old 06-11-2018, 07:37 PM   #6
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Get a welder and have fun building and learning
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:44 PM   #7
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Youíll appreciate the atv tires.


I have 4 bolt ATV rims and tires off my Honda so I hope they fit


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Old 06-11-2018, 08:46 PM   #8
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Iím looking for 4 - 10 to 12Ē pieces of 1 1/2 to 2Ē angle iron and a piece of 36 1/2Ē x 48Ē diamond plate


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I have 4 bolt ATV rims and tires off my Honda so I hope they fit


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They make four bolt atv wheel that will match up to your trailer. Also they have adapters on amazon.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:56 PM   #10
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Iím looking for 4 - 10 to 12Ē pieces of 1 1/2 to 2Ē angle iron and a piece of 36 1/2Ē x 48Ē diamond plate


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Make it down to Houston? I can pay it forward on the angle iron
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Old 06-12-2018, 04:00 AM   #11
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Make it down to Houston? I can pay it forward on the angle iron


I live in Cypress..... and work off I 10 near Dairy Ashford


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Old 06-12-2018, 11:38 AM   #12
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The black one with the ATV tires you posted above is mine. BEST build I ever did when it comes to helping on the lease and around the place. The ATV tires really help with weight. I can put 800 pounds of corn on it and haul it up the side of a mountain out west like its not even there. Go all-out now and it will last you forever.
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Old 06-12-2018, 12:27 PM   #13
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I have an identical trailer that I had a 65 gallon water tank on but the tank fell off last month and split. I like your idea and may do the same.
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Old 06-12-2018, 03:14 PM   #14
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Old 06-12-2018, 06:16 PM   #15
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This is the trailer I use right now, but Iím out west as well so it eats up those little street tires, breaks tail lights and itís just not very heavy duty.
I need a tough little trailer ! Yours is the goal!





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Old 06-13-2018, 03:02 PM   #16
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This is the trailer I use right now, but Iím out west as well so it eats up those little street tires, breaks tail lights and itís just not very heavy duty.
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I have the same trailer you are using now and it bounces badly on the rough ranch roads going to build something my self if I can find a cheap trailer.
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Old 06-13-2018, 04:11 PM   #17
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I have the same trailer you are using now and it bounces badly on the rough ranch roads going to build something my self if I can find a cheap trailer.


Lol ya itís noisy and bouncy in west Texas. Iím looking forward to the new dead animal/ corn hauler


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Old 06-23-2018, 08:40 PM   #18
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ATV tires are the way to go.....
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Old 06-25-2018, 06:10 AM   #19
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I have 4 bolt ATV rims and tires off my Honda so I hope they fit
Your Honda rims are probably a 4/110 bolt pattern. That is 4 bolts on a 110 mm bolt circle. Most of the trailer hubs Iíve worked with are 4/4 which is 4 bolts on a 4 inch bolt circle. So the Honda bolt pattern is slightly larger than the trailer bolt pattern. Also, the center hub on the trailer hubs Iíve used are larger than the Honda rims. The options are buy wheels that will fit your hubs and tires, modify the Honda rims to fit the trailer hubs or use wheel adapters. You definitely want ATV tires for rough terrain.
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Old 06-25-2018, 06:41 AM   #20
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Your Honda rims are probably a 4/110 bolt pattern. That is 4 bolts on a 110 mm bolt circle. Most of the trailer hubs Iíve worked with are 4/4 which is 4 bolts on a 4 inch bolt circle. So the Honda bolt pattern is slightly larger than the trailer bolt pattern. Also, the center hub on the trailer hubs Iíve used are larger than the Honda rims. The options are buy wheels that will fit your hubs and tires, modify the Honda rims to fit the trailer hubs or use wheel adapters. You definitely want ATV tires for rough terrain.


Thanks a bunch man. Iím going to look into adapters.


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Old 06-28-2018, 11:07 AM   #21
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There was a thread on here of a trailer build and he had a link to adapters he bought off of Amazon do a search and bet you can find it.
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Old 06-28-2018, 11:27 AM   #22
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Tons of options for thickness and hole spacings on eBay.


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Old 06-29-2018, 01:48 PM   #23
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the green one above is the one I built from a Harbor Frieght trailer 4'x4' Best thing I have done for filling feeders. Used 1x6 treated decking. Had it for a few years now and I going to use it again tomorrow, have 1200 pounds of corn in the back of the truck now.
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Old 06-30-2018, 12:51 PM   #24
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Old 07-03-2018, 06:50 AM   #25
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the green one above is the one I built from a Harbor Frieght trailer 4'x4' Best thing I have done for filling feeders. Used 1x6 treated decking. Had it for a few years now and I going to use it again tomorrow, have 1200 pounds of corn in the back of the truck now.
Great build ! How much corn can you put in it at one time ?
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Old 07-03-2018, 06:51 AM   #26
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These are next on my list. Still waiting on my buddy to weld up the corners (angle) so I can add the decking / siding.
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Old 07-03-2018, 07:31 AM   #27
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Great build ! How much corn can you put in it at one time ?
Trailer is rated just a bit over 1000 pounds, here is a pic with 9 50 pound bags of corn. I have had 20 bags in it before, but 20 bags is about all you can get in it without them sliding out.

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Old 07-03-2018, 12:35 PM   #28
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Trailer is rated just a bit over 1000 pounds, here is a pic with 9 50 pound bags of corn. I have had 20 bags in it before, but 20 bags is about all you can get in it without them sliding out.

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sounds great man thanks. My feeder holds 13 bags so we are good !!!
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Old 07-03-2018, 05:42 PM   #29
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Did some wood cutting today. Gotta weld the corners and oil the wood. Add some strap rings and extras !!!
Soon I hope.


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That will work just fine, those little trailers are awsume. Also loading deer, much easier than loading them in a bed of a sxs or rack on a 4 wheeler
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That will work just fine, those little trailers are awsume. Also loading deer, much easier than loading them in a bed of a sxs or rack on a 4 wheeler


I have $30 invested in the trailer and the wood so far. I feel like Iím winning Hahahahahaha fun project


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Old 07-05-2018, 08:58 AM   #32
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Currently my 2 favorite quad trailer pics! Hopefully many more to come.
You canít go wrong by adding one of these trailers to your hunting tool-belt.






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Old 07-05-2018, 09:01 AM   #33
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These are next on my list. Still waiting on my buddy to weld up the corners (angle) so I can add the decking / siding.

There is some figuring needed to make sure the wheel off-set as well as tire and spacer thickness all works to get the tire far enough away from the trailer for clearance. Honda rear wheels are 4:110 and dished out completely, making them perfect options.
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Currently my 2 favorite quad trailer pics! Hopefully many more to come.
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Iím excited to get it done. Iím not a youngster and almost died loading this one !!!




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Those days will be over!
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Old 07-06-2018, 08:48 AM   #36
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Yep! One of the many benefits...saves your BACK!!!
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cool trailers guys
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Old 07-13-2018, 12:52 PM   #38
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I would like to see it as well
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paying job getting in the way

hopefully this afternoon or tomorrow I'll have a few minutes to work on it !
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I have the same problem, if it not work kids stuff
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I've inherited a small trailer I'm go to fix up and start using. What will I have to do to get it registered?

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Old 07-22-2018, 10:50 AM   #43
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Finally getting some things done today


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Making progress!!! Have the decking attached but not the sides. Playing with some stains.
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Any ideas on wheel adapters ???

Going to a 2014 Honda Rancher


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Just ordered these, should be here Monday, I hope they fit !!!!


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Old 07-28-2018, 12:55 PM   #49
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Excitement to disappointment in seconds....... the adapters fit but werenít thick enough sooooo having to return them and wait all over again


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Excitement to disappointment in seconds....... the adapters fit but werenít thick enough sooooo having to return them and wait all over again


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Is it an issue with the axle length, or do the spacers not work with your wheels or hubs? I was going to order the same spacers but I was surprised they didnít work for you
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