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Old 09-21-2022, 04:02 PM   #1
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With the price of new and used stock trailer s currently I decided to try my hand and fixing up an old rust bucket. Here is what I am starting with. It has been sitting at least 20 years the guy I got it from thought. This may take me a while to get everything finished but it will be done a little at a time. First up is getting some new tires so I can at least pull it.


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Old 09-21-2022, 04:14 PM   #2
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Old 09-21-2022, 04:21 PM   #3
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Looks better than some of the trailers I see on the road here in my town!!!
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Old 09-21-2022, 04:36 PM   #4
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In. Will this be a full refurb, or just getting to where it will get down the road with an animal on board?
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Old 09-21-2022, 04:38 PM   #5
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Very cool! Frame appears to be solid. Like the patina on it as well!! Look forward to seeing the progress on this.
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Old 09-21-2022, 04:50 PM   #6
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Over time (2-3 years) will be a full refurb. Currently just going to try to get the tires, lights, flooring, brakes, and bearings good to go.


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Old 09-22-2022, 10:10 AM   #7
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Over time (2-3 years) will be a full refurb. Currently just going to try to get the tires, lights, flooring, brakes, and bearings good to go.


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I'm doing the same with a 20' deck over gooseneck I bought from a buddy.

Good luck. Can't wait to see the progress.
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Old 09-22-2022, 12:36 PM   #8
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Looks like a good trailer to start with.

We took our 18' utility trailer to be sandblasted and repainted. It cost $1400 and was well worth it. Then we re-wired it and put a new floor on it. I had pictures at one time but I think I deleted them.
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Old 09-23-2022, 10:13 AM   #9
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Looks like a good trailer to start with.

We took our 18' utility trailer to be sandblasted and repainted. It cost $1400 and was well worth it. Then we re-wired it and put a new floor on it. I had pictures at one time but I think I deleted them.

Who did that for you?


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Old 09-23-2022, 10:20 AM   #10
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Looks better than a lot of them I see pull up to the sale barn already
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Old 09-23-2022, 03:13 PM   #11
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A sandblaster outside of Bryan - Circle S Services. He does a lot of oil field equipment. Do you need his number?
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Old 09-24-2022, 11:55 AM   #12
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Looks better than a lot of them I see pull up to the sale barn already

Thatís the truth!


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Old 09-24-2022, 11:55 AM   #13
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A sandblaster outside of Bryan - Circle S Services. He does a lot of oil field equipment. Do you need his number?

I think there is someone here closer in Briggs I may reach out to later on.


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Old 09-24-2022, 11:58 AM   #14
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I got the new tires for it and decided to paint the wheels so they all match since I had them off already. Will hopefully get them on in the next week and get the trailer to my house so I can start putting in a little work on it in the evenings. Dang tires cost more than the whole trailer cost me.


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Old 09-30-2022, 11:22 AM   #15
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That is what I need to find----Can't seem to do that down here.

Cant wait to see the finished product!
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Old 09-30-2022, 12:04 PM   #16
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Good luck with the rehab. For lights I highly suggest upgrading to LED over the standard trailer lights. Mine actually work now.
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Old 09-30-2022, 12:28 PM   #17
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Gonna be a good one
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Old 10-02-2022, 08:27 AM   #18
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Looks like a cool project, it reminded me I have to do wheel bearings on my utility trailer.
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Old 10-02-2022, 07:46 PM   #19
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Get those bones wire wheeled and coated in Ospho and then painted. Might as well do the metal right when the floor is out.


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Old 10-02-2022, 10:28 PM   #20
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Get those bones wire wheeled and coated in Ospho and then painted. Might as well do the metal right when the floor is out.


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How have I never heard of Ospho? Thanks for that info.


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Old 10-03-2022, 09:44 AM   #21
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How have I never heard of Ospho? Thanks for that info.


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Ospho is great.
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Old 10-04-2022, 03:34 PM   #22
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Started repacking bearings yesterday. Had to run by and get the inner seals as I messed them up getting them out. Also picked up some 2x10x10 to cut in 1/2 for the flooring. Going to try and get some Ospho at least for the bottom & angle iron the floor will be on. Probably wonít do the whole trailer yet. Just going to try and stop it from rusting out more than it currently is.


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Old 10-04-2022, 03:56 PM   #25
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Hereís one Iíve been working on for my daughters show pigs , took middle divider gate out and used it for the walk on loading ramp . Had a lot of cancer rust we had to replace on roof and sides .


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Old 10-05-2022, 05:19 PM   #26
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Yeah, Ospho is fantastic. Make sure you wear rubber or nitril gloves!
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Old 10-05-2022, 08:51 PM   #27
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Nice! Thatís probably the same model as mine.

For the cancer rust at the bottom has anyone tried to cut it out and weld square tubing so that there is a gap at the bottom similar to big bend trailers so that it canít rust out again?


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Old 10-05-2022, 09:22 PM   #28
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Trying to figure out getting a new front window and gasket now , any ideas ?


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Old 10-07-2022, 02:38 PM   #29
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What about just buying plexiglass from Amazon?


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Old 10-10-2022, 09:48 PM   #30
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Lights rewired & floor installed. Took its first trip with livestock this weekend.


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Old 10-11-2022, 07:00 AM   #31
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Nice!!!
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Old 10-20-2022, 07:27 AM   #32
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Looking good!
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Old 10-20-2022, 09:23 AM   #33
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Great progress! Gonna be sweet......
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