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  1. CajunCan
    07-07-2020 08:20 AM
    CajunCan
    I Just competed my frame build as far as tack welding goes, everything is fabricated and in place and I am waiting on a certified welder to come finish the work. I went with 1/8 metal for everything including outriggers and I reused the A - frame which is 1/4 inch thick. I estimate the frame weight to be between 1500 and 1000 pounds when I brought the old frame in for scrap it was 500 pounds (but who knows how accurate that is) without the hitch. I am in need of new axles but I do not want to over or under shoot the weight. What pound of axles are you running? The originals where 3,200 and I was thinking of going with 4,500 pound axles. My build plan will also probably add more weight then what was originally in the AS.


    Yes- I did move the holding tanks and I will have 45 gallons of grey and 30 of black which are located over the axles. going from rear bath to center bath.


    Thank you for your response.
  2. CajunCan
    05-18-2020 03:05 PM
    CajunCan
    Hey, I saw your trailer build on a thread and would like to know more info about it if you have any! what thickness of metal did you use for the main rails? I am about to build one with 5x2 tubing but don't want to over do it to much. Your trailer looks great by the way.

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    1972 31' Sovereign
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    2018 F150 3.5Eco 8'box

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