coal_burner wrote:This is what the trailer looks like being backed into the lake for the first time. the pic shows it in about 6" of water, so it's still supported by it's wheels.
coal_burner wrote:thats too funny. Now all I can see is A small box with A red X in it instead of A pic.What exactly does that mean?
Is there any way of posting videos? I have A great video of me swinging like an angry monkey from the
side of the camper trying to capsize it.
coal_burner wrote:I also am going to order a new tongue. My current tongue is 2" square 1/8" wall aluminum tube. It flexes in a scary way when I have a friend jump up and down inside the camper.
coal_burner wrote:I just found this guy, and he is going to have to appear on every one of my posts from now on. This has probably already been a 500 beer build project, with lots more to come.
angib wrote:The 1/2" holes through the top and bottom of the tongue are scary. As well as taking away about 1/4 of the tongue's strength, it introduces a stress raiser that will encourage cracking in aluminium. Because of these holes, I suggest you don't skimp on the tongue.
brian_bp wrote:Or, use L-brackets and bolt horizontally through the tongue (a common method for removable tongues).
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