Another Frame Poll:

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What type/brand frame did you use for your build.

1) Harbor Freight
16
23%
2) Red Trailer
3
4%
3) Tractor Supply Company
4
6%
4) Home Built (Self Built)
33
46%
5) Custom Built (Professionally Built)
6
8%
6) Other
9
13%
 
Total votes : 71

Another Frame Poll:

Postby Kevin A » Fri Mar 03, 2006 12:41 am

I thought it might be interesting to do another poll on frames to get an idea what choice is most popular.

My frame was homebuilt, I purchased the steel and had a friend weld it up.
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Postby Gage » Fri Mar 03, 2006 1:18 am

Many already knows that I took a rotten 13' TT and worked the frame to be suitable for my 10' teardrop.

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4 & 5

Postby Guy » Fri Mar 03, 2006 1:22 am

Dear Kevin,

You may be pushing some buttons on this forum by separating choices 4. self built from 5. professionally built. :hammerhead:
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Re: 4 & 5

Postby Kevin A » Fri Mar 03, 2006 1:31 am

Guy wrote:Dear Kevin,

You may be pushing some buttons on this forum by separating choices 4. self built from 5. professionally built. :hammerhead:

Ya know, Guy,
You could be right ;) 8)
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Postby asianflava » Fri Mar 03, 2006 2:21 am

I didn't know which one to pick. I built it, but I didn't weld it. I did everything involved with it: buy the steel, cut miters on the ends, lay it out, buy the axle, etc. The only thing I didn't do was weld it, which I had my buddy do, who is a professional.
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Postby bledsoe3 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 2:49 am

I definately fall under built it myself and non-professional. But I think it came out good.
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Postby madjack » Fri Mar 03, 2006 3:04 am

Kevin, I voted "other"...we cut, mitered, jigged it all up at the shop but had a buddy who is a pro come out and weld it up for us...so, "OTHER" :D ;)
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Postby Nitetimes » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:35 am

I guess mine would have to be 4 & 5, I built it at home but I worked for a trailer manufacturer for 15 years fabricating and welding trailers, so I quess it was professionally built.
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Postby doug hodder » Fri Mar 03, 2006 10:53 am

Home built mine, but did weld professionally for a number of years...here's my frame on the Comet 4x10 I got a lot of weight out of the design for trailer #2...that one weighs in at 321# with all the jacks, axle, 15's etc...hanging on it...Doug

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Postby Guest » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:01 am

Kev,
Your picture, which shows the new frame and old frame...
The old frame looks a lot like what the ultralight guys are coming up with.
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Postby len19070 » Fri Mar 03, 2006 11:25 am

I use a manufactured frame. I'm capable of building my own frames, in fact I used to. They were a much better quality than the manufactured frames too.

My only reason for using a manufactured frame is that here in Pennsylvania it is sooo much trouble to get a title that its just not worth it.

There are lots of posts, and Horror stories on this board about this process in Pa.

http://tnttt.com/viewto ... c&start=15

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Postby weasel » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:34 pm

Built one usin' Bledsoe3's pic
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Postby larryl » Fri Mar 03, 2006 5:51 pm

Used the TSC no floor 5X8. After speaking with Andrea Jones about the difficulties she and Mark had getting a title from the Virginia DMV for their TD, thought it would be a good idea to purchase one with a title.

It was a breeze getting the trailer registered. If I were to build another, I would do the same thing.

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Postby mikeschn » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:23 pm

The results of this poll are really surprising me so far. I expected to see more bolt together trailers, you know the red ones... as it turns out, there's more home built ones so far...

I'd like to see more votes on this poll...

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Postby s4son » Fri Mar 03, 2006 9:24 pm

I had a local trailer manufacturer weld mine up. I provided the axle.
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