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  1. It is usually a wants vs needs vs budget thing,...

    It is usually a wants vs needs vs budget thing, on all 3 the initial investigation should involve a large flat head screw driver, at the least you need to flip the mats back from the butt side to see...
  2. you are probably looking at about a 10% loaded...

    you are probably looking at about a 10% loaded difference if you are comparing weight of higher end trailers for both frame types, more diiference for lower end lighter built alum frames... a little...
  3. Espirit is back to buying from Hawk and Double D...

    Espirit is back to buying from Hawk and Double D is also buying from Hawk, the large window retails for about $145, the trim ring with bars about $45, plus shipping though... you can bypass in the...
  4. Hi, most trailer windows are tempered and...

    Hi,
    most trailer windows are tempered and when they break they shatter, this is for safety, safer to have a bizillion glass beads rather than shards of glass.... You may or may not ever have...
  5. Normally, in order to remove the old window you...

    Normally, in order to remove the old window you would remove the screws from th inside bar/trim ring, what happened to those screws? Trailer windows install like a sandwhich, the window outside, the...
  6. Hey, you well may whack a speed bump with...

    Hey,
    you well may whack a speed bump with that, technically you are supposed to remove the wheel or foot on a jack for travel...
    Risa
    Happy Trails Trailers . com
    Balanced Ride Trailers . com
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    Either plywood and wood screws or industrial...

    Either plywood and wood screws or industrial adhesive / rubber cement then black caulk the top edge... disclaimer; ventilation/eye protection/respirator
    Risa
    HappyTrailsTrailers.com...
  8. Try to find 1/2" or a little less for thickness,...

    Try to find 1/2" or a little less for thickness, scuff up any shiny or crud on the door, clean well and dry the surface well, cut to fit mat, use rubber cement or industrial adhesive on both then...
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    Dickering down will depend on the dealers...

    Dickering down will depend on the dealers starting point, some dealers list at a "suggested retail" which varies between manufacturers, then there may be room for price reductions... Some folks who...
  10. Brenderup floors were birch laminated sheets, we...

    Brenderup floors were birch laminated sheets, we did add a little weight with the addition of a few angles and the 2 x 6 boards, probably not more than 100 lbs, this would not be significant. The way...
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    Horrid, double rear doors with a removable post...

    Horrid, double rear doors with a removable post are very common on aluminum frame trailers, the post is a thin aluminum tube / a spring loaded pin to a hole drilled in the top rail holds the post in...
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    You might contact Randy at...

    You might contact Randy at www.trailridertrailers.com ( Harmar Inc ) he is a manufacturer of the trailer shell and interior which is unusual, for your roads ask him about Trail Rider & Dixie Star...
  13. Horses are designed to carry more weight on their...

    Horses are designed to carry more weight on their front end ( 60% or so ) and are not designed to shift back and hold their weight on their hind end... Notice that there is not an issue with holding...
  14. Abesmom, I can arrange for you to see one...

    Abesmom,
    I can arrange for you to see one right now that is at the plant, it is about ready to ship...
    Risa
    HappyTrailsTrailers.com
    BalancedRideTrailers.com
  15. Thread: Sundowner?

    by grinanride
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    Short note on trailer warranties; read the...

    Short note on trailer warranties; read the exclusions, anything attached / not produced by a manufacturer is not usually warrantied ( but may have a separate warranty that is short/er) usually, a...
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    Hey my cost was $650+/- / they figure out...

    Hey
    my cost was $650+/- / they figure out the acres they actually spread by GPS, and have a minimum charge
    R
    HappyTrailsTrailers.com
    BalancedRideTrailers.com
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    Thanks ponygirl, I will have to look into do it...

    Thanks ponygirl, I will have to look into do it yourself! fireant man was here and gone in about a 1/2 hr, pretty wild... Ants were almost all gone in about a month+, I thought it might not be...
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    Whatever this guy uses really does work...

    Whatever this guy uses really does work www.fireantman.com We used him on 20 acres back in Oct, no fire ants, he says 98% effective on the first use... supposed to treat 2 X per year if neighboring...
  19. http://www.equinenow.com/southcarolinaboarding.htm...

    http://www.equinenow.com/southcarolinaboarding.htm use 29607 as your start zip code

    There is no shortage of options around Greenville.... northern Greenville County Landrum SC is the location...
  20. Southe is a broker and routinely offers my...

    Southe is a broker and routinely offers my clients the best rates & terms, as long as all the paper work is completed correctly funding goes very smoothly
    Risa
    HappyTrailsTrailers.com...
  21. [QUOTE=Ibex;7480665]I lucked into a used Hawk (SO...

    [QUOTE=Ibex;7480665]I lucked into a used Hawk (SO hard to find here!). I mostly wanted a straight load so I could get to my mare's head and have a comfortable spot for her to hang out in at shows...
  22. With your plywood you are mimicking the original...

    With your plywood you are mimicking the original laminated floor, on any seam sounds like a good idea as the original would have been 1 piece, adding angle iron supports would be side to side, 24" on...
  23. Hmm, Most trailers have a small piece of...

    Hmm,
    Most trailers have a small piece of rod welded on horizontally to make a small "shelf" to rest the handle on so the hitch does not close, then you remove the handle and close it in... Do...
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    Hmm, what brand jack? post a photo -...

    Hmm,

    what brand jack? post a photo - normally, when you pull out the handle on the side you would fold it down flat and that would hold it "open" for you, then you can lift the foot

    Risa...
  25. [QUOTE=jn4jenny;7442312]Resurrecting this ancient...

    [QUOTE=jn4jenny;7442312]Resurrecting this ancient history to see if anyone else has updates.


    Never posted about this before, but, I replaced several Bup floors with 2 x 6 treated boards, added a...
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