zmk1962

Trailer Maintenance - with 2.5T boat still on (Part 2)

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Continuing the picture story .....

Re-assembly complete:

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Having fixed the rear posts, I decided to strengthen the other cross members and welded up a few straps. 

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.... and after some cleanup and more cold gal I u-bolted them on for good measure...

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...if anything that should help with peace of mind.

Hope this helps someone.

Cheers

Zoran

 

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Nice work Zoran. 

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Love your work mate.Great stuff. 

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Zoren. Excellent work mate, have been wondering where you were. Your work bench looks a bit like mine.

Frank

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14 minutes ago, frankS said:

Zoren. Excellent work mate, have been wondering where you were. Your work bench looks a bit like mine.

Frank

Hey thanks for missing me Frank !  I retired to focus on family and fishing but then life got very busy - I started a consulting company to keep the brain going, began working as the GM of a software startup, my dear wife (best fishing buddy ever) was diagnosed with hashimotos - so we've been chasing down treatments), our 14yr old maltese shitzu got sick and had to have hernia operation etc etc etc ... hahaha.

Re my workshop - thats the tidy part - it's my haven and I'm a bit of a Tim-the-tool man ... you can never have enough tools, fishing rods or guitars.

Cheers Zoran

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1 hour ago, zmk1962 said:

Hey thanks for missing me Frank !  I retired to focus on family and fishing but then life got very busy - I started a consulting company to keep the brain going, began working as the GM of a software startup, my dear wife (best fishing buddy ever) was diagnosed with hashimotos - so we've been chasing down treatments), our 14yr old maltese shitzu got sick and had to have hernia operation etc etc etc ... hahaha.

Re my workshop - thats the tidy part - it's my haven and I'm a bit of a Tim-the-tool man ... you can never have enough tools, fishing rods or guitars.

Cheers Zoran

Zoran. Sorry to hear that your loved ones are suffering, there are some very good E N T specialists in Sydney and treatment should see the problem gone. Nice to know you enjoy your guitars, I have a Fender acoustic here I haven't played for years it's a model F-35 in fair to good condition. looking to sell it, do you know anyone that may be interested ?.

With the straps you have put under the Xmembers. Hope no salt gets caught between the two metals, I'm sure you will wash them down after each trip but don't let the salt dry before washing or it could lead to problems down the track.

Frank

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Another guitarist - ola!   I'll keep an ear out for anyone that's looking Frank. Personally I have  more than a dozen so really can't justify another at this time....although my heart is already trying to....  But seriously mate, are you sure you want to part with it?   Get that 6string out - nothing better then to kick back on the veranda with the guitar and a scotch & ice after a days fishing.

Also, thanks for the tip re the straps - I viewed it to be the same as how the trailer frame sits on the angle iron that ubolts the twin bogey wheel chassis to the frame. I wash that area with copious quantity of low pressure fresh water to dissolve the salt away. I'll just do the same with the xmember straps. Theres a bit of a gap and weep holes as well to help with the water egress.

Cheers Z

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Great trailer. When I need a new one I will contact you.

Cheers.

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Good to see your keeping busy Zoran!!   I haven't been out much either.  so I can't throw stones 😜

 

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