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    ABOUT ME

  • Bear BT 250 (china)
  • 10.5
  • Maried 43 yrs,
  • Mechanical rebuild/repair, trucks, generators
  • Retired bridge inspector
  • Havre de Grace
  • Md

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  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 02-02-2013 at 07:50 AM
    I get the idea about spacing and metal flexing and although I have more box steel that I could
    strengthen the support under the expanded metal I have been thinking I probably should use
    rough cut timb...

  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 01-30-2013 at 01:00 PM
    Forgot to mention, it will be getting new axles and install kits from here:

  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 01-30-2013 at 12:36 PM
    From the pics it looks like the expanded steel is pretty heavy but without any knowledge on the
    specifics, I'd be concerned about deforming the metal after repeated loading and unloading.
    Possibly som...

  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 01-30-2013 at 12:14 PM
    This expanded steel is 1/2" thick at the webs and over twice as thick as the much thinner
    material the factory built the loading ramps from.Proposed deck material: ramp material: do
    not like the ide...

  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 01-30-2013 at 11:48 AM
    I'd think about laying some flat bar, maybe 2" wide stuff and about 3 or 4 strips of it
    lengthwise where each wheel would run, then lay the expanded metal down. Or put the expanded
    metal down, and the...

  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 01-30-2013 at 11:44 AM
    KAUYes and yes, the metal weigh 130# a sheet X 3 each = 390#s according to the dealer, tractor
    weighs 2700 wet, should be no problem for two 3500# axles.

  • Posted in thread: Trailer Rebuild Comments & Question, Deck Material on 01-30-2013 at 10:44 AM
    I have been working on my 17" tandem axle hauler. When I bought it the decayed timber deck
    needed to be replaced. After pulling all the old decking off I found the frame angle steel
    cross braces were ...

  • Posted in thread: Cub 122 starter generator on 09-19-2012 at 09:57 AM

  • Posted in thread: How did you pick your tractor? on 08-07-2012 at 11:52 AM
    My wife and I bought some land where we plan to build our retirement home and we needed a
    tractor to help with some clearing and for mowing. The tractor chosen was for sale and sitting
    along US Rte 40...

  • Posted in thread: Fiber Glass Repair on 06-29-2012 at 03:24 PM
    Repaired, painted, done.

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