Originally Posted by Necromancer_tat
Very nice work Mike! How much did the base trailer cost, and how much do you have in it all total?
On sale at harbor freight with a coupon from JP magazine. The trailer kit cost bout $300 (including tax) . http://www.harborfreight.com/1720-lb...res-94564.html
$350 before tax normally...
I used two sheets of MDO plywood. ( Medium density overlay ) Its plywood with a paper-like layer that is used for sign's and concrete forms...
Easy to get a smooth finish on........
but I had some from another project left over so .... for a four foot trailer .. You could get buy probly with two but to make the 8' trailer you'd have to buy three sheets. Bout $50 - $60 a sheet.
I had the wheels and tires left over. Had some 1-1/4" spacers left over too.
They go for $50 $60 +/- on ebay..... I think I got four for $100. I can't find that deal right now on ebay though???
Got tired of working on it so I got Bear paint with primer built in 1 gallon. Bout $45 . two cans of Bed Liner by duplicolor . I dohno $20 ???
Nuts bolts from local store......???? $20 ish...
So it cost Bout $535 ish +/-
A base model sierra trailer is $3000.
Saved 2,400 . not as good but will do what I need it to do.
Oh yeah this trailer is very light compared to those off road trailers . By a thousand lbs.