Howdy All Brian And Jilline Here From Paradise CA

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Howdy All Brian And Jilline Here From Paradise CA

Postby bquedens » Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:19 pm

Hello All just found this site Looking for some plans for my soon to be Motherin Law and i decided to make my own Tear Drop Ive Decided to use the Generic Benroy Plans So im going to Have lot of Question my First one is I like the Red Trailer but i dont want to spend 5 hundred for it i was wondering if some one has plans for the trailer chasis i can bulid myself With all the Correct mesurments and dimensions so i can do it my self and so that it will work with the Geniric Benroy Plans thanks All

Brian :) :worship:
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Postby ARKPAT » Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:30 pm

Welcome to the forum Brian. There is a lot of information on building your own frame. You might read through the "Trailer and Frame section" of the forum. There are many tips and helpful information in that section. You might use the SEARCH at the top to make it easier if you are wanting to look at one certain question on anything in the forum. AS Madjack said "Luv Those Pictures". So make sure to take a lot of them as you build. If you need help with anything or loading pictures just post a question. There is usually someone on the board 24 hours a day. Hi Paul C.

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Postby Miriam C. » Wed Aug 16, 2006 11:31 pm

Welcome Brian and Jilline,
I will confess to not being able to weld a frame. That said there is no doubt in my mind that someone (probably Andrew) will come along and give you exactly what you need. It may even exist already.

Try the trailer forum. You might even post a question there where It wil get the attention of those most interested and knowledgable about that.

Have fun and please remember the pictures.
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Postby Gage » Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:24 am

I know where Paradise, CA is. My grandfather & grandmother lived up there in the late 50's, early 60's. Then I had a daughter that lived up there in the mid 90's. Pretty area up there. Anyways:
Welcome aboard Brian. Aw trailer frames. I didn't build my frame but cut up an existing trailer frame. This might be something good that Andrew could draw up. Kind of generic.
I didn't really help much did I? Answers will come.

Have a good day.

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Is that covered bridge still up there somewhere? I think it's down in the gorge to the north. I don't really remember where it was. My Grandfather showed it to me when I was a kid.
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Postby Denny Unfried » Thu Aug 17, 2006 8:48 am

Welcome Brian,

My parents, family also lived in Paradise on Rocky Lane. Dad owned "Castle Construction Co." and built many of the Paradise homes in the 1960's. Also built in some of the surrounding areas when the Feather River project was being built.

Trailer frames usually cost no more to build from scratch than ready made ones even if you have to pay someone to weld it up.

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Postby bquedens » Thu Aug 17, 2006 3:18 pm

Yea I moved Up To paradise From Oklahoma City Since i have relatives up here i love it Well im trying still to decided if i should by the red trailer the 5x8 one but my soon to be father in law has some extra steel lying around his house so im having to decided maybe i should make mine but i need dimensions sinc ive never worked with steel i wouldnt know what to do so any help would be great but i will take some pics of the parts he has lying around to ask u guys if it should work and the best thing is he know ow to weld so i think maybe i can get home to weld it for me

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