TongueBox

Converting Cargo Trailers into TTTs

TongueBox

Postby slyeager » Wed Jun 11, 2008 4:44 pm

Any one out there have an unusual tongue box? Was thinking of putting one on my trailer, but can't help to think there are better options then the store bought ones.

Decriptions are welcome but pics are desired.

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Postby Mary K » Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:02 pm

Have I got a Tongue Box....?? You bet cha.

Hand made from scrap wood left over from the floor . :thumbsup:

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45% angle cuts with a skill saw and LOT of wood filler. :lol:

Here is my Drawing i did for it.

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Good luck in your search. :thumbsup:

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Postby mikeschn » Wed Jun 11, 2008 6:31 pm

Check out the tongue box I built for the Lil Diner...
http://www.mikenchell.com/Lil_Diner_2_P ... ndex2.html

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Postby slyeager » Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:15 pm

Excellent, Thanks. The ingenuity and craftsmanship on this site is amazing. Thanks for the idea’s.
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Postby Ron Dickey » Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:37 pm

I am building one on my trailer to reduce wind from slaming into my flat front.

I am thinking of doing something like jplock did here only I will not have all that meat inside. I plan to keep my spare tire in there and batery firewood and heavy things nomrally caried in the tronk.

http://tnttt.com/album_ ... C&start=84

it you look at those trailer on the Hall of Fame you will see several boots/trunks.

I did think of a box like Mary K and it is wind resitant but not tall enough for my tire unless I layed it down.

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Postby planovet » Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:46 am

Nice job Mike! :thumbsup:

I like the way it follows the front curve. I will have to think about building one like that for mine. Thanks for the idea.
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Postby cuyeda » Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:31 pm

This is not my build, but a recent picture from IRG.

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Postby angib » Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:22 pm

Ron Dickey wrote:I am building one on my trailer to reduce wind from slaming into my flat front.

I would be very surprised if fitting a tongue box had any benefit for that.

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Postby Juneaudave » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:27 pm

Here is a pretty crappy first try....I'm rethinking this.... :cry:

I thought a square box, dado'd, rounded and stripped would match the build nicely...
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Not too bad at first glance...
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Looks like a wart sticking out of the front...who built this thing!! :oops: :oops:
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Postby goldcoop » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:31 pm

OTAY-

Here's mine:

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Postby ssrjim » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:34 pm

Mine was made with leftovers.


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Postby Creamcracker » Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:49 pm

I've been playing around with ideas and still can't come up with something that will "fit" NAPSACK. I'm going to work on some mock ups tomorrow -- we'll see how that goes! I want to house my spare tire/wheel in there now that I have new wheels. Philip

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Postby Sam I am » Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:27 pm

Here is mine. A similar shape, but with the rear side flat might work with yours.Image
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Postby Juneaudave » Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:05 pm

Sam I am wrote:Here is mine. A similar shape, but with the rear side flat might work with yours.Image


That really looks good with that trailer!!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Postby Creamcracker » Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:53 am

Sam I am wrote:Here is mine. A similar shape, but with the rear side flat might work with yours.Image

How is it hinged? at the top? at the bottom? it looks like there are some clips on the side....any closer shots....open/interior?
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