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Just Rolled out of the final finish shop today..9 axle trailer

Discussion in 'Trailers' started by Chaz Murray, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. Chaz Murray

    Chaz Murray Well-Known Member

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    Brand new Murray M2000 9 axle trailer.... It just rolled out of the final finish shop about 45 min ago...still have a few little details to finish up but its about there
     

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  2. Countryboy

    Countryboy Senior Member

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    Nice looking trailer Chaz. :drinkup

    So how much does one of them go for?
     
  3. Canadian_digger

    Canadian_digger Senior Member

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    I only see 6 axles
     
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    holy crap that is huge
     
  5. Chaz Murray

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    ya count the truck too....so yes you are right its only 6 axles...well if ya want to get technical...there are 12 axles on it :D 16 tire groups
     
  6. Chaz Murray

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    figure before the housing market crashed...figure the price of a nice house in california and you are about right
     
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    Turning that 12 axle setup??

    How in God's green Earth can you go around corners with that thing? I know, swing wide...... But seriously, what's the turning radius? A football field?
     
  9. Chaz Murray

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    I have never personaly towed one down the highway...just pulled it around the yard and that is hard enough tryin to miss all things around it... I would say a football field is a little less than what it really needs... Now if it has the steerable rear end, "magnum" on our website then that one is almost as easy as pulling a 5 axle around.. as long as the deck clears about half way you are good...it will steer around the rest of the way
     
  10. Canadian_digger

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    How long is the total lenght of the trailer?
     
  11. Chaz Murray

    Chaz Murray Well-Known Member

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    106'
     
  12. fordguy

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    These M2000's are amazing, i'm in the proccess of building a 1/14 scale one out of brass for a R/C truck, trying to go to scale but most of what im going off of is just pictures so we'll see how it goes. stopped by murray for an interview the other day but was afraid to ask about some measurments :)
     
  13. Scrub Puller

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    Yair . . . Chas Murray What payload roughly throughout the 'States and how much deflection do you get on the bed?

    Cheers
     
  14. Blmreject

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    Our 9 axle low boy is about 99 feet truck, Jeep, trailer and booster. Loaded It can turn around in 100 feet wide area but it's really hard on everything. You have to really pull on it. But our Jeep isn't nearly that long. The booster is a little shorter as well.

    The hardest part is finding somewhere flat enough. With a 100 ton rt or some thing else really top heavy you have to pretty cautious. You don't want to wind up hi centered in the middle of turning around.
     
  15. Chaz Murray

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    That is a tough question to answer since each states rules are different... In California we are allowed 60,000lbs on a 16tire group at 10' wide as well as a few other states so depending on the deck that is in the trailer the payload would range from 175k-180k Approximately. The biggest factor would be if it has the beam deck or the step deck in the trailer.
     
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    Wow! That thing is gorgeous! What does it weigh?
     
  17. Scrub Puller

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    Yair . . . Chaz Murrayor any one. I assume this trailer built some specific axle spacing formulae. The part I don't understand is the front axle groups appear to be different to the back . . . or is that an optical illusion?

    Cheers
     
  18. JDOFMEMI

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    Scrub

    It is an illusion. The axle spacing is 5'9" on the trailer groups. Any less and Cali will not give the full 60,000# permitted weight. The truck hitched to it looks to have a standard 4'6" spacing.

    Here is a short version of the state rules. http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/traffops/permits/faq.htm#a11

    The full rule book is something around 300 pages, and will likely cause brain damage if you try to digest it in one sitting.
     
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    Wow! Cool trailer! If I have lots of money, I will going to purchase that kind of trailer! :eek:
     
  20. Dualie

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    Any orders for the new M3000?