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Murray 9 axle

Discussion in 'Trailers' started by -NICK-, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. tonka

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    :rolleyes::rolleyes:
     

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  2. Chaz Murray

    Chaz Murray Well-Known Member

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    Well the barrier trailers we can not sell to anyone else because the state of California holds the patten on them. We can build them for the state or who ever the state sells them to and that's it, so not much point in advertising them too much.
     
  3. -NICK-

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    OK fellas A few pics.
     

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    And a few more:)
     

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  5. Chaz Murray

    Chaz Murray Well-Known Member

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    If you guys are ordering the 5th wheel you just called about you might as well cut the mount brackets off. The new 5th wheel comes with new ones ;)
     
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    So I guess its gonna end up here.
     

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    I don't look at it from a sales point i look at it as bragging rights.

    Special projects are just that, SPECIAL. they show a company's ability to preform out side their normal operating status and produce a top shelf product. especially in todays times its the small details that differentiate the winners and survivors from the also ran's.

    Just how i see it. Plus you could throw the trailers you built for euro export up there also with their 24V wiring system and euro spec lighting.

    As im sure you noticed any one can build lowbeds, but theres only one company that builds MURRAY lowbeds.
     
  8. Chaz Murray

    Chaz Murray Well-Known Member

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    You have a point there....if i get some time today ill dig up some pictures from the past two we built and see if I can get some starting construction pictures today and make a new section for it:D
     
  9. King of Obsolete

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    not to highjack this great thread but it is true on what you pay for is what you get. buddy barry has 2 gravel trailers that are the same design but differnet price ranges. the cheaper one has only 1/2 the welds,(the rest of the welds were replaces with a silicone) no quality on the workmanship. wiring is exposed to the gravel rocks (no protection). the amount of work we do on the cheaper trailer every year is costing more then the more expense trailer because little work is done to it every year. plus on resale value the expense one will bring top dollar where the cheaper one will be given away.

    keep up the good work and of course more pictures.

    like your website chaz and will be joining your BB.

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    We use a guy thats local here.He cuts it with a CNC plasma cutter we just give him the file for patterns or designs.I havent been there in a while but next time I go i'll try and take a couple of pics.

    So now the welders are working on the rear suspension got the booster and equilizer seperated,and stripped down and they are welding cutting and grinding like crazy.A couple more plates to weld on the main deck and it should be ready to get flipped back over to have the floors for the baskets welded in.The goose neck is pretty much done I think they order a couple of parts for it,and a little welding left and it should be done.Waiting for the fifth wheel and the tower will be done.Then work will start on the jeep .Here are a couple of pics of the last couple of days progress.
     

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  11. Chaz Murray

    Chaz Murray Well-Known Member

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    Nick...its a little hard to tell from the pictures but is there weld where shown in red? If so it needs to be cut loose again. Should never well across a flange, length wise is fine but across can cause cracks.
     

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    No its not welded its fitted around that part my camera is kinda cheap so picture quality is not that great I got a bunch of others on another camera I just gotta load them on this computer. later
     
  13. King of Obsolete

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    what year is this trailer????

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    Hey Chaz heres a close up picture.And a few more.King the trailer is a 1993.
     

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    King of Obsolete Senior Member

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    i guess you guys don't have road salt that eats everything. that trailer is in great shape when you have square corners because you have no salt to eat the steel away.
    also give your welders a pat on the back, these guys can weld and are doing some nice work. the D.O.T. guys will be pleased to see the workmanship.

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    Road Salt?Whats that? Gotta love Sunny California:)I will pass the word on to the welders I am sure they will appreciate the kind words. thanks Nick
     
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    I was trying to keep these pictures in order but here are a few of the earlier stage of this project.Deck pin cut out for replacement Jig holding pin in place,Ramon welding,and fitting ,collar on pin to protect from weld spatter.
     

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    Heres a little more progress the booster has had some more welding.Had the back up lock cut out and welded back in.Needs a little more welding and the bumper fixed,should be done in next few days The equilizer had a little more work done and it should also be done next couple days Gooseneck is almost done needs a couple small things and the rollers changed might have be for the other style jeep maybe Chaz can tell us.
     

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    y'all make it look so easy. hahaha
     
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    A few pics of the trailer coming apart earlier.
     

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