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Murray 9 axle

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

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    -NICK- Well-Known Member

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    I am glad to share them I think they show the skill level and talent that these guys have.I think alot of times people don't realize how much work goes into building and repairing these trailers.Just thought I would give credit where its due. :drinkup
     

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    And a few more.:)
     

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    Looking good.

    Is there going to be a pin or bolts or something for the outside rail?
    I have been wondering about this for a while now.

    Also, how long of a deck extension are you going to put in?

    Thanks
     
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    Hey Jerry, no its not getting pins or being bolted ,as far as the extension goes it depends.The space in the well is 26ft If I remember correctly so depending on the kind of work that comes along I think will dictate the length.40 ft seems like the space needed,so maybe a 4ft and 10ft or even 14ft :beatsme.With it not being steerable it might not be practical to be that long.But we know a guy that can build us something to fix that .:D
     
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    a few pics of the main deck and the rollers for the gooseneck getting tacked together.
     

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    A quick update the pin joint on deck is done.Floors for the storage baskets in deck are in.Gooseneck rollers are going on.Should be ready for sandblasting and paint in next few weeks.
     

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    Some more pics of some of the deck.:)
     

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    Got a few more pics gooseneck rollers.Had a problem with the originals so the welder had to fab some new pieces for them.Starting to get the rest of the pieces ready for paint.Not sure if its gonna get sandblasted now already starting to DA some of the parts.Cant seem to find a good sandblaster:beatsme guess they are all busy.
     

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    A few pics of the storage baskets and locking box in deck
     

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    Sure is nice work Nick.

    It will be like brand new when Ramon gets done with it. Probably better than new for that matter.
     
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    Thats what we are hoping for:)some more pics,some parts should be ready for paint this weekend.
     

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    what size and type of electrode do you think he is welding with in post #37? That looks pretty thick. Out of my league
     
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    I don't know.out of my league too:).some more pics.
     

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    and some more.
     

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    I've been watching the progress here and it's very interesting to see the work you're doing. You have quite a talented crew there.

    I have a question that perhaps Mr. Murray can answer. The cut outs we see through out the trailer, are they for weight savings, or to allow flex or perhaps even both? If for weight savings, how much weight is typically lost through these cut outs?
     
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    As far as I know its supposed to be for weight saving.I don't think it saves that much maybe a few hundred or SO but than again every pound counts.i Think it also has to do with design or trademark i.e round hole triangle oval etc..also helps to be able to tie down being able to go through the holes to chain down not needing a buch of d rings.
     
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    The rounded rectangle is our registered trademark
     
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    The only way it would add rigidity would be if the hole were dimpled/flared but that is usually only used on thin sheet metal...not thicker like 3/16, 1/4, 3/8 and 5/16" that is used in our trailers. For our application the only reason for it is for our trademark.
     
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    A quick update got some parts painted some are getting sandblasted and some are primed ready for paint.Got all the brake parts(I THINK)all the bushings wiring etc..just need to get the rest painted and it should go back together pretty soon.
     

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