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I have been pulling my 5x8 trailer around the yard for small jobs and to give the kids rides and it can be a bit of a strain on the mower, especially on the hills. I had a quad chassis back in the barn so I decided to put it to some use!

Already started building parts of it, first mock up.


Got the stuff on the bottom done for support, 3/16" angle and tubing, a little overkill but its all I had and I don't have to worry about a weight limit :)


Almost welded the small frame onto the trailer itself but ended up putting wood in between, if I ever want to build up a different bed for it I can.


Haven't hauled anything heavy with it yet but the kids are enjoying it! Only part they didn't enjoy was getting stuck in the creek and me spraying mud all over them hahaha. If anyone is wondering, I never run the blades wit them around, I actually remove the deck belt from the engine pulley unless I am actually mowing with it to be on the safe side!
 

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Handy little trailer, should come in handy around the yard. Nice job and thanks for posting your build. :2th:
 

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Handy little trailer, should come in handy around the yard. Nice job and thanks for posting your build. :2th:
Thank you! I completely forgot to take pictures from the beginning, the whole thing took about 3 hours though, so not much more too it
 

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Thank you! I completely forgot to take pictures from the beginning, the whole thing took about 3 hours though, so not much more too it
3 hours? Not bad and I'm sure it will provide you years of service! :ThumbUp:
 

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3 hours? Not bad and I'm sure it will provide you years of service! :ThumbUp:
Yep! I took the axle off a long time back, the tubing, and angle were already close enough, didn't have to cut them, the square tubing was from an old trailer frame, had to make 3 cuts and the bed frame was an old metal pallet. Leveling everything up took the most time haha
 

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Wow, great build! That looks like a very handy tool and something that you can entertain the kids with too. :cool

Great build, we love things like this, thanks for posting it! :ThumbUp:
 

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That's cool and a half :cool I never get tired of seeing someone take stuff they had lying around and re-purposing it into something viable. I like your style, my man :ThumbUp: My compliments, thanks for sharing!!!
 

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Thanks for the feedback guys :D Now I just need to weld a hitch onto the quad so I can pull it with that!
 
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