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I just finished adding brakes to my 5x8 utility trailer, which turned out to be surprisingly easy to do. So I thought I would post a report:
I have been thinking for years that having brakes on my trailer might be a prudent investment, even though they are not required in the states that I use the trailer in. My trailer is a 5x8 utility trailer that weighs fully loaded 2200 lbs. I recently purchased a new tow vehicle that has an integral trailer brake controller with an anti-sway…
In the midst of all of these “for sale” blog postings, I thought I should get a discussion going on a topic of interest to us all. So here goes:
Despite historically low inflation, the Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) has increased by 18% in the last ten years (from 207.3 to 244.3). Have you increased your prices by 18% as well? If not, why not?
I recently did a deep dive into vehicle loading, and discovered that it is much easier to overload a vehicle than one would think. It seems like a simple calculation: get a vehicle and/or trailer large enough to accommodate everything you need for a show, then make sure that the tow vehicle and hitch are rated to tow the weight of your trailer plus a guestimate of the weight of your gear, and you’re done. My tow vehicle is rated…Continue
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