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Old 07-26-2019, 10:19 AM
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Default Warning: Don't park your trailer in the weeds

Or the axle will just up and disappear. You have been warned.



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Old 07-26-2019, 10:22 AM
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I can see this on a Craigslist ad;

single axle trailer like new can be upgrade to double axle if you get a heavier boat someday.
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Who’d you piss off?
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by WeeKilt View Post
Who’d you piss off?
Grass cutting dude. Said the trailer was in the way.....so had to move it into the weeds. Then poof. No more back axle.
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:24 AM
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You DID buy it with TWO axels.....Right????
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Originally Posted by D.M.D. View Post
You DID buy it with TWO axels.....Right????
Technically it was a gift.....but yes.
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:29 AM
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There was another guy on here who's trailer was eaten by the weeds
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:33 AM
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There was another guy on here who's trailer was eaten by the weeds
Yep. Not sure if it's just any weeds that will do it though. Should I involve an agronomist to see if we can make a determination re: detrimental weeds vs trailer friendly weeds.
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:34 AM
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It looks like they even took the springs and hardware from the front axle If it had spings
Frustrating
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:35 AM
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Well if it's any consolation. The front axle is in better shape.
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Old 07-26-2019, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Grass cutting dude. Said the trailer was in the way.....so had to move it into the weeds. Then poof. No more back axle.
Gee, the landscapers trailer wheels look awfully familiar???
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Originally Posted by PF-88 View Post
Gee, the landscapers trailer wheels look awfully familiar???
That's the first place I would look.
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If there are any Bass in those weeds - they may have eaten it. Just sayin'
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Originally Posted by PF-88 View Post
Gee, the landscapers trailer wheels look awfully familiar???
Can someone translate "did you take my axle & tires" to spanish?
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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
Can someone translate "did you take my axle & tires" to spanish?
Just do like my old boss and add an 'o' on to all the words
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Did you store it at a marina for free for two years and try to attach damages to said marina for weed-related damages? Asking for a good friend.
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Originally Posted by BOSBoatMan View Post
Did you store it at a marina for free for two years and try to attach damages to said marina for weed-related damages? Asking for a good friend.
Not a marina. But do leave it parked at work most of the time. Thats where this is, inside the fenced yard at work.
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I used to have a problem, where my valid Trailer Plates (license plates) would disappear when I parked the rig at an open air, fenced storage lot. Lots of my lot neighbors were landscapers.

Happened twice before I started attaching the plate with zip ties and taking it with me between trips.
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Originally Posted by savage View Post
I used to have a problem, where my valid Trailer Plates (license plates) would disappear when I parked the rig at an open air, fenced storage lot. Lots of my lot neighbors were landscapers.

Happened twice before I started attaching the plate with zip ties and taking it with me between trips.
Nice thing in SC is no plates are required on trailers that are 2500lbs and under empty weight. On those that are larger, permanent tags are only $90.....for life.
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definitely your employer’s fault. They allowed you to keep it on their property, so the least they could do is maintain it... I would demand a new trailer..
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