Captain Packrat (captpackrat) wrote,
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Trailer and bugs.

We've been in need of a proper animal trailer for a while.  I was amazed just how hard is can be to find one.  We were initially looking at horse trailers, but the reasonably priced models were too small for our alternate purpose, hauling our enormous zero-turn mower.  They also had features we had no use for, like a tack room.  We finally settled on a Titan Challenger stock trailer.  Brand new, it was $5500.
 

I spent most of today building a ramp for the trailer.  We had a pair of metal ramps to load vehicles into the truck, but they're not really suitable for animals.  I took a couple sheets of 3/4" plywood and hinged them together to make a solid folding ramp that sits on top of the metal ramps.  It should be able to support a full-size horse.  I still need to attach some handles to make the ramp easier to carry.

No pictures of the ramp, because I forgot.


There was a grasshopper sitting on the fender of the trailer, so I snapped a closeup photo.  Clicky to zoom in.



When I opened the garage door the other day, I found this group of harvestmen.  I think they're plotting against me.
Tags: animals, bugs, car stuff, pictures
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