Category: Mechanics Tips
These are Mechanics Tips for Construction, Building, Planning and Fabricating DIY Projects – from The Mechanic. This is where you find insights on how to build many of the things shown in the plans, details for expediting construction and fabrication, and general items of interest for success when you do it yourself. If you have something to contribute, please let us know. Or, if you want to see tips on a certain topic, please let us know that too. This is the Do-It-Yourself portal, and these mechanics tips are for you. Let us know what you want! Enjoy! – See all the Mechanic’s Posts.
This post is stimulated by a question from an engineering student wondering about trailer frame materials selection and safety factor. His analysis shows a material thickness that “does the job” is much less than his welder associates recommend. Wondering about why, he asks: “Am I missing something critical in the stress simulations?” That’s a super […]
As with many things, there’s a lot more to mounting trailer axle springs than first meets the eye. Here are 2 tips to make your trailer frame stronger.