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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 […]
Plans are now available for the Twin Torsion Axle Walking Beam Trailer Suspension. This was introduced on a build early in 2018, with posts about the trailer including a video
People buy and sell used trailers all the time. Look on Craigslist or other sites and you’ll see a lot of them. The question, how good is the used trailer you’re thinking about buying? Oh, and what are the sneaky little details you might not notice?
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.