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Old 05-14-2013, 10:11 PM   #121
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Bottom of tire saddle is 5-1/4", but don't remember the rest. Will have to get it off the trailer today and take some more pics with tapes.

I do know the radius of the saddle is 14-1/8" for my tires.
Very nice job! Thanks for the pictures!
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:17 PM   #122
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Did UPS ever deliver #4??
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:51 PM   #123
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Nope. They've officially opened an "investigation" and have put out a "tracer/lost package" and are looking for it. DiscountTireDirect.com says if they don't hear back by tomorrow morning, they'll ship a new tire. It'll, unfortunately, not be in time for our trip Thursday. Guess we're going on 3 new tires, 1 old tire and have a spare.
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:14 PM   #124
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Very nice job! Thanks for the pictures!
Tried taking a picture with measuring tapes to the various points and gave up and made a drawing. Hope this helps whomever wants to build one. I used 3pcs of 2 x 8 and 2 pcs of 1 x 6 and glued and screwed them together with 2 large bolts as extra insurance. Built brackets on the rear bumper and set in down in them with a pin to insure it doesn't jump off.

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Old 05-15-2013, 06:00 PM   #125
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...but my 2nd wheel didn't clear the ground until I lifted the camper a good 6 1/2" and even then, it was barely off the ground (1/8" or so).
Barely is plenty good enough.
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:51 PM   #126
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thanks coot I will be making one very soon....
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