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Old 03-23-2013, 10:19 PM   #21
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I havent made up my mind about this box. It takes up 4" too much (cant lay my dog crates flat) causing me to carry the extra crates in the truck bed, sorta defeating the purpose of using the toy deck to haul my equipment to the shows. Carey said it'll work fine & encourages me to try it out before I get another one. So I am repacking and shifting stuff to give it a whirl. Its a great box otherwise.
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Old 03-24-2013, 03:18 PM   #22
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This may not be a solution, but is there a way to elevate the work box on legs or rack or stand of some kind? If the stand or rack was wide enough, maybe the dog crates would slip under the work box. Can Carey weld something up that wouldn't add too much weight to the front deck?

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Old 03-24-2013, 03:27 PM   #23
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Deb, wow! Now that is something we hadnt considered! Thanks for the idea, it just might work!
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Old 03-25-2013, 11:25 AM   #24
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The toy deck campers are sweet, no doubt. Our A126 was perfect for us and the nice thing about it that we are able to roll it into the garage for storage during the winter months. I have a rubbermaid storage box with a lockable lid and is hindged. I've been toying with the idea of mounting it on the front to enclose the battery & propane tanks, just to make the front end neater looking. Thanks again for sharing the pictures though, nice job!!!
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:18 PM   #25
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The toy deck campers are sweet, no doubt. Our A126 was perfect for us and the nice thing about it that we are able to roll it into the garage for storage during the winter months. I have a rubbermaid storage box with a lockable lid and is hindged. I've been toying with the idea of mounting it on the front to enclose the battery & propane tanks, just to make the front end neater looking. Thanks again for sharing the pictures though, nice job!!!
If you do that, be sure to vent the storage box so battery fumes can't built up (or propane either, for that matter). Be sure to post photos if you do add a box; it could really spiff up the look of the unit and I'd have to copy you!
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Old 04-13-2013, 03:58 PM   #26
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Here is what DH did to allow the dog crates to be carried on the deck. He took square tubing (with holes alread in the tube) and attached to the tool box, reinforcing the attached areas with large washers of some sort where they are bolted. He put a rubber stop at the end to prevent accidentally scratches or cuts. The holes in the tubing are great as the bungees fit in them. Additionally, he placed 'kick stop' at the base of the trailers diamond plate to prevent the crates from sliding into the front of the trailer. So the crates dont bump on the ramp rail or the trailer...yay! Works great for my needs & DH is happy to have kept me from dinging things up unnecessarily. Haha
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:35 PM   #27
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Very nice!!!!!
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:27 PM   #28
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Perfect solution! Creative hubby and oh so handy.

Upright already and getting the crates off the side of the deck, you don't have to fight the jack.


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Old 06-03-2013, 12:29 PM   #29
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Would it be more advantageous for me to put my Honda 4X4 ATV on the deck like yours or should I just put it in the truck bed. I would like to take the ATV with me if possible. If I put it in the truck bed I will lose a lot of storage space. If I put it in the truck bed I probably get the one in the picture.

Would the ATV make the tongue weight be to much if on the trailer rack?

PS: FarFromStock, if you don't mind letting us know how much did your A-Frame cost "without" all of your extras? I'm wondering the difference between the one in my picture and yours.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:55 PM   #30
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Would the ATV make the tongue weight be to much if on the trailer rack?
What is your TV max tongue limit? Do the math 300+ATV weight, if less than ok.
I don't have your model A-Frame, can you remove and put back the top rails easily?
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