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I just talked to a guy who has an enclosed trailer for sale. He said that the frame is 75% shot. The box is in great shape, but the frame is not road-worthy. Would it be worth it to take it to a professional welder and have him fix it? I'm sure it won't be as strong as it was new, but would it be ok to use?
 

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nope...I wouldnt trust it...I know theres a lot of good welders and repairmen....but If I am throwing my machine in it to haul down the road....I'd go for a new or used one that doesnt need repaired....JMO
 

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What about putting the box onto another trailer?
 

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that might work...but make sure its worth the money and time.....I know I am one of those that says..."hey I could do this, make my own trailer and save some $$$", but in the end when you look at how much time it takes and how much of a pain it can be, it ends up being cheaper to just go to work, make a few extra $$ and purchase one (If ya know what I mean
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Yeah, I built my own snowmobile trailer a few years ago. I think when it was all said and done, I had like $600 in it. Thought I was saving a ton.
 

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How big is the trailer? If your not interested in it I might. I need a trailer to put at my shop to keep alll my decoys in. Doesn't need to be road worthy. Let me know if you don't want it.
 

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It was on craigslist, but I don't see the ad anymore. It must have been sold. It was a 1996 Wells Cargo trailer. 16', V-nose. The guy was asking $1000 OBO. I talked to him and he said that the frame was 75% shot. Completely rusted and not roadworthy. Its probably better that I didn't get it. The last thing I need now is another project.
 
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