Recent content by Robby116a3

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    M116a3 Welding trailer build.

    Trailer coming together nicely going to add second coat of CARC tan paint tomorrow morning and hopefully mount my welder a little later!
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    M416 (I believe) trailer questions

    Interesting... yes, my father had the local welding shop make a functional tailgate for it wayyyy back when he picked it up. Other than that everything is as it was on the USCG Base.
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    M416 (I believe) trailer questions

    My father bought this trailer way back from a coast guard base on cape cod. Not exactly sure what model number it is but I believe it is a M416. Anyhow it’s in desperate need of some love now. Just curious if anyone knows where to get parts for these trailers. Right now I am looking for a new...
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    M116a3 Welding trailer build.

    Sounds like you have yourself a sweet setup! Those Hobart Engine drives are really good machines for the money! I just went with Miller because of personal preference from what we use at work. I was looking at your trailer photo and I saw the leveling jacks that it has on the two back corners, I...
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    M116a3 Welding trailer build.

    I was looking at the m200s but for some reason I thought they had air brakes and I figured they had to be pulled buy a truck of decent size, I think this m116a3 will work perfect and I’m hoping my 3500 diesel truck will be able to handle it which I’m guessing it will. From the sounds of it your...
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    M116a3 Welding trailer build.

    Oh wow! I didn’t even realize that he was a member on here! That’s where I got the idea of building this trailer from!
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    M116a3 Welding trailer build.

    Interesting, wasn’t planning on building a roof for mine but now that you mention it; it seems like a decent idea.... And that was one of my concerns is where I was gonna put the oxy acetylene tanks, thought of cutting out one of the floors and having them lower than the trailer platform but...
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    M116a3 Welding trailer build.

    New member here not sure if this is where to post this, but, I’m Converting a M116a3 trailer I acquired acouple weeks back into a welding trailer, just finished mounting some Surplus OSKOSH mud flaps on it and also finished up wiring the 7 pin plug to fit my truck. Coming together.
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