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  1. #1
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    john deere 210

    Default shop class project

    i am looking to build a G.N trailer as a shop project in my high school. i was planning on building a 20plus five tandem axle trailer i was wantint to get others people opinions though. pictures of homeade goose necks would be greatly appreciated!

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    jd 970, JD GT235

    Default Re: shop class project

    Dont mean to poo-poo your project but, My high school shop teacher and his former school were involved in a lawsuit involving a runaway trailer causing a double fatality. I do not know the details but I believe it was operator error or coupler problem but the lawyers go after everybody.

    He has not allowed a student to build a trailer in school since. coincidentally I am about to visit with with him this sat. morning.

    Actually I am surprised that your school has the floor space available for such a project.

    I highly recommend that you use engineer stamped plans for this.

    I know schools are a great source to buy steel from due to the educational discounts.

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