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Moe Szyslak

Starting House: Where to get drop wheel system and steel?

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Looking for suggestions on where you guys are getting the drop wheel systems and also a decent place for steel tubing.....?

Thanks guys! Planning on a 7X14 or 7X16.

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Looking for suggestions on where you guys are getting the drop wheel systems and also a decent place for steel tubing.....?

Thanks guys! Planning on a 7X14 or 7X16.

For the steel, I got my best price up at Midway Iron in St. Cloud. As for the drop arms, I build them myself. grin

If you are going 7' wide(outside), watch out for the outside measurements with the wheels. They can't go over 8'6" to be road legal. This means you only have 9" on each side to work with for the drop arms.

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Garelick Steel in the twin cities. I think most guys just buy the spindels and make there own drop systems. try northern for the spindels. good luck RR.

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Thanks guys. Any suggestions on places to buy the spindles?

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Thanks guys. Any suggestions on places to buy the spindles?

One other place you can get some parts for the frame system is through Rigid Hitch.

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I think i got the plans for drop down systems through gordans landscape? but we modified there plans to suit our needs!

EK

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Fleet farm has spindles, bearings and hubs.

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Anyone using aluminum for their frame? I am finding I can get aluminum for only 10% more than the rediculous cost of steel these days.

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if made right i think an aluminum frame would be sweet as heck! nice and light!

EK

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Think 2x5 1/8 inch thick aluminum will be strong enough if for the entire frame?

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