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Old 10-08-2003, 10:06 AM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Stillwater, Mn
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I store my airstream and Volvo at an old Nike Base (missile - not shoe), and in one of the underground bays are a couple of welders who make Kiosks for cash machines. They have for storage - containers that came off ships. Now these containers are all steel, built like a brick out house, are 102 inches wide, at least 8 ft tall, and 20 to 40 feet in length.

You can buy these for about $2500. There are so many of them in this country as we import a whole lot more than we export. Now think of what an ugly but strong enclosed car hauler they would make. Would need a big truck to pull, but hey we have big trucks. These have only been used once and are like new. Gotta be a use for them some place besides storage.

Frame rails, and a couple of axels and good to go.

May build one, just to have the uglist trailer on the planet.


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Old 10-08-2003, 09:43 PM   #2
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....last I saw was a trailer that hauls those 20 and 40 foot containers for IIRC $5600....It's in one issue of Rock and Dirt but I don't remember whick one....I have moved a 20 foot container on my roll back wrecker to a job site for a guy that does sprinkler installations....but he has never paid me-so it can sit there forever as far as I care.....geof
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