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Steph built a trailer!
When I bought a new car three years ago, we had a hitch installed with the idea that at some point we'd buy a utility trailer to tow. That way, we could easily bring home sheets of plywood and lumber.
Steph happened to see a folding utility trailer in her friend's garage and was instantly interested. A folding trailer would solve the storage problem associated with trailers.
She did the research and off to Harbor Freight we went to buy the trailer and accessories.
I would suggest watching the video of the build as this tutorial will only touch on the highlights.
After Steph finished the trailer, we took a practice run to Home Depot to test it out and to figure out how and where to park once we arrived.
Our test run was successful (with the exception of getting stuck behind a stalled truck at a light! Thankfully, the driver got it moving before we were forced to try to change lanes!)
We took it out for real to pick up a stump grinder from the Tool Rental Department this week. The ramp made it super easy to load the tool and our Husky ratcheting tie downs kept it in place.
Look for the related videos in this series covering wiring, folding, putting the plywood on the bed, and what your car needs before you can tow.
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