I’m familiar with the concept of converting pickup beds into trailers, but not quite like this.
Yikes! I don’t see any evidence of any tie downs. Some sort of tarp might be in order, too before he heads for the dump.
I’m willing to give the guy the benefit of the doubt and assume he just wasn’t done when you took the shot Paul, but if this is how he planned to hit the road, it’s BOGUS! I wouldn’t want to follow this load too closely!
“What, me worry? Gorilla Glue will hold anything!”
You need you some duck tape. I’m jus sayin’.
Maybe he is hauling the bed to the scrap yard?
Even if he is, at least ONE of those yellow tie down straps is DEFINITELY called for.
Good use of resources, but I hope the loads will be secured and that Beauville is not even sagging which is a bit surprising. The Beauville’s rims look nice. There are combinations like this around Portland, I should try to grab a photo sometime.
I sure hope he used long lag bolts to secure that pickup bed to the trailer deck. I’m a redneck myself, but man…that is REDNECK. (At least he found a way to get part of that Chevy back on the road! 😀 )
This is the least cancerous Chevrolet bed of this vintage I’ve seen in a long time.
I imagine the bed is bolted to the trailer, but my concern is the payload capacity of the bed exceeding that of the trailer. I’ve been wrong before, but that trailer axle appears to be in the 1500 lb range. Oh well, where and how I live, it’s not overloaded until something breaks and with the load he has there is no worry about things blowing out if you don’t go too fast.
I see rust free Square Bodies almost all the time so you start to get used to it.
The local commercial vehicle inspection cops would have a field day with that set up. Overloaded and no tarp or straps would get you a couple of expensive fines in my neck of the woods. I guess putting some stakes on the trailer seemed like too much work.
Slowly and surely America sinks into the Third World.
No, this is the right way to carry that extra bed!
As Lgbpop pointed out, that is a “Redneck” solution.
One of my friends would also describe it as “hillbilly engineering”.
Whatever. Gotta admit they come up with interesting approaches.
Here’s my favorite “redneck” solution to a hot weather problem.
I’ve come across this one on the web.
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