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FLD and 38' Dumper 99% Done

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That's right.....After I found the Tulle for the tarp, it was a quick 20 minutes to get it installed.....Only thing left to do is connect the lines to the trailer......

Just a recap of everything.....

Restored Freightliner FLD with 2" stretch

Scratchbuilt air deflector

Stretched frame using 2 AMT Gravel Trailers

Kitty litter for gravel

New mud flaps and chains

Tulle fabric on coat hanger for tarp

A big shoutout goes to both Dave (Swampdog) and Dennis (Tesla) for their help on this project.....Couldn't have done it without you boys.....

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This came out great JT and you even found the tulle in orange..unbelievable!

Using a coat hanger is a real good idea!

Edited by Tesla

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Great work man. I need to find out where to get some that stuff. I like how you did the chains on the flaps to keep them sailing in the wind. Your kickin them out left and right. Your gonna need a bigger garage.

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Thanks, so much, Fellas.....Here's the look I was going for.....This is a Dorsey 39'er.....

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Saw this on Truckpaper....It had been in my head, but I couldn't remember where I had seen such a beast.....

And this is what the dumper that was destroyed used to look like.....

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another beauty for the truck stop! great work on that trailer man, just flat out awesome!

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You just keep raising the bar don't you! Good on you!

A "save". Using coat hanger wire. Kitty litter for load. Great weathering. And a peep and a pup to boot? And of course painted so well in the approaching legendary color of "JT Orange".

You are hereby awarded the following with all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities that go with it. :D

 

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Man that looks sharp!! There's an identical freightliner in town color and all

Really??!! I'd love to see that....There a couple around here, but in blue.....And I've seen one in black.....

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You just keep raising the bar don't you! Good on you!

A "save". Using coat hanger wire. Kitty litter for load. Great weathering. And a peep and a pup to boot? And of course painted so well in approaching legendary color of "JT Orange".

You are hereby awarded the following with all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities that go with it. :D

LOL!!!! Thanks a lot, Jesse.....I'd like to thank............. :D

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The company i used to work for had a black 1. Pullin a spread axle flat bed. I think they sent trucks out your way a few times a month.

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Looks great, you must have a very impressive collection!

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Excellent work.Successful dump trailer, I like the look.

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Awesome job JT!.... But what's with everyone using kitty litter?.... Someone should be original and use some small rock or stone found in the model railroad section of your hobby shop...or maybe some fish aquarium stone from Pet depot or Pets Mart..... Just a thought...lol

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