So any project should start with some beer. Luckily MikeyB dropped off some brand spanking new Steel Toe Brewing Provider. A tasty little number and I am looking forward to drinking some more of their brews. Nice to have another brewery in town.
So about this project, I have been thinking about getting a trailer to haul stuff around, usually what I want to haul is a cooler or goods from a trip to the liquor store or a grill or whatever.
Found a sweet old Burley for $15.oo. Can’t beat that. Picked it up and it was in awesome condition. I doubt it had ever seen rain. I really didn’t need something that looked that nice since I was just looking for a sturdy frame to build the Bierwagen up from.
I was able to undo most of the snaps pretty easily and took the rest of the fabric off with just a pliers and a socket wrench. Twenty minutes of work later and one beer and I was done for the night.
I am working on a plan for the new deck and mods to the plastic fittings and possibly the tube that is not needed any more. Mods may involve the Dremel and/or a hacksaw.
The tires look like they are in pretty good condition but not great. I am planning on replacing them with a set of Maxxis Hookworms, new tubes probably wouldn’t hurt also. Some dual rear blinky lights should finish it off in flat bed configuration.
I still need to measure the deck out to see what size cooler I can get to fit on there. I would love to find an old metal Coleman cooler, if anyone has a line on one locally let me know. Stay tuned for part 2. -PR