Axle rating

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Axle rating

Postby TerryB89 » Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:57 pm

I need a SWAG, this 4 X 8 trailer I bought has a inverted U shaped axle and the axle only goes about a foot in from the wheel then just empty U channel to the other side where the other 1 ft axle is, about what weight should I be safe at? I am building a box with windows only, no galley.
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Re: Axle rating

Postby Tyrtill » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:31 am

According to Northern tool mine will do 1950 lbs but according to my mechanic he suggests keeping it around 1000lbs as he has seen plenty of them bend.
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