Added a Roof to my Trailer!

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Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby bonehunts » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:09 am

After 10 years of sweating and getting rained on, I finally got a roof put on this week. I also added a "bat wing" to the cooking side that folds out for that coverage. I'd priced out a custom canvas cover which was quoted by 3 firms for ~$1,500 and was able to get this installed for less. I'm going to get my "logo" painted or "wrapped" on the roof so you'll see it when it's down.

I drove it from Longview to Dallas (2 hours) at 70 mph with no issue.

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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby 3 star redneck » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:17 am

Looks real nice, you'll enjoy it !
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby egghead » Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:44 am

NICE!
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby Gator » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:15 am

Nice for sure!
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby Rooster » Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:24 pm

that'll work for sure
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby Papa Tom » Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:54 pm

I like. That is a different way to mount it .....cool.
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby DJ » Wed Nov 17, 2010 4:15 pm

Sweeeet!!
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby limey » Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:01 pm

Nice roof and pit. :thap:
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby DATsBBQ » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:03 am

Good thing being dry and in the shade. Does it affect the trailer tracking when going down the road?
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby bwsdj » Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:34 pm

DATsBBQ wrote:Good thing being dry and in the shade. Does it affect the trailer tracking when going down the road?


I was wondering the same thing
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby danger831 » Thu Nov 18, 2010 1:45 pm

I'm curios to see the hinge mount s and the leg details please
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby bonehunts » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:09 pm

Surprisingly, any tracking was minimal. Additional drag was more noticeable than any tracking.

I'll try and take some detailed pictures tomorrow and post. Sure was nice hanging lights under there last night and being able to easily see what I was doing!

Also, I just got white cutting boards custom cut from a local supplier to go on my front sliding "table" as well as the left and right sides is my cooking counter. The melting point of them is 280 so I didn't get anything to go immediately in front of my lid. Any good ideas on securing them from the bottom so I don't have countersunk holes on the top? It's on top of expanded metal.
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby NewBQ » Fri Nov 19, 2010 5:08 am

Very nice!
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby MEAT » Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:04 am

Great idea but it looks like you're pulling a plane/wings.
And we all know planes/wings have lift...please be careful when pulling.
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Re: Added a Roof to my Trailer!

Postby bonehunts » Fri Nov 19, 2010 9:26 am

Other than the trip from Longview, my pit doesn't travel more than 5-6 miles.

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