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Building a tow dolly, any plans or ideas?

I was wanting to build one, they look rather basic in design. Basically just to use for back and forth trips to the shops to cut down on tow bills, etc.

I have been keeping an eye out for a used one, but none are really affordable. The ones that are affordable are in questionable shape most of the time. I have access to an awesome fab shop, and plenty of material to choose from on the cheap. My dad has built a small utility trailer, and we recently added to a sea ray boat trailer so we could haul the four wheelers.

Was wanting to see if anybody knew where some plans or anything could be found. Thanks.
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rent one from u-haul and copy the design
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I had thought about that, but didn't want to really spend $60 to rent one, just to take some measurements and make some plans. Maybe I could go up there when they are closed since they're kept outside. lol
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I had thought about that, but didn't want to really spend $60 to rent one, just to take some measurements and make some plans. Maybe I could go up there when they are closed since they're kept outside. lol
Now your thinking!
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i'd probably take pictures too so you don't have to keep driving up there to double check stuff if you can't remember exactly
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i'd doubt they would say something to you if you just went up there and start measuring
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Yeah, I might do that. In case I was asked anything, I can just be like....yeah, I'm just wanting to make sure my car will fit.
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