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Volvo 160
Weight 36,817
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I took several pix of the survival capsules that i have lead or followed
The fiberglass plant that builds them is way out in the stix on a long winding 2 lane road, before it reaches the 4 lane road
These loads are being hauled by Landstar Inway





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That is a big one!
Do you feel the weight difference when those things are on?
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Well I made me another oversize banner board. The old one (as seen in previous pics) don't work on all railers. The one I made today will. I still got put wire loom on the wires and seal the lights up real good.
I also mounted my flags and two strobes on the top.
Some of the pics were taken before paint

Of course it took beer to build this, duh!


This is the back side


I got some trailer hitch locks and put on the bottom of both sides. I also used star bit screws. I figure its enough to keep an honest man from stealing it.


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Damn man! Great job.
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Thanks bud
Yea this one was actually easier to build than the other one in a way. I just put the boards in the stake pockets and built it up. The only measuring I did was when I mounted the lights
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Very nice job Matt, looks good, looks Legal too

now for the questions
Is the fabric sign reversible? Wide Load on the other side

Are the rotating orange lights removable? the Border truck stops can be hell for theft
( WERNER even removes their clearance lights from the trailer, when they park on their own Border lots, & they still have found Glad Hands missing in the morning ) i carry a spare set, just in case

If you enter California with a Oversize Load, don't run the rear rotators during the day light hours, a few of the Scale Masters are way picky out here

Lastly, how heavy is the new sign board? sometimes when you pick up a palletized wide load, they have to slide it on from the rear, not from the side

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No its not reversible...but I built it so I can flip the whole board around where it doesn't say oversize load. I know in Georgia its a $200 fine for running banners with no OD loads. I just flip the one on the front up and turn the one on the back around.

Yes they are removable. Every night I take the lights off the trailer and put em in the truck.
Theres some thieving ass drivers out there LOL

Where the hell is California?

I'm not sure how much it weighs but I'd say about 35 lbs. I can put it anywhere I need to as it goes in the stake pockets with 8'6" side to side
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