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Old 12-01-2018, 08:46 AM   #1
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Custom Generator box on 21 ft

I built this box with 1/8" aluminum, with pull out tray. Removed rear tire (tongue weight stayed equal with change out).
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Old 12-01-2018, 08:56 AM   #2
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Very nice, and good place for some ballast.
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Old 12-01-2018, 09:08 AM   #3
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You may run afoul of the authorities with the blocked tag, perhaps if you turned the generator? Also you may want to update your avatar now that you are an owner.
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Old 12-01-2018, 09:21 AM   #4
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Gosh, you’ve got sharp eyes for a 73 year old geezer. The inverterator thingamajig is the culprit, but the whole combined cargo load is somewhat left of center. (According to my geezer eyes takin’ a second glance on the cargo scenario). If the box and generator are meant to be together, then both should be slid rightward.

I’m definitely going to look into a rear rack box though.
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Old 12-01-2018, 09:30 AM   #5
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You may run afoul of the authorities with the blocked tag, perhaps if you turned the generator? Also you may want to update your avatar now that you are an owner.
Doubtful the OP goes down the road with the generator out in the open like that. When it's in it's hidey hole, the license tag is fully visible.
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Old 12-01-2018, 09:31 AM   #6
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Sorry, I thought the box was for the fuel and other items and the generator stayed outside, the way the picture was staged.
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Old 12-01-2018, 09:50 AM   #7
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With a third glance, I see a shelf slide, coming out the side of the box. The lid is hinged to fall under the shelf slide. (The box is open from the side, not the top as we normally see it). It’s probably slid back in for travel, no doubt. Dang our geezer eyes. That’s a good concept, ya don’t have to lift the inverter out of the box. Nothings really off center for parking; and the license plate isn’t obscured when it’s packed up for the road!

That’s ingenious.

Where’s the spare tire?
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Old 12-01-2018, 10:33 AM   #8
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You are correct Trent, once closed the box is compact and legit with the authorities, now to find the spare??
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:39 AM   #9
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Nice box and very convenient.

Maybe the spare is under the tongue like mine.
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