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Old 01-27-2013, 12:15 AM   #21
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Old 01-27-2013, 12:25 AM   #22
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I guess I'm in trouble. Bought a bundle of firewood at the forestry campsite near Merritt. Didn't use it. Dragged it home to North Van. Daughter took it with her to Penticton. Brought it home.
It's well traveled, but at least it hasn't been out of Province.
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Old 01-27-2013, 01:01 AM   #23
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Can't help wondering how much firewood would be bouncing around under there .... could it damage ?
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:50 AM   #24
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I suspect the original owner of this trailer was using the special rack to carry leveling wood, since I think I'm seeing 45-degree cuts on the ends of some pieces. But this looks like huge overkill on how much leveling wood is needed, if that's what it is. Please ask the original owner his intent and solve the mystery for us.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:40 AM   #25
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I can invision all kinds of uses for this under trailer box. However, during rainy travel, road rash would get all over what's in it. Maybe, by lining the leading edge and botttom with a tarp (grommets and zip ties to hold in place) there'd be less grit? Here's one thing that could be placed in a box like that. As you can tell, the owner has built a special sling for carrying the tote. The box would work too!
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:49 AM   #26
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Thank you all for your suggestions.
Yes, the original owner that designs and made this clever carrying box, was using it to carry levelling wood. We like to carry plastic RV levelling blocks, as they are less heavy.
I love they idea of use it to carry the tote. Will have to see if the height is sufficient.
Have one question about wood; we never carry wood for burning because of the restriction at many places, but do you think that this restriction apply for pieces of cut hard wood?
The BBQ that we use utilized little pieces of hard wood for combustion.
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Can't help wondering how much firewood would be bouncing around under there .... could it damage ?
I really doubt the bounce would be too bad, especially with a tandem axle. No different than anything else you have loaded.

That tank Donna posted go me thinking. Some kind of big tub, like on oversized rectangular wash basin, would be good for storing underneath too. Maybe a couple on a simple frame. Something along the lines of these.
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Or, better yet, you could go to a plastics suppliers, and have one welded up to meet your specifications out of good tough plastic like used in holding tanks. Probably more costly, but you could get a great look and fit.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:39 AM   #28
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Jim, look here starting at post#213 where a Scamp owner installed plactic tubs underneath for storage-
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Michele,
I'm not aware of any restrictions on wood fuel for your BRBQ cooking.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:50 AM   #30
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An alternative to wood that is cut, split, and dried. Most of these pressed wood bricks are acceptable fuel in the US and Canada. We use them when we are camping and as a cold weather fuel in the wood stove (lots of BTU'S). It is important to keep the compressed wood firebricks dry.
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Well you should get the idea.
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