How long is the dovetail on a trailer?
Buy Trailer Dovetails Our trailers come have a variety of dovetails, 2 ft to 5 ft.
What is the purpose of a dovetail trailer?
It was designed to achieve a low center of gravity which provides a safe smooth towing experience and the convenience of a dovetail to load vehicles that require this specific angle. The low bed height also allows a very easy transition while using the ramp set to load.
What does Beavertail mean on a trailer?
The Beavertail (sometimes called a Dove Tail) is a sloped extension on the rear frame of a trailer to allow equipment to be loaded over the rear of the trailer – with or without the use of rear ramps. Most all ROGERS fixed gooseneck and tag-along trailers include a Beavertail.
How do you lengthen a trailer?
Like making a trailer wider, there are multiple ways to increase length.
- Add Material. The first and easiest option is to add material to the front and back of the existing trailer.
- Cut the Trailer Frame and Insert Sections.
- Add Material Then Move The Axle.
- Combinations of the Lengthening Options Above.
What is a self cleaning dovetail?
A Self-Cleaning (or Ladder-Style) Beavertail is an alternative to the traditional wood or steel covered beavertail . It is constructed using angle iron so that it provides extra traction when loading machinery and allows dirt to fall through so it isn’t carried onto the trailer’s deck.
What is a beavertail trailer?
What angle is a beavertail on a trailer?
The beavertail car trailer plans are designed to provide a low loading angle of only 10 degrees while still providing sufficient capacity to transport just about any vehicle.
Can you add length to a trailer?
Adding length to the trailer deck does not change the science of where the axle goes. So, if you add length only in one direction, like to the rear, then you probably need to move the axle back as well. Contrastingly, depending on available space, sometimes you can add a little length to the front, over the tongue.
What does beaver tail mean on a trailer?
What is the advantage of a trailer with a tilt bed?
They work to protect heavy items/machinery If the machinery or vehicle has wheels, the tilting ramp makes it easier to push items on the trailer, and it also makes it safer for those people loading the equipment as well from injuries that often occur during heavy lifting.
Why buy a dovetail trailer?
Dovetail trailers offer affordability with simplicity of use. All our dovetail trailers come with spring loaded ramps to make handling the ramps and easier task. Dovetail trailers are easier to properly distribute weight regardless of whether it has a pintle hitch, a gooseneck, has a dropdeck, tandem axles, or dual tandem axles.
What are the specs of a hydraulic dovetail?
HYDRAULIC DOVETAIL – featuring the patented HydraSled locking system. BATTERIES – TWO 12 Volt military grade with onboard battery tender. NECK – 12″ 19 lb. wide flange beams. MAIN BEAMS – 12″ 19 lb. wide flange beams. AXLES – 10,000lb.
How do I contact dovetail trailers?
1-800-628-9748. Dovetail. Dovetail style trailers are probably the most popular style of trailer in the US. Dovetail trailers offer affordability with simplicity of use. All our dovetail trailers come with spring loaded ramps to make handling the ramps and easier task.
What are the features of a 5’ adjustable dovetail?
This 5′ adjustable dovetail has a variety of features, such as integrated jack design, treated southern yellow pine deck and a dovetail load angle with straight deck clearance. We also carry dovetails with flip-over ramps that reduce the pressure of loading even further.