Introduction: Home Made Rc Trailer
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Step 1: Parts List
1- motor driver
2- 2- 4 speed worm gearbox
3- 4- useable wheels
4- steel rod
5- square tubing
6- thin sheet of wood
7- 2- Thread spools
8- threaded rod
9- Nuts and bots
11- black paint
Step 2: Deciding Size
So when you start you wanna consider what your carrying, For my trailer it was my bobcat and the electronics that run my lift gate. My bobcat is 24"Lx12 1/2"W. i gonna need the trailer to be slightly wider and longer for my electronics. so i went with a 38"LX14"W Now let's build.
Step 3: Welding
When it comes to material i am using 1/8 square steel tubing for the frame, i cut my lengths and welded them. I added steel rod going across for bracing and also i needed a way to lay my bed.
Step 4: Lift Gate
My lift gate is made with 1/2 flat stock and some diamond gate, welded together , sprayed black and connectted with threaded rod. The gate tentioner is just a small piece of square tube and a steel thread spool from a sewing machine, wleded to the trailer.
Step 5: Wheels
For my trailer i'm using four old tonka truck wheels i had from a old project. They are connect with steel rods and end caps.
Step 6: Trailer Hitch
My hitch is simply a Large washer and some square tubbing welded and sprayed black.
Step 7: Winch System
The winch system are two tamiya worm gearbox, i connected another steel thread spool, string and ran it straight down the edge of thr trailer.
Step 8: Recycled Rc Motor Controller
I canablized a old kids rc escavader, put it in a clear plastic case. Hot glued all wiring around the case and connected to my trailer. now i use that remote controll and i have a few other channels for lights.