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    You are building a dog trailer. What is the one thing that you wouldn't do without, or would have built differently from standard?
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    We love our battery powered water tank, works likes a regular hose. Also, fans are a necessity if you train where it gets warm. Make sure your fans am work when truck is off without draining your truck battery.

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    Excellent insulation and ventalation...big breezeway.

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    Lots of storage for training gear and a place for a 4 wheeler- my top storage is short so I have to go with a smaller battery which means it doesnt last as long when you run the fan all day in the heat

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    Double door latches and secure locks, extra insulation and two fans. Roll up breezeway doors like the Whitaker chassis mounts so that you can have them open while on the road. And finally I won't buy another trailer, they are a pain in hotel and restaurant parking lots, anything else will be chassis mount.
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    Quote Originally Posted by weathered View Post
    We love our battery powered water tank, works likes a regular hose. Also, fans are a necessity if you train where it gets warm. Make sure your fans am work when truck is off without draining your truck battery.
    Extra large tank, so you have all the water you want on a hot day.

    You can drive with breezeway doors open. We don't, but see it done quite often. Just remove all the items from the breezeway.
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    good bearings. better tires!
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    Tandem axle.
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    Oil bath axles instead of grease packed bearings
    Field Trials are competitions....not everyone gets a "participation ribbon" and they do "keep score"

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    make sure you have one with a good solid ramp Abby.
    So your brother can get some air when he loads the 4-wheeler
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