VAN MOUNT DI SYSTEM< FOR A TRAILER?

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  1. paddy

    paddy Active Member
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    hi chaps< after your help again...I got my trailer today a second hand DAXARA 147
    it can carry 505kg, so was thinking about putting a 2 man 400 litre DI system set up in it. is this achievable? the trailer inside dimensions are LENGTH 1440mm..WIDTH 1000mm. will the above mentioned system fit? cheers in advance
     
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  2. spruce

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    If you have a look on the Gardiner website under vehicle tanks, you will see they list the size of each tank under the specifications.
     
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    #3 spruce, May 18, 2015
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    I would think that the only flat tank you could fit in there easily is a 500l flat tank. A 400 litre flat tank won't fit and I would definitely hesitate putting a 400 litre upright tank in it because of stability. You won't be able to fully fill the tank with water.

    There is also the option of fitting 3 x 125 litre upright tanks side by side and joining the outlets together. You would need a shut off valve on each of the outlets.

    Hose reels and pipes will have to be stored in the car. you could have a battery, controllers and pumps in the trailer but you will need to find a way of keeping them dry.

    I can't understand you buying a trailer without looking at the system you need first and deciding if that trailer is suitable or not before you buy it.

    I honestly don't believe this trailer is suitable for what you need.
     
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    I originally bought the trailer to carry as much pre filtered water as possible, to top up my backpack. then thought why don't I revert back to an idea I had earlier and putting a full system in
     
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    I'm Newcastle upon Tyne
     
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    ah was gonna say about my pure supplier, but were down in Kent, bit far pet:)
     
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    Lol
     
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    Like spruce has already mentioned that is really the wrong size trailer & has not enough max payload to think of putting a 2 man 400 ltr wfp system in it. Reason being by the time you have fitted higher sides and cover, a jokey wheel, 4x dropdown stabaliser legs, fitted a 400 tank, 2 x pumps, 2 x controllers, 2 x 100 metre reels on top of the tank and a pole rack to carry your poles its going to be overweight when the tank is full. That is not taking into consideration any other important gear like twin di tanks & garden hose real to top it up whilst out and about.

    You idealy need a decent size braked box trailer if you were thinking of building a decent size 2 man trailer setup. Then need to consider the max towing weight of the car you are using especially if 5 up in the car and the added weight of ladders etc carried in/on it.

    Or like I've already mentioned in previous post buy a decent size van and not a crew cab van and let 2/3 of the crew still use the car.
     
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