Gaines Composite Fabrication Trailer Kit

Additional Materials and Components List for the GCF Trailer Kit

 

Besides the major components provided with the kit, you will need the following items to complete the Gaines Composite Fabrication Trailer:

 

Item: Approx. Cost:

 

Trailer frame paint:

2 - gallons enamel paint $50

1 - quart paint thinner $10

 

Trailer sides:

55' Aluminum gutter material, 13" wide, white finish both sides $70

2 tubes Caulk/Adhesive (3M 5200) $6

 

Trailer floor:

3 - 8' x 4' x 1/2" plywood $45

1 - 4' x 4' x 1/2" plywood $8

1 gallon tinted stain $14

4 tubes Caulk/Adhesive (Bostik 1100 FS) $12

50 - 1 1/4" #10 phillips wide flat head self-drilling screws for floor $5

4 - 25' x 1" x 1" aluminum angle for wing dolly tracks $80

2 - 20' x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" aluminum angle for fuselage dolly tracks $50

80 - 1" #8 phillips head self-tapping screws for tracks $5

 

Trailer frame top rail attachment:

30 - 1/2" #8 phillips head self-tapping screws $2

15 - 3/8" vinyl-padded "P" clamps to hold wiring $5

 

Jacks, chocks and skids:

Clamp-on folding swivel jack for tongue $40

2 - stabilizer jacks for rear $30

4 - 3/8" x 3 1/2" bolts, nuts, & washers for mounting stabilizer jacks $2

2 - Wheel chocks $6

2 - 2" x 7/8" steel wheels for skid wheels $8

2 - 3/8" x 1 3/4" hardened steel bolts w/ nuts & lock washers $2

 

Emergency equipment:

Emergency jack with lug wrench $11

Spare wheel and tire $60

 

Safety chains:

2 - 1 1/2' chains $3

4 quicklinks $10

Clevis pin for safetying hitch $1

 

Fenders:

2 - fenders $100

8 - 1/4" x 2" bolts w/ nuts, lock washers, and fender washers $4

 

Front trim strip and lower front panel mount:

8' x 1 1/2" x 1/8" aluminum flat $10

24 - 3/4" #8 phillips flat head self-tapping stainless screws $2

20 - 3/4" #10 phillips flat head stainless screws $2

20 - #10 stainless nuts & large washers for above $1

1 tube Caulk/Adhesive (3M 5200) $3

 

Front door mount:

2 - 1" #10 phillips pan head stainless screws for latch $1

8 - 1/2" #10 phillips pan head stainless screws for brace $1

12 - 3/4" #10 phillips flat head stainless screws for hinges $3

22 - #10 stainless nuts & lock washers for above $1

 

Handles:

2 - handles and attaching hardware for front $15

 

Rear door:

4 - 1/2" x #14" phillips self-tapping screws for license plate $1

 

Lights:

1 - combination running/stop/turn/license plate illumination light $13

1 - combination running/stop/turn illumination light $13

2 - red side lights $6

2 - yellow side lights $6

2 - yellow reflectors for front $2

50' 16 guage 4 conductor wire in vinyl sleeve $15

20' 16 guage 2 conductor wire $5

Shrink-wrap tubing $3

Electrical tape $2

Cable ties $2

20 - plastic "P" clamps for routing side light wire $2

20 - 1/2" #8 screws for above $2

2 - 4 connector trailer plugs, trailer end $4

1 - 4 connector trailer plug, tow vehicle end $2

 

Approximate total cost for additional components and materials:

Less than $700

 

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For more information contact:
Gaines Composite Fabrication
1930 Dorsey Road
Marietta, Georgia 30060 USA
Telephone: 770-499-7755
Fax: 770-499-9131
Email: composites@mindspring.com
 
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Updated 2/1/99