Tag axle dump trailer

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Problem with buying stuff is everyone else has the same.I like to add/change to make it my own.You can buy 3 axle dumps now but normally the tag is single wheeled.In the world of I don't toss little parts out I use the leftover of a kadee couplers package to use as axle hangers.I can cut them to make tag up or tag down.
The 2 tractors in the pic I painted the tank straps and add the oil tank for the hydro lift.One side mount one rear mount. Blue truck is tag up red is down.Also the landing gear is changed.The Athearn container trailers come with the option of the gear up or down.They fit nice on the Herpa trailers.


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Lee Town made a pretty good way of lifting the 3rd axle it was slotted you just lift the axle up and move it forward a little and drop it in the slot now it’s up pretty good idea for back in the early 80s

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