September 2020

It all started here….

Trademe showed me a trailer and I figured I could do something interesting with it.

On 17 September 2020 I bought my new house for the princely sum of $13,350 – because there was someone else who wanted it…..

This was the listing, there are photos below.

$1 Reserve Hales Semi Trailer 2 Axle Air sus 71m3


$1 reserve – cool chance to grab a semi-trailer at $1 Reserve auction

Hale 2 Axle Semi Trailer, 71 cubic meters internal

On Air suspension. Ferry hooks. LED marker lights. Side door – dual side doors both side, container style rear doors. Good floor which was replaced about 3 years ago, as where rear doors. With multi height step deck / goose neck,

Many uses: Great for horse float, race car, camper conversion or use for dry goods transport etc.

  • Internal dimensions: rear: 2760 height, 2320 width, 4600 length
  • Internal dimensions: Middle: 3175height, 2320width, 3470 length
  • Internal dimensions: Gooseneck: 2275 height, 2320 width, 2960 length
  • Internal capacity: 71m3. Total length just over 11 meters.
  • COF 14.11.20
  • Rego 28.11.20
  • RUC paid to 156,000, hubo 154,924
  • GVM 16,400kgs
  • Tare 5620 kgs
  • Tyres – 70-90% tread left all tires
  • Year of manufacture 1983 Genuine $1 reserve auction, no buy now, no trades Highest bidder will own unconditionally. Payment and change of ownership within 2 working days of auction close. Selling on behalf of company. GST invoice provided to buyer. Clear title guaranteed.

So I bought it, sight unseen…..

Then I had to get it from where it was to where I was.

Towing seemed to be the simplest way.


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