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Coz
03-04-2012, 09:53 AM
For those who outfitted their own enclosed trailers what did you use for storage cabinets ? Looks like I will be pulling the trigger this week and lookinf for cabinet ideas.

Rich Parker
03-04-2012, 10:18 AM
I was looking at some of these for my trailer to keep the weight down.

http://www.modulinecabinets.com/index.html

http://trailercabinets.com/Default.aspx

BigBellyBBQ
03-04-2012, 10:24 AM
I used the shelving racks from lowes, this way when I look up to find something you can see from the floor level instead of standing on something to look inside, I have enclosed cabinets also and stuff gets jamed in corner and never see it

Coz
03-04-2012, 10:50 AM
Rich ,I love the race trailer style cabinets but for now are out of the budget.I kinda overshot a little but I figure having the walls ceiling and elictrical and lighting done at the factory was worth the extra. I was waiting to hear back from Smokin Aces Crapshoot if and what he decided on his trailer but I need to order this week early if I am going to order .

Scottie
03-04-2012, 11:02 AM
Moduline

Smokin' Bad Habit
03-04-2012, 11:07 AM
where are you having your trailer built? i just ordered a 24' x 8.5 trailer with a 6' porch, went thru metro trailer in alabama....cargo south is the builder, same thing outfitted every thing but cabinets.....think i might build my own...the race car cabinets are way over the top in cost!

Rich Parker
03-04-2012, 11:18 AM
Rich ,I love the race trailer style cabinets but for now are out of the budget.I kinda overshot a little but I figure having the walls ceiling and elictrical and lighting done at the factory was worth the extra. I was waiting to hear back from Smokin Aces Crapshoot if and what he decided on his trailer but I need to order this week early if I am going to order .

I ordered a new trailer this year too and decided to keep it empty and cook out of bins using the Sam's tables this year until I can afford the cabinets I want. Plus I will have all year to figure out the best placement for them. I believe Mark's (Smokin Aces Crapshoot) cabinets were wood kitchen cabinets that were raised up some unless he was ordering some new ones.

Scottie
03-04-2012, 11:20 AM
I waited a year before buying anything. I wanted to make sure it was what I wanted...

The Cosmic Pig
03-04-2012, 12:20 PM
Man, I don't know how anybody affords those Moduline cabinets. They sure look nice, though! I'm also thinking about building my own, and came across this thread. Check out pics #13 & 14. There's a couple of different cabinet builds in this thread, but I'm not sure why they put them together? BTW, I'm also looking at a Cargo South. They seem to be of great quality and reasonably priced, too! :thumb:

http://s18.photobucket.com/albums/b136/TTB2000/Daryl%20J/Haulmark%20Trailer/?action=view&current=2005442-1.jpg (http://s18.photobucket.com/albums/b136/TTB2000/Daryl%20J/Haulmark%20Trailer/?action=view&current=2005442-1.jpg)

Oh, and the same build is pictured in pic #1, but then it goes to another build... :crazy:

The_Kapn
03-04-2012, 12:37 PM
A friend of mine and Brethren used the cabinets and base unit/counter tops from a Big Box store, Lowe's I think.
Cost effective, reasonable weight and quality, and certainly get the job done.

TIM

Jorge
03-04-2012, 12:39 PM
I have a friend that went with Moduline in a new horse trailer to store all sorts of stuff. It's not just the cabinets but he spent some money up front, and is seeing it on the backend now that fuel prices are climbing. Wood is heavy!

Rich Parker
03-04-2012, 01:19 PM
TrailerCabinets.com has an aluminum base (96" x 24" x 40") for about $1k. Might work if they come in black.

http://www.trailercabinets.com/Images/ProductImages/96%20In%20Base_1.jpg

The Cosmic Pig
03-04-2012, 03:12 PM
A friend of mine and Brethren used the cabinets and base unit/counter tops from a Big Box store, Lowe's I think.
Cost effective, reasonable weight and quality, and certainly get the job done.

TIM

I also checked into this and I totally agree! Sometimes cheaper = lighter = better in a trailer! I wouldn't put some of them in my house, maybe, but in a trailer that you're going to use only occasionally, they're perfect all the way around! Likewise, some of the big-name toy haulers use the cheapest/lightest cabinets they can find, it appears to me!

The Cosmic Pig
03-04-2012, 03:14 PM
TrailerCabinets.com has an aluminum base (96" x 24" x 40") for about $1k. Might work if they come in black.

http://www.trailercabinets.com/Images/ProductImages/96%20In%20Base_1.jpg

Good lookin' cabinet! Not too bad a price for aluminum!

Diva Q
03-04-2012, 05:01 PM
We used garage storage cabinets
http://www.thegaragestorage.com/garage-storage-cabinets-perth.html

and a rolling 8ft long stainless steel table with top shelf that tote bins can fit under:

Smokin' Joe
03-04-2012, 05:28 PM
Mine are from www.pitproducts.com (http://www.pitproducts.com) Coz. They are liight and are priced pretty well - I ordered mine with smooth fronts so they would easier to clean. They scratch fairly easy, but they are much easier to clean!

Coz
03-04-2012, 06:41 PM
I ordered a new trailer this year too and decided to keep it empty and cook out of bins using the Sam's tables this year until I can afford the cabinets I want. Plus I will have all year to figure out the best placement for them. I believe Mark's (Smokin Aces Crapshoot) cabinets were wood kitchen cabinets that were raised up some unless he was ordering some new ones.


Rich ,I had made a post on our facebook team page that I was on the verge of finally being able to order an enclosed trailer and Mark had posted he was thinking of selling his.And that is one sweet trailer . I had asked his thoughts on the selling price but have not heard back.
What I am pricing to order is a Bravo brand Star model.http://bravotrailers.com/products/star

Looking at a 7 X 14 with a 7 inside height.The owner of the company was formerly one of the partners at Pace .My understanding is several years ago he and his partners split and he started Bravo. In previous hobbies I have spent a bunch of time putting Tire racks ,small cabinets that I had built etc in trailers for people and at that time Paces were the cadillacs.I have owned a pace before and I beat the hell out of that trailer and it held up. My friends family who I am buying from has been in the trailer business for a looong time and they feel that Bravo is pretty damn good. I will have the ceiling ,walls .electrical ,a couple flourescent lites, and outsede outlet done at the factory as this is where my money ran out. I might be able to buy a cheaper trailer but With the folks that I am buying from giving the endorsement they did on Bravo I feel that I will have something that will take the abuse I usually subject my toys to.:rolleyes::rolleyes:

EMTTLC
03-04-2012, 11:58 PM
We have the Gladiator cabinets from Lowe's in the kitchen part of our trailer. Relatively inexpensive and durable. They have wall cabinets, base cabinets, paper towel holder and numerous other accessories. Tread plate design on doors and grey cabinets don't show dirt too bad. The trailer is a Horton Hauler. I also have a Cargo South that I have set up to haul motorcycles, both are well built trailers.

Rich Parker
03-05-2012, 05:45 AM
Rich ,I had made a post on our facebook team page that I was on the verge of finally being able to order an enclosed trailer and Mark had posted he was thinking of selling his.And that is one sweet trailer . I had asked his thoughts on the selling price but have not heard back.
What I am pricing to order is a Bravo brand Star model.http://bravotrailers.com/products/star

Looking at a 7 X 14 with a 7 inside height.The owner of the company was formerly one of the partners at Pace .My understanding is several years ago he and his partners split and he started Bravo. In previous hobbies I have spent a bunch of time putting Tire racks ,small cabinets that I had built etc in trailers for people and at that time Paces were the cadillacs.I have owned a pace before and I beat the hell out of that trailer and it held up. My friends family who I am buying from has been in the trailer business for a looong time and they feel that Bravo is pretty damn good. I will have the ceiling ,walls .electrical ,a couple flourescent lites, and outsede outlet done at the factory as this is where my money ran out. I might be able to buy a cheaper trailer but With the folks that I am buying from giving the endorsement they did on Bravo I feel that I will have something that will take the abuse I usually subject my toys to.:rolleyes::rolleyes:

Very nice trailer!

I am liking Diva's idea about the table because you can get an 8' for around $300.

Curly Tails
03-05-2012, 05:57 AM
We went the same route as Diva Q, if aluminum cabinets do not fit your budget look at big box stores or garage unit storage systems. You could even contact a custom closet and garage company who will design, manufacture, and install the cabinets. ( Check out THE RIGHT STUFF BBQ team on Facebook) you can see the pictures of what Craig did with the inside of his comp trailer from cabinets purchased at IKEA)

Coz
03-05-2012, 06:06 PM
Well I am going to call and order the trailer tuesday and anticipate getting it sometime in April. Thanks for all the ideas on the cabinetry etc.I have a couple stainless tables already to go in .The new cooker seems like she is ready to move out of the garage into a trailer so ... Oh yeah I stopped at the local carpet and flooring Gurus to price out and get ideas and came away with a new sponsor . The flooring will be sponsored. Been a great day.

JD McGee
03-05-2012, 07:42 PM
I went with a 60w x 24d x 72h wire rack and clear storage bins for my 6x10 trailer...:cool:

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu311/SouthPawBBQ/Comp%20Trailer/SouthPawBBQ013.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu311/SouthPawBBQ/Comp%20Trailer/SouthPawBBQ009.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu311/SouthPawBBQ/Comp%20Trailer/SouthPawBBQ016.jpg

JimmyDAL
03-06-2012, 05:10 AM
Good Luck! I went down the food Grade shelving because it meets all safety/health requirements which comes in handy for vending, most restaurant supply stores should carry them.

rksylves
03-06-2012, 06:45 AM
I'm on a very extremely tight budget so when it came to cabinetry....

http://www.surplus-warehouse.com/

I bought their very cheapest red oak stuff which actually has worked out really well.

Russ

ThomEmery
03-11-2012, 03:39 PM
Decided to get something for the trailer we bought
I will end up taking out one of the folding couches to free up a wall
The Suburban pulled er great this weekend

The Giggler
03-12-2012, 09:34 AM
I used Pit Products in Michigan. All aluminum, polished diamondplate. Really nice stuff. Bought a three door upper cabinet (one piece) and a counter height three door lower (also one piece, with a shelf inside that you decide where to place).

www.pitproducts.com (http://www.pitproducts.com)

Two points in their favor:
1. MADE IN THE USA
2. Free shipping

Not to hijack a thread, but I'm considering putting my Haulmark DLX 8.5 x 18 w/ ramp door and cabinetry up for sale. It is much bigger than I need.

Bbq Bubba
03-12-2012, 11:01 AM
Decide what you need then build your own!

I built these with 24" wide melamine shelf boards to the specs i needed. Fairly easy to do and not bad on weight as you have so much less materials than pre built units. The HD also loves the easy to clean finish. :heh:

http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/5363/68292154.png
By imn88fan (http://profile.imageshack.us/user/imn88fan) at 2009-10-31

spicewine
03-13-2012, 08:41 AM
Pit Products on mine. Light and just the right working heigth.

Jonesyjm
03-13-2012, 08:59 PM
Iím in in the process of building out a 28 foot Gooseneck trailer the front 2/3 is living quarters and the back 1/3rd will be the BBQ area. I went down to my local RV dealer and asked if they had any totaled RV that they would sell the equipment out of he said they get them in every so often and he happened to have a 2008 25ft trailer that just came in that week. A tree fell on the back end and crashed the ceiling in in the back corner. I offered to buy all the appliances and cabinets from him. He sold me everything i wanted for $2000 that includes the refer and kitchen fixtures, bathroom fixtures dinette set and cabinets. I used some of the cabinets and built some myself based on the design from the ones I got from him.
The front area will be a bedroom for me and the wife if the trailers rockin donít come knockin. The two girls will sleep at the dinette that converts to a double bed. The bathroom takes up a lot of space, but that what I get when I have three women on my BBQ team, my wife and two daughters. I hope to get this finished by the end of April so I can use it to go to the Samís Club Event in Utah.

I think the hardest part when you take on a complete remodel like this is the electrical and plumbing systems, its difficult to find the right parts to make everything fit. I was fortunate to have found the RV dealer with a totaled trailer.

I am not done with the trailer but here are some pictures and the progress I have made thus far.

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