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71 Year Old Trailer Recycled Into Brilliant Money Maker… (Final Result? Genius.)

A rusty old recycled trailer from 1946 may not be the very first thing that comes to your mind when you imagine starting your own brilliant “money making machine”. In fact; it’s probably not even a thing that comes to mind at all. But for this Californian local he saw dollar signs when he gazed upon the old girl..

Armed with passion, talent and determination he set about creating his own personal freedom vehicle. A tool to serve his community and make money off his own bat from now own without being owned by a boss.

That was the state of mind needed to began this journey. A journey to turn an old recycled trailer into a successful, brilliant and beautiful money making business.

Yes, This Old Trailer…

 

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As you can see, this old trailer from 1946 wasn’t doing much sitting around the garage. In fact – it wasn’t doing anything. Then suddenly; among the orange 5 gallon buckets and fluorescent lights – a brilliant idea emerged…

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Just Look At The Inside…

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With one lone WD-40 can in the background next to a power drill; you can see how at one point this old trailer was basically just a shell. However, it gets even better…

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It Also Has No Floor…

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In addition to having no windows – there is also no floor! You can even see through the old trailer; right to the ground outside. That means there’s only one thing to do…

Being On The Cutting Edge.

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The only thing to do next is to cut a hole in the trailer. Why? So customers can buy of course. You will see it’s purpose towards the end. For now, let’s take a look at the hole when this guy is finished cutting it out…

The Hole Has Become A Serving Window…

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Peering through the outside of the trailer; you can see some sanding has been done. The freshly cut fixture holes and the rigged up lighting are a sure sign of some late nights spent working on this beauty. Do you know what it is yet?

Here it is from the outside…

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The rectangle window that was cut out is very clean looking- even from the outside. It’s hard to imagine as this old trailer sits in a garage; that it is on it’s way to becoming a brilliant and well thought out money making machine…

Our Hero Does Some Sanding.

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Our hero, diligently sanding the outside of the trailer late at night after a hard days work. It’s busy work; but it all pays off. You won’t believe what’s coming next…

Floor Time

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It’s time for some beautiful flooring. If you got really close and squinted; you might even think that was real wood. You will be amazed at how good it looks after cutting it to fit the trailer…

This Floor Is Not Lava.

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Here’s the floor! Cut and glued into place; it’s looking good. However, that’s not the only thing that’s looking good…

That is some smooth paint.

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After a couple coats of glossy white tractor paint; this trailer is really starting to shape up fast. Almost there.

Wheel Wells Fixed And Painted.

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Remember when you could see right through the trailer to the ground outside? Well, not anymore. These wheel wells are in place and are glossy and white just like the rest of the trailer.

Looking Good From The Outside…

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It’s impossible to guess what this trailer will become just from looking at it now. Today is the day it gets its tags. A harder feat than you might realize given there is no VIN, Plate, Title or anything else. But all obstacles must be overcome.

Hard Work Is A Real Drain.

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What we need next is a pair of sinks. And a frame to hold them of course.

These Bad Boys Have Been Installed.

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Okay, so the power tools on the floor and the exposed woodwork might have given it away. The sinks are in place; however there’s still a little more to do on it. It is all coming together nicely though…

More Wood Framing…But For What?

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More framing being done inside the trailer. For what? Well, the best is yet to come…

A Water System.

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This is the water system is in. We have running water and waste management.

Counter Tops Begin.

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The sink needs the water system to work properly. The purpose of the sink is important; and the counter tops are cut and placed.

Counter-Intuitive.

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The beautiful counter must have been fun to install.

A Counter With A Window…

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Here is another angle of the counter. What does the customer window need two sinks like that? Well, let’s take a look inside of it to find out…

Electricity Arrives.

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The sink may be installed; but don’t fly off the handle just yet. As you can see from the batteries, dump tank & water valves…the fun is just getting started…

Electrical Equipment.

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It’s time to bust out the electrical equipment; all lined up perfectly for the first and last time on the project.

Close Up.

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Here we have a close up shot of the under-side of the sink. The batteries and extra power outlets affixed to the side are are needed to run the equipment.

Talk About Wiring Skills!

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This may seem like it needs 1.21 gigawatts to run; however it is in fact an intricate and precise wiring job that is important to the function of the finished trailer…

A Fluxcapaciter?

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You can see that some serious electrical work has been done here. What is it’s purpose? Well, you won’t believe it when you see it…

Some Final Painting…

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Let’s not forget about the outside of the trailer; because it’s about to get it’s final paint job….

Are You Getting The Picture Yet?

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A little time in the sun to let the paint dry…

View From The Other Side…

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Are you starting to get the picture on how this is coming together? With the paint almost dry; it should be obvious by now…Not Just an “Old Trailer” Any More…

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It’s time to put stripes on this recycled “money machine”. Have you guessed what it is, yet?

That’s A Lot of Tape…

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With the trailer jacked up and the stripes drying; it’s time to begin finishing up.

Looking Good With Frames of Wood…

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This sleek arrow paint job really stands out against the glossy white. This money making machine is almost complete…

Sleek Exterior…

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It’s got lights! Its got plates! Just a few more finishing touches…

Finishing Touches on Interior…

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The rough cut and unsealed counter tops will get damaged over time with all that water if not properly sealed.

Stain and Polyurethane…

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As the finishing hours approach; stain and polyurethane are applied to the counter top. Why? You are about to find out..

More Stain…

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Here you can see all the final trim for the window frames has been cut, stained and varnished. Now it’s time to put it on…

All The Trim Put On…

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You can really see how far this trailer has come now. The trim is all on the interior windows and if you’re wondering what the other side of the trailer looks like…

Here It Is…

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Isn’t this old trailer turned “money making machine” looking great? The finished product is impressive; so let’s take a look at it…

Finished Inside…

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That is one shiny countertop. Everything is installed and ready to go…

One Last Glimpse Inside…

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Voila, a finished inside. Don’t let those cactus plants fool you – this “money making” machine won’t let you go dry…

The Finished Product…

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Wow! This old 1946 trailer sure has come a long way. Time to put it to the test and see if it can be used to bring in the customers. But what to serve them?

Alcohol.

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It is a mobile bar available for party and event hire. Awesome work to turn this old trailer from 1946 into a mobile bar. This “money making machine” will roll on into the future with positive vibes and cold drinks for all.