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ATV garbage hauler details

installing a 2x6 platform on the ATV hitch receiver

First I placed a 3.5 foot 2x6 on top of the hitch height adjuster and traced the square hole.

Then I cut the hole out so it sungs onto the metal with a short support on each bottom side.

10 inch decking boards go on the sides to act as a wall and to have a place for the eye bolts where the bungee cord gets secured.

19 inch decking boards are used as the two extended supports with a 2x4 to level it out.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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