GPO Vehicles


Make Hands
Model  
Type 4 wheel low loader trailer
Body Builder  
Use Cable drum delivery
Registration Number  
Fleet Number  
Date of picture 1950

TRAILER, LOW LOADING (HANDS)

Application
Used for transporting heavy mechanical aids, heavy and bulky stores.

General description
A four-wheeled trailer equipped with Neate and Vacuum brakes. The front wheels are turntable-mounted below a raised forward platform on which is mounted a hand winch.

To facilitate loading, the rear wheels are removed and the rear end of the trailer lowered to the ground. Two hydraulic jacks are provided to take the weight whilst the wheels are withdrawn and to raise the trailer when the wheels are replaced. Skid boards are also provided.

Dimensions
Length 22ft., rear platform 12ft., for platform 6ft., width 7ft.

Weight
2tons 12cwt.

Capacity
4tons.

Transport
Towed by 4ton vehicles.

Capital cost
310.

Remarks
Before removing rear wheels the parking brake should be operated and the rear lamp plug disconnected.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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