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Old 04-25-2009, 03:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by wwkayaker View Post
I am curious about how it turns. Do the sides slide into the trailer?
The 4 articulated gap-fillers are hinged at the truck's back.They "ride" on rollers on the face of the trailer,which is a wedge.As the rig corners,the panels displace outwards to clear the pivoting trailer face,and then,as the trailer straightens,a spring-tensioned cable,riding on pulleys attached under each panel,pulls the panel back to it's "stowed" position.The longitudinal edges of the panels are chamfered at 45-degrees,and it is hoped,will not bind.
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