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Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers - 300 lbs

Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers - 300 lbs

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Sturdy, powder coated steel tray mounts to your trailer's A-frame with adjustable supports so you can carry extra gear while you tow. Specially designed to clear weight distribution brackets, propane tanks, and other frame-mounted obstacles. Lowest Prices for the best rv cargo from Stromberg Carlson. Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers - 300 lbs part number CC-255 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Stromberg Carlson RV Cargo - CC-255

  • Cargo Tray
  • Stromberg Carlson

Sturdy, powder coated steel tray mounts to your trailer's A-frame with adjustable supports so you can carry extra gear while you tow. Specially designed to clear weight distribution brackets, propane tanks, and other frame-mounted obstacles.


Features:

  • Trailer-frame-mounted cargo carrier lets you tote extra gear
    • Mount a generator, cooler, compressor, or other large item
    • Transport cargo that won't easily fit in your trunk or trailer
  • No interference with weight distribution snap-up brackets, battery boxes, propane tanks, or other frame-mounted items
    • Mounting pockets attach almost anywhere along trailer A-frame
    • Side supports rotate within pockets to achieve proper positioning
    • Mounting plates on tray let you move tray up to 7" forward or back
  • Front support keeps load steady even through rough terrain
  • Mesh floor offers stability for large and small items and prevents grime buildup
  • 4 Welded loops provide tie-down points
  • Black powder coated steel is strong and corrosion resistant
  • Simple, clamp-on installation with included hardware


Specs:

  • Application: A-frame trailer tongues between 12" - 52" wide
    • Trailer frame height: 3-1/2" - 6-1/2"
  • Weight capacity: 300 lbs
  • Tray dimensions:
    • Maximum: 32" long x 20" wide
    • Minimum: 24-3/4" long x 14" wide
  • Clearance (above trailer frame): 29"


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Who needs a hitch-mounted cargo carrier? Now you can haul gear as you tow by securing it just above your A-frame trailer tongue using the Trailer Tray from Stromberg Carlson. Keep the interior of your vehicle clean and the interior of your trailer clutter-free. Just clamp the 3 supports onto your A-frame, attach the tray to the supports, and load up to 300 lbs of gear.


The adjustable design of the Trailer Tray ensures that it will fit almost any A-frame trailer. The round-tube side supports can be mounted nearly anywhere along the front of your trailer's frame, making it simple to clear obstacles like weight distribution brackets or a propane tank. Just clamp the mounting pockets onto the sides of the frame with the included hardware. Then place the side supports into the pockets and rotate the supports to achieve proper positioning.


The side mounting plates on the tray allow you move the tray up to 7" fore or aft to line up with the supports. As a result, your load will be properly positioned with the weight evenly distributed no matter where the supports sit along the trailer frame. To attach the tray to the supports, slip the top mounting brackets onto the supports and line them up with holes in the tray's side mounting plates. Bolt the brackets to the plates with the included hardware.


When everything is in position, permanently affix the side supports in both the top mounting brackets and the bottom pockets to ensure maximum stability. (This will require drilling into the side supports.)


The front support strut also clamps onto your trailer frame. There are 2 positions on the mounting bracket of this support. The first position lets you clamp the strut around your trailer's frame with the bolts sitting on the outside of the frame. This is done using the outer predrilled holes on the bracket. If there are obstacles on the outside of your trailer frame or if you have a jack mounted at the front of your trailer that prevents you from positioning the bolts on the outside of the frame, then use the inner holes. In this position, the bars of the bracket will grip your trailer's frame, but instead of the bracket being held in place at the outer edges, the bars are secured with the bolts sitting inside of the A-frame.


The front strut adds stability to the Trailer Tray. Most of the weight on the tray will be supported by the round side supports. The front strut helps support shifting loads and, therefore, is particularly beneficial when you travel over rough terrain or if you stop short with a heavy load.


To secure your gear to the Trailer Tray, use the 4 loops that are welded to the tray as tie-down points.



CC-255 Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray

Replaces CC-250

Installation Details CC-255 Installation instructions



Video of Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers - 300 lbs

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Video Transcript for Stromberg Carlson A-Frame Trailer Tray Cargo Carrier Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Stromberg Carlson trailer tray cargo carrier for A-frame trailers, part number CC-255. Mount a generator, cooler, compressor, or any other large item on your trailers A-frame. This sturdy tray, is specially designed to clear weight distribution brackets, propane tanks, and any other frame mounted obstacles. The mounting pockets will attach almost anywhere along your trailer's A-frame making it a universal design so it will accommodate many trailers. Our two legs provide excellent support for our tray, and the front support keeps it steady, even over rough terrain. Our legs are able to pivot in the pockets, helping us achieve proper positioning. We have several mounting options.

The tray features 8 tie down locations along the edge, helping us to secure our items up to 300 lbs. We'll go head and remove the generator so we can go over some additional features. The tray measures 32 inches long, by 20 inches wide. The surface features drain holes so we don't have to worry about any grime or water build up. From the top of our A-frame up to the bottom of our tray we have about 29 inch clearance. The whole thing is made out of a sturdy steel construction with black powder-coat finish so it's going to resist rust and corrosion.

As you can see it's a bolt on installation, there's no drilling into your trailer required. Once you have you legs positioned in your pockets, you will however, have to drill out a hole using the included hardware to lock them in position. One last thing I'd like to point out is if you're mounting it to a camper with slide outs or fold outs you'll want to take it into consideration positioning your tray. That's going to complete our look at the Stromberg Carlson trailer tray cargo carrier, part number CC-255.


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Stromberg Carlson Trailer Tray Cargo Carrier for A-Frame Trailers - 300 lbs - CC-255

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (109 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy, powder coated steel tray mounts to your trailer's A-frame with adjustable supports so you can carry extra gear while you tow. Specially designed to clear weight distribution brackets, propane tanks, and other frame-mounted obstacles.

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I have been a customer of etrailer for at least 15 years or more! Not once have I been disappointed!! The few times that I needed help from customer service, I was provided with the best info possible! Everything was presented with such knowledge! This allowed me to finish my project with ease! I will continue to be a customer as the need comes up! Most of the items I have ordered have been either (Camper or towing) oriented! 663799



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Thanks to Sandy, I received this item within 3 days of ordering but didn't get all the parts . I called and talked to Sandy and 3days later received everything else. She tracked down the 6 parts needed and assured me I'd get them with in 3 days. The trailer tray is very sturdy and adjustable . 276764


Comments
Its awesome no more lifting or dragging my generator around , Ive been down some really rough off roads with this trailer and the shelf hasnt moved its on there solid.Thanks for a great product.
Marty - 07/27/2017

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This cargo tray does the job for which it is intended. It is strong and will carry the weight of a generator with no problem. While not the easiest for one person to install, it can be done by one person. The hardest part is drilling holes for the bolts after the tray is in position. It is easy to be off a little, and then the tray will not sit quite square with the trailer. Be sure to use a center punch and start with a small drill bit to ensure the holes are in the correct locations. That should help. Another issue is the front brace. My trailer has a propane tank and the front leg is close to it when mounted. I only have a limited space for the leg. Where Ihave to use it makes it difficult to put on or remove the cover for the propane tank. Although it is very tight, it can work. The last item has to do with size. Although it is adequate to hold a generator, the shape makes it hard to have a cover to protect the generator. If one can get a cover over the generator, there is no room for a spare gas can. Still, the usefulness of this tray outweighs the comparatively minor negative issues. 350602


Comments
I ended up reinstalling it after the trailer had to go to the factory for repair. I am much more pleased with the outcome this time as I got it a little more square to the trailer and spaced slightly farther from the front wall. It would be nice if there were a locking box sized to fit the platform and large enough for a generator such as one of the Honda 2k or Generac ix2000 models, for example. I did add a couple of heavy D rings and use a bicycle lock to lock my generator to the platform and straps to hold it in place. I also use a plastic bin inverted over the top with some bungee cords to cover the generator while traveling. A locking bin would be nicer.
StephenH - 03/09/2018

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We’ve had this shelf on our RV for a year now, and it’s honestly one of the better “mods” that we’ve done to it. It’s holding up well to the weather, and does everything that we ask of it. I’d definitely buy one again for our next RV. 628540



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This is a rock solid mount for trailers. We installed it and it is very sturdy and does exactly what it says it should. Highly recommended. 541543



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The box was on the verge of coming apart at the seams when I received it. The good news is the hardware was inside a small cardboard box inside the shipping box. Otherwise, the small stuff would probably have been lost. The instructions did not come with the unit, but I was able to download them from the etrailer web site. They leave much to be desired, but are fairly accurate. Placement of the vertical tube pocket fittings that go on the side of shelf is not clear. The picture in the instructions don't match that which is on the box. However, I was able to figure it out by trial and error. Assembly wasn't that difficult other than drilling the four holes in the vertical tubes which requires partial disassembly to accomplish. The instructions state the assembly of this unit is a two people project, but I was able to assemble it by myself with no problems. I installed both vertical tubes and allowed one end of the shelf to rest on the one vertical tube while attaching the upper pocket to the other side of the shelf then went to the other side and installed that pocket. The four bolts for securing the vertical tubes are about an 1/8" to short; barely a thread is exposed after they're tightened. One of the nuts striped out. I blame this on the nuts being very thin. Fortunately, the instructions allow you to use pins in place of these bolts which I happen to have on hand. No torque values are provided which may have prevented me from stripping one of the bolts. (picky I know). The bolts for the Upper Support Mount that attaches to the forward end the shelf are Hex Head. It would be better if they were Carriage Head style which would not interfere with any cargo you place on the shelf as much as the Hex Heads. My whining on this issue is based on the fact I plan on carrying 5 gallon plastic diesel containers and I'm concerned the Hex Heads might wear through any container that might rub against them. Having said all that, this rack is incredibly stiff (sturdy) after assembly and if I had to do it over, I would buy it again. 431698



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Takes time to install alone but looks to be very sturdy. Hoping to use to carry a waste tote since trailer has very small tanks. 397731



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This is a very great product. Easy to assemble just time consuming. Fits really good. Very much so worth the money. We are glad that we found this company with all the accessories we will need with our camper. 445677



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Fit my Casita Trailer perfectly the only drawback was I can’t use the hard shell tank cover and I had to modify the frame mounting brackets to accommodate my Andersen WDH. Easy to assemble and install. Works great for hauling extra gas and/or cargo. This would also work great for mounting a generator or a storage box. 562200



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I purchased this rack to carry two Honda generators on my travel trailer. Assembly was super easy, fit was perfect, and the whole assembly was extremely easy to adjust for an exact fit. The power coat is also super tough and perfectly applied - no runs, bubbles, gaps, or uneven areas. Oh, did I mention this is also amazingly strong and stable? Yes, it is rock solid when loaded with both my generators and an auxiliary five gallon fuel cell, and I even stood on it to replace one of my running lights. This great looking cargo rack is the best, most useful thing I've added to my travel trailer. 529834



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It took me about 4 1/2 hours to complete the installation. I think it would have gone quicker but I used only used hand tools to assemble and had to redo a few things and cut off two of the lower brackets to miss trailer iron. I can't believe how solid and sturdy this unit is and I am looking forward to putting on the Honda 3000 watt generator later this week. Great product and really solved a big problem. 545627



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Very good quality and extremely sturdy. I installed this on my new 10’ mini camper called the SunRay 109 to have a platform for a trailer box to store my little 2000 watt inverter generator, gas can and other items. I was so surprised to know someone actually made this type of mount as I drew up abs scetch of almost exactly this to have made. Man what a great product. 523991



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The CC-255 cargo tray table will work great on my Aliner Classic camping trailer. Etrailer researched the question I had on mounting requirements, and I was able to position the tray lower mounts just behind the propane tanks. I had to re-position the tray to fit closer to the trailer wall, so that it would not interfere with the turning radius on my 2013 Avalanche that I tow the Aliner with. This cargo tray is heavy, sturdy, and well built...great product! Thanks Etrailer, for the good service and fast shipping! 248752


Comments
Still works good for me. Handy to put items on that I dont need inside my Aliner while camping.
Judy H - 05/12/2017

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Very well made and thought out. It had many ways to adjust. I fit on a vnose trailer with very little room. See pics. 644749



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Great for storing a cooler or a very light-weight generator. The black paint started peeling off of the lip of the tray soon after I installed it, but it can easily be touched up. Overall a good product, I think. 248603



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I like this tray for holding my generator. If I need to do anything in the hitch area it provides a handy shelf. I'm glad I bought this. Down side: To get to my propane tanks I have to take it apart to get the tanks out when I need to go fill them because I have a hard cover on the tanks. The hard cover has to be pulled off of the tanks and there is not enough space to get the cover off without taking the top off. 553350



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Have found the mount perfect place for my generators, and have many comments on it. The green straps keeps them nice and secure while traveling and the steel cable thwarts thievery. The steel cables are secured with special security screws and nuts that require special tools to remove. I loosen the green straps when running them to reduce vibration. You really can't tell they are running. 521483



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First of all etrailer was very efficient in every way. The order processing was fast and the shipping was excellent and FREE. I normally do not do reviews, I even included a picture of the shipping box. First time ever; have I received a package that was a Box inside a Box inside another Box. Well protected! Price on etrailer is the best, as I am a price researcher. beat the other guys. The Cargo Tray is very well built and very sturdy. I needed a place on the tongue to put two large heavy 6 volt golf cart batteries in series. My trailer's tongue had no room to get this accomplished; now after installing the Stromberg Carlson Trailer Cargo Tray, I have a lot of extra storage room, I even have room for a tool box behind the propane tank. The tray has ample tie down spots for extra stuff. Definitely 5 stars, the only improvement I would suggest; is a better more detailed installation instructions with diagrams. I installed it in approx. 2 1/2 hours by myself. I would recommend this product! 637772



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The product was shipped promptly and arrived ahead of schedule. The Trailer Cargo Tray is well made and very solid.. I was concerned that my front window cover might not be able to be raised with the tray installed prior to ordering. I was also concern about filling my propane tanks without removing the tray. The tray is not in the way of raising the window covering however if I place a large cooler on the tray it mush be tipped forward to get the covering up and down. That is not a problem with my generator on the tray as long as I place the generator toward the front of the tray. This is the primary use for which I plan to use the tray. The propane tanks can be filled without replacing my hard-sided cover for the tanks though it is a bit tight. Though not in the product description, the instructions indicated that the cargo tray will not fit all trailers. It installed on my 27 ft Sunny Brook without significant modification. I am pleased with my purchase. 203346


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I am still pleased with this product, however I plan to modify my propane tank cover a bit more to allow easier access for filling tanks. The cargo carrier is a nice addition to our trailer.
Dennis C - 06/13/2016

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We received this earlier than we anticipated and had to hold off installing it until Tropical Depression Gordon moved out of Little Rock. My husband installed it over the last two days while avoid a few rain storms lingered. The eTrailer cover fits the Champion generator quite well. We bought several things from eTrailer for both our slide in and for the Coleman and have never been disappointed. I'm still a little dumbfounded though that they work holidays and weekends! 563337



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Instead of building (fabricating) one of these for my trailer, I decided to buy this based on reviews I read. It is heavy at 60 lbs, but is heavy duty and a good design I feel. Was able to assemble and install by myself on the trailer. Where the instructions recommend another body to help. Installed the brackets to the frame first. Mounted the side brackets on the tray. (The stove bolt square holes on the side brackets & tray required filing the "powder coating" out to get the bolts to seat properly.) Loosely, but in a firm way mounted the front support brace and angle brace and took measurements on where to mount the brackets (that the tubing seats into on the tray side mounting bracket (plate). I used non-nyloc nuts at first for quicker and easier adustment but, got it right the first time with my measurements taken. Overall is a good design. On the front (single) upright bracket with 4 holes that attaches to the frame and uses long bolts (2 were in the bag and were 8 inchs long) I went to the hardware store and got 4 shorter ones of proper length for my frame size. I was able to use bolts in all 4 holes for better support of the lower bracket to the frame. To drill out the holes they say to do, I used an angle drill that I have, to driill out the holes (on lower frame bracket) that were close to the front body of the camper, so I did not have to mark and remove those brackets. The 4 bolts in the bag were to short to engage the nyloc on the nut. The upper hole drilled out on the tray bracket engaged the nyloc portion of the nut properly. So had to buy 2 longer bolts for the bottom frame braket drilled out. Thats why no 5 stars, but nothing is perfect, but this is designed to fit a multitude of different type A-frame type trailers with minor alterations. 571614



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I bought this for my pop-top trailer to give me a spot for my cooler to get it out of the back of our Tahoe to make more room for other cargo. The problem I had was based on the dimensions of this, it would sit too high on my pop-top, and interfere with the slide-outs. I contacted etrailer.com with a question if they though the supports could be shortened to accommodate my specific needs, the reply was that he felt I could cut down the supports, so I wend ahead and ordered it! I was able to remove 7 inches of height from this and it works PERFECTLY now for me. It’s SUPER stable with heavy gague metal, I have no concerns putting a fully loaded Yeti cooler on this! Some pictures of my implementation are included. My ONLY complaint about this kit was that the bolts that go through the support (where you have to drill a hole through the support) were too short for the bottom, I had to go buy a 1/2 inch longer bolt and everything was perfect. I was able to get the nut installed on the included bolt, but it wasn’t long enough to really engage the locking portion of the nut so I was concerned it might loosen over time. I also purchased YETI’s tie-down kit to secure my YETI 105 to this shelf. 500443



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Works great. I mounted my Honda 3000 generator and its easy to service too. 414627



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Great product. Easy to adapt to my TT. 739295



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This carrier was a breeze to install and works quite well. I use it for (2) 2000 watt generators. I thought it would move around a lot but behold it is very sturdy. I am very pleased with it. 735948


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