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How to Calculate Truck Load Carrying Capacity
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Posted: Friday, August 03, 2018 - 09:26 AM UTC
I am planning a small-scale diorama depicting a scene at a WW2 military vehicle show, with a commercial truck offloading a military vehicle, ready to join the other exhibits at the event.
My question relates to the load carrying capacity of a three-axle lorry (with twin wheels on the rear two axles). The lorry in question is a Mercedes-Benz Eurocab (fixed body), which I intend to convert into a 'beavertail' low-loader. I need to work out what such a lorry would be able to carry, as this will determine the type of WW2 vehicle to be added. Any suggestions welcome.

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Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2018 - 02:14 AM UTC
You can probably find that information from the DOT of the country this military vehicle show will be in.
For example: USA