Originally Posted by bmiller
By far this will be the easiest and cheapest way to go.
Well I agree that is pretty permanent but not so easy IMHO... I say this as I have an old lincoln stick welder and If I welded numbers it would have to take up several feet of space
... We here in MT have about the same rules you do it appears and I've gone through this process several times. The easiest way, as sledhooigan said, is to stamp it on the trailer. Most welding, metal working shops will have a set of punches, or you could purchase them (might cost as much as welding, especially for a long number)... I get them from a friendly surveyor. Then just stamp the trailer where ever CO mandates (behind the tongue, on the axel or one the "drivers side near where the tongue attaches to the body" (as MT tells me??)... I personally will be doing it right behind the hitch for my newly re-purposed trailer.