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Built an BIG aluminum trailer for...

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by kcrob1, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Jan 2, 2011 at 1:49 AM
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    kcrob1

    kcrob1 [OP] Choot It!

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    Building a trailer for a 35' center console boat. Took about 6hrs and have about 3 more to go. We build custom aluminum trailers so if you're in need of one let me know...

    Start:
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  2. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:39 AM
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    tsab916

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    Dam nice...are you guys using tig or mig to weld those trailers up?
     
  3. Jan 2, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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    Its all bolt together with stainless steel hardware
     
  4. Jan 2, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    DEEVON911 Semi-pro

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    Good looking trailor! I don't know about stainless steel, but I know steel and aluminum corrode when in contact. I'm assuming not with stainless?
     
  5. Jan 2, 2011 at 10:23 AM
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    Correct. That is the reason for all the high dollar stainless bolts. I spent $1800 replenishing some bolts and washers last week. I was like :eek:
     
  6. Jan 2, 2011 at 10:31 AM
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    OUCH! Well nice work!
     
  7. Jan 2, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    hell no! stainless is the only way to go. But its not cheap. You go with steel it will rust to all shit in no time.

    Thats one nice trailer good work dude! How much is it going for I would assume 3K ish. My trailer was 1.5k for a 18' flats boat only 2 wheels
     
  8. Jan 2, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    Sold this one for $6K :D Its a triple torsion axle, 20k pound tounge, huge hubs with built on rotors (not slip on). Kind of pricey but he wanted it built special... normally are no where near that.
     
  9. Jan 2, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    well you really built it right 6k sounds high but good for you for getting that!
     
  10. Jan 2, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    And forgot to mention 35' long 10" I beams. HEAVY Mothers!!!!
     
  11. Jan 3, 2011 at 6:49 AM
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    how much are those beams alone?
     
  12. Jan 4, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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    If you want to see similar trailers built close by, Myco Trailers does the same type of trailers here in Bradenton. Heavy aluminum but they weld a lot of theirs using the MIG welder.

    JD
     
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    i might build a big steel trailer
     
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    trying to haul your battleship? :p the taco might not be able to.... just sayin...



    OP. That is a nice lookin trailer! good work!
     
  15. Jan 4, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    Since your in TX, and I'm in Cali, I probably wouldn't be able to get a trailer from you anyway. But I'm just curious if you guys would build an expedition style trailer. One built for offroad use; Real short, single axle,leaf-sprung, and with a box of some sort. That would be awesome for people who don't wanna have to build their own.
     
  16. Jan 4, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    awesome looking trailer. looks top notch!

    did you have to cut reliefs in the i beams to bend them?
     
  17. Jan 4, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    Ran $1100.00 for the pair.

    Thanks!

    I have something that will be perfect if you want it. We built one out of scrap I-Beams. Its about 14' long, all aluminum, really light, single axle, I'll see what he wants for it...

    No we started by bolting the front axle, and the rear crossmember on. Then ratchet strapped the front and worked our way forward while tightening the straps... First one I built that way, but was a pretty cool way to do it. Just couldn't go to the front unless you were standing in the middle
     
  18. Jan 4, 2011 at 7:09 PM
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    Sounds awesome, unfortunately I'm not quite ready to purchase one yet, but when I am, I'll definitely come into contact with you. I would post that trailer up here, maybe some one else will buy it.
     
  19. Jan 4, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    Yeah well let me know. We thought it was gonna be big enough for a small boat. When we got it done it was a little to big for a jet ski and a little to small for a boat... We are trying to figure out what to build on it though. May see about something like what you were talking about
     
  20. Jan 4, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    Yeah man, for sure. Maybe you could modify the trailer into a multiple motorcycle or ATV trailer.
     
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