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Re: [BaylinerBuccaneerGroup] Re: Trailer or not?

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  • John Obratil
    Here is the last trailer that I made from an existing trailer. It had two #5000 axles and 12 surge brakes.   Jack  ... From: bayliner.bill
    Message 1 of 19 , Mar 11, 2011
    Here is the last trailer that I made from an existing trailer. It had two #5000 axles and 12" surge brakes.
     
    Jack 

    --- On Mon, 3/7/11, bayliner.bill <bayiner.bill@...> wrote:

    From: bayliner.bill <bayliner.bill@...>
    Subject: [BaylinerBuccaneerGroup] Re: Trailer or not?
    To: BaylinerBuccaneerGroup@yahoogroups.com
    Date: Monday, March 7, 2011, 12:32 PM

     
    So the Ford F-150 has a V6 engine? I saw the barking system you describe on a Y-Tube video. Good idea.

    --- In BaylinerBuccaneerGroup@yahoogroups.com, Andres Espino <ima_very_cool_cowboy@...> wrote:
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    > Yes Indeed.  I have a 240 on an EZ-Load trailer with extendable tongue and my old 1981 Ford F150 hauls it just fine.  I hardly know its back there.  The EZ-Load has the master cylinder in the hitch so you don't need to add trailer brake controles in your vehicle and it is mechanical not electric.. same thing U-HAUL uses.
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    > Andrew
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    > --- On Tue, 3/1/11, bayliner.bill <bayliner.bill@...> wrote:
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    > From: bayliner.bill <bayliner.bill@...>
    > Subject: [BaylinerBuccaneerGroup] Trailer or not?
    > To: BaylinerBuccaneerGroup@yahoogroups.com
    > Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011, 8:28 AM
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    > My 240 is on a good wooden cradle now and is launched and retrieved by the yacht club's travel lift. I'm thinking about a trailer to allow me to launch and retrieve myself, and also to take trips to other bays and large lakes.
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    > 1) Is it realistic for me to think I can do this?
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    > 2) Will my Ford F-150 half ton six cylinder haul it?
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    > 3) I can buy a new trailer for about $4,000. Is this too much?
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    > 4) Or, I have a great set of house trailer axles (with electric brakes), tires and wheels. I've been hesitating on having a road worthy trailer built because of cost and also I'm dealing with rust and saltwater.
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    > Comments, anyone?
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