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    Flatbed trailer as boat trailer?

    Eventually I will need a nice trailer for under my little tunnel boat. Its on a galv trailer now that just looks cheap.
    I was following an aluminum flatbed style trailer down the road today and thought with a couple bunks it could make a nice trailer. Because mine is a tunnel boat it doesnt need to sit down in the trailer. It would also give me a lot of space around the boat to put some storage for fuel jugs etc.
    Something like this without a ramp. What do you think?

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    13' Biel tunnel AKA "Flight Risk"
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    It would work great.
    I met a racer from Texas last year in jasper that had done what your talking about with a larger car carrier. Complete with a large pit box.
    looked awesome and very functional.

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    Chris I use a flatbed (snowmobile) trailer for my SLT. I use two pieces of cellular PVC boards for the sponsons to ride on. Works great! Gary
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    Nextrail in Ocala. My friend Glen Easters modded it to carry my
    1956 Arenacraft Barracuda Sportster.Click image for larger version. 

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    I've seen guys out West use modified flatbeds with excellent results. I think you could do a nice one using open C channel for the frame for full drain out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bertsboat View Post
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    Nextrail in Ocala. My friend Glen Easters modded it to carry my
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    This trailer is less than $4000.00 new. The alterations were extra of coarse.
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    One thing I like is the hull protection that it provides.
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