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Old 09-01-2006, 09:36 AM
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Plans for Trailer Refurb

Okay so here is the long and short of it. My trailer is screaming for help. And although I still have about 2 months of Water Time left I want to start making plans for the refurb. I do not have a place on the water or the desire to let my baby sit in the water for the amount of time I will be working on the trailer over the cooler months. Anyone have some suggestions about how to go about this. I guess my questions really constists of how would I go about putting my boat on supports in the garage while the trailer gets worked on here at the office. Thanks!
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:57 AM
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I hope to do the same thing this winter, my brother inlaw said I should powdercoat my trailer, don't know that much about it though!
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:58 AM
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Could you find a dealer to rack the boat for a month or less?
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:03 AM
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I have been wanting to do the same for the past few off seasons, but have not come up with anything yet.

I am looking into haveing a dealer store the boat for me over the winter on a inside bunk, but none have a opening and there price is more than I want to pay.

Here are some earlier threads.
http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/sh...hlight=trailer
http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/sh...hlight=trailer
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:44 AM
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i was lucky, my boat was getting the keel fixed (trailer miss-alignment) and I was able to take the trailer back and repaint it and and extra keel pads on the other two crossmembers.

here is a link to the finished trailer. new paint, and new keel pads
http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/sh...ad.php?t=11420
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Old 09-01-2006, 11:29 AM
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I would recommend trying to find an empty, old, trashy trailer around the lake that will fit your boat and then go on a search for permission to use it. I was fortunate enough to use an old trailer to set my boat on for a couple months while I did my trailer.
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Old 09-01-2006, 11:53 AM
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You could try this....

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Old 09-01-2006, 11:55 AM
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We just had our trailer welded, powdercoated and reassembled. Turn around with in a week from our local dock, trailer, truck welder.

yours might be slower, took him 5 hours and there were areas you could rip the steel apart with a vice grip.
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:02 PM
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Media blast, not sand blast, paint fenders if fiberglass and powdercoat steel frame.
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:50 PM
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I would recommend trying to find an empty, old, trashy trailer around the lake that will fit your boat and then go on a search for permission to use it. I was fortunate enough to use an old trailer to set my boat on for a couple months while I did my trailer.
SODAR that is SWEET!!!! Now I'm going to have to to do a QUAD AXLE!!
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