''when it comes to launching, closer to the water means not as much vehicle down the ramp. 10" wheels allow the trailer to hug the water a little more for launching.''
My trailer has 12'' wheels, and launching I can see being a problem so yesterday I purchased 20' by 2'' square 11 gauge steel beam. it will stow (with brackets) under the centre frame of the trailer. Then at the ramp install into the reciver hitch on my truck and with a 2'' ball to the trailer hitch. see any problems with this set up ??
Sorry I misread the post earlier...YES I see something wrong with this setup! You have a 20ft arm with possibly a 100lb load pulling your vehicle hitch DOWN ! I don't think the 2" pipe will bend too much but it may rip the hitch off your truck! Not only that your going to have a GREAT time trying to line up that ball to your trailer. My 2cents. But try it ! I could be way wrong, if it works post a video, hey even if it doesn't post one! (may be a better one!)