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used trailers?

All the boats I'm looking at seem to not have trailers (24-27ft range) I am trying to find an adjustable used trailer so I can just go buy whatever boat suits my fancy. I'm looking for a wing keel or shoal draft c/b setup.

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I've searched with no luck so far. I'll continue to try
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until you have the boat, you shouldn't get a trailer. The weight and size of the boat is going to determine what size trailer you need to haul it.
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The only issue with that is I can find a boat no problem, I just can't find a trailer for it. when spending 10-12k on a boat I dont really want to have to spend 5-6k on a trailer to get one built. I would rather just get a really over built trailer used and put what I can on it. all in all I will probably just continue to search for a boat that comes with a trailer, I just wanted to see what I had as options
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Trailers aren't all that expensive. My friends just built one for an Etchells, which is a 30' keelboat. I don't think the trailer cost more than $1000 for them, and it was heavily customized. However, they did a fair bit of the customizing themselves... having welding skills and equipment that many would not have access to.
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Are you able to find out who he had it made by? Triad said about 6k and another company by me said about 5k. I have welding skills I'm just not sure how much I trust them to carry a boat. I trust them on my cage that is in my jeep but that was a little easier.
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IIRC, they bought a flat bed trailer and then made a cradle for the etchells to sit on out of steel angle stock. This is a storage and transport only trailer, not to be used for launching the boat, which requires a travellift. The flatbed trailer was about $750 and the steel was about $225, and then some plywood was about $25 or so.
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Hi,
this is answer might not satisfy your requirements 100%

why not go to the local sail club and ask to borrow one?

someone might have one just sitting and they might let you borrow it.
free is cheap
if you bring them some beer when you return it you then have a new friend
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I think he wants to have the trailer for winter storage use.
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