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Re: Converting swing board trailer to wing keel trailer?

If it was local, it would not be unduly difficult to fashion a sturdy cradle of bolted 4x4's, or 2x6's, and plywood. My 20' car hauler would be able to hold the assembly.

It would be easier to make a cradle for a flatbed trailer than for the swing keel trailer with the 8 arms holding 64 rubber rollers.

Not comfortable with making a cradle in a yard 1300 miles from here. I might be half way done then have someone screaming that I had to move everything. Been there.

Too bad it is a week-end. April Fools Day had unfortunate timing for getting things done. What a worthless day for anything but pranksters.

Not going to pull 5700 pounds with anything that isn't absolutely rock solid. I have 5 gallon buckets of "trucker straps", that should help a bit.

Originally Posted by Arcb View Post
You can, have the boat lifted cradle and all on to a flat bed or car carrier.

Last edited by ColoGuy; 04-02-2017 at 12:45 PM.
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