Make a Pair of Bunk Glides for Your Boat Trailer

A trailer according to claim 1 which comprises plural ground wheels arranged in tandem on each side of the trailer with a separate rotatable axle unit for each wheel and a separate linkage for rotating each axle unit in its bearings.

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Their origins lay in utility trailers built in a similar fashion to horse-drawn wagons. I don't know how fast it will wear away - not that fast, I would guess - but I'll be sure to keep an eye on the screw heads every time I launch.

Your boat is aluminum, do you think it would work just as well on fiberglass? Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. A trailer coupler is used to secure the trailer to the towing vehicle.

An additional roller is provided near the front end of the trailer on tongue to support the front end of the boat. The first is placed adjacent to bearing See FIGS. The trailer ball is mounted to the rear bumper or to a draw bar, which may be removable.

Russ Gilson Eagleman first brought this idea to my attention, and he used galvanized tubing and I think he drilled and bolted his. I have used composite materials for other things and found them to be full of all kinds of nasty stuff, like metal.

I got the boat back on the trailer by myself. These took a small signal from the rear lights to switch a relay which in turn powered the trailer's lights with its own power feed.

A fender is supported above wheel by one or more brackets attached to crank arm It is intended by the claims which follow to cover these and other alternatives and variations, which will suggest themselves to those skilled in the art, as broadly as the state of the prior art properly permits. The frame structure is essentially the same as in FIGS.

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RangerJ tshop Reply 5 years ago on Introduction. With the boat properly centered on the trailer, my guide posts are just touching the rub rails. Back to the boat to get the boat hook. Many older cars took the feeds for the trailer's lights directly from the towing vehicles rear light circuits.

Reply 5 years ago on Introduction. Similarly, the independent transverse axle , which is in axial alignment with member 91, bears a collar carrying operating arm adapted to be moved by links and These parts are secured together by suitable welding not shown in detail. My Outrage 22 has a very narrow "window" of lateral placement due to bunks on the trailer and their interaction with the outboard sponsons of my hull; 2" one way or the other from centered and I have to re-load.