Kent E Clements
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Trailers for dory
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Hi everyone, What is everyone's preferred trailer for a wooden boat? I was locked in on a Hyde trailer with two rollers but a friend mentioned that he thought the second roller was beating up the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn Baker Feb 5.

 

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Shawn Baker replied to Kent E Clements's discussion Trailers for dory
"Hard boats roll way easier than rubber!"
Feb 5
Kent E Clements replied to Kent E Clements's discussion Trailers for dory
"Hey Shawn, Thank you for your reply and thoughts. I learned rivers in a 33' sweep boat that we pushed off a trailer that only had one roller, which left me with the preference to build any trailer out of only rollers, if I could. But…"
Feb 5
Shawn Baker replied to Kent E Clements's discussion Trailers for dory
"You really only NEED the rear roller.  Once the boat tilts over, it can sit on bunks..ideally sloped/shaped to fit the bottom of your boat so you have max surface area.  With a roller, you only have a very tiny line touching the roller…"
Feb 5

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Sweep boatman, pusher of rubber, growing interested in building a wooden boat.

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