William F. Dodson
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New or used Driftboat trailer
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Ladies and Gents,This must be one of those questions that gets posted over and over again because people like me can't seem to find the time to visit this site often enough to see what's going on in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bennett Yarbrough Aug 18.

 

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Bennett Yarbrough replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"Perfect! I printed off the plans for that trailer on that thread along with a few general pictures of drift boat trailers. Gave them to a trailer shop in Alabama that had no clue what I wanted but between the plans and pictures it came out fine. The…"
Aug 18
William F. Dodson replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"Hi Bennett, We do have a shop that does welding and builds trailers for snow machines. Wouldn't think it would be much of a stretch to weld up a Drift boat trailer.  I'll give them a call and see what they think. And thanks for the…"
Aug 15
William F. Dodson replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"Hi David Sorry to hear Gary Beebe is locked out of his own country.  These are strange times.  Guess I'll try the folks in Idaho Falls.  Thanks for your help. Bill Dodson"
Aug 15
David Witton replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"Gary Beebe is the owner of Mountain Driftboat. Last I heard he was stuck in Costa Rica due to the virus. Inventory is way down. "
Aug 15
Bennett Yarbrough replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"Don’t overlook local welders. I’d imagine they’re covered in work now but if not could be a good option. The plans posted here make for a good trailer. Mine was made off the plans although a bit wider. Search “Trailer…"
Aug 14
William F. Dodson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"You might have trouble keeping that beauty toned down in a "No Wake" zone. Bill Dodson"
Aug 14
William F. Dodson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Howdy Guy, Duh! Guess I better pay more attention to posting dates when I respond.  Wow, a 61 Chris Craft, where did you find that?  The perfect project for the pandemic! Regards, Bill Dodson Troy, Montana"
Aug 14
William F. Dodson replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"Hi Gregg, Thanks for your reply.  Looks like Clacka or Hyde might be the way to go.  Is the place in Victor called "Mountain Driftboat"?  I think I read somewhere the owner wanted to retire.  I'll check that out.…"
Aug 14
Gregg Maddock replied to William F. Dodson's discussion New or used Driftboat trailer
"I’ve bought 2 used trailers, one from Hyde and the other from Clacka. Both are located in Idaho Falls.  Never really had any problems with each. Hyde also sells new trailers.   In Victor Idaho, directly across from World Cast Fly…"
Aug 13
William F. Dodson replied to Guy Fredrickson's discussion Guy's Wooden Drift Boat Project
"Howdy Guy, Sounds like you are off to a good start with your reading and choice of materials.  The Port Orford Cedar is good stuff.  That's what I'm using for floor boards on a 16ft. Don Hill drift boat I'm building. …"
Aug 12

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Hometown:
Midwest City, Oklahoma
About Me:
Started building a wooden drift boat from plans but got sidetracked by my brother, the pilot, and now in the middle of building an all aluminum motor glider

Bill Dodson
Boats I own:
A wooden drift boat with no bottom (yet)

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