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I need to know who the axle manufactuer for my sportline triple axle boat trailer

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Since your boat is fiberglass, you can use either rubber rollers or red soft poly rollers. Aluminum boats can use rubber rollers as well as blue hard poly rollers.

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Never buy a trailer with the same capacity as the weight of your boat! This can be very dangerous! Instead, make sure the trailer's capacity is at least twice that of the weight of the boat, all your gear, and the boat's motor.

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I know that there are 3 types of boat trailer rollers, but how do I know which type to use for my boat? My boat is fiberglass by the way.


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I have a 1977 chrysler 22 sailboat and I am converting a power boat trailer into a sailboat trailer. I'm trying to figure out how far up I need to put the outer supporting boards on the trailer.


I did same reciently for a Nolex 25. Easiest is to measure and copy someone else's trailer.
Would suggest putting boat on the hard , measure the width between mudguards on your trailer ( you want the boards as close to the guards as you can) halve your number , measure same out from centreline of yacht and up to hull from ground. Transpose measurements to trailer.
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In states that charge a flat fee for Trailer plates, its much simpler. You can also go to a Vehicle Registration center and get a form for the registration. But you need to call ahead to find out if Police or Highway Patrol can verify the Hull# or Trailer ID.

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