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Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by 1st Sail » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:52 pm

I have been corresponding with EZ Loader trailers. They make an adjustable model in galvanized steel and aluminum which may fit X & M hulls. The trailers ship from Elkhart, IN. There are a number of dealers in the NW IL, NE IA, SE WI area. Anyone interesting in approaching a dealer with an offer to purchase as a group?
http://www.ezloader.com/adjustable-brochure/

I am forwarding my contact 26M dimensions for compatibility. I will keep everyone posted.

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by 1st Sail » Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:11 pm

I found a midwest dealer that is willing to assist with a trailer mfg. Does anyone have a drawing with dimensions for an M steel or aluminum trailer. Anyone in the market for an X trailer please forward drawings/dimensions etc.

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Nauti Nell » Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:39 pm

I am in the market for a new aluminum dual axle trailer for my 26M. I'm game for a group buy.

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Post by 1st Sail » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:37 pm

I plan to get this project moving and will contact the dealer/ mfg with specs for the M. Anyone interested let me know your preference of single or dual axle.
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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by SENCMac26x » Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:12 am

I'd like to see the price of a dual axle.

Aluminum or Galvanized Steel

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Nauti Nell » Fri Apr 10, 2020 2:26 pm

Having an extra rung or two on the front boarding ladder would be great......

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by 1st Sail » Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:27 pm

All IA and IL non-essential business are under lock down by govt order. Needless to say things are a mess here like other areas. Thankfully the number of Covid19 cases and related deaths have been minimal. I did send an email off to the local dealer regarding single and dual axle trailers. If anyone has a set of measurements for the X and M please post or forward to me. I have access to my '06 M trailer and can get measurements.
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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by K9Kampers » Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:41 am

Exactly what measurements for the :macx: are you looking for? Boat or trailer? My :macx: sits on a dual axle Sea Lion trailer plus I have the original Mac steel trailer.

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Tomfoolery » Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:10 am

These?

Note that my tongue weight is a little light, so if it were me, I'd move the boat forward a little relative to the axle, or the mid-point of two axles.

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Nauti Nell » Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:19 pm

I spoke to a Tamara at Float on Trailers in Vero Beach Fl. These are the folks that were to build the trailers for the Tattoo. NO group discounts.


Aluminum I-Beam frame
Aluminum Cross members
Aluminum bunk brackets
Aluminum Fenders & steps
All Stainless nuts, bolts & U-bolts
Galvanized Torsion axles
Vented Disc brakes
Aluminum guide rail pipe with PVC
Choice of V-block
13" Radial Tires with galvanized spoke wheels
Pressure Treated wood carpeted bunks
Galvanized Winch Stand
Sealed LED lights grounded front to rear


Pioneer Classic Model PCT-2140BB has a net weight capacity of 4,400lbs.
Cost $4,495

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Catigale » Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:08 am

Where you could score some cash on a group buy is getting 4-5 together on delivery then drive down and pick them up and drop them off

The FOB DEST price is a lot more than the factory price

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Gotro » Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:52 pm

Another original Mac X :macx: trailer bites the dust. I am done for the season early here in Texas. I will have to contact Float on Trailers or Triad for a new trailer. I noticed one of my wheels leaning and discovered half way rusted through on the starboard side. Will have to temporarily weld it just to get it to water after I acquire a new one.
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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Tomfoolery » Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:30 am

That's a shame, but new axles are actually pretty cheap, even made-to-order axles with a particular length. Be sure, if you want that way, to get it with brakes, or with the little 4-bolt mounting plates at the very least so you can add them later.
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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Gotro » Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:22 am

Great point, I really want a new trailer so I don’t have to worry about this one rusting but I could acquire a new galvanized axle place it on this trailer temporarily until newtrailer is ready then move new axle over to it. 8)

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Re: Group buy Mac X or M trailer

Post by Gotro » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:51 am

I have been shopping around and got a price for new aluminum trailer or my :macx: all new $4,500. But I have found local galvanized company to sand blast the trailer and galvanized it . I will have a friend cut loose the sq tube install a new one that has the hitch receiver and re- weld the latter and winch back then install a new galvanized axle. I believe all this totals up under $ 1400.00 :D :D has anyone ever heard of such a project like this , advice?

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