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Yesterday, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Parthery

Call Loadmaster directly in Tampa and ask for...

Call Loadmaster directly in Tampa and ask for Fred. Or, call Owens and Sons in St Pete and get a custom made trailer for pretty close to the same money.

Steve (East Coast Trailers) retired some...
04-09-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By Parthery

Tough to beat Laura. Even if you have to fly...

Tough to beat Laura. Even if you have to fly there and drive it back.
04-01-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Parthery

Just had a 17P Mirage Plus shipped from Tampa to...

Just had a 17P Mirage Plus shipped from Tampa to Atlanta and it was $16 for UPS Ground.
03-31-2021, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By Parthery

Limited options for trailers on the West Coast. ...

Limited options for trailers on the West Coast. Pacific seems to own the market.

One thing I don't understand is how they do their winch stands. Why is the winch generally mounted upside down?
03-26-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Parthery

At least you got your money back. Call Greg...

At least you got your money back.

Call Greg at Bay Marine here in Atlanta 770-427-3578. They have a close relationship with Yamaha (service manager worked for them for years and their location...
03-24-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Parthery

Beachside Condo/Villa/House 4/7-4/10

Fellow THT'ers...help....

Kids are on Spring Break the week of 4/5. I just received notice from VRBO that the 2br/2ba condo that I had booked in New Smyrna apparently had damage from a busted...
03-18-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 961
Posted By Parthery

3 months in on a Passat TDI CPO that I bought for...

3 months in on a Passat TDI CPO that I bought for the kids. So far so good. Went in once for a check engine light and the dealer bent over backwards.

Sorry to hear you are having issues.
03-12-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Parthery

As long as it weighs 1999 or less than...

As long as it weighs 1999 or less than registration only.

You will need to go get it weighed empty. Find a scale or truckstop and get it weighed. Bring the weight ticket, bill of sale and/or...
03-11-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Parthery

It depends what coupler they used, but generally...

It depends what coupler they used, but generally speaking there should be a place to insert a screwdriver (or pin if the coupler has one attached to it) to lock it out. Can you include a pic?
03-10-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Parthery

Do you have 5 lug 14 tires? If so they are...

Do you have 5 lug 14 tires? If so they are almost certainly 10 rotors.
03-10-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Parthery

Id leave mine in but then the garage door wont...

Id leave mine in but then the garage door wont close.

I have a cover for my favorite college team.
03-08-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By Parthery

We've had Explorers in the family for over 20...

We've had Explorers in the family for over 20 years. Currently have 2 '18s, both Limiteds and both with the "other" (2.3) ecoboost. One is AWD the other 2WD.

No mechanical issues with either one....
03-08-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,105
Posted By Parthery

Been backing up this one for years with 18s, 20s...

Been backing up this one for years with 18s, 20s and 22' boats. Never had an issue. I also have to cut it hard at the top of the hill to get it into it's parking space. You should be fine.
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03-04-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,563
Posted By Parthery

Had a BakFlip on the last truck....have an...

Had a BakFlip on the last truck....have an Undercover on this one. Same basic trifold design. The Undercover is put together better and is finished on the underside.

Both are secure, about the...
03-02-2021, 06:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,263
Posted By Parthery

As you can tell, people are pretty passionate...

As you can tell, people are pretty passionate about who makes the best trailer.

You are close to the epicenter of the aluminum trailer world. I would call Owens, Loadmaster, Ace, and Peterson. ...
03-01-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Parthery

Charleston Trailer builds a nice trailer. Very...

Charleston Trailer builds a nice trailer. Very similar to a Loadmaster. Both times I called them they were MONTHS out to get one built, and they wanted full payment up front. The payment part may...
02-27-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,613
Posted By Parthery

When did Sport Trail stop doing the second bend...

When did Sport Trail stop doing the second bend of the beams to bring the aluminum all the way forward?

If you have to walk out on the trailer to get to the bow of the boat, Id rather be standing...
02-26-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Parthery

One thing to think about is whether or not your...

One thing to think about is whether or not your brake discs are one-piece or slip-on. If you have to change a hub on the side of the road and your have the one-piece setup, you will have to figure...
02-24-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Parthery

I'd call Dexter. They purchased Tie-Down and now...

I'd call Dexter. They purchased Tie-Down and now manufacture the Vortex Hubs. Assuming you have Dexter/Tie-Down axles, they can give you the correct model number.
02-23-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Parthery

A 7K aluminum trailer should be perfect. Not...

A 7K aluminum trailer should be perfect.

Not sure where you are located but a decent custom torsion with SS caliper brakes on both axles will be in the $5K neighborhood. If you can get to Florida...
02-22-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Parthery

Seems like some of the tire world now has gone to...

Seems like some of the tire world now has gone to private label tires made on the same manufacturing line as the name brand. Or some of them still have the name brand on them, but are a model that is...
Forum: Dockside Chat
02-22-2021, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,130
Posted By Parthery

I've tried Invisible Glass but found that by the...

I've tried Invisible Glass but found that by the time you get to the bottom third of the bottle (whether liquid or aerosol) it doesn't work so well either.

I'm back to plain old blue glass...
02-22-2021, 05:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,313
Posted By Parthery

This. I did the same thing on my '17 Silverado...

This. I did the same thing on my '17 Silverado and it looked and handled 1000x better. Left about 1/2" rake which, when I dropped the trailer on the ball, was perfect.
02-21-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 607
Posted By Parthery

The Reliance is a Radial Trail HD branded for...

The Reliance is a Radial Trail HD branded for Walmart. At least thats what I found early last year when I came across them. I needed one at the time. Ended up making it the spare and bought four...
02-18-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By Parthery

The 7000 lb trailer will have a "net" capacity of...

The 7000 lb trailer will have a "net" capacity of about 58-5900 lbs. You have to include the weight of the trailer too. It also has a pair of 3500 lb axles which gets you to 7K.

The 10K trailer...
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