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Old 11 November 2008, 10:26   #1
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Could this be towed on a single axle trailer if anyone does what's it tow like?

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Old 11 November 2008, 11:26   #2
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Could this be towed on a single axle trailer if anyone does what's it tow like?

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Im towing a Vipermax 6.5 with a single axle Dixon Bate and it tows really well and is probably a bit heavier as it goes. A lot will depend on the trailer but I can highly recommend DB trailers.

R2B61 is the model of trailer.

I guess the other point is depends on what you are towing it with.
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Im towing a Vipermax 6.5 with a single axle Dixon Bate and it tows really well and is probably a bit heavier as it goes. A lot will depend on the trailer but I can highly recommend DB trailers.

R2B61 is the model of trailer.

I guess the other point is depends on what you are towing it with.
1100 kg capacity would seem a little on the low side, what does your trailer + rib weigh when fuelled and loaded
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1100 kg capacity would seem a little on the low side, what does your trailer + rib weigh when fuelled and loaded
1,091 with a full tank of fuel so if I plan to get an aux it will have to in the boot when towing ;-)
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1,091 with a full tank of fuel so if I plan to get an aux it will have to in the boot when towing ;-)
So is that calculated or weighbridge
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So is that calculated or weighbridge
You've really got to get some help with this fixation with other peoples boat weights and trailer capacities
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Could this be towed on a single axle trailer if anyone does what's it tow like?

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I recon you'll be fine using a single axle trailer, go for the largest capacity you can which will probably be an 1800kg Gross one.

I have a De Graaff trailer and have have no problems with it what so ever. I think they are priced pretty well too. Mine cost a fraction over 2000 with all the extras.

http://www.degraafftrailers.co.uk/sw...B1800-2ADJ.htm

http://stores.ebay.co.uk/De-Graaff-Trailers
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A 6.5 destroyer will be fine on a single axle trailer, as others have said, it will depend on what you tow with?
I would go 1500kg minimum, We use SBS and get on well with them and they are offering keen prices at the moment.
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