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Old 05 November 2014, 11:57   #1
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Help with the right trailer for a FC470.

I'm look for the right size trailer for my FZ470. Any help would be good. Will it need to be custom? Or can I get something off the shelf? I live in Garden Grove CA 92843, if you know if someone is by me let me know.
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Old 05 November 2014, 12:55   #2
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Pacific Trailers are pretty common around here, along with other brands. Galvanized is the ONLY type of trailer to get. Keep an eye on Craigslist as they pop up all the time. You will not need a custom trailer, but the right length can be customized to your boat, by installing or moving the bunks, and the front stanchion.
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I'm look for the right size trailer for my FZ470. Any help would be good. Will it need to be custom? Or can I get something off the shelf? I live in Garden Grove CA 92843, if you know if someone is by me let me know.
Tradewin Inflatable has always had a few used ones, and willing to provide great bits. Their not far from you,

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Galvanized is the ONLY type of trailer to get.
What's wrong with aluminum?
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Old 06 November 2014, 11:19   #5
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Tradewin Inflatable has always had a few used ones, and willing to provide great bits. Their not far from you,

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There is two stores, one in Costa Mesa and Santa Ana. What one is the right one to go to?
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What's wrong with aluminum?
I never see ali trailers in small sizes suitable for an FC470. Up here they are limited to really big trailers when trailer weight for steel would drive the total weight up too high.
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What's wrong with aluminum?
Nothing at all, in fact I want one! Some people complain they float since they are so light, which would be fine by me, as I rarely dump my trailer into the water. As stated they are very rare, to the point I have only ever seen one under a small boat. Bigger boats you see them all the time. Ali just didn't cross my mind.
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It's the tires that float an aluminum trailer. Generally, I think, the guys who have problems are running double axles (though a smaller trailer may, indeed, be light enough that a pair of tires float it.) Nothing a few 10's of lbs of lead or steel bolted on won't fix...

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There is two stores, one in Costa Mesa and Santa Ana. What one is the right one to go to?
Santa Ana just off Harbor Blv on Coddy Way.


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