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Old 28 September 2009, 11:15   #1
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My new trailer

At last managed to get myself a trailer after being ripped off by the boat builder......

Trailer is a De Graaff 3000kg - pretty good condition by the look of it with a very long launching pole.

Tows beautifully so far - hardly know it's there. Just big enough for my boat - pretty big trailer but still looks small compared to the borrowed CLH I had.

Nightmare journey home from Surrey - M4 was closed - didn't get back until 2am.

Can get the boat out of the water now to do some odd jobs and some tarting up ready for next season - if we have one!!!
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Old 28 September 2009, 11:18   #2
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At last managed to get myself a trailer after being ripped off by the boat builder......

Trailer is a De Graaff 3000kg - pretty good condition by the look of it with a very long launching pole.

Tows beautifully so far - hardly know it's there. Just big enough for my boat - pretty big trailer but still looks small compared to the borrowed CLH I had.

Nightmare journey home from Surrey - M4 was closed - didn't get back until 2am.

Can get the boat out of the water now to do some odd jobs and some tarting up ready for next season - if we have one!!!
Looks a nice piece of kit there Codders,look forward to getting you down this way with it one day!!How come ''ripped off''?
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Old 28 September 2009, 11:27   #3
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Looks a nice piece of kit there Codders,look forward to getting you down this way with it one day!!How come ''ripped off''?
Long story. Paid for boat and trailer - had emails etc to prove it - then he said "what trailer". When I showed him the emails he said - "ahh but it doesn't say WHAT trailer does it".

Guernsey's legal system is very different from ours and I just couldn't afford to keep flying back so gave up on it.
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That's a bad story Codders but on the upside you've got what looks like a cracking trailer there!
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cracking trailer there
lets hope it isnt!!
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Probably the best outcome at the end of teh day. You can't imagine the pile of rusting crap Jason would have sent you had he stuck to his word.
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You are right there - maybe the home made thing he had with wooden runners!!!
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Nice trailer codders!

Best of luck with it.
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Check the boat onto the trailer very carefully, my prosport would not fit a DeGraff trailer due to the deep v of the hull. I had a trailer with the swing arms lowered to take the hull
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