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Old 21 October 2012, 20:49   #11
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While I can't recommend CLH trailers highly enough, there's a nw manufacturer on the scene you may wish to take a look at: Jeepster Fabrications.
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Old 24 October 2012, 04:27   #12
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While I can't recommend CLH trailers highly enough, there's a nw manufacturer on the scene you may wish to take a look at: Jeepster Fabrications.
Hmm. Perhaps not

How do you find the CLH for ease of launch and recovery single-handed? I guess they are all much of a muchness and the ease (or otherwise) with a roller trailer is largely down to whether it is correctly set up.
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Old 24 October 2012, 07:23   #13
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How do you find the CLH for ease of launch and recovery single-handed?
It's a doddle.
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Old 24 October 2012, 09:01   #14
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Not sure that van has enough towing capacity for it either
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Not sure that van has enough towing capacity for it either
Looking online it would appear to be a 2 ton limit? Which is plenty.

Have now switched to a double cab Navara so no problems there
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Old 26 October 2012, 11:22   #17
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Bogmonster,

it sounds like the vipermax has a very pronounced vcersion of the subtle convcave that my hull has.

Someone does "fat squashy" rollers. (A quick internet search and they weren't in the shop I thought they were - will try again tonight) could you use a couple of them in the middle - if they are bigger dia than your other rollers they will fit the concave?


Alternatively, at risk of totally trashing the galv, do you have tools to put a slight bend in the roller beam to match the hull profile?
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Old 26 October 2012, 11:54   #18
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There's no 'hook' in the hull, but it has a 'warped vee' profile, which explains why bogmonster's boat doesn't sit too well on long bunks.
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Old 26 October 2012, 12:06   #20
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There's no 'hook' in the hull, but it has a 'warped vee' profile, which explains why bogmonster's boat doesn't sit too well on long bunks.
Ah, OK, I misunderstood.

The O- Pro has a subtle down curve that reaches forwards about 18" from the stern (gives a bit of lift) that means my middle two roller beams on the back assy are not maybe doing quite as big a share of the work as they might.
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