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Old 07 September 2008, 09:19   #1
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I am after a fairly hefty, possibly four axle, trailer for a 5 ton 1m cabin RIB.



My first thought was RM or possibly Hayling, but I am open to recomendations if you have any.
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Old 07 September 2008, 09:37   #2
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I am after a fairly hefty, possibly four axle, trailer for a 5 ton 1m cabin RIB.



My first thought was RM or possibly Hayling, but I am open to recomendations if you have any.
I have say, I have not seen one that big before. 4 axles will scrub like a b*tch and eat tyres for breakfast. What will you tow it with?
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4 axles will scrub like a b*tch and eat tyres for breakfast. What will you tow it with?
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The trailer will be towed by a tractor and only between crane and shed, so it does not need to be very dainty.
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The trailer will be towed by a tractor and only between crane and shed, so it does not need to be very dainty.
How about three with the front one steering if it's not for road use

Send me a fag packet drawing of what size you need

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Will a photo of a very similar one do?
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I am after a ...trailer for a ...1m cabin RIB.
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Ooopsie, 11m would read better!
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Why not stick a set of bunks on an old wagon and drag drawbar trailer? It'd probably be cheaper.
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CLH trailers make some very good ones at very reasonable prices - triple axle for what most people charge for a twin.

The trailers are very heavy duty - easily carry a 12m Quinquari Humber with 2x inboard diesels and a massive trawler style cabin.

http://www.clh-trailers.co.uk/sm/index.php?link=6

I think the triple axle will carry 5 tons ok.

Guess what I am about to order................
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