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Old 19 October 2011, 14:43   #1
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Trailer info sticky?....

Would anyone / Mods like to have a trailer info sticky?

i.e. common bearing to trailer running gear info, tyre pressures, how to measure a pcd, towing and the law, etc?

I'll probably be doing myself out of a whole load of business , but if so, I'll happily put together some pertinent info for people to check against before posting up any queries.

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Old 19 October 2011, 15:12   #2
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Sounds great idea , a definitive guide of how to fix your trailer....

looking for good winch for my trailer recommend any makes?
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Old 19 October 2011, 15:29   #3
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Dutton Lainson(DL) and Fulton are both common suppilers to the trailer market over here.

They're both much of a muchness in my opinion. DL do a detachable handle, which is pretty good if you're concerned it'll be nicked, however, the most common call I get is "Help, I've lost my winch handle!", rather than "help, someone's buggered off with it!"...

Fulton do a good braking system on theirs, but for the twin speed, heavier winches only. I've got one on my Roller Coaster trailer (fitted by Indespension as OE) and it's a good bit of kit.
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I think a sticky is a brilliant idea!
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Old 19 October 2011, 15:51   #5
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thanks - will order up Dutton Q002799 rated at 817kg should do my 5.5 rib , just wondered if the extra cost was justified!

Just as well I don't pay retail at 70.51inc vat!

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thanks - will order up Dutton Q002799 rated at 817kg should do my 5.5 rib , just wondered if the extra cost was justified!

Just as well I don't pay retail at 70.51inc vat!

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I know what you mean! If that's the same as the DL1802A thenI've seen them retail for just under 60, so make sure you're paying plenty less than that, if you're trade!

This is the one that I've got to haul mine up (5.8m + 90). The big piece of steel sticking out the far side is the brake. It makes life reeeaaally easy when launching and the twin speed makes it great when recovering when you're knackered!

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Dutton Lainson(DL) and Fulton are both common suppilers to the trailer market over here.
Over here (US) as well.

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Old 20 October 2011, 05:11   #10
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Add me please great idea.

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