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Old 14 September 2016, 13:57   #1
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SR 5.4 weight and trailer

Does anyone has any clue how much this beauty might weight without engine?

I need to buy new trailer and I'm not sure whether it should come with brakes or SR 5.4 is light enough for trailer without brakes.

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Old 14 September 2016, 14:25   #2
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It depends on the console type, equipment, A-frame etc but I'd guess in the region of 350kg empty.

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Old 14 September 2016, 15:18   #3
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most 5.4 sea riders for sale seam to be on unbraked trailers draw your own conclusion
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Old 14 September 2016, 15:39   #4
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A SR5.4 bare hull weighs 320kgs, good luck getting a complete package complete with trailer weighing 750kg
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Old 14 September 2016, 16:31   #5
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Worth searching the archives as it's been discussed several times.

From memory you CAN get them in under 750kg with a Yam 90 2 stroke on,and a lightish trailer but you're only on average about 20-30kg under the 750kg limit including trailer even then, so you can't really carry fuel and gear in the boat.

Mine's on a braked trailer. I much prefer being able to carry a big load of fuel aboard.
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Old 15 September 2016, 06:08   #6
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This is a question which I had and had no joy I weighed my rig!

It's a 5.4 Searider with an old clamshell mariner, central consol plus the aluminium A frame and a small stainless steel dive bottle rack. Also two batteries under the seat add to the weight.

With that kit, on a trailer with no anchor/warps....nuffin extra

740kg on a registered weigh bridge (phew)

So fortunately legal on its un-braked trailer providing I carry the extras in the car.

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