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Old 07-02-2012, 06:51 PM
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We've had a couple customers put 33ATs on tandem trailers. They are both member here. One on a Myco, one on a Manning. They are both very happy with their setups.

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Old 07-02-2012, 08:34 PM
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My 10,300 # All American has 7.5" frame. Sure beats hell out of any steel trailer I ever had...and I have had some very good Rockets and WebOns. The interesting thing is that it only weighs 1100 #'s. Take a look at Dolphin Trailers out of New Jersey. They build a good product and are very honest.

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7.5" from all american is not standard on a 8500# trailer.
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:56 PM
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7.5" from all american is not standard on a 8500# trailer.
OK..mine's not 8500#...it's 10,300#...tandem....so..neither were the Torsion axles or the 12,500 brake package....what else?

I'm pulling 7500#...loaded including trailer. Previously I had a steel tandem that weighed 3200# that put me at 9700# loaded.
I was "sucking up the seat covers" every time I towed that combo. Now with the aluminum rig I'm loving life. With 400# tongue weight it pulls nicely. The surge brakes are very good but I will upgrade to E over H down the road.
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Old 07-02-2012, 09:12 PM
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I have quotes from All American, McClain and Hi Tech as well as Eagle.
All American quoted it with 7.5 rails as well as Hi Tech did. By going with the triple axle, it will also boost the capacity some and I am a firm believer of going over kill a little instead of pushing the max limits on things.

I tried a tandem for 2 weeks when we bought this boat and even though it was built for a 292 Fastec, it just trailered wierd and did goofy things and tried to wander. Thats why I went triple axle.

Also talked to Nextrail and I am not going to start bashing but the guy was just an arrogant jerk and I wont by one from them at all after that conversation.
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just saying all american charges for everything. and you are talking gvr and i am talking carrying. #8500 carrying is 10300 gvr. so we are talking the same trailer.

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I have quotes from All American, McClain and Hi Tech as well as Eagle.
All American quoted it with 7.5 rails as well as Hi Tech did. By going with the triple axle, it will also boost the capacity some and I am a firm believer of going over kill a little instead of pushing the max limits on things.

I tried a tandem for 2 weeks when we bought this boat and even though it was built for a 292 Fastec, it just trailered wierd and did goofy things and tried to wander. Thats why I went triple axle.

Also talked to Nextrail and I am not going to start bashing but the guy was just an arrogant jerk and I wont by one from them at all after that conversation.
I think if I had a 292 I would go trips as well. All American offered the same 10,300# with trips...the reason I didn't was honestly (don't laugh) because I didn't think I could get it in my driveway...even though my drive way is 85' long and 40' wide!! There's just not enough street room to maneuver much more than the 30" trailer I have. I guess yours with trips is about 35'~36'?
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Talk to Bill, we were gonna build me a 12k tandem for a boat I was looking at
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I tried a tandem for 2 weeks when we bought this boat and even though it was built for a 292 Fastec, it just trailered wierd and did goofy things and tried to wander.
axle alignment. easy to deal with on those trailers
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I think if I had a 292 I would go trips as well. All American offered the same 10,300# with trips...the reason I didn't was honestly (don't laugh) because I didn't think I could get it in my driveway...even though my drive way is 85' long and 40' wide!! There's just not enough street room to maneuver much more than the 30" trailer I have. I guess yours with trips is about 35'~36'?
Damn! a drive way that is 85' long and 40' wide? You could just about get a 737 in there! lol! Just messing with you.

I agree that triples are a little harder to deal with at times but I am so used to it after all these years.
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Looks like I am going to give Bruce at All American a try on this. The capacity of the tri axle he is going to give me the final quote on is 13,680lbs net capacity and on 7.5" I beams. I know its over kill but I also feel that the tri axle Eagle I used to have was right at the limits so I know I wont have to worry that I am close to or maxing this new one out!

Bruce down there has been very easy to deal with so far and has answered all my questions and given me the info I have asked for right away.

I will keep you posted as I go and will send pics once I get it in the next few weeks.

Now I have to keep fighting with the ins company. The found a minor glitch with our policy in that when we insured the boat and original trailer, my old agent in ILlinois didnt split it out and my wife and I never caught that on the policy. Plus Illinois does boat policies a little different than down here. But looks like we may have the answer to close that loop hole. I hope!
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