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Old 05-02-2007, 04:56 PM
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I've never seen a bolted trailer break, but welds do break. Do a search on here. Btw, one of my best friends went to high school with the guys from Owens and Sons. They do build a real nice trailer.
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Ca$hed out just put a nice looking welded aluminum trailer under his new 32 SS. Can't remember who built it but it wasn't Myco.
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Try Manning trailers. He does excellent work. Fully welded tube aluminum.
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Ca$hed out just put a nice looking welded aluminum trailer under his new 32 SS. Can't remember who built it but it wasn't Myco.
His is a Manning.
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Ca$hed Out just had his Manning custom made, and he is very happy with it. It turned out sharp, and appears to have every bit of quality as the Myco less the pricetag.
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i have the first manning aluminum trailer made, or should i say the second. the first was such an ill fitting poorly made POS that the guys at saber forced manning to build another one and scrap the first one. the second one is very nice, but it took over a year to make it happen. be careful
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I've never seen a bolted trailer break, but welds do break. Do a search on here. Btw, one of my best friends went to high school with the guys from Owens and Sons. They do build a real nice trailer.
Exactly. The Myco's are awesome trailers, but honestly they are still a trailer and it is a personal decision if you want to spend the money on one. My Hi-Tech trailer, which is bolted construction, and relatively inexpensive as far as trailers go, got my Powerplay safely home from Miami to CT and in the water every weekend last summer. If anyone honestly believes that the "flexing" of the "lighter" trailer is that much of a danger to their precious boat, they probably should get a better tow vehicle, or a better built boat. I simply do not buy the theory that the bolted trailers are so prone to flex, that your boat will crack in half, and your tow vehicle will be bounced off the road due to the harmonic vibrations of the trailer. If you want the best of the best, buy a Myco. If you want a solid trailer that you tow behind a competant tow vehicle....don't be afraid of bolted trailers. They work just fine.
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If you want the best of the best, buy a Myco. If you want a solid trailer that you tow behind a competant tow vehicle....don't be afraid of bolted trailers. They work just fine.
I think it's more important to sport the name. I've had the same Fastload aluminum bolted trailer under my fishboat for 19 years. I've changed springs twice, due to corrosion of all salt water use, other than that, no problems. I recovered the bunks a few years ago, and the cypress they were made of, were still solid as a rock. I paid $3500 for the triple axle trailer with ss bolts, and flush kit for my 302 Formula in 2004. I bet a Myco that same size, to do the same job (get the boat to the water) would cost three times that much. I'm not much into buying items for the prestige of ownership only.

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I have a great 2005 Magictilt 2660 bolted aluminium For sale at a great price. Tandem axle, forward bunks, 4 wheel disc, radials, and a spare tire w/hub. Only seen water once! Now the boat is gone. But it towed my old 24' Banana from Boston to Boca Raton twice straight as an arrow at 80mph. No shakes, rattles or anythnig else. I'll be picking it up in Miami Memorial day weekend to bring it back north empty. Let me know if your interested.
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