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Old 06-08-2007, 08:31 PM
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At the boat show, I spoke to several trailer manufacturers. They said aluminum trailers from them are no more expensive than a steel trailer. It's more about personal preference. Aluminum flexes more than steel going down the road, but does not have the corrosion problems in salt water.

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Originally Posted by Smiklos View Post
Capt Jack rules. I have 2001 Quickload with over 80K miles. He was 30% less then my next quote.
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He is a character isn't he? The guy who ownes Florida Boat Tops on Haines Road told me some old stories about he and Capt Jack down in Cental America or the Islands back in the day. He said Jack was always ready to go. I can't remember his name, but his son, who runs FBT's, name is Tim.

Btw, they were $1700 less than the same basic trailer from Owens & Sons.
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Why do Mycos seem to hold up in salt water?
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Why do Mycos seem to hold up in salt water?
Steel one's don't.
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I worked at a big dealer in CA and every Cig and OL we had come through the lot was on a Myco and we would dunk them all the time and they never seemed to rust. I know eventually any coating will be penetrated and the steel will rust but it seems they have a good coating to start with.
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Originally Posted by Dangerous Dave View Post
Why do Mycos seem to hold up in salt water?

They don't...
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