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Old 04-11-2020, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by IGetWet
Yes great looking setup! I may have missed it but are they coating the aluminum with something?
yes- the fenders are getting coated with Shark Hide. The rest will be left raw as far as I know.

My last aluminum trailer was 12 years old and still looked like new. Once a year clean it with some aluminum brightener, and it will stay looking like new.
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Old 04-11-2020, 06:16 PM
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Whats the build time for the trailer?
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Old 04-11-2020, 06:50 PM
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Im not sure what it is now, but it was an 8 week wait, once the deposit was sent.
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Old 04-11-2020, 08:59 PM
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That fender looks like stainless.
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Old 04-11-2020, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by boatfreak
That fender looks like stainless.
lol- I thought the same thing when I saw it. Zoom in, the protective wrap is still on it.
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Your going to wish they clipped the first two crossmembers. Way easier to do during the build. The geometry looks like they will drag on a less that perfect ramp. Weld quality looks really nice.
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Old 04-12-2020, 09:36 AM
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Old 04-12-2020, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by fossil fuel
Your going to wish they clipped the first two crossmembers. Way easier to do during the build. The geometry looks like they will drag on a less that perfect ramp. Weld quality looks really nice.
I have what is basically a twin to this trailer and have never had an issue with it dragging but your comment has me thinking about it now.
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Old 04-12-2020, 02:03 PM
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If you launch at a well designed ramp with a soft vertical curve at the top...no issue. If the ramp has a sharp curve you can get hung up or break the crossmember..all from experience. Beautiful trailer though!
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Originally Posted by fossil fuel
If you launch at a well designed ramp with a soft vertical curve at the top...no issue. If the ramp has a sharp curve you can get hung up or break the crossmember..all from experience. Beautiful trailer though!
The trailer should be fine as it is. I looked at my McClain trailer yesterday, which was built the same way and there was no evidence of it ever dragging on the front crossmembers. Then there was a new Outerlimits next to it, on a new painted aluminum Myco, again built the same way, and no evidence of it scraping either. I'll keep an eye on it when I launch, but I think it will be fine.
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