Why buy when you,can make it?

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    p Active Member

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    We have been doing it wrong. Buying already made trailers is such a waste of $$$. A couple pallets and some twine...done.

    homemade boat trailer

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    I didn't realize red necks were that far north.
     
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    Dan from Troup Well-Known Member

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    There's actually a trailer under it. The pallets are stacked in the trailer to support the hull of the boat. That's the part that is put together with pallets and duck tape. Obviously not a safe towing means but exaggerated by the police. No way one could tow such a heavy boat without a trailer frame, axles and coupling tongue.
     
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    We have some ingenious rednecks up here...
     
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    Is it bad that I had to look at the photo a couple of times to make sure this wasn't someone I know? LOL
     
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    It's obvious that you've never been to Michigan.
     
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    Hmmmmmm..."Red Green" comes to mind for those that know him...lol
    "If your not handsome....ya better be handy"
     
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    jmkay1 2004 Fleetwood/Coleman Utah

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    Where I used to store my camper there is a redneck camper. For lack of a better word. I can almost guarantee it's not street legal. Shame I don't have a picture of it. Essentially they took a full size van cut the top off but kept the drivers section whole and built something like a truck camper on top of the (frame). It was put together by wood, ratchet straps and duck tape. The back had a homemade plate "redneck" .No clue if it had a "real" plate. If it did I'm thinking it was registered before they tore it apart.
     
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    $2071 fine!!
     
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    West Coast Canuck Jumped to the dark side ......

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    Wow....this is in Abbotsford which is about 20 minutes from where we live...famous words from Forrest Gump....Stupid is as Stupid does. This person deserved those fines, it puts other motorists at risk especially with no trailer brakes. Can’t imagine his impound fees.
     
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    LMAO!! Perfect example
     
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    Or upstate/western NY, where the men are men and the sheep are nervous.
     
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    Welcome aboard Paula, lots of useful and some "humor " on this board. What part of the country are you?
     

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