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Best lightweight canoe trailer

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Stephen Hathcock, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. Stephen Hathcock

    Stephen Hathcock New Member

    I’m looking for a good, lightweight trailer with a long tongue that will gently transport my 16’ and 17’ canoes. Not necessarily at the same time, though that might be a nice possibility.

    What are all y’all’s experienced, knowledgeable recommendations?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    If you can wait until Assembly;
    How to modify a trailer to haul a canoe Laird Smith provides a sample of an inexpensive utility trailer (Harbor Freight) and discusses how he converted it into a canoe hauling rig using simple hardware and angle iron. The trailer can be broken down for storage with little or no tools. (Thurs. 9-11AM) [Lakefront]
     
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  3. Shari Gnolek

    Shari Gnolek Have dog, will paddle

    I had questions about a trailer for an 18' canoe a while back. You can see the advice I was given at that time and examples of trailers that people were using (or had modified) here: http://wcha.org/forums/index.php?threads/advice-on-a-trailer.15976/

    I ended up finding a Holsclaw trailer after watching Craiglist for a month or so.

    Good luck!
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2019
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