Aluminum trailer's. Who's got them at a resonable price?

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Aluminum trailer's. Who's got them at a resonable price?

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Who has the best prices on aluminum Trailer's? How much?
13' x 7.6" Diamondback, 1/4 poly, Alum Rig,
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Cliff at B&S seemed to be the best when I was shopping last week.
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How much?
13' x 7.6" Diamondback, 1/4 poly, Alum Rig,
IO-540, 76"2 Bld NGQ
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$2700 ish for a well equiped airboat trailer. You can find cheaper (Magic Tilt) but not apples for apples.
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Thanks.
13' x 7.6" Diamondback, 1/4 poly, Alum Rig,
IO-540, 76"2 Bld NGQ
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Best price would be chad on this sight.
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B&S trailer without question. I'm 110% happy with mine and wouldn't buy anything else....
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B&S builds a great trailer no question. There are also some SA freinds that are building nice Aluminum trailer's I believe they go by C&D over in Brooksville.

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Thanks Mike! Yes my buddy Doug and I build a nice aluminum trailer at a pretty reasonable price..

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All aluminum construction, assembled with all stainless steel hardware, 3500 lb torsion drop axle, 1500 lb dual wheel swivel back jack, 1600 lb winch, LED lights, 24 oz thick marine grade carpet, heavy duty fenders, double bent I beam, 5 cross members on the single axle, 6 cross members on the tandems.

Single axle to fit up to a 15' hull $2,200
Tandem axle to fit up to a 18' hull $2,900

If your on the fence, I'd be happy to do a side by side comparison to any other trailer out there. PM me if your interested..
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B&S is the only way to go for me. Look at my pic's I have a few different one in there.
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npram2006 wrote:Who has the best prices on aluminum Trailer's? How much?
Chris Chardt @ Dakota Airboats in Melbourne has started a good trailer operation as well apparently. He's been turning out a bunch of trailers for folks and takes trade-ins. I think prices start at 13hundo according to facebook. There are plenty of good builders thru out Florida.
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Yea but his aren't aluminum. C&D trailers are better than the rest by far! It's all in the the attention to detail and the little things you can't see in a pic

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Cliff B&S He may not be the cheapest but I will put my Trailer up against any trailer on the Market.
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Had a couple people PM me about options.. Rollers, plastic covered bunks, diamond plate steps, carpeted back fenders all are no problem.. Here is a couple more pics to show some with options..

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I build a pretty nice trailer and I will give you a pretty good price. Call me and see. 321-303-1394. My trailers are stronger than anyother I have seen. Compare my trailer has 5 1/2 ibeam for main frame and 5 inch Ibeam for cross members not channel (Ibeam is stronger). I use LED lights and Torsion axels. I aint that computer smart so I cant pste my photos in this thread but yall can see from my ads my trailers are nice. My price is $2000 for single axel and $2700 for tandem.
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captain chad wrote:I build a pretty nice trailer and I will give you a pretty good price. Call me and see. 321-303-1394. My trailers are stronger than anyother I have seen. Compare my trailer has 5 1/2 ibeam for main frame and 5 inch Ibeam for cross members not channel (Ibeam is stronger). I use LED lights and Torsion axels. I aint that computer smart so I cant pste my photos in this thread but yall can see from my ads my trailers are nice. My price is $2000 for single axel and $2700 for tandem.
You build them or fastload??? How many cross members? Galvanized winch stand?

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captain chad wrote: My trailers are stronger than anyother I have seen. Compare my trailer has 5 1/2 ibeam for main frame and 5 inch Ibeam for cross members not channel (Ibeam is stronger).
No doubt I beam is stronger then C channel AND it better be when your spanning over 4' between cross members :shock: In order to do that you have to use a 5 1/2" main frame. To each there own but I like more cross members supporting the bottom of the boat as well as the load is more evenly distributed on the trailer.

Here is a pic of our tandem..
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Since I am computer savoy.. I'm gonna help Chad out.. Here is a pic of captain chads tandem..
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There you go guys.. Do you want 4 I beam cross members with 8 bolts holding them in there OR do you want 6 C channel cross members with 24 bolts holding them in there.. You decide..

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Smuggler wrote:Thanks Mike! Yes my buddy Doug and I build a nice aluminum trailer at a pretty reasonable price..

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All aluminum construction, assembled with all stainless steel hardware, 3500 lb torsion drop axle, 1500 lb dual wheel swivel back jack, 1600 lb winch, LED lights, 24 oz thick marine grade carpet, heavy duty fenders, double bent I beam, 5 cross members on the single axle, 6 cross members on the tandems.

Single axle to fit up to a 15' hull $2,200
Tandem axle to fit up to a 18' hull $2,800

If your on the fence, I'd be happy to do a side by side comparison to any other trailer out there. PM me if your interested..

Fine lookin trailer had a bad deal with another aluminum trailer builder where yall located?
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Hamant Airboats is proud to deal with the guys at B&S. Top notch!
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Bruce wrote:Fine lookin trailer had a bad deal with another aluminum trailer builder where yall located?
Thanks, we are in Brooksville.

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Damn Bruce we got something in common, I had a bad deal with them too!!!
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Hamant Airboats wrote:Hamant Airboats is proud to deal with the guys at B&S. Top notch!

Ditto!

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dakota chris will build alum and hes starting to build them just not advertising yet ...
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WOW!!! I cant see the need for more than 8 bolts per beam but if you can get 24 in there well thats awesome. I think 8 per beam is enough. Im done. Dont like all this bashing.
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Prototype wrote:cheap imitation!
"Imitation" I can live with.. It's a trailer, not sure what I could change that would allow it to haul a boat and not look like a trailer :roll: However I would love to hear what makes mine "cheap"? Do you care to back that statement up with some facts??

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