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Trailer Project

April 7, 2012

I need a trailer for the boat. So I decided that I could buy a little utility trailer from Harbor Frieght (AKA "the Chinese Junk Store") and make some modifications to it to make it haul the Minifish.

So yesterday I bought the trailer and today I assembled it. I also got the boat set in position on the trailer so that I can take some measurements and work out a design. I need some bunks and rollers to support the boat and I need to extend the tongue and add a mast on the tongue to secure the boat to.

This how the trailer comes. Note the "MADE IN CHINA." Indeed the title for the trailer says, "

Here the trailer is almost assembled.

Set up for measurements.

May 15, 2012

I got the new tongue welded up and the ways for the boat built. Making progress but too slow to suit me.

July 2, 2012


Well, not exactly. I still need to get to clips to hold the trailer wiring along the side of the tongue. Oh, and I might make a little prop at the end of the tongue so that it doesn't have to sit on a coffee can ;-).