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Who makes a trailer for a DE? Ive seen a few modified Ventures but just seeing if there was a " go to" guy.
 

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I think KentFab in Pembroke MA builds them.
 

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Ya there isnt much out there on the web for " downeast trailers".. I saw these the other day on CL as a cheap option.

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Are you looking for one for your boat? I wouldn't think you needed anything custom or "DE" specific.

Didn't you just take a road trip?
 

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Yes via hydraulic trailer,, the 25 tjason has a large keel
 

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Ah. Missed the tjason. I thought you were on about the skiff.

To echo others, I'm sure plenty of companies would build you one.

Triad Trailers comes to mind. They do a lot of sailboat trailers.

Cheaper options are to find a steel trailer and put your own uprights on. I did that for my sailboat actually. If you're willing to weld, or hire it done it can be quite cost effective.
 

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No just for the seasonal launch.. Im not sure how cost effective it will be to own a trailer but I was just researching it and there isnt much info out there..I figure it will cost me $250 in the spring and fall but if one were to engage in maine lobster boat races I am going to need a trailer.
 

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does anyone know if Tommy Armstrong is still around building hydraulic trailers? I havent heard his name in a number of years, he had a shop in marshfield.
 

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On The Road Custom Lobster Boat Trailer

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Talk to steveinak his trailer looks good and did quite a ride if I remember.
and powederpro also, the hydraulic ones cost a bit more.
its cool if you want one, I just bought a DE I need the work:D
 

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thats a nice lookin 25 there !!! The only thing that scares me are the roller bunks, i've seen a couple of 28' boats roll right off the trailers and on to the ramp !!
 
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thats a nice lookin 25 there !!! The only thing that scares me are the roller bunks, i've seen a couple of 28' boats roll right off the trailers and on to the ramp !!

I don't recall why he went roller vs bunk.
As you he uses to launch and haul once and move it around the yard.
 

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Tail hook you build trailers for a living?

Thanks Bill for that pic. What a nice lookin boat. I saw Venture trailers as well. It's not gonna be this season but I would consider it next season. Only problem is my truck would have to grow as well.
 
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