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by HighHope
Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

Re: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat

ya, you're right that's the way i'll have to do it. i'll wait to determine what height the bunks need to be installed until after i'm done building the boat. i'm seriously limited on space.. i literally have to build the trailer first and then build the boat practically right on top of it. not sure ...
by HighHope
Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

Re: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat

ohhh.. not good. i just mocked up a trailer with 6"V and put the frame 3" above that. with tire width ~85"
by HighHope
Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

Re: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat

hi raymacke, actually i have read your web page a lot already! that's where i learned about how to fab your own V-shape trailer.. i was originally going to make it just straight across. from easternmarine.com i see the longest axle they sell is typical 88" track length (tire to tire) which if i reme...
by HighHope
Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Counterfeit Fire Extintuishers
Replies: 2
Views: 2472

Re: Counterfeit Fire Extintuishers

These counterfeit extinguishers present a significant safety hazard.
understatement of the summer?
by HighHope
Fri Aug 30, 2013 8:41 pm
Forum: Trailers and trailering
Topic: Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

Need Trailer Advice for Gypsy Houseboat

i purchased the recommended trailer plans for the gypsy so i have some good information on how to build a trailer. but not too sure exactly how to build a trailer specific for gypsy houseboat. optimal trailer length is 22' optimal trailer height is ? when considering 15" wheel + tandum fenders? shou...
by HighHope
Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: From Canada - Building Glen-L Gypsy
Replies: 0
Views: 2022

From Canada - Building Glen-L Gypsy

i just love this boat.. looks like a great in between. not quite a speed boat, not quite a house boat, but all fun & games. perfect! we plan on inviting friends over for a BBQ & could be fun to hit the water in the evenings. perhaps we'll travel around a bit jumping lake to lake, who knows! i've nev...