My inner Redneck found a way out.

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Bill CNC
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My inner Redneck found a way out.

Post by Bill CNC » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:34 am

Hey All,

Well, it appears my inner redneck found a way out. Who knew I even had a redneck side considering I grew up and lived my life around the SoCal beaches. Anyhow, I have been wanting to get a double or triple boat trailer for some time now but most of them are in the northwest or on the east coast and cost upwards of 1,000 - 2,000. Last Tuesday, I went to IMS (Industrial Metal Supply) and was pricing the cost of steel for converting my trailer which would cost me about $150.

As I was drawing up a set of plans for my conversion, one of my sons friends said he had a rusty lumber rack I could have for free, just get it out of his yard. So we went and picked it up. When we set it on the trailer, if fit perfectly, the mount tabs have a place to set and all that is needed is to secure it with 4 bolts.

I still need to work on the bow mounts today so I can take them to the lake tomorrow. Total cost for the conversion, $33.00 in hardware. Sure, it looks like hell, ... but it works. :mrgreen:

Bill

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Re: My inner Redneck found a way out.

Post by svenole » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:41 am

Nice

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Re: My inner Redneck found a way out.

Post by rbrandenstein » Sat Aug 31, 2013 4:01 pm

In Missouri we'd call that "Ozark Engineering".
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Re: My inner Redneck found a way out.

Post by Moeregaard » Sun Sep 01, 2013 8:25 am

In my world we call that "Trash Can Engineering"--and it's a good thing :D

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