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Old 05-01-2017, 07:14 PM
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Can a bunk trailer be converted to a roller trailer economically. Currently own a shorelander bunk and am not happy with it. Need to convert it or trade for a roller trailer
thanks, in advance
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Old 05-02-2017, 05:09 AM
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Roller trailers a much harder on a boat hull then a bunk trailer depending on the boat.......it get's PUNCHED every time you hit a road bump.

What kind of boat and you might want to check with the boat manufacture first, especially if under warranty.

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Old 05-02-2017, 06:05 AM
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Can a bunk trailer be converted to a roller trailer economically. Currently own a shorelander bunk and am not happy with it. Need to convert it or trade for a roller trailer
thanks, in advance
Have you tried spraying silicon on your bunk carpets it may ease your concerns about bunks because they will function like wet ice on wet ice and Bobby is right
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Old 05-02-2017, 06:11 AM
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XRC,
If you go to Shoreland'rs part site https://midwestindustries.partsmartw...rtISAPI.dll?MF

in most cases, they use the same frame, with the different bunk or roller equipment mounted on them. Look at your model number, if it starts with SLB (B=bunk), substitute an R (SLR) and you'll see the parts breakdown for the roller version.

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Old 05-02-2017, 06:13 AM
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Bobby,

Your response is for a different thread topic. Bunks verses rollers is not what he asked.

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Can a bunk trailer be converted to a roller trailer economically. Currently own a shorelander bunk and am not happy with it. Need to convert it or trade for a roller trailer
thanks, in advance
Most likely it would more economical to trade than to buy parts and convert.
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Old 05-02-2017, 07:03 AM
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Bobby,

Your response is for a different thread topic. Bunks verses rollers is not what he asked.
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the two directly above posts are trolling not helping
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Old 05-02-2017, 08:19 AM
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the two directly above posts are trolling not helping
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Most likely it would more economical to trade than to buy parts and convert.
How is my answer not helping the OP? It directly answers his question.
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Old 05-02-2017, 04:34 PM
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I have a Shorelander roller trailer and love it. It does have a small 12" long rubber v notch under the bow. This serves three purposes as far as I can tell.
1) Bow support while trailering.
2) Most important, stops the boat from rolling into the lake when I loosen the winch. Literally!
3) Makes sure the boat is centered on the trailer, at least the bow.

I loosen/disconnect the winch, climb in the boat and walk to the tiller motor, by time I sit down I'm rolling off the trailer.
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Old 05-04-2017, 06:26 AM
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