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Old 04-24-2019, 06:26 PM
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I'm looking into a new bunk trailer for my 17.5 alumacraft tournament pro boat. Im tired of my boat going on crooked on my roller trailer every time i load it. My alumacraft dealer recommends a heritage trailer. What are your thoughts and what you suggest I be looking at. Thanks for your comments
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Old 04-24-2019, 08:24 PM
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You will need a single axle. Beyond that what you spend is dictated on use. If you make several long trips a year I would get the sealed bearings. If you only go a few miles a few times a year it's not as important. The other consideration is how long do you intend to keep the rig.
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Old 04-25-2019, 06:20 AM
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Other than the rollers is there anything wrong with your current trailer? Maybe you could convert it to a bunk trailer.
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Or add boat guides/side bunks?

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Old 04-25-2019, 06:39 PM
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I already have guide poles on trailer they keep the bow straight but the back goes about 3" to far to the right. I have put new rollers on and played with the hieght adjustment on the rollers. I have also put the trailer shallower and deeper in the water And nothing the we have tried has stopped the boat from going too the right. I always have to push the boat to the left once out of water. So i'm going to a bunk trailer and looking for suggestions on brand name my dealer has suggested heritage trailers. Any one want to share what they think
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Old 04-25-2019, 06:40 PM
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Or add boat guides/side bunks ?
Save yourself about 3 or4 of thousand dollars and put a good set of guide-ons on the trailer.
I have four on mine and can load straight in any conditions with my roller trailer.
Good info for them is here ----> https://www.walleyecentral.com/forum...light=Bullseye
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Old 04-25-2019, 06:44 PM
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I live in Wisconsin and make 3 trips to Minnesota and 1 to Canada every year. Shorelander told me it's not a good idea to convert a roller trailer to a bunk because the support beams are set up different. Sorry this is in a separate post. Looking for some good info on trailers
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Old 04-25-2019, 06:48 PM
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JohnBoy thanks for the reply I will look into them
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Old 04-26-2019, 05:45 AM
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You might consider adding a self centering middle keel roller as well
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Old 04-26-2019, 05:59 AM
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I suggest you look at Trailmaster.


https://trailmastertrailers.com/


When I bought my boat it was on an aluminum "generic" trailer. I spent 2 years trying everything I could think of to get that boat on the trailer straight. After 2 two years of fighting a losing battle I replaced it with a 4 bunk Trailmaster designed for my boat. No more issues getting the boat on the trailer. My only regret was doing it sooner.


I hope this helps. Good luck.
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