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Old 06-07-2016   #1
 
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Someone stole the rollers off my trailer this weekend

Either the shuttle driver was really rough on my truck and bounced them off on the way to the takeout or someone stole the rollers off of my trailer at the takeout sometime between mid-day Saturday and Sunday evening. Now I need to replace them.

I'm looking at the PVC pipe slipped over a piece of galvanized pipe then mounted to the boards where the tubes sit. That seems like a pretty permanent solution. Anyone else have any suggestions for a bit more permanent solution that can withstand thieving cowboys from Wyoming?

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Old 06-08-2016   #2
 
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My buddy has a trailer with that set up. It works great.


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Man, that really tied the trailer together.

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Old 06-09-2016   #4
 
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He thinks the carpet pissers did this?

The PVC wrapped galvanized sounds solid. If you install this set up, would appreciate a follow up post on performance. I am considering a "custom" PVC set up myself.

Sorry about your rollers.
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That's what I did several years ago, works well, it's easy to load the boat by myself. I used 3/4" black iron pipe with 1 1/2" PVC pipe over it as rollers. I'm thinking I will take it apart and use the biggest diameter PVC pipe that will fit. Maybe 3 or 4" PVC? It's just the difference of rolling over a sharper bend or a bigger, less sharp angle between the boat and the roller.
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Maybe weld the brackets to a cross beam on the back of your trailer? I have utillty trailer that i have 24" bunks on that rest on 2x2 square tubing. On the back of my trailer across my last 2x2 i welded my brackets straight to the cross beam. I have my rollers in there tight enough that you arent gonna b able to get them out unless u grind the weld off. I have two 36" rollers across the back of my trailer there kick ass. went with two smaller rollers because i thought the distance across the back with one roller would warp pulling a 14' RMR with a fishing frame up on to my trailer. Works pretty good for me. I can send you some pics if you wanna see how i did it boss. Sucks some asshole stole your rollers. Sorry to hear that
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Born and raised in Wyoming. Most of my life in Wyoming. Every time I've been stolen from it's been in Colorado. Was your trip in Wyoming?
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That sucks man . I use wheel barrow berrings, gate hardware, and a length of galvanized pipe for mine. A website called stupid guide tricks.com is where I got the plans, works great!
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He thinks the carpet pissers did this?

The PVC wrapped galvanized sounds solid. If you install this set up, would appreciate a follow up post on performance. I am considering a "custom" PVC set up myself.

Sorry about your rollers.
shut the fuck up donnie.

yeah i think i'm going with this setup. i'll be sure to come back with an update.
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