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#11067153 - 08/27/15 11:26 AM Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors?
JonBoater Offline
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Registered: 03/28/02
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Loc: Too far from Saltwater
Any recommendations for a trailer inspection on the weekend? I don't think just any state inspection place can do trailers can they?

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#11067845 - 08/27/15 04:47 PM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
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I am hearing that most motorcycle dealers do it.
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#11068279 - 08/27/15 08:34 PM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
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Thanks I check into that. I did find a place in Pottsboro but they are closed on weekends. I may just have to drive around Sherman and see what I can find.
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#11070179 - 08/28/15 07:09 PM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
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Trailer shop in Van Alstyne west side of 75 are open tomorrow till 2pm and can do it. I am in the same boat and need to get mine inspected but am waiting on a lock out solenoid before I can get it done.

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#11074317 - 08/31/15 08:46 AM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
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If this is for a boat trailer I would suggest speaking with the tax office there in Van Alstyne. They helped get my trailer weight adjusted based on the normal towing load with the boat.

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#11074453 - 08/31/15 10:06 AM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
JonBoater Offline
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That's interesting. So did you have to get your rig weighed? I know I am probably right on the line though so it probably would be a waste of time for me.
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#11074929 - 08/31/15 02:25 PM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
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Nope. I just got the weight of the boat from the dealer and the engine weight. Told the lady how much it all weighed and she adjusted it. I have a 21' Legend with a 250 and it was well under the limit. The lady in that office can be really nice if you come with a good attitude. thumb

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#11074978 - 08/31/15 02:58 PM Re: Texoma/Pottsboro area trailer inspectors? [Re: JonBoater]
JonBoater Offline
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Gotcha. I will definitely keep that in mind.

My hull totally dry is only 2,200lbs but rigged (4-stroke F150 500lbs?, large t-top, trim tabs, wash down pump, dual batteries, anchors, large coolers with ice, tackle, etc.), 81 gal gas (500lbs right there), with trailer I am guessing close to 5k. I need to weigh it one of these days just to see. Maybe I am way off but it just seems to add up.
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