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#11657353 - 06/09/16 02:57 PM Skeeter Trailer
kevinLL Offline
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Registered: 01/13/04
Posts: 207
Loc: Gonzales, LA. USA
Does anyone know where I can find a trailer for a 2007 Skeeter 21 I class?
Dual axle, metal fenders preferred over fiberglass.

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#11657367 - 06/09/16 03:08 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 1349
Loc: texas
There's a guy in Scotland Tx. that had 2, one with metal fender and one with fiberglass. I'll see if I can find his number and pm you.
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#11657397 - 06/09/16 03:21 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
Jiff7210 Offline
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Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 200
Loc: Wichita Falls TX
Steve smith @ smith boat sales Scotland Texas. 940-541-2245. Or 940-636-0097
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#11657406 - 06/09/16 03:26 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
kevinLL Offline
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Registered: 01/13/04
Posts: 207
Loc: Gonzales, LA. USA
thanks, those two are gone.

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#11657473 - 06/09/16 03:55 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
LakeForkGroupie Offline
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Registered: 06/23/14
Posts: 319
Come over to Fork and ask Skeeter themselves. Also they HQ in kilgore, see if you can pick up one direct instead of through a dealer.

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#11657786 - 06/09/16 06:51 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
pil,b Online   content
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Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 1309
Loc: abilene,texas
They want sell direct to customer. fish

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#11657870 - 06/09/16 07:35 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
slim 285 Offline
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Registered: 08/25/05
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Loc: Squeezepenny
What happened to yours?

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#11658341 - 06/10/16 05:34 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
kevinLL Offline
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Registered: 01/13/04
Posts: 207
Loc: Gonzales, LA. USA
My fiberglass fenders are cracked and the rubber step areas are sun dried and coming off. Surge brakes need some attention. I was given a price of $1500-1850 per fender, per side.
I wanted to see if it is close to same price to just get another trailer, new or a good used one.

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#11658375 - 06/10/16 06:29 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
ETfishin Offline
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Registered: 02/27/15
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I have the same boat and have the same problem those trailers were/are junk. I have researched it a lot and found some on craigslist new and have found that you can order a custom McClain trailer dual axle, brakes stainless hardware, led lights for less than those fenders, also you can buy a new e-z load skeeter trailer for less. But I refuse to buy from them again if they are making junk like that. There are many boat trailer companies in the Houston area that will build a lightweight aluminum/stainless trailer for that price.

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#11658448 - 06/10/16 07:35 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: ETfishin]
kevinLL Offline
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Registered: 01/13/04
Posts: 207
Loc: Gonzales, LA. USA
ET,
thanks for the info.

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#11658510 - 06/10/16 08:12 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
BassSAT Offline
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Registered: 05/21/02
Posts: 1571
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I agree, Skeeter fiberglass trailers are good
looking, but junk, i have the same cracking..

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#11658513 - 06/10/16 08:13 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: ETfishin]
dandeeks Offline
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Registered: 04/06/14
Posts: 314
Originally Posted By: ETfishin
I have the same boat and have the same problem those trailers were/are junk. I have researched it a lot and found some on craigslist new and have found that you can order a custom McClain trailer dual axle, brakes stainless hardware, led lights for less than those fenders, also you can buy a new e-z load skeeter trailer for less. But I refuse to buy from them again if they are making junk like that. There are many boat trailer companies in the Houston area that will build a lightweight aluminum/stainless trailer for that price.


I don't own a Skeeter myself, but my tournament partner does. His '07 broke to pieces and we are both convinced they're trailers suck too. Although, he wanted his trailer to match and still bought a new one from them for 6500. I would do the same as ETfishin and get a custome one built for way less if it was me.

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#11658580 - 06/10/16 08:57 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: BassSAT]
jhall239 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/15
Posts: 108
Loc: Hemphill,TX/Jonesboro,LA
Originally Posted By: BassSAT
I agree, Skeeter fiberglass trailers are good
looking, but junk, i have the same cracking..


Mine too, honestly as long as the trailer is neat I dont really care what the boat looks like on the trailer, I wont repalce the fiber glass fenders with the same junk
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#11658641 - 06/10/16 09:30 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: kevinLL]
fish4bass Offline
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Registered: 11/10/02
Posts: 6299
Loc: North Tx, USA
My Champion is going to need a replacement trailer sooner than later. Texoma minerals have done a nice job of rusting it. I have looked around and will have an aluminum replacement built by McClain or similar trailer builder. If you fish Texoma.... it will eat a steel trailer.

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#11658949 - 06/10/16 11:29 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer [Re: fish4bass]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 2622
Loc: Hill county
Originally Posted By: fish4bass
My Champion is going to need a replacement trailer sooner than later. Texoma minerals have done a nice job of rusting it. I have looked around and will have an aluminum replacement built by McClain or similar trailer builder. If you fish Texoma.... it will eat a steel trailer.
A channel iron trailer will last a long time on texoma, but a tube frame on will rust out eventually, even worse skeeter ez-loader trailers are very thin walled tube, cr@p.

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