Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
ReidGoff, Gary Roberts, Granbry, Gman.1218, Gkirk842
102694 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82832
hopalong 74335
Pilothawk 73390
JDavis7873® 67377
FattyMcButterpants 60518
John175 ® 59853
Tritonman 56789
Derek 56400
SkeeterRonnie 52444
LoneStarSon® 52199
facebook
Forum Stats
102694 Members
61 Forums
858503 Topics
11262246 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11890313 - 10/20/16 07:53 AM Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X
6BOOMER Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 610
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
I have a 06 Marine Master trailer for my Triton TR20x and like everyone it is rotting out at every grommet they installed. I can get a 14 FX 21 Skeeter trailer (ez-loader) at an exceptional price complete. My question is can I retrofit this Skeeter trailer to fit my Triton? Length is the same to the swing away knuckle. The Skeeter trailer is wider a few inches. Can I mod the bunk supports to except the Triton? Will it be worth it? Or just sell the Skeeter Trailer outright? Wheels should change out, hoping the fenders will also..Any guidance would be appreciated.

Top
#11890335 - 10/20/16 08:09 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
ssmith Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 2439
Loc: scotland tx
it will be a c channel trailer the bunks wont fit but a welder with a lift can move them an it will work fine you can get the bedliner in a spray can to touch up paint from o rielleys

Top
#11890337 - 10/20/16 08:10 AM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
6BOOMER Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 610
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
Thank you Sir I was thinking the same. It will be a much better trailer with the C channel.

Top
#11890785 - 10/20/16 12:18 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
Jiff7210 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 126
Loc: Wichita Falls TX
I just did something very similar with my TR21. I cut all the bunk mounts off of the replacement trailer and matched them to the original triton trailer. Did all of it in my back yard. Worked out great. I was able to swap the fenders and everything over. A digital protractor works awesome for finding the right angle on the bunk mounts

Top
#11890808 - 10/20/16 12:30 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
6BOOMER Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 610
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
Even better, was thinking of doing in garage, welding no problem just lifting boat off is. Seen a lot about it on the BBC but kind of reluctant to do it.

Top
#11890888 - 10/20/16 01:05 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
Jiff7210 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 126
Loc: Wichita Falls TX
I didn't lift mine off, just left it on the rusted out trailer until I had the replacement ready to go. Then I had a buddy follow me to the lake with one of the trailers and made the switch at the lake. I was extremely reluctant to do it also and even half way through it I was wondering what I got myself into. Now that its all done I couldn't be happier.

Top
#11890906 - 10/20/16 01:10 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
6BOOMER Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 610
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
That's even better, mine is not totally rusted out still usable but terminal, the holes are about two inches round now and getting worse. Getting a steal on a trailer won't need to do it asap though. Could weld supports but will only prolong the life a few years. This other trailer is what it needs.

Top
#11891081 - 10/20/16 02:31 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
Jiff7210 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/10/13
Posts: 126
Loc: Wichita Falls TX
That's exactly where I was at. The factory trailer was still "useable" but I didn't want to be dragging it down the freeway when it decided to fail. If you have any questions on how I did mine let me know. I used adjustable brackets on the outside set of bunks and welded all the inside brackets. I swapped all the wheels, tires, brakes, hubs, fenders, jack etc from the factory trailer and no one can tell its not a factory triton trailer. I would post some before and afters but im on the work computer. lol

Top
#11891094 - 10/20/16 02:37 PM Re: Skeeter Trailer for Triton TR20X [Re: 6BOOMER]
6BOOMER Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 610
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
10-4 Will do, at work also..

Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide