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trailer modification? #13702636 09/16/20 09:24 PM
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Is there a practical way to modify a Skeeter trailer with a fixed tongue to a hinged tongue? Is there a shop in Texas that is qualified to perform the work and end up with a trailer that looks good? Thanks for your input.

Re: trailer modification? [Re: TexKan] #13703056 09/17/20 12:07 PM
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https://www.etrailer.com/dept-pg-Folding_Tongue.aspx

they have bolt on and weld on type.

good welding shop should be able to install it. brake stuff will need to be modified so it can fold.


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Re: trailer modification? [Re: TexKan] #13705208 09/19/20 07:12 PM
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I used to do them many years ago when doing structural warranty repair for several marine companies for the area. Mostly the removable tongues where you slide the tongue into a receiver. Then use a pull-pin to keep it in there. That way, no one can take your trailer without having the tongue with tube, if you remove the tongue and store it somewhere else.

Course, I'ma metal fabricator and welder too. And no longer do this type of work for the public. This is my personal Jon trailer without the recovered bunk boards on yet. They are in the background waiting to be installed.

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Re: trailer modification? [Re: TexKan] #13705709 09/20/20 02:00 PM
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Will follow this thread. Son wants to put swing away so he can fit his in garage and out of the weather

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Originally Posted by jazz
Will follow this thread. Son wants to put swing away so he can fit his in garage and out of the weather



he can msg them for info, very good co. to deal with. this is the bolt on.

https://www.etrailer.com/Folding-Tongue/Fulton/FHDPB340301.html


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Re: trailer modification? [Re: TexKan] #13730183 10/13/20 11:51 PM
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Roadmaster in Haltom city, can modify any trailer. They do a lot of PWC trailering additions on the front of boat trailers.

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