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    Question Trailer for the famed Spartan

    Ok. It is famed in my neighborhood. Fastest rc boat on 2s lipos. I am going to make a trailer for it. Should I make it out of aluminum or another material? Just asking.
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    I made my trailer for my Villain out of steel break line that was left over from a project. It's an easy material to work with, and I was happy with the resulting product. I can't say that I have used the trailer much over the years (a few times at most), but it sure does make a nice boat stand.
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    I always thought that aluminum would work nice. Light and strong. The Spartan is ready to go this summer. And I want a trailer for it. Thanks.
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    I have made a couple of trailers for my Spartans and I found aluminum to be the easiest to work with. I have only launched the boat about 5 times or so, towed it several times in the street and drive way.

    As cooleocool stated "makes a great boat stand" when your not towing.....
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    I think I will go for aluminum. From what I can tell, it is the best.
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    If you don't want to build one Kintec Racing sells a nice aluminum one. A bit pricy though.
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    Just build one yourself, it's part of the fun of the hobby.

    I bought my first boat trailer from a forum member, then went on line to see how others were built, since then I have built several for family members.

    You could probably build one for about $60 to $80 in parts and about 6 hours or so in labor.
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    I think I can. My friend will get aluminum for me (because he is a construction worker and does a lot of work with aluminum). Hopefully. He said he couldn't get it last week because he wasn't allowed to get any. I still wait.
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