5083 Welded trailer

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5083 Welded trailer

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:08 am

G’day all, been a while since I’ve been on here, and just thought I share some Pics of a new design trailer we are currently building. It’s been fabricated from 5083 plate and was 100% CNC router cut then folded in our press brake. We fully weld our trailers as the bolted one don’t seem to last here in Australia. Ill post a few more pics when it’s all finished.

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Post by Sabs28 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 1:04 pm

Looking Great so far. :thumbsup: :popcorn:
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Post by pjay9 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:24 pm

Show us some pics odf the boat beside the trailer!!!!!! PLS PLS!!! Good Looking trailer and plenty beefy! !
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Post by Pelagic Boats » Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:50 am

Build pics of the boat are on our facebook page, feel free to have a look. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set= ... 685&type=3

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Post by Fisherman » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:25 am

I too, would like to see the boat. However, I do not have a Facebook account, nor do I wish to. If you could post pictures here, there would be a bunch of us thankful for that.

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:51 am

Ill see what i can do guys, ive noticed i have to resize the pics on this site? you should be albe to see the pics without a facebook account.

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Post by JETTYWOLF » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:22 am

Fisherman wrote:I too, would like to see the boat. However, I do not have a Facebook account, nor do I wish to. If you could post pictures here, there would be a bunch of us thankful for that.
DON'T BELIEVE YA HAVE TO BE A FACEBOOKER TO LOOK AT A URL OF SOMEONE ELSES FACEBOOK.

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-can easily tell, this boat isn't being welded in washington state.

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:01 am

JETTYWOLF wrote:
-can easily tell, this boat isn't being welded in washington state.
Yep no forward facing wind screen on this boat. :thumbsup:

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Tue Dec 11, 2012 5:35 am

Another boat pic for you all.
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Post by goatram » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:33 am

Dave Your jealous!


You need a fort.


The fish got you cornered on the surface


Fwd Faceing windows allow more Room.


Still this boat is a looker like some of your young ladies down under. Are those stock windows or made to order?
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:35 pm

EEWWWW, I likez that bumper looking rail running down the whole boat. Nice, being a good looking intrical part of the boat.

So why aren't North American builders innovative like that :?:

Dive door. Hmmmmm, maybe to slide them 50 pound Redbass I catch, into? (see my signiture photo :shocked: )

C'C'mon. Not jelous about a cabin. But I am on that styling.

Goat, that's an idear for ya'.

Have your side rail bumper deals arched like that.

May make a real statement on "our" boxy looking boats. Huh?

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Post by Sabs28 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 2:19 pm

If you look at the previous pictures that rubrail is hiding a welded seam. Function & fashion on that addition. :smitty: :clap:
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:48 pm

OH, I know...saw that, fer sure.

That's where the "different" design really started for me.

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:58 pm

goatram wrote:Dave Your jealous!


You need a fort.


The fish got you cornered on the surface


Fwd Faceing windows allow more Room.


Still this boat is a looker like some of your young ladies down under. Are those stock windows or made to order?
the curves corner windows are a stock USA made window made by Taylor Made, the rest is custom made here in Aus.

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:13 am

Sabs28 wrote:If you look at the previous pictures that rubrail is hiding a welded seam. Function & fashion on that addition. :smitty: :clap:
Your spot on, the bumper rail is sitting 1mm below the side sheet join, this allows us to weld the 2 side sheets and the rub rail in one pass.

As for USA styling, im amazed how different your Alloy boats are to ours, I don't mind the look of some of them and can see the function of them, but we would never be able to sell one Down Under, wheres the US glass boats are extremely popular down here. out of interest would there be a market for a boat like this in the USA?

Pic from another angle, note the double chine.
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Post by pjay9 » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:23 am

YES I would entertain a purchase of such a fine vessel! Just don't know if I could afford it even if I bought it there...the shipping has to be steep, I would think! Save some by doing the power here and the electronics self installed. It will be nice to see this craft in a finished state...yes I have seen others posted here all being substantial and form follows function! Nice. Capt PJ
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:26 pm

If not sending them here.......but bringing your "design & innovative thoughts" here.

As what Australian big game angler Dennis Braid did, when he sold the Chum Mate here "in plastic", a burley bucket for the transom.
His was my first one EVER, and it was on my old boats transom for 10 years, and I sold it with it. He of course sells tackle in California, and did that first.

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, american boat company ever thought of such a thing. A chum chopper outside a boat????? Instead, the dumb azz'z here invent ways of chopping dead fish with electric grinders on a cutting board, that sits atop a rod holder. Really stupid!

I did though!
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And things like live wells outside the boat to make more room inside a small boat.
UNHEARD of, with aluminum builders of small craft!!
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BTW, I just came up with an idea :idea: :idea: while looking at these two small crafts. The rod holders on the boat to the right....if not already, couldn't those verticle rod holders also be made to be cleats, too :?:

My thoughts as a fisherman and boat owner is, "the best boats made are ones that when I look at it, every aspect serves multiple functions. It's how I have my whole boat set up. Instead of compromise, the best boats do lots of things and do they very well. From a cleat to a console, double duty is mandatory" And of what I see right here in these two small boats is a good example!

If you just worked for someone who wouldn't fight your ideas here. Ya may start a whole new way of doing things, in addition to good boat building practices already done. Any dog, can learn a new trick or two.

Ya never know.

Exceptions: No rugs on the decks, and the diamond plate used on decks? If so, doesn't seem to be as popular, here.

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Post by Pelagic Boats » Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:41 am

G'day all.

Been a very busy couple of weeks at the shop, but the boat’s almost ready for rigging. Some update pics for you all to have a look at.

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Post by pjay9 » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:38 am

Now that is a great looking boat! What will the power be? What are you pulling it around with? Take note of the massive power pole...is all that because of your shop needs for power? Will really be interested in seeing this on seatrials...hope there is some video! NICE JOB!! :thumbsup:
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Post by Pelagic Boats » Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:28 am

Thanks Pjay9, we are very happy with the finished product. it will be powered with single 250 L6 Verado, we are towing it in the pics with a Ford Falcon 1tone ute. LOL the power pole is very common here that pic was taken out the front of the paint shop. There is a Boating Magazine doing a feature on this boat and there is talk of doing a Video, fingers crossed

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Post by JETTYWOLF » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:55 am

All I want for Christmas is a trailer like that :!: :!: :!:

Ya think the boys in "Louisiana" would freak a little?

I think so. Might have to drive around the parking lot at the boat ramp while the Jettywolf's in the water still each trip. To show off that fine azz trailer.

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Post by speedboats » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:08 pm

pjay9 wrote:YES I would entertain a purchase of such a fine vessel! Just don't know if I could afford it even if I bought it there...the shipping has to be steep, I would think! Save some by doing the power here and the electronics self installed. It will be nice to see this craft in a finished state...yes I have seen others posted here all being substantial and form follows function! Nice. Capt PJ
20' container from NZ to US is only something like US$2,500. There is likely more ships going to and from Oz so possibly cheaper?

As the curved screen comes from the US, a cleaver way could be found to bolt the hardtop on or have it welded in place once it gets to the US, then the glass can be fitted. That would give teh possibility of either fitting inside a container (Hi Cube) or on a flat-rack for ease of shipping. If it was worked correctly you could use a 40' container and stack a couple of those little boats in there with it to share the cost of shipping across more than 1 vessel.

Not sure how the currency exchange works for you. I guess with the AU$ being worth more than the US$ it makes life a little more difficult. The NZ$ is only worth US$0.81, giving Kiwi builders an advantage as the shipping costs are negated by the savings through currency exchange.

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