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Old 27-08-2008, 10:37   #1
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Trailer Replacement Help

My beat up, rusty old trailer finally gave out. Axel snapped like a twig. My problem is this, the trailer that came with the boat is actually made by the boat company and.....they don't make it anymore. I have searched everwhere, bit no one seems to have a real answer on a replacement. I know they are out there, as I've seen pics of my boat model with new trailers. I guess the people who have gotten a replacement haven't bothered to help out those who are searching.

Anyway....my boat (don't hiss) is a 1997 Macgregor 26 X. If anyone has any information on a manufactuer and model for a compatible trailer, please help me. I am going to the boat today to take VERY detailed measurements so I'll be armed with better information.

Thanks for any information.
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Old 27-08-2008, 17:00   #2
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Corkscrew - Where are you located? Try a Google search -

"sailboat trailer" macgregor - Google Search=

Here is one for sale in Marina Del Rey

25 OR 26FT.MACGREGOR SAILBOAT TRAILER
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Have you searched for Macgregor owners forums on the internet?. I believe there were a lot of these built maybe there are owners groups of some sort who could help or look around marina park/ storage areas maybe youl see a Macgegor or similar boat on a trailer and get the information. Most trailers have adjustable supports which can fit several different boats once adjusted correctly.
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You don't need a trailer provided by the boat manufacturer. There are plenty of boat trailer companies out there that could fit your boat. I would start with a Google search.
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BTW - Looking at that trailer in the ad I linked - It's not that complex a trailer. We have a macgregor here and while I haven't inspected the trailer in detail it seems pretty basic.

I bet any trailer maker could put one together for you. Now the price - as I found out in my dirt biking days - may not be palatable.
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