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 Post subject: Getaway Trailer options?
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 11:41 am 
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I'm trying to figure out my trailering options for a Getaway. I know of the Trailex, but I'm having trouble finding one (trying to get it by next weekend) and the price is pretty steep on it. I could have a Magic Tilt CAT-1418 (http://www.magictilt.com/index.php?opti ... Itemid=102) by the weekend and for a much lower price than the trailex. Does anyone have any good/bad experience with Magic Tilt? Or are there any other trailer suggestions?


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:57 pm 
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I used to have the Trailex 418 for my Getaway.
The trailer is really light, which is nice., but it is not cheap.
Avoid the TX-416. Perfect for Hbie 16, but I found it not beefy enough for the Getaway, IMHO.

Other Galvanized trailer will probably work, but they are so much heavier.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 5:51 pm 
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I have a galvanized Genesis trailer. Pretty heavy duty. I did have a spring retainer bolt come loose, I think who ever assembled it didn't proper torque the bolts. Thankfully, a friend noticed it before I went blasting down the highway!
Genesis is in Holland, Michigan.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 10:57 am 
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I ended up going with the magic tilt cat-1418. I'll let you know how it works out.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 8:02 pm 
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Well I just got the magic tilt and drove it almost 1,000 miles home with no problems. The rollers on it are straight rollers, not keel rollers like on the trailex. Does anyone know if these straight rollers are okay, or should I swap them out with keel rollers?


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