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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #25 on: March 14, 2017, 10:08:20 PM »

There's tidy for you isnit  :-)
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #26 on: March 15, 2017, 07:53:44 AM »

I use an old pram with a piece of chipboard.
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #27 on: March 15, 2017, 07:58:14 AM »

Of course you could build your own trailer and trolly.
This one is for 1:100 Missouri, QE2 and QM2 (3.6 metres long)
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #28 on: March 15, 2017, 10:10:48 AM »

Great replies and pics  :-))
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #29 on: March 15, 2017, 05:56:00 PM »


May need a bit of refinement but !!


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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #30 on: August 13, 2017, 02:39:46 PM »

It's been a while  {-)  BUT I now have a transporter.
A converted newspaper cart.
I should also be able to launch and retrieve it with this.
It also folds  :-))





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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #31 on: August 13, 2017, 03:40:06 PM »

The Aluminium angle I fitted in picture one just takes the weight of my kit bag


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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #32 on: August 13, 2017, 04:54:04 PM »

Fishing line recovery system 😝
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #33 on: August 13, 2017, 05:06:46 PM »


nice old Penn Reel.......worth a bob or two now as a vintage piece of memorabilia. :-))

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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #34 on: August 13, 2017, 05:07:43 PM »

I had it gifted recently, not in best condition but fully serviceable 👍
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #35 on: August 13, 2017, 06:07:51 PM »

that model was my first boat reel off my parents when I passed my gce's in the early 60's.......good reel.......and the old ones are going up in price these days......like the old Mitchel's too.
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #36 on: August 13, 2017, 06:56:00 PM »

I've searched eBay and cannot find one like this and unusually mine has no model markings on it.
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #37 on: August 13, 2017, 07:16:02 PM »


been trying to remember what the model no. was since telling you, but can't....it'll come to me.........but i'll look on the US  ebay as they were a US reel.


the reels on the US site ain't so hot but mine was this model....the 109.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Penn-Peer-No-109-Level-Wind-Fishing-Reel-/122634267521?hash=item1c8d926b81:g:BcsAAOSwjC9Zh2AK
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #38 on: August 13, 2017, 07:18:22 PM »

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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #40 on: August 13, 2017, 08:41:53 PM »


nice one,  :-))


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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #41 on: August 13, 2017, 09:26:59 PM »

"The Range" had these folding things they called 'festival carts' Today for about 40. Nice soft sides and good squidgy tyres.



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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #42 on: August 14, 2017, 08:41:50 AM »

Hi Tug, Thats the one i have bought, folds up into a small size, also altered mine, removed the "bag" and added a ply platform so my smaller boats don't fall through, depending on parking i can have a 1/2 mile walk to the lakeside, can now take a few boats to sail instead of struggling with one
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Re: Car to pond boat transporter
« Reply #43 on: August 18, 2017, 06:09:21 PM »

I found out why there are no PENN identification marks on the reel  {-)
I took it off to fit the new one and on the back of the mount is says made in Japan. So its a lookey likey  ;D
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