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You guys seen this? Thanks rl-sd for posting it. Looks like a break thru idea, hope it works.

 

 

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2 hours ago, Hawg said:

You guys seen this? Thanks rl-sd for posting it. Looks like a break thru idea, hope it works.

 

 

I believe this video is a couple years old already so I'm assuming the all ice Castles are using these right now.

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I think you are right BOF.... haven’t seen anything but GS trailers under the new castles. CW went under, wonder about Berkon? Would be cool to see someone come up with a retrofit.....

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Must not have been very good operators if they had all the IC trailer business and still went under. IC probably bought them at too small of a margin. Were they decent trailers or more marginal IC dump?

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10 hours ago, rl_sd said:

I think you are right BOF.... haven’t seen anything but GS trailers under the new castles. CW went under, wonder about Berkon? Would be cool to see someone come up with a retrofit.....

I believe that Ice Castle still uses Berkon frames but it seems to only be on the very large house(25'+).  They make a nice looking frame.

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On 9/6/2019 at 6:18 AM, Hawg said:

Must not have been very good operators if they had all the IC trailer business and still went under. IC probably bought them at too small of a margin. Were they decent trailers or more marginal IC dump?

CW were a good trailer... that is what is under the house that I built. I think that that they tooled-up expecting a larger piece of the pie though, and couldn't survive without the contract.  CW came in after the 2010-ish time frame when all of the frames were having axle pivot issues.

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