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bwtrout

Does anyone have any info on who makes the swing down portage wheels with the motorcycle wheels? I was very jealous watching them cruise by us at the portage. bwtrout@hotmail.com

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Down Deep

Call Voyageurs North Outfitters in Ely. The sell that kind of stuff.

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shiek

I doubt vn sells them, they probably can get a phone number who makes

them or one of the bait shops should have a phone number,think someone

in virginia makes them for around 400 bucks, or else if you can weld

make your own, my dad made a set back in the late 70's and we still use

them today for basswood (flipdown) check motorcylce junkyards

for rims ,tires.

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BRULEDRIFTER

Hey BW, Spring Creek in Mtn. Iron. They got all the goods!

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Great Outdoors

Steve Ferrel and/or Warren Marolt from the Virginia were making them in their shop. They used to charge about $300 for a set, including the motorcycle tires. You probably won't find them made in many places since the rig was designed and manufactured at most of the mining companies during the afternoon and midnight shifts.

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mudslinger64

warren and i still build them out of his garage north of virginia,let me know if you are interested and we can get you set up.

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bwtrout

Thanks guys!

I have been snooping around and come up with nothing so far. I'll check on the new leads. I saw some pretty bright and shiny ones this opener. I had also heard of a guy in Pike Sandy that made them, but no one knew who it was. It's amazing that you will not find anything online about them? I have a full metal shop available, but the swingdown wheels are so slick that the boats flew past too fast to get a good look at them wink.gif The Ely crew I fished with all have young buck sons that run the boats up like a sled team, I'm still sore on the third day blush.gif

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bwtrout

Sorry, Mud, I was busy typing and missed your post. Please email me! bwtrout@hotmail.com

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mudslinger64

e-mail sent.

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Surface Tension

I've only seen the bunk style portage wheels. Kind of a pain to get under a bigger boat, especially with a load. The fold downs sound like the way to go.

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mudslinger64

everybody loves them once the try them very easy to use,you just drop the wheels down before you get to the portage nose the bow on to shore jump out and grab the handle on the bow and it's off to the races.

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End of the Trail

Mudslinger I need to talk to you about a set will you contact me at

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Steve Foss

I'm locking this thread because it's turning into a "for sale" ad, which is best posted in the appropriate forum.

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