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    Car transporter as a boat mover

    Our dive club is thinking of replacing our minibus, which is used to transport dive equipment and occasionaly tow a boat on a trailer. We are looking to replace the minibus with a beaver tail car transporter. Have any of you any tips which may be of use in what to look for, and if such a vehicle would be suitable for transporting a boat and trailer, rather than towing the boat.

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    if over 3.5 tons you'll need to use tachos and adhere to the nessasary laws for a start,tax will be a fortune,how do you intent to lift the rib on to the bed ie own hiab or boat yard crane(unless you have a tilt and slide bed),what length with boat on board,if refitting load bed with boat carrying stabilisers i think you'll need to reclass the vehicle and also possible overheight issues
    a load of hassle and a big headache i'd stick to the bus and a trailer but good luck

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    the intended plan was to winch the boat on its trailer on and off, the transporter, then use the trailer to launch the boat.

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    Have you trid to put your loaded trailer up onto a beaver tail bed? as i don't think you'll get the nessasary clearance to be safe unless the bed can be lowered to an easier angle also make sure you get a really good winch

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    Transit van with rear wheel drive and 6 speed box magic have drive one for a recover company drives just as good when loaded or empty

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    I'm moving from Rockville. How do I transport all my personal items?

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    Hey. Here are some tips when moving to another city. If necessary, which arises when moving to another state (interstate moves), the movers pack small things of the owners. Many customers pack things themselves. But this does not always facilitate the work of movers - there is a greater risk of damage to things on the road due to improper packaging. What is the best way to pack? Mostly standard tools are used for packaging: adhesive tape, soft pads-blankets (pads), packing paper , plastic film (shrink wrap), bubble wrap as well as boxes of various sizes and appointments (for packing paintings, glass, mirrors, lamps, mattresses). I trust gaithersburg local movers

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    Mixed cargo transportation allows rational distribution of work between individual modes of transport, maximizing the use of their carrying capabilities, and saving on transportation costs. The specialists of the logistics company Asstra will help you calculate the cost of the carriage at minimal cost.
    The most serious drawback of multimodal transport is the need for stevedoring when changing modes of transport. Stevedoring costs for shipping are associated with the costs of loading / unloading, stacking, measuring, recalculating cargo. Stevedoring costs also include a mooring fee.

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