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Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 1 Month ago  
Last summer before I left for the NW Starfest I had mentioned in a conversation around my mother in law that I was planning on getting a trailer for my bike. Probably the Tag Along from Harbor Freight. I said something like the trailer and hitch would probably cost me about $500.

Well for my birthday today she enclosed 5 crisp $100 bills in my card! Also a note that she decided to give me this gift last July. She's retired and on some sort of a fixed income. I figured it was too much and wanted to give it back. But I know how she is and she wouldn't take it. So I graciously accepted the gift.

Then I go to look up the trailer on the HF site and couldn't find it anywhere. I called the local store and they told me about the tire recall about 4 months ago. Because of that HF took ALL trailers of of their site and removed them from store inventory. The person at the store didn't know when or if they would get trailers back in stock.

So I have 5 bills burning a hole in my pocket. The Tag Along would have been perfect for me. I don't want to spend $1500 on a trailer that I won't use that often. But I can't find anything in the price range of the Tag Along. Any ideas an economical trailer?
 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 1 Month ago  
Send the bills to me and I will find you an appropriate trailer.
 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 1 Month ago  
Darrel, if you are on Facebook, take a look on the facebook group motorcycle camping there are sometimes people selling or deals info on construction, etc.
 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 1 Month ago  
Shores wrote:
Send the bills to me and I will find you an appropriate trailer.

Great Idea!

 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 1 Month ago  
Hey Darrell is this the trailer you are looking for ?


Northern Tool has the same stuff as Harbor Freight. I sometimes wonder if its the same company under 2 different names.

https://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200692633_200692633

Just trying to help you spend your money. Wouldnt want you to have a hole burned in your pocket then you would lose the key to your bike and all hell would break loose

Rod
 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 1 Month ago  
I was checking that one out yesterday. Itís more expensive than the HF trailer, but it looks like better quality. I think a lot of people spend money modifying the HF trailers. Bearings, lights, springs, etc.

Iíd have to pay $150 shipping. Or I could spend about $160 on gas and take a ride to Fargo and pick it up. But then Iíd have to ride through North Dakota. (Montana joke)

Iím also considering building one. Iím not sure what that would end up costing. I could use torsion springs instead of leaf.

I have some time to think it over. I just want to have something before July.
 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 4 Weeks, 1 Day ago  
Darrell, If you missed it on the Facebook group motorcycle camping there was a cool vid of a guys swivel hitch idea. Looks pretty good! Here is a link to the video
 
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Re:Harbor Freight Tag Along Trailer Recall 4 Weeks, 1 Day ago  
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Darrell, If you missed it on the Facebook group motorcycle camping there was a cool vid of a guys swivel hitch idea. Looks pretty good! Here is a link to the video

That's interesting. I've never seen one like that. I wonder how they make the 3/4" hitch pin. He says is an SS bolt, but it looks polished.
 
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