How do you get your fat Boys to competition?

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How do you get your fat Boys to competition?

Postby Lion Bout The Q » Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:50 pm

I am looking at one and wonder how people haul it.. 2 wheel cart ?lift it into the pick up bed?
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Postby Water Tower BBQ » Wed Oct 22, 2008 6:15 pm

I went to look at a Party and Fatboy tonight. When I saw the size of the Fatboy, I had the same thought, "How do you get that two a contest?"

I have two other questions, but I'll post another thread. No hijack. :)
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Postby joebell » Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:01 pm

I use an appliance cart and strong friend to haul it around in the pickup, for now...looking at a toyhauler to roll it in and out of in the future :lol:
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Postby Captain-que » Thu Oct 23, 2008 6:43 pm

I put my 2 Fatboys on 5 inch wheels, bought a metal ramp from Harbor Freight and rolled them right up into the trailer. With wheels, they are light enough that it was a one person operation. A truck bed is a little higher and would require longer ramps, but it would still work.

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Re: How do you get your fat Boys to competition?

Postby Arkiehog » Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:46 am

I've seen a Fatboy in Arkansas with a receiver hitch attachment and a cart. Just tilt it up to insert it and lock it on. Can be done by one person.
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