TYPE 2 was the worlds very first cambered V-bottom door with one foil. The TYPE 2 has for many years been the perfect trawldoor for every kind of different fishing setup.
Since the introduction of the Type 2 trawldoors back in 1980 Thyboron Trawldoors has sold thousands of sets of this trawl door model. Even though it is an old model it is still very popular worldwide, being used for all kinds of bottom fishing.
When twin rigging in shallow waters the Type 2 is steady as a rock, due to the injector system and weight balance. Where many other door brands give up on spreading the gear, the Type 2 has shown excellent performance, especially for shrimp fishing with very slow towing speed down to approximately 1 knot.
The TYPE 2 is one of the easiest trawl doors to control.
The Type 2 has proven itself in many special fishing setups, as single rig, twin rig, triple and quad rig, with its wide range of adjustment possibilities. The Type 2 is used on vessels using up to 12 trawls with 3 sets of Trawl doors.
The type 2 heavy duty trawldoors are made in all sizes and weights. It is often built according to special customer requests in a light or heavy-duty version.
The steel construction of the TYPE 2 can be made in various strengths and thicknesses to suit the different circumstances that the trawl doors might face on the sea-bed.
All Type 2 doors are fitted with either bolted on wear knives, wear shoes or flat wide mud keel.
THE TYPE 2 COMES IN THE FOLLOWING MODELS:
- TYPE 2 Light weight / Standard
- TYPE 2 HEAVY DUTY / Iceland
The weight can be custom made to suit customer requests.
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