look for the %20 off coupon then wait for the sale that comes around every 8 weeks or so.
I built a wooden frame on mine, used a ton of metal brackets at the hardware store to stiffen it up and use it to haul canoes and rec kayaks.
Nicest rig I've seen was a box for gear about three feet high built on the trailer with yakima bars and J cradles on top of the box.
Check the archives for trailer discussions. Here's one with pics
Touring Kayak Paddles
First Need Purifier
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