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Old 05-26-2006, 04:47 PM
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I use Liquid Rollers the stuff works great. But NEVER unhook your chains or winch till your boat is floating. When you use liquid rollers make sure you use transum straps.
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Old 05-26-2006, 07:18 PM
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The ramps that are not level under water are not level because of powerloading. The wash from your prop digs a big hole that will not fill back in naturally. So, unless the ramp you use has concrete going very deep. Don't powerload.
EXACTLY!!!!!

There WAS a really nice ramp at this really nice Marina around here but the a few yrs back the ramp broke because the material underneath the ramp got washed away from people powerloading and now only bassboats and tin boats can launch there.......you back up and all of a sudden the trailer drops off and grounds out the frame

too bad because it had lots of room to turn around......lots of room to park......a nice restaraunt.......fokking pizz me off
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Old 05-26-2006, 07:35 PM
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Sorry about the rant but on a lighter note put a set of guide ons on the trailer(best thing I ever did)......bury the fenders in water and you can retrieve it by yourself.......(like someone said earlier launching is the easy part).........and the alignment on the trailer with the guide ons is like Minute Rice.......perfect every time........
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Secret #1, put plug in.



Some how the simpilest things are the hardest to remember...
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When retrieving :
Do NOT EVER forget your safety chain.
Disregard everyone at the ramp. When you connect the winch-strap you are NOT done. Connect the safety chain. Do it EVERY time, before you start up the ramp. . . . I cannot over-emphasise this point.
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