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Old 07-12-2006, 10:55 AM
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Old 07-12-2006, 11:11 AM
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My boat is 10,500 dry, that's heavier than most. I'm not sure they even made the 36 back in the 80's?
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Old 07-12-2006, 11:14 AM
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My boat is 10,500 dry, that's heavier than most. I'm not sure they even made the 36 back in the 80's?
Your right its not 1980's but the 36 in the classifieds is at our shop now and we pulled it out with a 1500 short box.
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Old 07-12-2006, 11:18 AM
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Your right its not 1980's but the 36 in the classifieds is at our shop now and we pulled it out with a 1500 short box.
Can you get it on a scale, maybe it's some kind of light lay-up? I'd be curious to see what it weighs.

BTW, what's a short box? Do you mean short bed? I can pull my boat with my 2500 burban but not up hill and stopping is fun.
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Old 07-12-2006, 11:26 AM
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Can you get it on a scale, maybe it's some kind of light lay-up? I'd be curious to see what it weighs.

BTW, what's a short box? Do you mean short bed? I can pull my boat with my 2500 burban but not up hill and stopping is fun.
Its a 1993 chevy step side short box(bed). 4-low and its only up the driveway (launch ramp).
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Old 07-12-2006, 11:27 AM
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The lightest boat was the one with the cargo area empty, no fuel and a few weigh saving bullet holes on the sides!
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I think it is lighter because its on a 10000lbs (approx) lift and if you hit the side with your fist it wobbles just6 a hair and desnt have the thick sound like the other apaches we work on do.
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Old 07-12-2006, 11:43 AM
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I think it is lighter because its on a 10000lbs (approx) lift and if you hit the side with your fist it wobbles just6 a hair and desnt have the thick sound like the other apaches we work on do.
Could be... I'm on a 12K lift and if the boat is full of fuel it doesn't want to lift the boat sometimes.
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Could be... I'm on a 12K lift and if the boat is full of fuel it doesn't want to lift the boat sometimes.
How big are the tanks? We picked it up by water and about 50mph we hit some 6ft rollers and they were jothing for that boat. (yes the mohican waves)
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