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Old 11-05-2021, 04:45 PM
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Man...seeing all the sweet docks/lifts/shops and garages really makes me miss my boat even more! Typically I'll winterize it in November, then won't see it again until April/May. Retirement plans include a house on the lake with a lift AND a shop on site for winter storage.
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Old 11-05-2021, 06:30 PM
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I wanted to buy a 28 but my boat garage will only fit a 26. I wanted it to be inside .




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Just shrink wrapped it! 1st time leaving it in yard but high dry has no able workers crooked boss with a ego problem Time to buy a trailer after 50 years of boating only 2 miles to bay! Gonna call BBB and start a law suit with marina if they continue to contact us ! Because bottom looks like a airport run way from marina fork truck !Cost us 2 seasons almost because under staffed marina! Got it out of there to use it every time you wanted to launch it they had dumb excuses? My point buy a trailer or pay to launce it still cheaper! Over & out!

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Old 11-06-2021, 08:39 AM
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Originally Posted by IGetWet View Post
Hard to beat that convenience! One question Iíve never asked about a basement garage like yours is does any fuel/oil/rubber or other smells make itís way to the rest of the house? My wifeís nose rivals that of a hound dog
The only time i ever get any smell upstairs is when i fire up the camaro, that raw uncatalized exhaust has a way of sticking to you, but i open the garage door, 12x8, and all the doors and windows and its gone in no time, i do make the conscious effort of painting and any type of gasoline work is outside if possible,
I have an exterior door at the top of the steps, my hvac and water heater , natural gas, is in its own sealed room, and the entire basement framing is covered with 5/8 fire resistant drywall
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Old 11-06-2021, 09:17 AM
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What is the purpose of the jack stands under your trailer?
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Originally Posted by Helmwurst View Post
What is the purpose of the jack stands under your trailer?
Some people do that to keep the weight off the tires during the winter or storage time. Helps prevent flat spotting and can extend the life of the tires. I used to do the same thing with my show car years ago during the winter months.
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Originally Posted by bencini231 View Post
Some people do that to keep the weight off the tires during the winter or storage time. Helps prevent flat spotting and can extend the life of the tires. I used to do the same thing with my show car years ago during the winter months.
Exactly.

Also takes the load off the trailer suspension.
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Old 11-06-2021, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by bencini231 View Post
Some people do that to keep the weight off the tires during the winter or storage time. Helps prevent flat spotting and can extend the life of the tires. I used to do the same thing with my show car years ago during the winter months.
I agree with this.
My version is let some air out of the tires and jack each one up and slightly rotate a few times during the winter.
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Old 11-07-2021, 12:38 AM
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I tinker with my boat daily.....because of convenience.
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mine sits on its year around in my heated garage, but getting tired of trailering it boat launch,,looking for well ,would rack store if i can find place,,,only place on lake st.clair to rack a 38 is anchor bay marine,,,i am on their waiting list..may go back to sassys.i also jack trailer up in winter , get weight o

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