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Old 08-01-2003, 08:04 AM
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That sucks! Frank is a great guy.
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Old 08-01-2003, 12:39 PM
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Thanks for getting the details out Ty. I will keep my eyes open in that area.
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Old 08-01-2003, 01:43 PM
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one of my biggest nightmares Glad to here it will be back soon.Hope the ins pays generously for all he has been thru.
 
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Old 08-01-2003, 03:03 PM
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Damn! That boat looked sweet at this years RPBA Poker Run!
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Old 08-01-2003, 05:01 PM
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Really sorry to hear this. Man that is a nightmare!

I think that is everyones worse fear.

Could you give a little more information that might help others out to prevent the boat from leaving the trailer?

What kind of trailer, was there bow and stearn straps?

I have a Myco trailer, the winch line, plus three other tie downs at the bow, and a very heavy tie down (3000lb) on both sides of the transom.

I have often wondered if the boat would stay with the trailer if something like this happened.

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Old 08-02-2003, 09:43 AM
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I feel your pain .good luck getting it going again. Lucky no one was hurt.
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Old 08-02-2003, 09:59 AM
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I think we should put a "bounty" on that red dually. Tell you one thing though, made me go out and buy stronger transom "tie-down". I always have a safety chain tight as i can get it at the bow, including a second padlock to "squeeze" the chains together for tightness, and had small tie downs at rear. Went out looked at them after hearing what happened and said fu*k those, went out and bought "honkers". Now is my boat rolls it taking the trailer with it. Now if I can just keep my axles on.......
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Old 08-02-2003, 05:34 PM
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Damn sorry to hear about this. I met Frank the the RPBA Poker Run he was docked behind my boat. Nice guy and really nice boat a real shame. Looks like we need to find that dually guy and introduce his knees to a baseball bat.
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