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Old 23 June 2011, 10:25   #1
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Why use tie downs ?

Newbie question : do I really need to bother with tie down straps or is this guy just overdoing It with the brakes ?
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Old 23 June 2011, 10:35   #2
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Tie Downs only when boat is ON the trailer !! LoL the guy has left the trailer empty to pick up another boat, saves fuel carrying two !!
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Old 23 June 2011, 10:40   #3
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I thought that's what pick up trucks are for
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It is just me or is the draw bar bent badly ?
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It is just me or is the draw bar bent badly ?
That'll be where the boat was winched up against it. The winch post has bent enough to let the boat go forwards, then sprung partially back to shape.
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Old 23 June 2011, 16:26   #6
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They must build those traffic light poles strong if it brought a truck and a boat to a complete stop like that.
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I think a front shot would show some crumpling! Lucky the boat did not simply clear the cab and occupants away.
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