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Old 16 April 2016, 18:23   #11
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Old 16 April 2016, 19:05   #12
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Have to say when I bought my first rib from a Hampshire dealer , no advice was given as to how I strapped her down....although.I quickly realised strapping over the tubes was not practicable....dealer didn't give a sh*t, or stepped forward to give advice.

When I bought from Ribcraft,clear advice was given - although their advice on engine - "just tilt it fully up" - which I have always done, is at odds with some views about transom savers/ blocks and, and engine angle on tow.
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Old 16 April 2016, 19:13   #13
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i've always towed with engine tilted right up but recently just bought a couple of keel rollers and now engine rests on that.

i have never had an issue with it tilted right up and a ratchet through transom eyes.......but for sake of 10 quid i just got rollers to be safe given the weight of the zuke 200 v6.
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