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Old 20 February 2016, 06:37   #31
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I am lowering the entire beam, i cant lower the rollers as the hull hits the beam already.
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Old 20 February 2016, 12:19   #32
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Are you dropping the entire swing beam or moving the roller channel down the 3 bolt holes in the angle bracket ? I'm thinking of doing the same and not sure which would be best. I was thinking dropping the beam will make it easier to catch on uneven ground.
I raised my swing beam to stop it catching on a stony beach' much better now, I also lowered the roller beam on the angle brackets, rib still sit higher than it used to but swing beam doesn't catch now
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Old 22 February 2016, 06:28   #33
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I am lowering the entire beam, i cant lower the rollers as the hull hits the beam already.
I also did that to mine - more for avoiding introducing the garage door to the A-frame, but that added to the 10" wheels (I dread when those tyres die - they are a bit obscure and so !) - but, The boat is sufficiently low that I can launch by floating it off at all but Port Edgar (so far!) without un- hitching! (well, ignoring ones where I have kept the car out the green slimy stuff)

Not grounded the boat or trailer yet.
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Old 27 February 2016, 18:31   #34
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beam lowered (thanks last tango!) and the boat now hits the axle when loading

more work to be done, not sure what yet.
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Old 27 February 2016, 18:55   #35
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Can you fit a spacer bar between axle and chassis?
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Old 29 February 2016, 16:17   #36
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ordered the bigger L brackets SBS make which will give me the choice of going up upto 4".

will update on how things progress.
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