Originally Posted by TB Minnow
Yesterday I looked at the US Coast Guards trailers that are bunk style with some sort of poly on the bunks which they said allows the boat to slide nicely on the bunks. I more commonly see bunks being only carpeted.
FWIW, I looked into this a while back. The plastic glide thingies on the CG SAFE boat trailers are standard equipment from the SAFE Boat factory; they sell them direct. Don't remember pricing, but they said they come sized to fit 4" and 6" bunks, and they didn't seem to me to be particularly cheap.
I was thinking of putting them on the forward portion of the bunks only, for when I need to winch the boat up (rear will have the least pressure as the boat will be floating; then, when out of the water, the lack of glide pieces at the back will give it a bit of traction.)
and tell them you are interested in the bunk slick pieces they use on the Defender trailers.