Originally Posted by C-NUMB
Think its OK without, but on the other hand, You would be surprised how much it changes the handling of the boat when You have PTT.
Which is why on my old SR4 I used two pin positions & set it on the trailer before launch depending on what I was doing.
Originally Posted by akirk
Thank you - wise words - but I guess as an intro to ribs I can live without for now - if necessary, will strap a few kids to the bouncy bits and shift them around to trim the boat - gaffer tape should do the job!