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PostPosted: 06 Aug 2016, 14:59 
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I am pretty happy with the mods that I did on my trailer over the last six months.

As some of you know, I scrapped my 20 year old Lowe due to some concern about the hull no longer being seaworthy. In doing so, I thought I might be able to re-use the 20 year old trailer, but my new boat choice 1652 G3 wouldn't fit. I sold the trailer to a guy to use for his kayaks.

The new trailer that came with the G3 was galvanized; had LED lights; and was as good an "out of the store" trailer as I could expect.

I added a step on the tongue; Post guide-ons and a "guide" device to keep the boat centered; PVC gutter tops for the bunks; and spring loaded stern tie-downs.

When I launch and re-cover these days, all of those little add-ons make the experience fairly pleasant.

I recovered the boat today for maybe the 40th time since I did these mods. I immediately remembered how much easier it is now compared to last year's launch and recover operations.

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PostPosted: 06 Aug 2016, 17:04 
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Looks great Rich. Glad it's working well for you.



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PostPosted: 07 Aug 2016, 06:23 
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It's always good to see how those mods improve things, and just make life a little bit better/more enjoyable ain't it. Congrats


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PostPosted: 07 Aug 2016, 21:11 
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Sounds like it all works great! Please tell us there's more than a bungee holding the star, drive on jack and spare on :shock: . Hard to tell from the pics. :beer:



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PostPosted: 07 Aug 2016, 22:01 
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Yep, bungee....with a chain and lock! Those items are NOT going anywhere. richg99



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PostPosted: 08 Aug 2016, 11:51 
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Beautifully done, Rich.

However, I suspect you will always be "almost done," as you once quoted your spouse. :mrgreen:



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