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post #2 of Old 06-13-2009
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Hmmm. How far out do you have to walk out into the water at your ramp before you find yourself in water that's deep enough to submerge the trailer enough to float yer boat? Maybe take a stick out there and see?

How long of a trailer tongue extension would it take to get the trailer that far out?

If you have a paved ramp, and you know how far out the paving goes, I'm wondering if a stout line attached to the normal tongue could be slowly fed out from the back of your parked tow vehicle, allowing the trailer to make it to where the deeper water is.

If I didn't know for sure where the water is deep enough I'd be worried about the trailer getting hung up somehow and being difficult to retrieve...such as if it's wheels go past the end of the ramp's paving...ugh.

This is assuming that the deeper water isn't all that far out.

Definitely to be done when it's calm calm calm.

Also assuming you have a plan for raising the mast.

Last edited by Siamese; 06-13-2009 at 10:03 PM.
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