Loading onto a trailer in a crosswind

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rob28
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Re: Loading onto a trailer in a crosswind

#31 Post by rob28 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:26 pm

I've taken delivery of the 4C guides and have installed them on my trailer - but not tested yet.
I'll do a review in the review section as the install is finalized and testing begins.
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Re: Loading onto a trailer in a crosswind

#32 Post by Ryan1 » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:48 am

rob28 wrote:I've taken delivery of the 4C guides and have installed them on my trailer - but not tested yet.
I'll do a review in the review section as the install is finalized and testing begins.
Hey did you get them installed yet? If so how do they work?
I'm thinking about building something similar

Ryan
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Re: Loading onto a trailer in a crosswind

#33 Post by wwind3 » Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:13 pm

You may try this if you dont have the guides. If you have room on the ramp-----jackknife your trailer so that the nose of the trailer points as much into the wind as possible---then you can ease it on like a salmon swimming slowly upstream. Works ok in a tidal situation too.
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Re: Loading onto a trailer in a crosswind

#34 Post by rob28 » Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:38 pm

Ryan1 wrote:Hey did you get them installed yet? If so how do they work?
I'm thinking about building something similar

Ryan
Installed and looking good - but not fully tested yet as the boat is now in the water for the season.
Review thread here - viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16962
2013 Sylvan Mirage Cruise 8520 LE powered by a Merc 50 Bigfoot.
2010 F-150 4.6L to haul it around.
You'll find us enjoying life on the Wabigoon.

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