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Old 03-28-2013, 01:25 AM
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Join Date: Mar 2008
Boat: 2003 X2
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Originally Posted by jeff.leitheiser View Post
I Hate that thing too... Its also a pretty hard plastic to be sliding your boat on. I'm probably going to take it off this summer and put a regular bumper there. Plus, makes you look like a rookie on the ramp when the F%&$^# wont release. haha.
The boat buddy can be a pain, but it's somewhat useful. I covered the top of mine with carpet attached with contact cement to keep the plastic from getting on the hull. When loading, after it clicks, I always tighten the winch to keep the boat from pulling on the pin and getting it stuck. When unloading, I always release the boat buddy pin on level ground. That should keep it from getting stuck and making you look like a rookie on the ramp.
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