Originally Posted by mzimme
Definitely run your trailer level, maybe even a little low on the tongue. It will protect your prop and be easier to load on the trailer at the ramp. Our boat's weight is pretty evenly spread on each side of the axle, you shouldn't see too much sag on your escape by running the tongue a little low.
I always ran my 1983 SS level while towing. My 197 rides just a bit nose low. Or with the able of the bow it appears that way. I agree to protect the props even now with a prop guard I and very cautious of it.