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Old 04-08-2013, 12:23 PM
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Join Date: Aug 2012
Boat: 2105 X2 (2006 X2)
Location: Prior Lake, Minnesota
Posts: 32
Lift Bunks, Increasing Weight Limits, Canopy, Cover

88 PS 190:
Excellent tips for a newbie looking to buy into a used lift, 88 PS 190, thanks! Ideally, would love to "try it" before buying, but obviously that is not an option this time of year, so this really helps!

One question, I get why you recommend comparing the bunks on the trailer to the lift, but what do you mean by "Cheat and set hose up."?

1. How about converting a lift to have bunks, any recommendations? Things to consider? Where to get the kit?
2. Can a guy switch out the winch/cable to increase the weight limits?
3. Can a guy raise the canopy to accomodate the tower on pretty much all lifts?

Lastly, looking at jmorone's pic, as awesome as it looks, I'm assuming this is on your property. I love the idea that I can let it air out and take only minutes to hop in and go, etc but I'm considering this to go in a private party slip, do I dare leave it this open or do I put my cover on it too if I'll be back inside of a week? Or am I just being over concerned?
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