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Old 01-15-2013, 12:11 AM
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I drag my boat all over the state of Arizona without any kind of gravel guard, and I've never noticed any kind of rock ding or even mark (lots of dead bugs, but that's a different matter). I simply wouldn't worry about this issue.
I have to say you are lucky. I towed my boat from WV to FL and when I made it to FL I had a lot of chips in the gel from gravel and what not. I had to have them all professionally touched up, because they were through the color layer of gel. Never towing long distances again with out mud flaps. Even had a large rock fly up and take a nice slice from the top of the bow. I watched that in slow motion in my rear view.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:00 AM
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Same here, I even find rocks inside the boat. I also tow with two sets of mud flaps, one set are the rock tamers.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:12 AM
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Sullivan, care to share about your mud flaps? I am looking into some, or have some made.
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:38 AM
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Doo, I also have gotten a few chips from my travels. I'm considering some for next summer too. This is what I was thinking.....

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Old 01-15-2013, 10:41 AM
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:13 AM
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For those of us with aggressive tires, flaps are a must. I'm considering running a second set of tires and wheels through the summer mainly for this reason. Plus I can pick up 1 or 2 mpg with some mild tread design tires. Certainly not the cheapest route, but I might know a guy who can hook me up.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:49 AM
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For those of us with aggressive tires, flaps are a must. I'm considering running a second set of tires and wheels through the summer mainly for this reason. Plus I can pick up 1 or 2 mpg with some mild tread design tires. Certainly not the cheapest route, but I might know a guy who can hook me up.
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I'm sure I could save some gas too but then my truck would look Soooo whimpy!
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:56 AM
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It's good to be the King!

I'm sure I could save some gas too but then my truck would look Soooo whimpy!
Not with the correct sized tires and wheels.
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:28 PM
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AZDave, Just as a suggestion, you could have the boat shrink wrapped. That would protect the gel coat and keep things from flying out while traveling (ie rear seat, front cusions, etc.) Just as a side note: I've been looking for a red '93, so keep me in mind. joeski1157@yahoo.com
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:57 PM
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Not to hijack the thread, but several have advocated stern tie-downs. I understand the concept, but my Tristar doesn't have anything on hte stern to toe to that wouldn't drape across the swim deck. Ideas?
I'd use the eyes that are above the swim platform and just wrap around the edge and tie to the trailer.
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