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Old 06-14-2018, 02:49 PM
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I had to shim mine a bit too.

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Old 06-14-2018, 08:33 PM
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Good pic with the ptfe inserts.

In my case, I had just replaced the bunk carpet the season before and didn't have enough left over carpet to double up another bunk. If I did, i would have ordered 3/4" or 1" thick seaboard and replaced the v bunks with that.

It's pretty easy. I loosed the winch a few turns, backed up and locked up the brakes to slide the boat back about a foot. Cut the plastic with a jigsaw to match and drill 2 holes. I went a step further and epoxied the sheets so they wouldn't curl in opposite directions.
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Old 06-18-2018, 01:41 PM
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Hello,

The 500M is the factory option at Mastercraft. I like it better because the handle is not on the side and can't be hit by the boat on a off center load.

The 501SH will also work well for your boat and does bring the boat a half inch farther into the V bunk. Mastercraft no longer makes trailers with the forward Vbunk.

Thanks for your interest.
Thanks. I'll put an order in! Probably take the M. My boat buddy still works, but it is a little torn up.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:25 PM
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I had to shim mine a bit too.

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How well is the shims working? Im debating on getting the side handle instead and retiring the one I have so it pulls the boat forward more.
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Old 06-18-2018, 02:32 PM
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How well is the shims working? Im debating on getting the side handle instead and retiring the one I have so it pulls the boat forward more.
have had it on for years.. absolutely love the ramp and clamp
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Old 06-18-2018, 08:09 PM
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My RNC has become very hard to move the handle to release and catch over the past year. I've tried 3 in 1 oil on all of the parts but no help there. Also emailed RNC for help and no reply (over 2 weeks ago). Love my RNC but might have to go back to winching if I can't fix this....... Any ideas or suggestions???
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Old 06-18-2018, 08:39 PM
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Hello,

You might want to check your spam folder because we responded 13 days ago. Thanks.

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Jun 5 (13 days ago)
to Joe
Hello, thanks for the feedback.

Putting the boat in forward or tightening the strap while lifting the release handle makes it much easier.

Mastercraft would not allow a completely automatic latch. They wanted two distinct positions for the handle and also a short handle. They stated that there are times that it must be held open and they didn't want a long handle for the boat to hit.

The side handle is actually a little harder to release.

Your buddy could use the 500M or the 503SH.


Thanks, Joe.

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Old 06-19-2018, 09:39 AM
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My sincerest apologies! Somehow your email did make it into my spam folder and now I look like a fool (not unusual for me though).

Thank you for responding. I do love my RNC.

Once again my apologies!!

Joe


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Hello,

You might want to check your spam folder because we responded 13 days ago. Thanks.

rampnclamp <[email protected]>
Jun 5 (13 days ago)
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Hello, thanks for the feedback.

Putting the boat in forward or tightening the strap while lifting the release handle makes it much easier.

Mastercraft would not allow a completely automatic latch. They wanted two distinct positions for the handle and also a short handle. They stated that there are times that it must be held open and they didn't want a long handle for the boat to hit.

The side handle is actually a little harder to release.

Your buddy could use the 500M or the 503SH.


Thanks, Joe.

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Old 08-19-2018, 05:00 PM
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Anyone know if Ramp-n-clamp still offers a discount code to TeamTalk members? the one on page 1 isn't valid...Go figure.
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Old 08-19-2018, 08:00 PM
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Love my RNC! I installed it at the beginning of the season myself which took literally 4 minutes (boat was already in the water). Loading and launching is a breeze and the wife loves not having to get in the water to winch it in and out.
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