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Old 11-17-2017, 04:08 PM
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I'm not very familiar with these boats and trailers, but doesn't it look like the bunks extend way far aft of the wheel wells? Is that normal or a result of the crash?
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Old 11-17-2017, 07:53 PM
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Design flaw
Been there with my trailer, not while traveling down the highway, but running up on the trailer and failed at the same location
Mastercraft prefers to remove a 3x3 inch area on each side on a 3x4 box metal frame only to pass the brake line and a couple of wires
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Old 11-17-2017, 08:26 PM
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Ha! I stopped and looked at that same boat a few years ago. It used to have a cover, which has now deteriorated - I drive past it all the time. It's not a bad looking design but from what I could tell had wooden stringers. I still see a few of these hanging in boathouses at SML.

My wife's first boat she could ski behind was a Dixie outboard, they were made in Newton - or Hickory, NC.
I looked at that boat a few months ago. Skied behind one a couple times. Wasn't too bad as I remember.
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Old 11-18-2017, 12:32 AM
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I see what the result was but what happened to cause this it looks like there is a vehicle in front as well along with the skidmarks.
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Old 11-18-2017, 03:23 AM
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A couple photos of my older brother who passed away last week at the young age of 58.


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Old 11-18-2017, 05:08 AM
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Sorry for you loss, LeRue. You'll see him on the high ground.
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Old 11-18-2017, 11:54 AM
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Same here LaRue.....lost my older brother too. He was my ski buddy, hence my screen name is directly tied to him "ski-me".

Prayers for you and your family. You will see him again.
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Old 11-18-2017, 12:00 PM
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I lost my brother at 49 a few years ago, it was the toughest thing I ever went through.

Remember the good times, forget the rocky ones and talk to friends and family, it helps.

My God be with you.
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Old 11-18-2017, 06:20 PM
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Sorry for your loss LaRue. Way to young. I’m not looking forward to that time in my life.
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Old 11-19-2017, 09:26 PM
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That dude was a great skier! Very sad.
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