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Old 01-26-2007, 02:27 PM
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Hey all, the trailer on my 88 190 is impossible to load by yourself. The lake I ski on has a fairly steep ramp, and it is very difficult to load/unload. Anyone have suggestions/ pictures of modifications they have made to make this trailer more functional and user friendly?
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Old 01-26-2007, 02:34 PM
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Hey all, the trailer on my 88 190 is impossible to load by yourself. The lake I ski on has a fairly steep ramp, and it is very difficult to load/unload. Anyone have suggestions/ pictures of modifications they have made to make this trailer more functional and user friendly?
Hey man ... you do realize that it is an 18 year old trailer?
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Old 01-26-2007, 02:40 PM
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If your problem is the bar, there's a link in the FAQ thread of BriEOD's boat buddy mod. Might be helpful.
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Old 01-26-2007, 02:47 PM
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Hey all, the trailer on my 88 190 is impossible to load by yourself. The lake I ski on has a fairly steep ramp, and it is very difficult to load/unload. Anyone have suggestions/ pictures of modifications they have made to make this trailer more functional and user friendly?
Know what you mean, my trailer always seemed to high in the front so I got a hitch that is adjustable up and down. I set it to a lower position which puts the front of the trailer lower and it makes loading the boat alot easier. I would not suggest towing that way cause it does not trail good in the lower position. Pain to adjust but it makes unloading and loading mush easier. Hope this is helpful, goodluck!!!
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Old 01-26-2007, 02:58 PM
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Hey all, the trailer on my 88 190 is impossible to load by yourself. The lake I ski on has a fairly steep ramp, and it is very difficult to load/unload. Anyone have suggestions/ pictures of modifications they have made to make this trailer more functional and user friendly?
oh could I tell you some stories...
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Old 01-26-2007, 02:59 PM
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Hey man ... you do realize that it is an 18 year old trailer?
are you saying he's out of warranty?
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:06 PM
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I should have clarified. It is the loading bar that must be held up to get the bow eye snapped in.
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I should have clarified. It is the loading bar that must be held up to get the bow eye snapped in.
We (or brian I should say) got you covered. You'll need some welding skills (or someone that has them) and a boat buddy.
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:14 PM
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We (or brian I should say) got you covered. You'll need some welding skills (or someone that has them) and a boat buddy.
Welding skills I don't have but I know a fella. Thanks
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Old 01-26-2007, 03:15 PM
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I should have clarified. It is the loading bar that must be held up to get the bow eye snapped in.
This could help if I get what your saying!!!

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