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Old 04-12-2014, 10:53 PM
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Transom Tie Down Straps & Gen 2 Tabs

Is anyone else having issues with your transom straps resting against the Gen 2 Tabs?

What's straps are y'all using if you didn't get the factory ones?
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Old 04-13-2014, 02:01 AM
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I have never used them. That boat is so heavy, it will not go anywhere.


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Old 04-13-2014, 02:15 AM
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No problem at all, but I have a custom german trailer with the boat buckles added
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Old 04-13-2014, 02:39 AM
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Any pics of your boat on your german trailer? intrigued to see what that big beast looks like on one.
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Old 04-13-2014, 03:11 AM
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I have never used them. That boat is so heavy, it will not go anywhere.
This guy used to think so too.
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Old 04-13-2014, 10:55 AM
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No offense, but I would never drive around without the straps on. It's a $100k boat and with boat buckles we are literally talking about 30 seconds worth if time. Not good advice if you ask me.


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I have never used them. That boat is so heavy, it will not go anywhere.


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Old 04-13-2014, 11:07 AM
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To each his own. This has just been my experience. I'm not saying something can't happen in a crash. Just under normal conditions the boat will not move.


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Old 04-13-2014, 11:27 AM
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Old 04-13-2014, 11:58 AM
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I have always used them, but now with the Gen 2 tabs the place to hook on the trailer should really be moved further down on the trailer or the hooks on the boat moved further in.
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Old 04-13-2014, 12:12 PM
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I also never used the tie down straps, and I towed the boat a few thousand miles. to each his own.
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