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  1. General Discussion
    Ordering a trailer for the new skiff. The dealer use ameritrail trailers. They have several upgrades available: Aluminum wheels, swing tongue, spare etc. They have a 'professional" package that seems to include a step platform on the port side of the trailer and dry launch. Its about $600...
  2. General Discussion
    This is a video by FMH demonstrating a dry retrieve of his skiff, using an electric winch with a manual extension cable. Neither his feet nor his trailer hubs come close to getting wet.
  3. General Discussion
    Finally pulled the trigger and added a new rear cross member on my trailer the previous owner cut off. Went with an 18” stoltz roller vs the stock 8” and moved it toward the rear of the trailer a few more inches then the original. Also uograded the 8” keel roller to a 12” stoltz self centering...
  4. General Discussion
    GOT MY FLOAT-ON TRAILER RUN OVER AT THE BOAT RAMP AND NEED TO FIND A NEW TRAILER. LOOKING FOR SOMETHING LIKE A RAMLIN OR SOMETHING I CAN DRY LAUNCH WITH IN THE $1500-$2000 RANGE.
  5. Microskiffs For Sale
    **SOLD** $19,300 Need it gone to start my new build Contact me on MicroSkiff or e-mail at [email protected] For sale, 2015 (delivered in mid-December) Beavertail Micro 16 Skiff with 2015 30-hp Evinrude E-TEC tiller outboard and Peterson aluminum trailer. Located in Naples. Clear title in...
  6. General Discussion
    Curious if anyone added any additional rollers to their dry launch trailer. Looking to maybe add an RP-18 roller to the last structural brace on my trailer. My only worry would be that when loading the boat that the keel will be hitting it coming into the bunks regularly since the keel is...
  7. Boat Yard Basics
    A conversation got brought up yesterday with a buddy running Teflon bunks to help with dry launching his boat with ease over a waxed carpet bunk and he says does not bottom damage (he's a captain so he gets plenty of use). Anyone else running them? Here's something similar...
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