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Boat Trailer Inspection Recommendations

March 20th, 2009 · No Comments

It is always important to do an inspection before using your boat trailer. Here are just a few recommendations to help ease the process of going through your trailer before use. Checklist before using your Boat Trailer: • Check/Grease the Bearings • Check your seals • Make sure the tire pressure is set to the […]

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Boat Trailers: How can they save you money?

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Buying a proper fitting boat trailer can actually save you money! How you may ask? Many marinas and storage facilities are increasing their storage fees each year, not to mention labor fees for putting boats in the water, taking them out, or moving them around. Purchasing a properly fitting boat trailer can, over a few […]

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Boat Trailers: Keel Support is Key

November 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Did you know for most boat’s hulls you want roughly 80% of the boat’s weight to be support on or around the keel by your boat trailer. This is why it is so critical that you have a trailer built to suit your boat’s hull design. Outer bunks should be utilized just for extra stability […]

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Boat Trailers: What Custom Really Means

May 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Oftentimes you will hear manufacturers say they build a truly custom trailer. What does this really mean? Many boat trailer manufacturers have trailers pre-built sitting on their lot and once they get an order they “adjust” the trailer to make it fit. If you want a truly custom trailer, you will want to find a […]

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Life in Port Clinton, Ohio

January 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Yesterday morning on my way to work, my car thermometer said the outside temperature was 14 degrees. As I rounded a curve that overlooks Lake Erie, there was no longer free flowing water as it had been replaced by chunks of ice. It was actually a beautiful sight, especially from inside a heated car! It […]

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Powerboat Trailer Purchasing Tips

March 4th, 2009 · No Comments

 Make sure the Carry Capacity is greater than the loaded weight of the boat. Fuel is 6.2 lbs. per gallon, diesel is 7 lbs. per gallon, and water is 8 lbs. per gallon. Typically if your boat has outboard engine(s) the weight of the engine(s) are not included in the dry weight of the […]

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Sailboat Trailers: What You Need to Know Before Purchasing

March 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

We all know that no two products are exactly alike, especially when searching for a quality sailboat trailer. Below is some information to consider when deciding which sailboat trailer to purchase: • Determine Your Needs: Do you plan to float your sailboat on and off the trailer or do you plan to have it hoisted? […]

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