Trailer trouble

Discussion in 'Downeast Boat NEWBIES' started by Jasonhamp79, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. Jasonhamp79

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    I hope someone can help me my trailer bunks are down far as they go and my rear keel roller is all the way up and still no boat contact on the roller do they make taller brackets or should the boat not touch the roller when fully loaded on trailer
     
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    Post a picture of your scenario. Then you'll get some accurate feedback to solve your problem. How big is this boat? Sounds as if the bunk mounting brackets themselves are too tall, but my trailer for a 22' outboard D.E. does not have any keel rollers. It only has the bunks.
     
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    It’s only a 16 ft boat all other rollers have contact
     
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    I wouldn’t worry about it on a 16ft boat if it’s on the trailer and it goes down the road it’s prob ok.
     
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    Ok thanks
     
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    Without a picture its hard to know but many times that rear roller is meant to keep the bow/keel off the trailer frame as the you load the boat.
     
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    Yes I was thinking that might be a reason as well seeing the boat is more pointed in the front and more rounded in the back thanks for your input
     
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    couple of rachet straps over the bow and stern to the trailer will take care of it !
     
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    couple of rachet straps over the bow and stern to the trailer will take care of it !
     

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