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Ideas to secure rear of boat to trailer

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  1. BAYDOG

    BAYDOG Global Moderator Sponsor Moderator

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    Ok, I am tired of the ratchet straps that corrode and don't work, turn buckle straps that loosen etc. I want something easy to tighten, and loosen . even when cold . Whats some ideas?
     
  2. Mr_Mallard

    Mr_Mallard Senior Refuge Member

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    Steel cable with hooks on each end enough slack to hook and unhook
     
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    bang you'r dead Canada Forum Mod. Eh! Moderator

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    How about bungee cords with carabiner ends on them. [​IMG]
     
  4. Phytoplankton

    Phytoplankton Elite Refuge Member

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    Truckers knot.
     
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  5. California Flyway

    California Flyway Elite Refuge Member

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    There are different qualities of strap/hook turnbuckles. A spray of Corrosion X will keep them protected and working smoothly. Cheap ones not protected and lubed will lead to not liking that system.
     
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  6. metalworx

    metalworx Senior Refuge Member

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    Stainless steel boatbuckles. Have them on my fishing and hunting boats and have absolutely zero complaints with them
     
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  7. Draht Dog

    Draht Dog Senior Refuge Member

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    I use cheap ones and corrosion x.

    They are not attached to the trailer permanently. Those dont have a chance with a life of being repeatedly submerged in salt water.
     
  8. LabsInTheCanes

    LabsInTheCanes Senior Refuge Member

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  9. JFG

    JFG Elite Refuge Member

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    Absolutely this ^^! Fast, easy, will not slip, and will not rust. Might be the only one you’ll ever need too.
     
  10. Tuleman

    Tuleman Elite Refuge Member

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    California Flyway has what I consider to be the best solution.
     

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