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Old 01-25-2015, 05:41 PM
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Thinking about buying one, anyone have any experience with this system. Any pros or cons. Thankyou for any comments.
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Old 01-25-2015, 07:34 PM
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Old 01-26-2015, 06:14 AM
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Help me understand how that would help a single fisherman load and unload by himself with no dock to step onto, or the ability to walk the tongue to dry land?
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Old 01-26-2015, 06:22 AM
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After watching the video I don't see the value.
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Old 01-26-2015, 07:31 PM
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Put one on this spring and it works great. I fish by myself with a roller trailer and I just motor onto the trailer and it hooks me up.
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:43 PM
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How strong are the fingers? Is it set up so you can back in, hook the boat in it, pull it out of the landing and into the parking lot?
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:55 PM
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I always hooked the safety chain on before I pulled away just to be safe. I didn't want to be the guy on Youtube with his boat laying in the parking lot.
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But isn't that the point? If you have to hook the safety chain, then you might as well reach over and crank it up, not?
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Old 01-26-2015, 10:58 PM
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I didn't buy it to drive around without having the boat secured. I guess you could do that but I didn't want to take the chance. What I had to do before the Drotto with a roller trailer is to keep the motor pushing the boat into the trailer while I run up and lean over the bow and hook up the winch. If I backed off the throttle it would roll back into the water. I use to not mind leaning over the bow but with the launch police going after power loading people I figured the Drotto would help and it did.
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Old 01-27-2015, 06:57 AM
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I always hooked the safety chain on before I pulled away just to be safe. I didn't want to be the guy on Youtube with his boat laying in the parking lot.
Murphys Law is always lurking around boat launches. I agree on the blabber-tube comment.
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