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Old 06-04-2019, 01:32 PM
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FF,
I take it, that the problem is the roller skeg, when adjusted correctly, has the bottom end that is well below the mounting cross brace?

If that is the case, the solution is trivial.

Adjust the roller correctly and use a hack saw or if you have access to an angle grinder with a cut off wheel, just use the abrasive wheel to cut off any part of the mounting bracket - off - that is below the mounting brace.

For example :

https://www.harborfreight.com/4-12-i...der-60372.html

https://www.harborfreight.com/pack-o...scs-66394.html

With the angle grinder and cut off wheels, it will take about 30 seconds to shear off the bracket.

If you don't have one, call any of your tool friendly friends to find someone who has one so that you could use it to cut off the bracket.

Be safe
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Old 06-04-2019, 03:20 PM
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This was last year that I tried it. Cutting it would be great, except if I cut it, I cut off the bottom mounting holes. Duh, not good. I still like the idea and may look for more/different brackets.
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Old 06-04-2019, 03:28 PM
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Here you go:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Boat-Traile...-/200363058581

Or:
https://www.amazon.com/SeaSense-Univ...gateway&sr=8-3



I am assuming that you use two mounting bolt in the slot of each bracket with big washers on each side of the bracket and roller mount.

Or a 1- piece 12 inch slotted mount bracket:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/3-12-Inch-G...-/191812582585



Good luck

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The larger one in the Ebay pic is the one I bought, way too big
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Old 06-05-2019, 07:45 AM
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I had marginal success with self centering keel rollers on my bunk trailer. I removed them after I installed four Bullseye Quick Load guide-ons.
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Old 06-05-2019, 09:22 AM
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The Bullseye guides are s good tool also pending ramp and rough water. Having 4 is a good choice with them being 18" tall. Love the rotating feature.
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Those brackets have slotted holes for the mounting bolts. If I cut them short, the bottom bolt has nothing to hold on to. I would need some kind of bracket with multiple holes so I could cut it short and still have a hole to use for mounting. The search goes on.
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Old 06-06-2019, 07:30 AM
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I am using 2 bolts thru the frame at the top of the slots. Trailer is a Shorelandr with a rubber pad removed. With the boat on the trailer the bracket has nowhere to go.
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Old 06-06-2019, 07:34 AM
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I am using 2 bolts thru the frame at the top of the slots. Trailer is a Shorelandr with a rubber pad removed. With the boat on the trailer the bracket has nowhere to go.
X2 Lazy Ike - exactly what I did, works like a charm
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Old 06-06-2019, 11:35 AM
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I am using 2 bolts thru the frame at the top of the slots. Trailer is a Shorelandr with a rubber pad removed. With the boat on the trailer the bracket has nowhere to go.
Were the holes thru your frame already or did you drill them?
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