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Rugburn
08-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Can I get some folks in here to post a photo of what you use for a safety chain on the bow of the boat? I see a place to put something there on the trailer and Id like to add something. I currently use a large stainless cable but would rather have something mounted to the trailer for ease of use.

Thanks!

kaneboats
08-18-2014, 12:51 PM
See post #13 and then #22 for the pic.

https://forum.moomba.com/showthread.php?24089-Best-Tie-Down-Method-for-Bow-to-Trailer/page2&highlight=retractable

slipperyrockTKE300
08-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Boat Buddy!

http://www.pacifictrailers.com/KODIAK-Boat-Buddy-Automatic-Boat-Trailer-Latching-System-BB-2/

Boonejeepin
08-18-2014, 01:08 PM
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/18/e02fa12b2092820213f7217871373995.jpg

cornrickey
08-18-2014, 04:06 PM
I don't have one on my Supra sure to the trailer buddy but my SN had a big ass turn buckle that I really liked because it kept the front tight.

moombadaze
08-18-2014, 05:52 PM
no pic, but looks like Boons above, but I wrapped mine in some black split conduit to give it a more finished look

bergermaister
08-19-2014, 07:03 PM
I wrapped mine in some black split conduit to give it a more finished look

Not a bad idea there. I was thinking of doing a heat shrink wrap. Something to keep it from scratching up the trailer.

trayson
08-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Not sure if you can see it. my trailer has a d-ring and I go in front of the bar that connects the front guide posts (the ones that really never get used because my boat doesn't go far enough to hit them).

I could probably have stronger chain, but it's what came on the trailer...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-HwX0wSoP8Gc/UmaQJEyxFRI/AAAAAAAAPU0/gtaNmB0-Ulc/s1600/20131022_072557.jpg

I will say that one time I had used the inline carabiner to take up slack in the chain. but the boat settled by the next time I used it and there wasn't enough slack to undo the clip from the bow eye. Luckily, I had attached the chain to the trailer eye with a D-shackle, so I was able to undo the bottom of the chain without needing more slack.