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    Trailer appears setup incorrectly...how to fix?

    Recently purchased. Appears to conflict with warning on trailer...does it need a longer roller arm?
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    Adjust the bow stop so its just above the hook on the ski. Then you can bring the strap from underneath. The way it is now, there is nothing to stop the ski from coming up and over the bow stop. And as soon as it starts floating, it wont stay in one place the way it is now.

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    I agree with your comment, how do I do that? Arm looks too short.

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    Where in south florida are you? If you're close enough, I don't mind lending a hand as I have the same exact trailer.

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    Ok, we re attacked this morning. Trailer has more adjustability than I thought. This look better? We appear to be at upper limit for bow stop, but we got it higher than the eyelet.
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    I think that will work. Good deal. If you look at it now, you can see there is no way that the ski can slide over the bow stop. You may want to show that to the dealer. He could avoid a lot of potential liability if he is sending trailers out the door set up incorrectly. The way it was originally set up would be a nightmare if you were ever in an accident on the road. Most likely your ski would become a back seat passenger in your tow vehicle.

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    I appreciate the help/offers of help from both of you. I also noticed the gap between the roller and the hull, since bunks are dry, winching it simply bends the bow downwards to meet the roller with excessive strap tension. I suspect when wet it should flush up to that nice little notch more easily.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wickedsprint View Post
    Ok, we re attacked this morning. Trailer has more adjustability than I thought. This look better? We appear to be at upper limit for bow stop, but we got it higher than the eyelet.
    Perfect! that is exactly how it should sit... I would advise you to replace that blue stop piece with a black rubber one as the blue ones tend to scratch the finish of the ski.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FtLaudBlkGT View Post
    Perfect! that is exactly how it should sit... I would advise you to replace that blue stop piece with a black rubber one as the blue ones tend to scratch the finish of the ski.
    Thanks, I will do exactly that today when I get home if west marine is still open. -Tony

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    Quote Originally Posted by BryanP View Post
    I think that will work. Good deal. If you look at it now, you can see there is no way that the ski can slide over the bow stop. You may want to show that to the dealer. He could avoid a lot of potential liability if he is sending trailers out the door set up incorrectly. The way it was originally set up would be a nightmare if you were ever in an accident on the road. Most likely your ski would become a back seat passenger in your tow vehicle.
    Bryan, I showed to the dealer. Sales person forwarded my message to the setup guys. The funny thing is the warning on the trailer saying NOT to set it up how they had it. I'm surprised they did not comply with the placard.
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