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Trailering Measurments #16982
09/29/16 10:37 AM
09/29/16 10:37 AM
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Phil Offline OP
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Looking to trailer a J30 using a trailer with fixed bunks rather than pads. What is the distance from the bottom of the boat a spot 28 inches back from the keel, to the bottom of the keel? This is where the bunks will settle, about 56"s apart.

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Re: Trailering Measurments [Re: Phil] #16989
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Not sure if this is to late or not. My trailer is custom built from a mobile home trailer. Keel is 8 inches from the road surface. Bunks are adjustable for height. Currently stern is 50 inches to bottom of keel and forward is 53.

I will post some pictures later so you have a frame of reference.

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