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by monty27
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:30 am
Forum: Trailers
Topic: first time to launch
Replies: 15
Views: 57490

Re: first time to launch

I am a former Gator dealer in IL on the Rock River. The proper way to launch a boat from a Gator is; back the trailer to the waters edge , release all the tie-downs including the tilt chain. With the winch line attached, slowly let the boat slide off the trailer. A line attached to the deck cleat ha...
by monty27
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:18 am
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Windshield vinyl moulding
Replies: 2
Views: 5657

Windshield vinyl moulding

I am looking for the vinyl moulding that holds the glass in the aluminum frame on my 1964 Sea Coaster.
Also the vinyl moulding that fits in the "T" slot to seal the aluminum frame against the wooden windshield frame. :cry:
by monty27
Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: Restoration
Topic: 64 Sea Coaster restoration
Replies: 1
Views: 4459

64 Sea Coaster restoration

I have just completed a 1 year & 9 month restoration on my 1964 Thompson Sea Coaster 17ft. I flipped it so I could work on the bottom (easier on my back), stripped it to the wood, after the usual caulking, tightening, etc, I applied CPES, primer, & bottom bronze. While it was flipped I strip...
by monty27
Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:43 am
Forum: Restoration
Topic: Hoisting boat off of trailer
Replies: 6
Views: 9475

Arnie, why don't you just slide the boat off the trailer on to your grass, when done with the trailer work, load it back up, problem solved.

by monty27
Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:56 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: 1964 Seacoaster 17
Replies: 0
Views: 14891

1964 Seacoaster 17

I am almost done restoring and will be posting it on internet for sale.

If you are looking for a great boat, give me a shout. :)
by monty27
Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: Trailers
Topic: Is this trailer OK for a wooden boat?
Replies: 3
Views: 19991

Wooden boat trailer

Your wooden boat should have support under the keel as much as posiable even if you have to add a beam to hold the rollers.