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Large Boat LHS v2.0

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  • Large Boat LHS v2.0

    Shipmates,

    With us getting older and my love for the larger scale boat never faltering, my back is having other thoughts.

    I present the Launch-Haul-System (LHS) for larger boats.

    Most useful in allowing those heavyweight hull monsters to drain as you haul them.

    Will accommodate most any boat up to an 8-3/4" Beam, most any LOA and a dry weight of ~60lbs. The 2" velcro straps are adjustable, move fore and aft, and the symmetrical design allows you to not be concerned with which is the tire end

    To Launch
    1-Roll the model into the water
    2-Remove the bungee w/wheel assembly (the over-sized sand tires make it buoyant)
    3-Float your boat.

    Have fun

    To Haul
    1-Float your boat onto the submerged LHS (It will rest on the bottom)
    2-Adjust the straps as necessary.
    3-Install the bungee w/wheel assembly preferably at the bow to avoid control surface/screw issues (remember the over-sized sand tires make it buoyant)
    4-Slowly haul the boat until it drains.

    Working on a skid set attachment design that will allow it to be launched at a pool, pond edge, dock etc that won't allow for the wheels.

    (Propane tank optional)

    Just in time for the Sub Base Fun Run next week in Groton!!
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    Last edited by QuarterMaster; 05-26-2017, 07:53 PM.
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