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HB Insider - use a sling or hull style trailer?
September 30, 2017
I have some GOOD NEWS to report, Linda has been much more involved in the day-to-day operations of the website. You can see the improvements in the new visual INSIDER format that we are using, this is mostly Linda's doing (ain't she great)... :)
* The TIP of the Month *
What's the RIGHT WAY to lift a houseboat?
Houseboats have come in a wide variety of styles and makes, that is what makes them great for everyone... :)
In the 70's, they made some models with "removable catwalks" which could create an issue for removing them from the water. I would presume the SAFEST WAY would be with a hydraulic trailer as there would not even touch the catwalks.
What would you do? Would you remove the catwalks, or leave them on? Or, would you opt for using a hull style hydraulic trailer to haul the boat out. Do you use a sling style travel lift while the catwalks are installed, or not?
That's our Tip Of The Month, so let's return to our newsletter...
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