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PostPosted: Sun Dec 27, 2015 7:55 pm 
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The weight when carting an AI 2 can be a pain if you are quite a distance from the ramp. Here is my latest version, that works like a dream. The 2 swivel wheels keep it stable. No more heavy weight to lift. :D :D

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 27, 2015 8:29 pm 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:23 pm 
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Here is a short demo video.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:40 am 
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Thanks for posting this. I'm planning to do something similar. Not having to lift would be a big help on a steep boat ramp to get up to the rigging area.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:33 am 
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That looks very helpful in some situations, I wonder if there's a caster style wheel that would work in soft terrain

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:57 am 
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I'm planning to use a wheeleez tuff tire same as the cart but I can imagine using a beach wheel if that is even necessary with the lighter load at the front. I haven't worked out a good bearingless swivel yet to avoid corrosion issues. Maybe a bronze bushing. Thinking out loud.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2016 11:30 am 
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Jbernier wrote:
That looks very helpful in some situations, I wonder if there's a caster style wheel that would work in soft terrain


I'm sure you could do a similar thing with beach wheels. I only really use this set up if I am a long way from the ramp because the scupper cart leaves too much weight at the bow. I can handle the weight ok for short distances. 95% of my launches are at boat ramps, any beach launches are only a very short distance. The idea here was to keep it as small as possible for easy storage.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:14 am 
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Hi Hogman,

Can u please share how you made yoir keel guard. Looks nice.Thinking to just use Gorilla tape.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:33 pm 
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Hi Hogman,

Can u please share how you made yoir keel guard. Looks nice.Thinking to just use Gorilla tape.


The keel guard is KeelEazy Tape 2" wide.

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