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#10950501 - 07/01/15 05:16 AM Trailering with Talons
Diesel Doctor Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/14/11
Posts: 242
Loc: Carrollton, Texas
Just installed these with tilt brackets and they rattle and shake like crazy when running down the road. Anyone trailer with these tilted over and tied down? I am getting ready to take a trip to Table Rock and the way they shake makes me think they will be damaged buy the time I get there.
I have searched the forums and not finding anyone posting on this subject. Tires are balanced and boat rides pretty smooth otherwise.
Wide open to suggestions.

Thanks TFF'ers
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1998 Cobra DC 201
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#10951096 - 07/01/15 10:53 AM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 10240
Loc: Plano,Texas
I have a single 12 footer on an FX21 and do not have this issue. Something loose?

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#10951452 - 07/01/15 01:29 PM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
Rob Jasper Offline
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Registered: 10/06/05
Posts: 505
Loc: Arlington, TX
I pull my two Talon 10 standing up-right. No issues.
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#10951763 - 07/01/15 03:53 PM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
Minn Kota ASC Offline
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Registered: 02/26/14
Posts: 426
Loc: Lake Fork
there is a sticker on the tilt bracket explaining that you should not trailor with them down. did you buy them new or used? post a pic of them from the side. if they have a round latching pin, they are the old style. if they have a triangle shaped pin, they are the new style, and shouldnt rattle.
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#10951831 - 07/01/15 04:29 PM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
Dayne Offline
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Registered: 12/16/06
Posts: 2872
I don't know anything about them but they aren't necessary in most of Table Rock so if they come off easy, you might leave them at home.

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#10952072 - 07/01/15 06:39 PM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
KB1953 Offline
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Registered: 06/29/12
Posts: 2468
I had the same problem with mine, tilt brackets will cause them to shake more. Simply lower your Talons half way down by loosing bolts on the side of your Talons and then retighten them. After you arrive put them back where they need to go. I got tired of all the shaking going on and off the lake and bought Blades, problem solved.

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#10952683 - 07/02/15 04:58 AM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
Diesel Doctor Offline
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Registered: 03/14/11
Posts: 242
Loc: Carrollton, Texas
Thanks for the input guys.
They are used, and the old style round pin.
I think I am going to pull the tilt brackets off and try it that way. Garage clearance is not an issue.
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1998 Cobra DC 201
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#10953252 - 07/02/15 10:59 AM Re: Trailering with Talons [Re: Diesel Doctor]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 10240
Loc: Plano,Texas
With the lakes high, I wouldn't do that. I needed to lower mine to get under bridges on Bonham last weekend. Maybe put the new tilt brackets on and sell the old ones.

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