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#11681228 - 06/21/16 09:38 PM Trailer bunks
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Registered: 05/18/16
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Loc: Houston, TX
Come to find out the soft way i have rotten bunks on my trailer.... Any recommendations on aftermarket bunks? Looking at ultimate bunks and wondering if they are any good? If not; steer me in the right direction please.

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#11681510 - 06/22/16 07:18 AM Re: Trailer bunks [Re: jaw116]
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#11681580 - 06/22/16 08:04 AM Re: Trailer bunks [Re: jaw116]
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Thanks for the post.... I wish I was on Fork. If there was someone on Conroe I'd be all over this!

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#11682781 - 06/22/16 04:55 PM Re: Trailer bunks [Re: jaw116]
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Before I got my new aluminum trl., I had a galvanized EZ Loader w/ two bunks skids.I replaced them w/ treated 2x6's and tacked down Blue Marine grade carpet. Not a hard job at all.
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#11682915 - 06/22/16 05:45 PM Re: Trailer bunks [Re: jaw116]
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My carpet was starting to wear out in spots after a year and a half. I covered them with some plastic material that works very well. The issue I had was, the end pieces for the bunks fit the 2X4s right, but the sides had to be shimmed 1/8" on each side for the covering to fit right. I wasn't able to rip treated strips for shims so I think these may rot out after a short while. When they do I'm going to install the Ultimate bunks. I did a lot of research and read reviews and those seem to be the best bang for the buck. I may go ahead and oder them anyway.
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#11709363 - 07/07/16 08:58 AM Re: Trailer bunks [Re: jaw116]
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Update on the Ultimate Bunk Boards.... My wife and I (yes i said my WIFE) installed them yesterday afternoon. It took us about an hour and a half to do. It was a VERY easy job and I ended up using recessed bolts rather than lag bolts through the bottom. Putting the boat back on the trailer was a breeze and the flex in the boards, although more than wood, were not as bad as I thought. In my opinion well worth the money.

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