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#12612491 - 02/05/18 05:37 PM Trason Saver - what it best.
dbecho Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/26/07
Posts: 100
have 200hp merc and looking for new transom saver.......what is best out there in your opinion??

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#12612502 - 02/05/18 05:44 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
dbecho Offline
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Registered: 06/26/07
Posts: 100
sorry.....TRANSOM......

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#12612931 - 02/05/18 10:41 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
GODSDOZER Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/05/16
Posts: 86
Loc: Palestine
Pro Rule

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#12612935 - 02/05/18 10:44 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
ETxRT Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/01/10
Posts: 318
Loc: E TX
Motor Mate by far

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#12613862 - 02/06/18 02:35 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: ETxRT]
rb7764 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 2088
Loc: Frisco, TX, USA
I can see how MotorMate and similar keep the motor from moving relative to the transom. But, how does this relieve stress on the transom during trailering? It seems to me that transferring the torsional load to the trailer rather than to the transom (i.e. a traditional skeg to trailer transom saver) is better for the boat transom.

Someone please shed light on this for me.

Thanks,
Ron

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#12614147 - 02/06/18 05:01 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
Txmedic033 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 4642
Loc: Longview, Tx
Motor Mate will not work on a 25" shaft. I need to find another option.

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#12614150 - 02/06/18 05:04 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
Gamblinman Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3633
Loc: Yantis, TX
Use what you feel more comfortable with. The trailering load is nothing compared to the load that transom takes on the lake.

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#12614293 - 02/06/18 06:21 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: GODSDOZER]
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Registered: 03/03/11
Posts: 5700
Loc: Ray Roberts
Originally Posted By: GODSDOZER
Pro Rule
Like mine

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#12614379 - 02/06/18 07:17 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 3579
Loc: Arlington
It really isn't a transom saver. The motor won't hurt your transom while trailering and if it did, you had a transom problem to begin with. It really is to save your tilt and trim

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#12614397 - 02/06/18 07:25 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
lenahorse Offline
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Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 4084
Loc: Cash, Texas
my wedge.com
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Fishing on Texoma
http://www.striperexpress.com
903/786/4477


www.mtpocketstackle.com

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#12614398 - 02/06/18 07:25 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
lenahorse Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 10/11/12
Posts: 4084
Loc: Cash, Texas
my wedge.com
_________________________
Fishing on Texoma
http://www.striperexpress.com
903/786/4477


www.mtpocketstackle.com

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#12614611 - 02/06/18 09:10 PM Re: Trason Saver - what it best. [Re: dbecho]
dk2429 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 585
Loc: Pearland, TX
No need for the motor mate...

I got the one at bass pro (can't remember what it was called, all I remember was that it had Skeet reese or someone on the front..)

Use it on a 225 Pro XS, have for a few years, no problems.
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2006 Chevy 2500HD Silverado/6.6 Duramax LBZ



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