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Lake Welsh ramp #13327743 10/30/19 07:35 PM
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I have F350 crew cab long bed and a older Ranger that you have to put a lot of truck in the water to get boat off trailer. I ready previous post about someone pulling a friend out that had a two wheel drive truck. Which mine is. It's a pretty good way for me to drive to have problems at the ramp. Thoughts on ramp and weather on might get stuck in dirt on the ramp.

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Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Thunder Express] #13327802 10/30/19 08:36 PM
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I wouldn't worry about it. Been doing it back when the store was open with a two wheel drive. I have never had anyone have to pull me out.


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Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Thunder Express] #13327904 10/30/19 10:23 PM
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Assuming it's diesel, the problem is that diesel will get stuck easier than these F150's these guys are running

Been there and done that!


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Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: dk2429] #13327930 10/30/19 10:44 PM
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Yes it’s a diesel

Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Thunder Express] #13327966 10/30/19 11:35 PM
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the diesel is heavier at the front, not the rear, they don't get stuck any easier than a half ton,(on a concrete ramp)
trick is in the rear end I/e positrack, or locked ..
btw , if you clean your bunks with a pwr washer and put a little clear silicon on them that boat will slide right off

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Originally Posted by heybaylor
the diesel is heavier at the front, not the rear, they don't get stuck any easier than a half ton,(on a concrete ramp)
trick is in the rear end I/e positrack, or locked ..
btw , if you clean your bunks with a pwr washer and put a little clear silicon on them that boat will slide right off

My f250 gets stuck in wet grass lol


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I hope it’s as big as you say it is Hop. Don’t wanna be disappointed

Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Thunder Express] #13327977 10/30/19 11:55 PM
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So can anyone verify that you can currently safely launch and load a 21' boat with a non 4x4 half ton truck? Any help on finding that out is appreciated.

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The lake is lower than I’ve ever seen it. You will be taking a chance without 4 wheel drive. [Linked Image]

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Originally Posted by Beast From The East
The lake is lower than I’ve ever seen it. You will be taking a chance without 4 wheel drive. [Linked Image]



Thank you sir.

Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Thunder Express] #13328085 10/31/19 01:50 AM
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Looks to be a 4x4 only ramp now. Getting boat off the trailer is easy now getting it back up might be issue especially if ur alone

Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Mark Perry] #13328113 10/31/19 02:13 AM
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Yes thanks for the pics that’s very helpful

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Looking at that current pic. I wouldn't try in a 2 wheel drive diesel

Re: Lake Welsh ramp [Re: Thunder Express] #13328177 10/31/19 03:18 AM
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Anyone have a tractor with a bucket on it? That will fix the problem of the sand on the ramp (at least for awhile).

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I was there this past weekend with my 20' ZX200 bug and no four wheel drive and did fine. It appears like someone has cleaned all that silt off already because I didn't see anything like in that picture on the ramp Sunday. (Or the water level has come up)

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My buddy fished last week and again this Tuesday. F-150 no four wheel drive. 21' skeeter

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