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Old July 29th, 2007, 11:09 PM   #21
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or you could disconnect the surge brakes. (mine has a quick release coupler)
I just feel balzy and run elec brakes on the boat trailer.. Makes fishing soo much easier
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Old July 30th, 2007, 12:14 PM   #22
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why the heck would i want an electric setup on a trailer that i am going to submerge... especially since most of them tell you to disconnect the lights when you are going to launch...

Also, i have yet to have a boat trailer that did not have a locking pin to prevent the compression... although many of my older ones they have been on the bottom of the hitch
It's tough to launch a boat when the trailer wont back up

And I dont know for sure but I the electronics to disable the feature are at the tonque....which is usually out of the water.

5-way flat connectors are compatible with a 4-way flat...usually I just provided a blue jumper wire independent of the 4-way that a customer could plug into the fifth fire wire on the trailer....avoids lots of confusion.
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