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ContinuousWave: Whaler Performance
|Author||Topic: Trim Tabs|
posted 06-26-2003 12:39 PM ET (US)
Is it possible to install trim tabs on
a 17' Montauk? That area of the transom
is simply hollow and there doesn't appear
to have any backling to securely attach
the tabs. Any suggestions.
My Whaler is an 86 Montauk , with Bobs
Machine Shop jack plate and 115 Yamaha.
The trim tabs will improve performance in
the flats of Florida Bay.
posted 06-28-2003 04:27 PM ET (US)
Just reinstating the question on Trim Tabs,
anyone with some feed back?
posted 06-28-2003 06:30 PM ET (US)
contact the tab mfg and ask them. i don't think its a problem since the forces will be a shear force on the screws (parallel to the surface) instead of trying to pull them out.
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