Tie-Down Straps to Secure 3800-lb Bayliner Outboard to Trailer

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I have a tandem trailer and a 2000 Bayliner TROPHY walkaround 200hp mercury outboard, the boat weighs approx. 3800 lbs dont no the weight of the trailer 24foot boat

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The BoatBuckle G2 Retractable Ratcheting Bow Tie-Down Strap # IMF14220 has a working load limit of 833-lbs. In your application on your 3800-lb Bayliner outboard this is sufficient for the bow so long as you use other tie-downs on the remaining portions of the boat, the gunwales and transom, to secure those areas. You can use one strap like # IMF17636 across the gunwales and # IMF08893 at the transom.

Tie-down straps should always be used so that their working load limit (WLL) is never exceeded. This is 1/3 of their breaking strength rating.

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