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Microtrawler Updates:
by George Shannon gjs309@magiclink.com
Be sure and read: MICROTRAWLER

Update: Feb. 25, 2000
Here are four photos showing how I lifted Microtrawler to the trailer.  I bypassed the dry dock for now, because when I got it up on the second set of keel blocks, I chickened out.  I used a small floor jack to do the lifting.  I will, however, lower the dry dock and use it for refitting and painting later.  The keel blocks are made from construction site scraps, no cost.

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Update: March 3, 2000
Here are the pictures of the initial launch of MT.  No sea trials as of yet.  I need to get a new prop, as the rpm's were too high, so after that I will take her out for a complete shakedown.  She handles very nicely and I think this is a keeper.   Great boat for grandkids too.  They love driving it and crawling all over it.

Initial Launch - Snake River, Twin Falls, Idaho

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Amateur - should have done this before backing up.

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Oops, tailpipe of Toyota short bed 6" under water

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Completed trailer with bunks etc.  Tongue needs 4" extension for Toyota.

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