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bunk lube

srimes

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Jun 9, 2020
112
Macgregor 26D Brookings
I've heard of people using toothpaste or Liquid Rollers $20 spray. I remembered I had paraffin wax bars that I got for wood so thought I'd try it. Just rubbed a bar on the carpet and when I did the "MacGregor Shimmy" it was SO MUCH easier! A $4 box from your favorite grocery store is probably a lifetime supply!

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srimes

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Jun 9, 2020
112
Macgregor 26D Brookings
Could you elaborate upon this or is it "inappropriate" for this site ? :redface:
lol and to be clear, this is for the trailer bunks. Not lube to use while in the bunks :biggrin:. You can thin it with mineral oil to get whatever viscosity you want though.

When you load a Mac the bow pulls away from the V stop. Many drive with speed and slam on the breaks to make the boat slide forward. This is the "Mac bump." I crank the winch tight, grab the bow pulpit and shake the boat side to side ( the "shimmy"). This brings the boat forward with less drama and without getting in and out of the car.