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Core-Trax tie downs? Somethingfishy?

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Somethingfishy - How do you like your core-trax tie downs? How many sets did you buy? Would you put them on again? Any issues?

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I bought four sets from Costcos HSOforum, I returned all 4 sets to the store after installing them. It seemed like a good setup but I had to drill about 90 holes thru the trailers side lip to install them, after I finished installing them I went and bought a 9/16 drill bit(buy one bigger in diameter than your ratchet straps) and re-drilled each of the holes (approx every 6") this way is almost as flexible as the core-trax but cost under $10 and an hour or 2 of your time and it fits. The middle of the trailer was the only challenge so I bought 4 stainless heavy duty eye bolts and put them in the center for an additional secure point. I have probably 3000+ miles on the trailer thus far and the machines haven't budged.

I've attached a pic hopefully you can see how I did it, if the pic doesn't show you enough give me a call and you can come look at it.

Good luck,

Fishy

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Thanks about, the info was great, saved me some mula. My buddy here at work bought your four place trailer, he was looking at it on clist, I had seen it on the nation, told him you were his neighbor. Thanks again.

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I noticed you have your spare mounted on the hitch? Where did you get the mount? I picked up my trailer this week and the mount they sent with me isn't even close to working. Thanks!

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I want a trailer like that. Fishy can you email me some info?

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I noticed you have your spare mounted on the hitch? Where did you get the mount? I picked up my trailer this week and the mount they sent with me isn't even close to working. Thanks!

Northern Tool. It's mounted on a cross bar by the tongue.

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Thanks! You would think for what they charge for these things the mount could be integrated right into the trailer at time of manufacture.

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Totally agree, I didn't like the factory mounts, the one I bought was under $20

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