Snaptraxx was specifically designed with a large surface area supporting the hull greatly reducing the high pressure point contact commonly associated with rollers. Each 18 inch section of Snaptraxx provides over 37 square inches of hull supporting area. Snaptraxx has been successfully used on boats weighing over 28,000lbs. Go to picture 14 on "Hoists" page
No, Snaptraxx is designed to totally encapsulate bare 2X6 lumber. We recommend removal of the old carpet, a thorough inspection of the lumber for damage, decay, and proper fastening to trailer. Replace as necessary.
Snaptraxx is designed to snap over and totally encapsulate 2 x 6 lumber. The 2 x 6 assembly can then be secured to the top of the timber. Another alternative can be viewed in the "Photo Gallery" picture #'s 5 & 7.