No problem. I've forgotten and left mine totally deployed in a down position and run at 55 mph for 20 miles and it still is working fine. They are as close to bomb proof as anything can be. It's a brilliant design in the way the stresses are distributed.
My friend Bob Turgeon was just visiting and we were talking about how dependent we've become on our power poles when launching, docking, trolling etc.
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