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Old 12-24-2011, 11:22 AM
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Has anyone made a step that attaches to the trailer up by the bow? I fish alone most of the time and putting my new ranger on the trailer, it would be nice to have a step from the boat to the tongue. I saw a few on the market, but i am not willing to spend $3-400 for that convenience? Let me know.
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Old 12-24-2011, 11:29 AM
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DG,
Go to a welding shop that welds aluminum. Have them weld one up for you that you can bolt to the frame of your trailer.

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Old 12-24-2011, 11:39 AM
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For many trailers, this step will work fine and be tall enough.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Boati...3Bcat104473980

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Old 12-24-2011, 11:54 AM
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Check out Ezee Step ( http://www.ezeestep.com/ ). They are pricey but I really like the idea. I to fish alone alot and am considering putting these on my rig.
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Old 12-24-2011, 02:01 PM
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I fish by myself 85% of the time. Here's one that I made for my Ranger 1860. As you can see, it has a vertical bar to hold onto along with two steps. I attached it by slipping it between the bracket for the winch & the vertical support post. Just like walking down stairs right into my truck bed...

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Old 12-25-2011, 07:47 AM
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For many trailers, this step will work fine and be tall enough.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Boati...3Bcat104473980

REW
I got this one. Painted it white to match my trailer, and it works just fine.
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Old 12-27-2011, 04:06 PM
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Hey cousinil, who made this for you. It looks great
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Old 12-31-2011, 08:56 AM
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cousin

I like it, with one major exception, I think the top needs a handle or something flat. All I see is potential for IMPALEMENT when I look at it in its current form!
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Old 01-07-2012, 11:36 AM
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Just bought the Northern Tool version:

http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too...ssearch=365411

Similar to the Cabelas design, but half the price while on sale, in aluminum. I haven't received it so I can't give an evaluation, but I don't see how one could go wrong with this one step design.
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Old 01-07-2012, 11:33 PM
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DW, I'd be interested in reading a review after you receive your step.
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