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Boat Latch Installation 1

LONG VERSION FULL VIDEO Boat Latch Installation - Short Handle

Boat Latch Installation - Short Handle

Short Handle 300
  1. Remove Boat From Trailer OR…
    1. Roller Trailer: You can push the boat back on the trailer to access the roller. (Leave safety chain on)
    2. Bunk Trailer: You can slide the winch post forward (toward the truck) to access the roller. (Do NOT jack the boat up.)

2. Remove the front bow stop or roller from the trailer.

Boat Latch Installation

3. Install roller on front bracket. (some units may have this already installed)

Boat Latch Install Roller

4. Install boat latch on mounting bracket of the winch stand.

  1. Use either hole to mount the latch.
  2. Do not tighten yet.
boat latch installation bolt

5. Adjust angle to line up with the bow of the boat before tightening.

Boat Latch Install pivot

Tighten bolt “snug” so the latch can pivot. 20 – 24ft lbs recommended. DO not over tighten and do not leave sloppy loose. Crank in or slowly drive into the latch to lock.

6. Short handle Model interchangeable Options. (Both are included with purchase of short handle model)

boat latch installation handles

LONG VERSION FULL VIDEO Boat Latch Installation - Long Handle

Boat Latch Installation - Long Handle

full long handle
  1. Remove Boat From Trailer OR…
    1. Roller Trailer: You can push the boat back on the trailer to access the roller. (Leave safety chain on)
    2. Bunk Trailer: You can slide the winch post forward (toward the truck) to access the roller. (Do NOT jack the boat up.)

2. Remove the front bow stop or roller from the trailer.

Boat Latch Installation

3. Install roller on front bracket. (some units may have this already installed)

Boat Latch Install Roller LH

4. Install boat latch on mounting bracket of the winch stand.

  1. Use either hole to mount the latch.
  2. Do not tighten yet.
boat latch installation bolt LHandle

5. Adjust angle to line up with the bow of the boat before tightening.

Boat Latch Install pivot

Tighten bolt “snug” so the latch can pivot. 20 – 24ft lbs recommended. DO not over tighten and do not leave sloppy loose. Crank in or slowly drive into the latch to lock.

6. Long handle Model. (Extension included with purchase of long handle model)

boat latch installation Long handles