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Bow Stop Replacement


Bow Stop

Buying a Bow Stop Replacement is extremely common on boat trailers. They are usually a rubber V on the front of the trailer. They are typically made of thermal plasticized rubber (TPR) or essentially rubber. A Bow stop is installed on the front bracket of the winch stand of the trailer. The stop enables the boat to secure tightly against the boat trailer. The problem with a bow stop is they do not last very long and can sometimes mark up the boat. The purpose of a bow stop is to simply give the boat something to rest against. Many boat owners replace the bow stop every year or two depending on how often it is used, weather etc. With a price tag anywhere from $12 to $50 for one it can add up over the years. So other than buying another bow stop every year what is another option?

Bow Roller Replacement

Bow Stop Replacement on Boat2Trailer

Basically the idea is simple. Replace your existing bow stop or rubber V with the automatic boat latch on Boat2Trailer. Why is it called an automatic boat latch? Look in the photo above. The boat latch has a set of jaws or a clamp built into the mechanism that will automatically snap shut and lock onto the existing bow eye of a boat. If you are interested in knowing more about how it works CLICK HERE. The bow stop replacement is definitely a huge help to those who fish alone. You no longer have to hang over the boat or get into the water to hookup the strap and chain. It’s durability is unmatched compared to a bow stop. The latch is composed of an incredibly long lasting UHMW plastic shield that helps prevent wear and tear on your boat and the latch as well. If after 10 years you decide to replace the plastic shield, it is a quick replacement process and only takes a few screws. The latch is not a one size fits all, but pretty close. The latch only comes in 2 sizes. Essentially one size replaces a smaller stop and one size replaces a bigger stop. Here is a link to our page showing what and where to measure to know what size you would need to replace your bow stop Click Here. The automatic boat latch has so many benefits over a common roller it is hard to describe them all in one page. Click on our home page or CLICK HERE to find all the information you need to know about upgrading to the latest boat trailer accessory!

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Helen Mathias
Helen Mathias
20:40 23 Sep 20
Easy to install and works perfect. So much easier!! My husband loves it!!
Karl Guenther
Karl Guenther
00:49 21 Sep 20
Easy installation, works awesome.
K R
K R
17:10 19 Sep 20
Great product and such a lifesaver to have. Makes it easier & quicker to get your boat out of the water so you can secure your boat on dry land. So glad we purchased this!!
Darron Bunch
Darron Bunch
00:13 11 Sep 20
Love this product. Works great and made it so much easier for a one man operation. Recommended to any one. My boat is a Skeeter with a mod V. and a bit flat at the nose but still latches up great.
Darrel Vogel
Darrel Vogel
20:21 30 Aug 20
I recently installed this 3 3/4 zinc model on my boat. I simply removed the front roller and bolted it on. The only adjustment I had to make was to move the winch bracket a couple of inches foreword to restore the boat’s position on the trailer. It works great.
Ron Eli
Ron Eli
18:26 28 Aug 20
keith yates
keith yates
13:28 12 Aug 20
Absolutely love this product. Super easy installation. My only concern is it would be easy for someone to steal off the trailer while your fishing. Awesome product anyone will love it.
Ben Haag
Ben Haag
16:00 09 Aug 20
Simple, makes loading and unloading faster. These should be factory on trailers.
Mark Helming
Mark Helming
00:27 08 Aug 20
So far so good
Ken Olswfski
Ken Olswfski
17:29 04 Aug 20
I dont know how I went this long without it,since the easy installation ,loading and unloading has never been easier,well built product,customer service was awesome the gentleman I spoke with was very patient to help me decide which unit i needed for my boat
Richard Mickelson
Richard Mickelson
02:29 30 Jul 20
Al Lindner
Al Lindner
20:17 28 Jul 20
Brian Craft
Brian Craft
11:54 28 Jul 20
Daniel Lyons
Daniel Lyons
22:15 27 Jul 20
This is the BEST addition to my Ranger Trailer bar none! Given I am turning 76 this year, I don't have the energy I use to have and launching and loading my boat had gotten to be somewhat of a chore. I have a 20ft Ranger loaded to the "gills" which means it is a handful at the ramp. The Boat2Trailer Boat Latch has really been a time savor, as well as, spared me from expending a great deal of energy (best part of the equation). It only took me 45 minutes to Install the item. The video on YouTube was a big help.....
Steven Stacy
Steven Stacy
03:56 29 Jun 20
Works like a dream. As others have mentioned it pulled my Competitor 165 forward a couple of inches but I loosened the winch stand and slid it forward to compensate.