Ladder upgrades 200 select

Discussion in 'Sport Boats' started by Arminius, Aug 5, 2020.

  1. Arminius

    Arminius Member

    Oct 30, 2019
    Bowrider 200 Select, 2003
    5.0L MPI, 260 hp w/Alpha 1 Drive
    I put a ribbon tether on the lowest rung. Still need to swing it up a bit before pulling on the tether but then it swings over and collapses easily. The ribbon is a canvas tie-down and the loop is kept in place by a wound bump of electricians' tape.

    The rungs are now cushioned by neoprene weightlifter's grip guards with a 1.25" ID for Olympic size bars. From Atlantis Fitness They come in closed 14" lengths so they must be trimmed. I used gobs of wire pulling lube but had to work at it for a long time. You could go by the Love Shopee and ask for their most extreme lubricant or maybe just warm it up in a tub of water. They are on the two lower rungs and cushion amazingly well while still allowing the lid to close. ladder].jpg
    Last edited: Aug 5, 2020

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