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CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring - Zinc-Plated Steel - Qty 1

CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring - Zinc-Plated Steel - Qty 1

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CE Smith Accessories and Parts - CE10981

  • Boat Trailer Parts
  • Hardware
  • Retainer Ring
  • CE Smith

Secure a wobble roller on your boat trailer with the help of this retainer ring. It is constructed of zinc-plated steel to provide years of use.


Features:

  • Retainer ring helps you to mount a wobble roller to your boat trailer's roller bunk
  • Zinc-plated steel construction is sturdy and long-lasting
  • For holding roller on 1-1/8" shaft size and 3/4" shaft size
  • Made in USA


Specs:

  • Diameter of retainer ring: 3/16"


10981 Zinc-Plated Steel Replacement Wobble Roller Retainer Ring by CE Smith





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Video Transcript for CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts CE10981 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring. This retainer ring helps you to mount a wobble roller to your boat trailer's roller bunk. The unit's constructed from a steel construction. It features a zinc plated finish to resist rust and corrosion.This is designed for holding a roller on shaft sizes of one and 1/8th inches, and three quarters of an inch. The unit would need to be installed using a pair of pliers, or any tool that can help you bend the ring into place around the shaft. The product is made in the USA, and the diameter of the actual ring here is 3/16ths of an inch.It's bent like this on purpose.

What you would do is, with your wobble roller on the shaft, you would want to use a washer. Then you take this and place it on the opposite side of the washer, so you'd have your wobble roller, washer, and now you have your retaining ring. Once you have it around the shaft, you take a pair of pliers or any tool that can help you bend the unit, and then you just pinch it together. You want to bring these two pieces around the shaft, nice and tight. That way when the shaft turns, this doesn't slide, and it actually provides a good enough grip to where it keeps your wobble roller in place.That's going to do it for today's look at the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring..


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CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring - Zinc-Plated Steel - Qty 1 - CE10981

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (141 Customer Reviews)

Secure a wobble roller on your boat trailer with the help of this retainer ring. It is constructed of zinc-plated steel to provide years of use.

- CE10981
by: 07/23/2021

I had to replace 8 rollers on my boat trailer,the rollers came on time like etrailer said they would and the ones I purchased fits my easy loader trailer perfectly.I pulled one hog ring off,and yes it snapped in half so I got ahold of etrailer again and got the heavy-duty hog rings got them today on time and they worked perfectly,I ordered the hog ring pliers forget buying them they will not work with the heavy rings.I used a vise to bend the rings close to a snug fit the placed them in the holes and used a set of channel locks to finish the job works perfectly, hope this helps other people out. Thank you etrailer associates for your help,will keep you in mind for future orders!



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I installed these on my boat trailer and they were absolutely perfect for my needs. The rollers are now functioning 100% and I no longer have any rubber roller marks on the boat. A perfect solution to imperfect rollers.



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Replacement trailer rollers and parts were exactly as described and arrived as scheduled. I would order again as needed



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You sent the correct item I needed; I would like to have received it a little sooner but that's okay. We can finish replacing rollers on the trailer.



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looks good just what I needed



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Tried to use these clips but they were impossible to crimp. I was replacing rollers on boat trailer. Not even my channel locks could budge these. Went with axle caps instead. Much easier to use. The reviews for special crimping tool for these got poor reviews overall. You can't really get a good grip with the channel locks because of the overlapping edge of the rollers that get in the way.



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They are installed and the trailer rollers stayed in place. Service was good and the product was what I expected. The only issue was getting the right pliers to install the keepers


Comments
No problems still working like new
Patrick - 09/17/2019



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Just finished installation on ez loader trailer,nice fit,easy install.Used to replace 33 year old rollers that were shot.By doing so lifted boat up a couple of inches so it is no longer dangerously close to fenders.Can't comment yet on performance or longetivity but appear to be a decent product.I appreciate the speed with which they arrived,might be able to enjoy a couple more weeks on the water.The hog rings overall were larger than the existing but worked fine on 1" shaft.Thanks



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Requires a lot of pressure to install on the Wobbly Roller. I am not sure what tool would have made the installation easier. The angled hog ring pliers were too small.


Comments
Great!
Jerry - 09/12/2018



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Great Prices and selections. Very good correspondence with a slight delay on the order. Very prompt in receiving the order once stock was in. The Wobble wheels and the locks went on well. The replacement locks were of a better quality than what I took off. It caused me to grind the washers a little to make it all fit. It was a quality install, if I say so myself. Keeping Etrailer.com as a go to parts store.



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exactly as advertised



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The wobble roller retainer rings should be a must have for anyone with rollers on there trailer. Over time I have replaced almost all my rings ., especially if you use your boat, like me in salt water.



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The items I received were exactly what I wanted, being that my boat trailer is 30 yrs old. The rubber rollers were the same exact size as the ones that were 30 yrs old. Also, the shipment arrived way before I was expecting it. I will continue to shop at etrailer.com



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The retaining rings were just the right size and quality. Shipping was fast and easy.



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Ordered Hog rings and washers. Absolutely happy with the quality, level of galvanization and especially price! Less than half compared to local retail.



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This was a replacement for the OEM product placed on my Tidewater trailer. It fit the bill exactly. Shai was very helpful getting the right size roller, washer, and hog clips to ensure that my installation went smoothly. I was in a rush and the 2-day shipping came through as well. Overall a great experience.



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I keep coming back to etrailer.com because I get great customer service from the associates there!



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Perfect, good quality, fast delivery good price


Comments
Perfect , saltwater tested help up well !!
Bob - 03/31/2020



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Finally we have a Company that has parts available for EZ Loader trlrs 1985, The parts are perfect fit along with washers and hog rings. After thought had to buy Rocker bushings from another company, that's competition. Great Work



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Needed these to replace rusted, worn clips on my Sea Lion trailer. Perfect fit, and the videos to help install were very useful. Great customer service too. Parts arrived quickly, and were nicely packed. Thanks etrailer!


Comments
Working as stated after one year, all is good so far
Rich F - 10/09/2015



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Fits perfectly on a 1 1/8 inch shaft. Large vise pliers used to compress ring and all is well!!! I did not rate an excellent because I'm not sure of rusting. Thanks JR


Comments
THEY ARE DOING VERY WELL, NO RUST AND ARE HOLDING TIGHT. 5 STARS. NOW ONLY IF I CAN USE MY BOAT MORE OFTEN!!
jim r - 11/17/2016



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Very happy with the product & fairly easy to install. I had to previously return a product that would not work & reordered & did receive the right product that works property. Also received a refund fairly quick. Your service was excellent.



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I used almost all ,12 roller clips. Will order more to replace all my old rusted clips.



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Rollers for boat trailer are working out very well.



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Measured and ordered the parts to replace the rollers on my EZLoader trailer. Shipment showed up super fast and was able to get it done right the first time. There is a helpful video on you tube that shows how to install these rollers. My boat now glides on and off my trailer! Thank you for the great service!


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Ask the Experts about this CE Smith Accessories and Parts

  • Hardware Needed for Replacing Wobble Rollers on Boat Trailer
    The shafts in your picture do look a bit rusty but most likely they will still work. But you have to inspect them all to make sure they only have surface rust. You'll also need the washer part # CE10982 and the retainer ring part # CE10981 to install the wobble roller part # YR530R-5P you mentioned.
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  • Recommendation For Retainer Ring to Hold Wobble Roller to 3/4-Inch Shaft
    The CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring, part # CE10981, can be used for 1-1/8 inch shaft size and 3/4-inch shaft size. You will need to choose the correct size washer along with the retainer ring for installation on your 3/4 -inch shaft. The washer you will need is the CE Smith Wobble Roller Washer for 3/4-Inch Shaft, part # CE10983. You will slide the wobble roller onto the shaft then use the correct size washer for the size shaft you have. Then, you will put the retainer ring around...
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  • Are There Different Sized Wobbler Roller Retaining Rings?
    There are different sized wobbler wheel retaining rings, however we only carry the one size of retaining ring. The CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring - Zinc-Plated Steel - Qty 1 # CE10981. This is designed for holding roller on 1-1/8" shaft size and 3/4" shaft size only. The diameter of this retainer ring is 3/16 inch. This is a fairly standard size and that is why we don't carry others. If you need a washer for this install, I recommend the CE Smith Wobble Roller Washer for 3/4"...
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  • Can a Wobble Roller Retainer be Replaced with a Cotter Pin
    Essentially the Wobble Roller Retainer pin part # CE10981 is a cotter pin. I would recommend using this though as it was designed to fit under a wobble roller. A cotter pin might interfere depending on it's size.
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  • Replacement Boat Trailer Wobble Roller Installation
    The boat trailer replacement wobble rollers we offer include both black rubber and non-marking thermoplastic types that you can see by clicking on the link provided for you. It is a good idea to use washer on both ends of the new roller to prevent binding on the cotter pin. You will want to match up the overall outside diameter and inside shaft diameter of the replacement roller to your original to ensure it will fit and perform correctly. We offer rollers with as much as a 5-inch outside...
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  • How to Install the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring # CE10981
    Basically, you put the open end around the shaft on each end of the roller then use some pliers to clamp it closed so it is tight to the shaft. This allows the roller to roll but stay in position. I made a video showing what this would look like for you.
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  • Can a Wobble Roller on a Boat Trailer Be Held In Place Using Only Retaining Rings
    A wobble roller retainer ring such as # CE10981 can work to hold the roller in place provided you are using the right size ring for the shaft of the roller. For example # CE10981 will fit a 3/4 inch and 1-1/8 inch shaft. You would want the weight evenly distributed to avoid uneven wear and the potential loss of a roller. The boat itself may not be balanced which could be causing the issue. It is also possible that the trailer itself, not just the rollers, needs to be checked and repaired...
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  • Part Needed to Secure Wobble Roller to 5/8 inch Shaft
    For a pal nut designed to fit a 5/8 inch shaft you would want the part # CE10801 which will secure to the end of a 5/8 inch shaft. We don't have a retainer ring for that shaft size.
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  • What is Diameter of Boat Trailer Roller Retainer Ring and Will It Fit a 1 Inch Shaft
    The diameter of the retainer ring # CE10981 is 3/16 inches. Yes, you could use it on a 1 inch shaft as well.
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  • Wobbler Rollers With 1-1/2" Long Bushing For 1" Shaft EZ Loader Magic Tilt Trailer
    You need the Yates Ribbed Wobble Roller # YR500YW-8P. It matches your roller at 5" in diameter, 3" wide and uses a 1-1/2" long bushing to fit on a 1" shaft. The Washer For 1" Spindle # SW1000 are sold individually so be sure to order the correct amount that you need. We also have the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring # CE10981 for replacing your current retainers.
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  • Wobble Roller, Hog Ring and Washer for an EZ Loader Boat Trailer
    The Yates Ribbed Wobble Roller, # YR500YW-8PEZ, is exactly what you need for your 1999 EZ Loader boat trailer. The bushings are included with this roller. For a hog ring, we offer part # CE10981 and you can use part # SW1000 for a washer. At this time, we do not have wobble roller sets or kits that fit a 1 inch shaft.
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  • Washer and Retainer Ring Recommendation for Use with Wobble Roller # YR500YW-8PEZ
    Wit the wobble rollers we offer like the part # YR500YW-8PEZ you would want to use the wobble roller washer part # CE10982 and the retainer ring part # CE10981.
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  • Boat Trailer Wobble Rollers for 1 Inch Diameter Shaft
    Judging by the diameter of the shaft the roller fits on, I'm assuming you're needing a wobble roller. We offer two different wobble rollers that will fit a 1 inch shaft, part # YR530R-8P which is black rubber, and is 5 inches in diameter and # YR500YW-8P which is TPR (thermo plasticized rubber) and is also 5 inches in diameter. You'll also need the retaining clip, part # CE10981. We sell the rollers individually, not in packs with multiple pieces. You can see product demonstration...
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  • How To Install New Wobble Rollers, Washers, And Retaining Rings
    The way to install the new # YR343R-6P roller is pretty simple. You'd can use pliers or channel locks to remove the existing retainer ring and the old washer. Then remove the old roller. install the new roller part # YR343R-6P and washer part # CE10983, and install the new retainer ring part # CE10981 by slipping it over the shaft and crimping it with the pliers or channel locks. This roller is designed to work on a 3/4 inch diameter shaft.
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  • Are Special Tools Needed to Attach Wobbler Rollers to a Shaft Using Retaining Rings
    I have tried to use channel locks before and they do not work all that well. You need what are called hog ring pliers such as # PTW88003. These pliers also come with fasteners but for boat trailer rollers you would want to use a retainer ring such as # CE10981 as an example.
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  • How to Install Wobble Rollers on Older Boat Trailer
    If you have enough of the shaft still intact then you can use the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring # CE10981 and a Wobble Roller Washer # CE10983 for the Yates Ribbed Wobble Roller # YR343R-6P for a 3/4" shaft. Otherwise you may need to get a new shaft and use the above products to secure the rollers. To install the retainer ring you can use ring pliers like part # PTW88003.
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  • Tool Recommendation for Installing Retainer Ring for Wobble Rollers
    Sounds like you are looking for a way to secure the # CE10981 to the shaft for the installation of the part # YR343R-6P. A decent set of pliers like the part # PTW88003 would do the trick. Or a set of channel locks.
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  • Shoreline Boat Trailer Wobble Roller Recommendation
    Looks like you have the Yates Ribbed Wobble Rollers part # YR530R-6P installed on your Shoreline boat trailer. We do not carry any pieces that are internal of the roller like a bushing if that is what you are referring to. We carry the retainer rings part # CE10981 and the wobble roller washers part # CE10983, but if you need a different part of the wobble roller replaced you will have to go ahead and replace the entire roller.
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  • Recommended Replacement Wobble Roller Parts for Venture Boat Trailer
    Thank you for including a photo of your Venture trailer that is missing some parts that hold its wobble roller in place. It looks like the trailer has one of the Yates non-marking rollers that are shown on the linked page. Based on your 1-1/8-inch diameter I think you have the # YR500YW-9P. We offer the matching washer # CE10982 and retainer ring # CE10981 that you can add to your cart by clicking on the provided links.
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  • Removing Retainer Ring When Replacing Wobble Roller On Boat Trailer
    Taking the retainer ring like part # CE10981 out when removing a wobble roller can be tricky, particularly when they tend to break. My best recommendation is to use two needle nose pliers if you can get a good grip when removing the ring. You can grab both sides at one time and hopefully not have one end slip inside the roller shaft if it should break.
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  • Diameter of Spindle Washer # SW1000 and Wobble Roller Retainer Ring CE10981
    The washer part # SW1000 is 1/8 of an inch thick. The diameter of the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring # CE10981 is 3/16 inch.
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  • Washer and Pin to Use with the CE Smith Wobble Roller YR440R
    For washers to go with the part # YR440R we have the part # CE10983. Wobble rollers are held on with retainer rings like the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring # CE10981. This gets clamped so that the holes on your shaft get pinned by the ring.
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  • What Holds Wobble Rollers onto a Trailer
    The Yates Wobble Roller # YR440R that you referenced should work well for you since it has the same 3/4 inch shaft as your trailer. Wobble rollers are held on with retainer rings like the CE Smith Wobble Roller Retainer Ring # CE10981. Basically, you put the open end of the retainer ring around the shaft on each end of the roller then use some pliers to clamp it closed so it is tight to the shaft. This allows the roller to roll but stay in position. Basically, the ring has to gently...
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  • Replacement Wobble Rollers for Boat Trailer
    It's sounds as if you're looking for wobble or rocker rollers. I don't have anything with the exact dimensions you mentioned, but the Yates # YR530R-8P in heavy duty rubber or the # YR500YW-8P in TPR (thermo plasticized rubber) come very close. Both rollers measure in at 5 inches in diameter and 3 inches wide. Clips like part # CE10981 are crimped on the ends of the shaft to keep the roller in place. We don't carry a washer compatible with a 1 inch diameter shaft.
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  • Removing a Retaining Ring from a Wobble Roller
    Probably the easiest way to remove a retainer ring, such as # CE10981, to replace a wobble roller is to grip one end with some vise grips and the other end with some pliers. Then twist in opposite directions to make the opening wide enough for it to slip off. If you have a rotary tool with a cutting attachment it would make short work of it.
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  • Key Dimensions for Selecting Boat Trailer Wobble Rollers
    Boat trailer wobble rollers like # YR500YW-7P and not trailer-specific or brand-specific so if their dimensions match up you'll be fine using them as replacements. The key things to note are the size of the shaft hole in the roller, which is about an inch so that it fits well on a 7/8-inch diameter roller, and its overall diameter (5-inches) and width (3-inches). Clips like part # CE10981 are crimped on the ends of the shaft to keep the roller in place using Angled Hog Ring Pliers # PTW88003.
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  • Boat Trailer Wobble Roller Recommendation to Fit 3/4 inch Diameter Shaft
    We have wobble rollers specifically designed for 3/4 inch shafts like yours. For that we have the part # YR343R-6P which has a center hole diameter just slightly under 7/8 inch to fit the 3/4 inch shaft the way it needs to. If you need a washer to go along with it you'd need the part # CE10983 and for a retainer ring part # CE10981.
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  • New Rollers and Hardware to Replace Yates 530 R Rollers
    You will want the Yates # YR530R-8P in heavy duty rubber. This wobble roller has a 5 inch diameter and is 3 inches wide. It takes a 1 inch diameter shaft. Bushing length is 1-1/2 inches. Clips like part # CE10981 are crimped on the ends of the shaft to keep the roller in place. We don't carry a washer compatible with a 1 inch diameter shaft. I have linked a video review of the roller for you.
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