Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, Heavy Duty Zinc Steel

Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, Heavy Duty Zinc Steel

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Optronics Accessories and Parts - LP15SB


Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, Heavy-Duty Zinc-Plated Steel

A heavy-duty license plate bracket for use with stud-mount license plate lights. With zinc-plated all-steel construction, this bracket is extremely durable.

  • Polished metal license plate bracket
  • Made of heavy-duty zinc-plated steel
  • Used with stud-mount license lights and combination stop, tail, and license lights

Manufacturer Cross Reference
Bracket will work as an exact replacement for:
Uni Bond # LH1000Z
Wesbar # 3203
Peterson # B428-09
Bargman # 30-72-100

Manufacturer Specifications

Zinc plated steel license plate bracket, designed for durability. For use with stud-mount license lights.



LP15SB Heavy Duty License Plate Bracket by Optronics, Inc.

Alternate part number: LP-15SB







Video of Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, Heavy Duty Zinc Steel


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Optronics Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket Installation

Today we're going to show you Optronics Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, part number LP15SB. First off, with our bracket this is an all-metal construction. In its typical application, this license bracket is designed to sit behind the bracket that holds your taillight in place. In this case, we're on the driver's side or left-hand side. Typically they will line up with the studs on the lights. You can mount this either way you'd like, but typically you want this underneath so it sticks underneath the light on the bottom for the license plate. Let's go ahead and install it. Pretty simply.

Let's go ahead and remove these two nuts. Most of the time it's going to be a 7/16. In certain situations, it won't fit like this, so you can flip it around and install it that way as well. Of course, we realize that not as much light will go onto your license plate, but it will still work just fine. Then you can go ahead and install your license plate; 1/4" hardware will work just fine for that.

This hardware does not come with it as well. Since it is recessed inaudible 00:01:14 back, let's go ahead and turn off the lights and try it out and see how the trailer light illuminates the license plate. Even though it's recessed, it's still doing its job. That will finish it for a Optronics Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, part number LP15SB. .


Customer Reviews

Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, Heavy Duty Zinc Steel - LP15SB

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (264 Customer Reviews)


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I think you will find these photos show a unique installation of your metal trailer license plate holder. My Yamaha golf cart is street legal which requires a license plate. You will see in close up photo that the holder is used up side down for a custom fit. Couldn't be happier. The plastic holder was not stiff enough so your holder is perfect. 635724



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great value 627707



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Great, compared to the plastic bracket that came with the trailer 601999



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Are you kidding? This metal license plate mount is rock solid and under $2. The holes are set up perfectly to fit the mounting bolts on my driver side trailer light and the position of the license plate when mounted allows it to be lit by the clear lens on the bottom of the trailer light when the running lights are on. Also, the bracket allows the mounted license plate (and frame) to just clear the rail of the flat bed trailer itself. Yeah, it's a perfect fit. Thanks, trailer!! 145002



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Bought this license plate bracket to replace the cheap plastic one that came on my new car hauler. It is very study nice bracket. Came fast also. Thanks for a great product. Holly 508680



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Great fit for my trailer. Delivered on time. The on-line videos helped to make sure I received the correct product and showed me how to install. 575805



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Great product at a great price. Took five minutes to install. 89397


Comments

Mike, where did you get your old black plastic bracket that broke? I had the exact same one and I liked it and it worked for me. I cant find a suitable replacement and would like another one just like this. Thanks!

-- comment by: Troy - 08/11/2014

6178

You might check out the Optronics # LP10SB
Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, Angled, Rust Proof Polymer - Black
$2.16
. This might suit your needs.

-- Rachael H - 8/12/2014


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Old bracket was plastic and easily broke off. I Ordered a metal one from etrailer at a great price. I painted mine with some extra plasti dip I had laying around and riveted it where the old one was and it's better than new! 125881



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Great product at a great price. The quality is excellent, and was shipped out / arrived very quickly. Dealing with the eTrailer staff is always such a pleasant experience. 142035


Comments

Product continues to perform as advertised after s year no problems at all. A sales experience with eTrailer is always positive.

Phil H - 07/18/2015

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I am very pleased with the product, price and service. I don't understand how it can be sold for the low price that it sells for, but it is worth every penny. I am replacing the tag bracket on all of my trailers that have the cheap plastic bracket. The plastic bracket on one of my trailers broke and I lost my tag which cost me 34.00 to replace the tag. This metal bracket will prevent that from happening. 499050



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Stout stuff...won't flex like the original plastic did...Works great...as intended. 151087


Comments

Still holding its own ... Not going anywhere short of being knocked off.

RP - 09/15/2015

14959

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Not much to say except that it fit perfectly and should last a lot longer then the original one that had broken. The pictures used to describe the part are exactly what it looks like on my trailer. And as usual, it arrived when promised and in great condition. Thanks again, etrailer. 572215



- LP15SB
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I received the new metal license plate holder quickly, and was easy to install, had it done in minutes. Now I won’t lose my license plate on the road. I am happy about that. Thanks eTrailer! 659571



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Exactly what I needed. 658655



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Looks ok. Will know more about the quality of this License plate bracket on my jetski trailer after it has been dunked in the water many tmes. 658330



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I don't think a license plate bracket warrants a. review but it is a good strong well made bracket. 653665



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As described 653623



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exactly what I needed. THANKS 652156



- LP15SB
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fast, just what i wanted. fit nicely on standard size mount. 650577



- LP15SB
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GREAT PRODUCT. VERY STURDY,JUST WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR,THANKS AGAIN. 649289



- LP15SB
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very nice product and very happy with the service .......thanks for everything 649177



- LP15SB
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It’s nice. Wasn’t really what I was excepting but it is going to the job just fine. The tail light was perfect. Just what I was after. Fit well. Easy to install 617826



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Excellent heavy duty mount very impressed with the quality and the mounting was very quick about 10 mins. 616596



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Good product fast service good price 601081



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As described and order cam was ordered. 600096



- LP15SB
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Good product, well made. Installed in s econds. 598747



- LP15SB
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The cheap bracket that came with the trailer, broke off while I was towing, and Iost my licence plate. This one like you sent is what should have been installed in the first place. Thank you. 589958



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Does it’s job. 582926



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great price 580305



- LP15SB
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Thank you for the wonderful service on filling my order. The holder fit my trailer and the license plate is in and ready to go. Thank you. 575004



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Work perfect 570088



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As pictures and promised. 569766



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Excellent product much better than the cheap plastic license plate mounts. Price is great and quality is outstanding. I highly recommend this item. 568935



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excellent service...would buy from them again. 563927



- LP15SB
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Received fast, metal tag holder, my plastic one broke and I lost the tag! Fit perfectly, good price ! 563467



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Great product, fast delivery! 556308



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Great 555852



- LP15SB
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This is a solid product and does exactly what it claims it will do. Much better than the one that came on my boat trailer. This will be the last one I buy as it will last forever. Yes I used loctite when I put it on. Shipping was quick and life is good. Thank you etrailer. 555805



- LP15SB
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well made and worked perfect 555399



- LP15SB
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Etrailer always has the right parts at the right price. Very quick shipping, thanks again Randal 548932



- LP15SB
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it worked perfectly in replacing old plastic bracket that was ready to fall off and lose my license plate! excellent product, service and price! thanks for everything! 548023



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GREAT PRODUCTS,GREAT PRICE AND SERVICE!! 539941



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Prompt service and they did exactly what they said they would. Now when you are only ordering a small part and get good service, that's saying something. Every business needs to take lessons from them. Thanks for your prompt and courteous service. 539242



- LP15SB
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Just got this in the mail and can't wait to install it. Great price, shipped with no problems, got updates from etrailer letting me know the status, very easy transaction. 529724



- LP15SB
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I received in a timely manner and in good condition. As always etrailer is was very easy to select items and ordering. 515063



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Great product at a great price ! Thank you Etrailer. 511242


Comments

great product, don have to worry about it breaking and losing tag like the plastic ones.

James M - 05/21/2019

55596

- LP15SB
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Awesome price and product. My plastic plate holder that came with my Yacht Club jet ski trailer broke off twice already (new + replacement) and I've lost two plates. Hopefully this steel one will do the trick. Fit perfect! 510457



- LP15SB
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Sturdy material, but not completely universal. On my Carson trailer, I had to flip the bracket backwards since the indentation on the bracket come down far enough to allow for the trailer light box. Also, the hole line up tonattach to the light box was just off enough I had to force the bracket on. However, once I installed it, it was solid and so don’t fear it will come off on its own. 509897



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Great product for a low price. It took about 5 minutes to install and is better than the original plastic mount. 508237


Comments

Still working the same as the first day I bought it.

Martin - 05/13/2019

55197

- LP15SB
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Product worked great. Fit as described and the short video on installation helped make my decision on purchase due to fit. Thanks 508072


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  • Do Cargo Carriers Normally Obstruct Taillights and License Plates
  • The Surco Cargo carrier part # 52017 that you referenced is 48 inches wide and should sit lower than the taillights of your vehicle (most likely). Mainly due to the width of this carrier it shouldn't interfere at all with the visibility of the taillights. You can measure the distance between your taillights to be certain. This carrier should sit lower and be too narrow to cause issue with that. Also, most likely the cameras that would take a picture of your license plate would be up above...
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  • I believe I have just the right license plate bracket for you. Take a look at the Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, # LP15SB. It is just a little over 8 inches long at 8-7/16 inches. It is 4 inches tall. The center to center distance between the center slotted holes is 2-1/4 inches but can be 2-3/4 inches apart at the outside edges. The top most set of holes are 2 inches apart on center. I have included a picture showing the dimensions for you.
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  • If the cargo loaded on Curt Cargo carrier # C18153 come up to the bottom of the license plate on your 2014 Mazda CX-5 but do not block it then there shouldn't be any problems. You can add a license plate bracket to the back of this carrier using # LP15SB but you would have to drilling into the carrier. Otherwise you could just zip tie the plate to the back of the carrier but you would have to cut it off every time you were finished and it is not as secure as an actual bracket.
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  • What are the Dimensions of Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, # LP15SB
  • The Trailer License Plate Mount Bracket, # LP15SB, can be used as an exact replacement for the following parts: Uni Bond # LH1000Z Wesbar # 3203 Peterson # B428-09 Bargman # 30-72-100 I went out to the warehouse and took some measurements of the bracket so you could compare these to the original or to the area where the new bracket would be mounted. I did a little research and it appears that the license plate bracket on Nitro Bass Boat trailers is mounted behind the left tail...
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