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CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 75" Tall - I-Beam Clamps - 1 Pair

CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 75" Tall - I-Beam Clamps - 1 Pair

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Guide-on posts make it easy to load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp. They clamp to the rear of your I-beam trailer frame and extend out of the water, providing visual targets to center the boat between during loading. Call 800-298-8924 to order CE Smith boat trailer parts part number CE27635 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CE Smith products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 75" Tall - I-Beam Clamps - 1 Pair. Boat Trailer Parts reviews from real customers.
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CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts - CE27635

  • Guides
  • Boat Guide
  • Post-Style
  • 75 Inch Tall
  • CE Smith

Guide-on posts make it easy to load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp. They clamp to the rear of your I-beam trailer frame and extend out of the water, providing visual targets to center the boat between during loading.


Features:

  • Guideposts provide a visual target on your trailer to help you load and unload your boat
    • Extend out of the water to help you center your boat while loading
    • Assist you in backing your trailer down the boat ramp
  • 1-1/2" Diameter, 16-gauge, pre-galvanized steel tubes mount to trailer frame
  • 2" PVC pipe slides over steel posts
  • Simple installation on rear crossmember of I-beam trailer frame with included I-beam clamps - no drilling required
    • Adjusts out to 19" from trailer
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Quantity: 2 boat guide-ons
  • Post height: 75"


Note: Check with your state Department of Transportation for restrictions regarding maximum trailer width.


Guide Your Boat Into and Out of the Water with Ease

When your boat trailer has been backed down the ramp and is partially submerged, these 75-inch-tall guideposts that are mounted on the rear corners of the frame will stick out of the water, giving you two highly visible targets to guide your boat between for loading. The PVC posts also provide a visual aid to help you back your boat trailer down the ramp when you're unloading and loading your boat.


Installation

The posts are simple to install. Slide the PVC posts over the galvanized steel support posts. Then use the included I-beam clamps to mount the posts on the top or below the trailer's I-beam frame, as close to the rear corners as possible. Adjust the posts so that the distance between each post and your boat is less than 1 inch.


Pre-Galvanized Steel

Pre-galvanized steel parts are stamped from a sheet of steel after it has already been galvanized. The edges of pre-galvanized parts often lose their zinc coating during the stamping process. Because of the thinness of the coating (less than 1 mm) and the fact that the edges remain exposed, pre-galvanized parts can begin to oxidize and rust quickly, so it's recommended that they be primed and painted.



27635 Post Style Boat Guide Ons by CE Smith - I Beam Mount - 6' 3" Tall

Installation Details CE27635 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 75" Tall - I-Beam Clamps - 1 Pair - CE27635

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (949 Customer Reviews)

Guide-on posts make it easy to load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp. They clamp to the rear of your I-beam trailer frame and extend out of the water, providing visual targets to center the boat between during loading.

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Very happy with guide on post! The brackets fit my huge 7.5 x 4.5 I beams on my trailer! This trailer hauls a 2001 Sea Ray 280 Sundancer that is 31.9 ft long and 9.5 feet wide. This kit works perfect and came with all the hardware I needed! 668308



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The clamps are galvanized and rugged. Two bolt lengths were provided so I had a wide I-beam I wouldn't be off to the hardware store. My 3" I-beam used the shorter bolts and they included washer and nylon insert lock nuts. The 90 degree bend metal box tubes are also rugged; didn't measure the wall thickness, but its certainly stiff enough for the job. PVC pipes and caps included. Probably took me 15 minutes to install and that's because I was fussy with the gap I wanted between the PVC pipe and the rub rail on the boat. The only blemish is that the tubes have black marks on them most likely from shipping as the metal box tubes are shipped loose they can bang around and mark up the PVC pipes. The hardware is bagged so there is very little chance of coming up short on the hardware. The tubes are long, and I do mean long, but with some of the steep boat launch ramps I use having that added length is a lot better than coming up short. Overall, it's a quality item and if you want all white pipes, be prepared to clean them up when you are ready to install them. Try some naptha first and if that doesn't do it, go to a mild ScotchBrite pad. I have not yet launched or retrieved my 20' Key West with these trailer guides in place, but I expect no problems whatsoever. 268971


Comments
Been a year with a dozen launch and retrievals will never have another boat on a trailer without them. Absolutely no problems with the hardware easy to adjust even after a year in and out of salt water and the amount of flex in the tubes is just right to keep the boat aligned on the trailer without impact. Excellent.
Chris M - 07/07/2017

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Installed this on my manic tilt trailer that sits a 2005 Four Winns 194 Funship. The trailer is a pain to load this boat from the water. I purchased these in hopes it would make it better by allowing me to better judge how far to pull the trailer in and give me a reference to know when the boat was centered on the bunks. It installed in the matter of a 30 minutes which included taking it out of the box and my helper was 10 yrs old. They seemed a little wobbly it ended up sturdy during towing and turns out you want them to be forgiving when loading the boat. They worked out perfectly as I’m now able to know when the boat is centered, no more out and in to adjust the boat for center!! 831362



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Very simple installation. It took maybe 20 minutes. Seemingly good solid construction. Went on my 4" I-beam trailer no problem. My only complaints are that the PVC came scratched up from rubbing metal parts inside the shipping box. Some protection in packaging would have been nice. Also, and I'm not sure this matters, the posts lean slightly in once installed. Meaning they stick out farther at the base than they do at the top. For my boat I would have liked to have them lean slightly outwards to hug the boats profile. Either way, I'm going to see how they work this next weekend and if its a problem I will bend the metal posts out slightly. Still a 5 star review for now! 809449



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Exactly what I wanted, it makes launching and hauling the boat so much easier. I couldn't be more satisfied! 806983



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Fast shipping and a quality product. Very easy to install 795575



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Received product yesterday. Looks like good quality. Looks like an easy installation. Only complaint I have. You should have wrapped the brackets or the pvc pipe. Mine was all scratched up from rubbing against each other during shipping. 778891



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The trailer has been outstanding and I have towed my boat from Florida to Washington state and back and all over Washington State. The only problem I have with it is the surge brake which is manufactured in Atlanta. The diaphragm that keeps the outside air out of the brake fluid and is supposed to be glued to the filler cap keeps coming adrift and when it does that, the brake fluid squirts out of the breather hole. The manufacturer has been quite helpful and gave me two more caps, but the problem continues. So I travel with three caps and a tube of superglue! The brake fluid probably breaks down the glue. I check it daily when I am on the road and two caps are used for the 3300 mile trip to the far corners of the Nation. 674382



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We love the boat trailer guides we purchased. They were so easy to install and they make loading the boat so much easier! Thank you for a great product! 628183



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Great product, price, well packaged and delivered in a timely manner. 614103



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Fit perfect and work great to keep boat centered. 610319



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I ordered a set of ce smith boat trailer guiding post via phone, instead of online, because I had specific questions about the product prior to purchasing. My specific questions were answered by Heidi M who was familiar with the product. She took my CC information and processed the order successfully. I received the product via USPS free shipping (purchase was more than 99$) on-time as promised. This is my first time doing business with etrailer, overall I am very satisfied with etrailer service, website and personnel. Will definitely purchase from etrailer again, based on my positive experience, will recommend etrailer for friends and others. 598154



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Poor quality...!!! 568243



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Great product because I like the I beam configuration. 492261



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I am very pleased with the trailer guides and the installation went well until I found that the inside diameter of one of the PVC pipes was almost one eighth inch more narrow than it should be. This pipe did not fit over the steel post of either guide. I ended up using a grinder to grind down just enough of all four sides of one steel post guide to allow the PVC pipe to slide down. This problem could have been found before shipping by simply trying out the fit before it was boxed. I have been pleased with e-trailer for previous purchases and am pleased with the delivery and overall quality of these guides; however, I should not have had to make major modifications in order to compensate for a manufacturing defect. 322434



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Fit perfect, easy to install 318459



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Very pleased with product, delivery and C/S. Thank you. 295090


Comments
Very satisfied
DON P - 10/18/2017

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Guides are great . They make things so much easier when I am by myself pulling my 22ft Robalo out of the water. It also is great when you are working against a cross breeze. 250086



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Fast delivery time. 178261



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Very fast delivery and a good product! I will recommend this product and company to everybody! 178056



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Great price and fast shipping!! 150343



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Fits well works great 148744



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Great product. Easy installation and great fit. Also added the post lights and now the trailer looks new again. 137268



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Super heavy duty and etrailer is best price around. 130755



- CE27635
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Provide mounting bracket not close for my trailer. No other choice, but have to order another set of u- bolts to mount them. 130275


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Ask the Experts about this CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts

  • Boat Guide-On Recommendations for a 2017 Robalo Walk Around
    Given the size of your 2017 Robalo Walk Around boat I recommend going with tall guide-ons such as the CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 75" Tall - I-Beam Clamps - 1 Pair Item # CE27635 if the trailer has an I-beam frame. If the trailer does not have an I-beam frame then a 60 inch set with lights on top, # CE27760, is a great option as well. Based on the boat I would not go under 60 inches. I have linked a video of the lighted guides for you.
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  • Would the Guide Ons part # CE27635 Fit a 4 inch Wide I-Beam
    The I-beam clamps of the Guide Ons part # CE27635 that you referenced are confirmed as a fit on I-beams that are between 2-1/2 inches and 4-1/2 inches wide so the kit would fit your 4 inch wide I-beams.
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  • I-Beam Clamps for Post Style Guide-Ons for a Boat Trailer
    Yes, the I-Beam frame clamps that come with guide-ons # CE27635 are available separately. For one clamp you would need # CE27681G. They secure a 1-1/2 inch square tube to an I-Beam and 4 are needed per I-Beam. Or you could use # CE27682A for 2 sets. They fit I-Beams with width of 2-1/2 inches to 4-1/2 inches.
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  • Choosing Boat Guide-Ons for 2010 Monterey 260 SCR's Boat Trailer
    When choosing boat guide-ons, the height of the post is personal preference. Guide-ons come in a variety of heights to accommodate different boats styles and preferences of different people. Since you have a Monterey 260SCR, the 75 inch tall, CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons that you looked at would work well in proportion with the size of the boat. If your boat trailer has an I-beam trailer frame, you will want part # CE27635. These posts will attach the to trailer frame with I-beam...
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  • Boat Trailer Guide On Recommendation for a Deep V Lund Boat Trailer
    It sounds like the CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons # CE27620 aren't wide or tall enough for your boat trailer. Since I can't recommend you bend the brackets a better option would be the # CE27635 which is similar but can adjust out an additional 6 inches on either side and will be 35 inches taller.
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