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CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 40" Tall - 70 Degree Tilt - Black - 1 Pair

CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 40" Tall - 70 Degree Tilt - Black - 1 Pair

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These guide-on posts help you confidently load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp, tilting up to 70 degrees to accomodate your boat's wider hull. They provide visual targets so you can keep your boat centered. 1-833-496-1390 to order CE Smith boat trailer parts part number CES47FR 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 - 40" Tall - 70 Degree Tilt - Black - 1 Pair. Boat Trailer Parts reviews from real customers.
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CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts - CES47FR

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

These guide-on posts help you confidently load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp, tilting up to 70 degrees to accomodate your boat's wider hull. They provide visual targets so you can keep your boat centered.


Features:

  • Guideposts provide a visual target on your trailer to help you load and unload your boat
    • Extends out of the water to help you center your boat while loading
    • Assists you in backing your trailer down the boat ramp
  • 70-Degree tilt accomodates your boat's wider hull
  • 16-Gauge, pre-galvanized steel posts are strong and durable
  • Black PVC pipes slide over steel posts so you can see your submerged trailer
  • Simple installation on rear crossmember of trailer frame with included hardware - no drilling required
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: trailer frames up to 3" wide x 4-1/4" tall
    • For frames up to 5-1/4" tall, 2 extra-long U-bolt kits (CE11416 - sold separately) are required
  • Overall height: 40"
  • Steel post dimensions: 18" tall x 1-1/2" diameter
  • PVC pipe diameter: 2-3/8"
  • Bend angle: 70 degrees
  • Quantity: 2 boat guide-ons


27647 CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 40" Tall - 70 Degree Tilt - Black - 2 Pack





Video of CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 40" Tall - 70 Degree Tilt - Black - 1 Pair

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




Video Transcript for Review of CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts - Black Post Style Guide Ons For Boat Trailer - CES47FR

Hi everybody. Andy here with etrailer.com. And today, we're gonna take a look at CE Smith post style guide-ons for boat trailers. Now, these guide-on posts are gonna help you confidently load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp, tilting up to 70 degrees to accommodate your boat's wider hull. They extend out of the water, providing visual targets so that you can keep your boats centered while loading. And once installed with the PVC tubing on this post, they're going to have an overall height of 40 inches off the side of your trailer.

Now, these square, 16 gauge, pre-galvanized steel posts are strong and durable. And these black PVC pipes will simply slide over them, so you can see your submerged trailer. Now, these posts are 18 inches tall and an inch and a half in diameter. And the PVC pipe is 2 3/8 inches in diameter. And these posts, as you can see here, have a no rotate notch on them to ensure that the PVC tubing will not rotate.

And let me just give you a brief demonstration. As you can see on this tubing, there is a not, a slot there rather. And so, I'm just gonna go ahead and slide this tube over the post. And as you can see, once engaged, this PVC tube will not rotate and it is going to be secure on this post. Now, once you have the PVC tube on your post, there are end caps that are included to give it a finished look.

You'll get two of those. And this is really a simple installation. They're just going to mount on the rear cross member of your trailer frame with the included hardware. Let me go ahead and give you another view just so you can have a better view of the hardware that comes with this kit, along with the instructions. And what's nice is there's gonna be no drilling required for installation.

Now, these boat guide-ons are designed for trailer frames up to three inches wide by 4 1/4 inches tall. However, if you have a frame on your trailer that's up to 5 1/4 inches tall, you will need to purchase the extra long U-bolts. You can find that kit on our website using item number CE11416. Now, this kit is made in the USA and it includes everything that you see here. And again, this is for the black PVC tubes. If you're looking for a different color, this kit comes also with white PVC tubes. And you can find that kit on our website using item number CES97FR. Well, that's gonna conclude our look today. I do hope that it was helpful for you. Again, my name is Andy. Thank you for joining me..


Customer Reviews

CE Smith Post-Style Guide-Ons for Boat Trailers - 40" Tall - 70 Degree Tilt - Black - 1 Pair - CES47FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (1717 Customer Reviews)

These guide-on posts help you confidently load your boat onto your trailer and back your trailer down the ramp, tilting up to 70 degrees to accomodate your boat's wider hull. They provide visual targets so you can keep your boat centered.

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Look to be good quality and strong, made in USA which is a major plus. Only complaint is the manufacturer needs to apply something to end of steel tubing to prevent damage to the PVC poles during shipping




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These trailer guides have made it extremely easy to load our 25 ft boat in windy weather. Had to notch the rear step and drill holes to attach due to the design of my trailer, but even so it took less than an hour to install.


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These work extremely well when loading in windy weather - the boat stays in place making it easy for one person to load.
Don - 11/11/2021


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The specification for this model states it can only reach 13 inches out from the frame but I needed 14 inches for my pontoon. However from the product photos I could see that the vertical arm is longer than the cross arm so I thought I could mount it “upside down” and get the reach I need. Because it is a bargain I took a chance and ordered it. As shown in the photos it worked perfectly. I not only got the extra reach (width) but it also lowered the top of the PVC pipe so it clears my deck which I also wanted. Now I can simply pull the back of the pontoon over until it hits the bumper and it will be centered perfectly. To temporarily provide the visibility needed to back into deep water I simply slide a 5 foot section of half inch PVC pipe inside as shown. It is an excellent product, very heavy duty and I highly recommend it.


Comments
Still working great.
Vincent B - 05/12/2021


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My guide ons showed right on time . I installed them in under 30 minutes. Really easy instructions. super strong . I got the 75” ones because of the launch we go off of is really steep at low tide .




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The trailer guides are extremely well constructed. Video online is helpful. The printed directions and the printing on box offer visual help as well. Be sure your end caps are in the direction you want, as they are very difficult to remove once placed. Heads up... The guides inch closer to the boat as you tighten the front bolts.
Take note of that, as my boat is widest in the middle, and one inch of clearance in the back would not be enough clearance for the middle of the boat. Highly recommend product, can't wait to try them!




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These Guide-Ons were easy to install and fit my trailer perfectly.




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These will help a lot when backing my trailer and dinghy. My trailer was built from a CE Smith kit and the boat is an inflatable dinghy. They sit very low and I can’t see them when backing down a ramp. Product was easy to install and is sturdy. I expect to get many years of service from it.




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Super easy to install. We have had them for over a year and we love them. Very stable and secure. We originally bought them for our pontoon boat and when we traded it for a fishing boat we wanted to keep our load guides. My husband was able to easily modify them by cutting them shorter and putting the cap back on. It’s so nice to load the boat and know it is sitting perfectly on the trailer. Can’t say enough good things about the product!




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One of the black 2” pvc pipe bumpers was damaged. Probably during shipment by the metal “L” brackets. The damage is to the surface of the pipe which won’t affect service but if it is new, it shouldn’t be scared up. Picture attached. Otherwise, everything is great.


Comments
I will have our Customer Service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 06/03/2022


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The extra width of this model worked beautifully for my sailboat. I have a cat boat with a wide beam and needed the wider brackets to extend for the middle width of the boat. The guide on’s worked perfectly. Without them loading was a pain and took multiple times loading. The posts gave me a once and for all perfect load. Very pleased!




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Easy to install. Rugged. I can now see where the back of my trailer is at. Was pretty much guesswork before. Also I don't have to think about if it is lined up correctly. A time saver on busy launch pads.




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Easy to install these well made guides. These keep the back of the boat from being blown sideways, and in my case, allow me to see my narrow little boat when I’m backing up, or just driving down the road. I had an extra set of trailer lights that weren’t really good enough to submerge, so after I finished installing these I attached these lights to the PVC top cap, then just ran the wires down and connected to my existing wiring. Now I can really see, and be seen. Please note that the lights in my image DO NOT come with these.


Comments
My trailer has very skinny rails open on one side. If yours is this way, I advise cutting a block of pressure treated wood to just fit in the rail with a few hammer blows. Otherwise the shackles of these guides will bend the open ends inward, causing them to loosen. This isn’t a problem with this product, it’s just my cheapo trailer not being made of 4 sided box channel. Everything still looks new!
William - 08/24/2019



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This was my first experience with buying from trailer and was not disappointed. I purchased a set of 40” Heavy Duty Black Post-Style Guide-Ons for my Tracker Pro-170 bass boat and item was received exactly as described on the web site and shown in the videos. The posts were incredibly easy to install (thanks to the instructions included and the web site video). Outstanding customer service and product support! The post guide-one are excellent and perform superbly in assisting trailering of my boat.


Comments
Working well...I did have to secure the bottom of the guides to the trailer because the styrofoam padding tended to make them float up and off the metal posts as the boat was backed into deeper water.
John R - 03/13/2020



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The guide poles are a great addition to my trailer.
They are very well constructed, heavy duty to stand up to the task of centering my Tritoon. Highly recommended.




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Installed these yesterday, used them for the first time today. Easy to install, worked as advertised. I usually have trouble with the rear of my boat not being centered on the bunks coming out of the ramp due to back end still floating. These guides kept everything lined up till the weight was on the trailer. I installed mine one inch off from log width. I did extend the pvc tubes to 30" per an earlier review I read. This kept them just visible above the water surface at the ramp I use.




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Should make it easier to load boat and see trailer when backing in to the ramp.
Easy to install looks great .




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Guide-on's were as advertised. Straight forward quick and simple installation. Seem to be very sturdy. The option of mounting on the top or bottom of the I-beam trailer frame is a great feature.


Comments
Still firmly mounted and working perfectly.
Douglas - 06/04/2022


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Searched the internet high and low for trailer guides for my 12 year old Bass Tracker trailer. Finally ordered your 40” set hoping they might work. Opened the box, did a trial fitting and thought theses will not work…. not enough of the bottom bracket with the guide at a 90 degree angle to secure it properly. Using a shop vice and 3 foot of steel pipe, I bent each guide out about 15 degrees which made them PERFECT and gave me 3-4 more inches of bottom bracket for additional bolt down strength….




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If your looking for top quality this is the one. Glad I chose 60" in white for good visibility. Placed them one foot out and stood on them, 200+ lbs. Extremely well made. Made in USA makes the difference.




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I recieved the guide-ons very quickly. Installing them is very easy out of the box. It took me longer because I added a 1 1/2" od aluminum pipe between the 2 guides for added stability. The pipe slid into the square tubing and they are rock solid now. We took the boat out for the first time with the guide-ons and it helps with loading the boat greatly. I could not see my trailer behind my truck before without the boat on it. Now backing down the ramp is a breeze to retrieve the boat. I could have gone with the shorter poles but I'm glad I didn't. The more visibility the better.




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They were easy to install- they arrived a little beat up from shipping- they should probably wrap a little plastic around the PVC- not that big of a deal


Comments
I will have our customer service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 01/21/2022


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I think these will be great once I get my width correct. I have a Lund adventure and it seems the bow fishing platform is a little wider than the stern so I may need to adjust a little wider to get it to launch smoothly. I am only giving 4 stars because there is no adjustment to make sure the vertical upright is straight. I have one side that angles toward the boat. I don't know if my trailer is twisted a little bit or the aluminum support wasn't exactly 45 deg. I can probably take the PVC off and bend the aluminum outward to straighten with a little bit of muscle. I found that the brackets installed better on my trailer with the back of the U bolts in the slots and the front in the end holes. I also found that I could tighten up the underneath U bolt enough to get the width set before even installing the U bolt that goes over the top of the other one. Your install may Vary :)




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Great products....the posts, lights, and plug all were shipped quickly and easy to install. Finally have my lights up high and out of the water. I used 3 wire extension cord to run uncut lines from the lights to the plug at front of trailer. Should protect against corrosion issues. Pictures of my install are attached.

Thanks


Comments
This has worked out well. Lights and connections never touch the salt water. I did the same thing on the trailer for 25 center console.
James - 03/29/2019



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Easy installation and allows boat to drive on with no worries of not being lined up properly on the trailer. Would recommend the CE post style guide-ons for loading your pontoon boat.




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I own a 24' Montery M45 OB and my trailer came without guides. Upon loading my boat while in the water the rear would sway and of delay my loading. After visiting etrailer.com and learning about the CE Smith Guides I purchased these. Perfect !
Easy to install and my boat loads perfectly each time. The 75" was the right choice too.



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