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Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers - TPR - 12" Long - 5/8" Shaft

Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers - TPR - 12" Long - 5/8" Shaft

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YR1200Y - Non-Marking Thermoplastic Yates Rubber Roller and Bunk Parts
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Replace the standard rubber keel roller on your boat trailer with this thermoplastic rubber version from Yates. TPR material is stronger than rubber and softer than polyurethane, and it won't leave marks on your boat. Call 800-298-8924 to order Yates Rubber boat trailer parts part number YR1200Y or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yates Rubber products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers - TPR - 12" Long - 5/8" Shaft. Boat Trailer Parts reviews from real customers.
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Yates Rubber Boat Trailer Parts - YR1200Y

  • Roller and Bunk Parts
  • Rollers
  • Keel Roller
  • 12 Inch Long
  • Thermoplastic - Non-Marking
  • Yates Rubber
  • Fits 5/8 Inch Shaft

Replace the standard rubber keel roller on your boat trailer with this thermoplastic rubber version from Yates. TPR material is stronger than rubber and softer than polyurethane, and it won't leave marks on your boat.


Features:

  • Replaces 1 keel roller on your boat trailer
  • Eases loading and unloading of boat
  • Supports bottom of boat as it sits on trailer
  • Helps to absorb road shock while boat is being towed
  • Constructed of thermal-plasticized rubber (TPR)
    • Non-marking, non-scratching material
    • Stronger and more durable than traditional rubber
    • Softer and more pliant than polyurethane
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 12" wide bracket with 5/8" diameter shaft
  • Dimensions: 11-3/4" long x 3" diameter


1200 Y Yates 12" Keel Roller - Yellow Thermal Plastic Rubber





Video of Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers - TPR - 12" Long - 5/8" Shaft

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




Video Transcript for Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers Review

Today we'll be taking a look at and installing the 12 inch long, 5/8 inch shaft Yates Keel Roller for boat trailers, part number YR1200Y. The Yates Keel Roller is make out of a non-marking, non-scratching material and it's stronger and more durable than your traditional rubber rollers. You can use it to replace any of your keel rollers on your boat trailer and it's fluid movement will help with easy unloading and loading your boat trailer. It also does a great job of absorbing road shock while your boat is being towed. It's got a 3 and 3/8 inch diameter and it's 12 inches wide. Now that we've got all the features, I'll go ahead and show you how to get it installed. As you can see, we're going to be replacing our old keel roller here.

This one's all chewed up. Now the first thing we need to do is go ahead and remove our old pal nuts. Now you can either use a flat head screwdriver or a pair of pliers to wrestle them off but I found it was easiest just to use a cutoff wheel. It's always good to use eye protection. Now that we've made a few slits into it, we should be able to pop it right on off. Now we can just knock the rod out through the other side and we'll remove that pal nut as well.

Now this other one, we just made a notch on the side and we're going to finish it off by knocking it off with a hammer. Now we're ready to go ahead and put our new keel roller and our rod in place. If you've found that you've damaged the rod or you just simply want to replace it, we have a variety of different sizes here at etrailer.com. You just want to choose whatever works best for your application. To get started, we're going to be using a new pal nut so it's going be replacing our old one and that's going to be part number CE10801. Now the easiest way we found to do this is to put the pal nut on a flat, hard surface, then we'll take our rod.

We're going to put it down over the hole and then we're going to hit it in place with a hammer. Now with our pal nut in place, we can go ahead and grab our old wheel bushings. We'll put one in place there, grab our Keel Roller, line it up, put the rod all the way through then replace our other bushing. For putting our other pal nut in place, it's important to have pressure on the other end while I hit this one side. We're going to have somebody stand over here with a hammer and put pressure on it.

Once I've got it started, I can kind of let go and give it a good whack. That's going to complete our look and install of the Yates Keel Roller for boat trailers, part number.


Customer Reviews

Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers - TPR - 12" Long - 5/8" Shaft - YR1200Y

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (30 Customer Reviews)

Replace the standard rubber keel roller on your boat trailer with this thermoplastic rubber version from Yates. TPR material is stronger than rubber and softer than polyurethane, and it won't leave marks on your boat.

- YR1200Y
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Looks to be a sturdy roller that should last a long time. Easy install too. 555554


Comments
Roller works well, good and sturdy.
Harry B - 08/28/2019

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Easy access to the actual dimension would be very helpfull. I thought I needed an 11 inch roller only to discover that a 12 inch roller is more like 11 3/8 ish. 800563



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Product was as described. Fast delivery and fair price. 797499



- YR1200Y
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Good fit-still working good 793680



- YR1200Y
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Works great 579972



- YR1200Y
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Best price, great product and on time d elivery 545359



- YR1200Y
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Shipped fast and appears to be good qua lity 505671



- YR1200Y
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Exactly what I ordered. Love it. 476024



- YR1200Y
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Product is as described shipping very fast very happy with etrailer I will be doing business with them for many years 436630



- YR1200Y
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Great service, price & quality. Purchased 12" Keel Rollers for boat trailer. American made----made my day! Have used etrailer several times and NO disappointments. Great folks to do business with! 419576


Comments
still working great!
Alden H - 08/12/2018

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great measuements where right on will be ordering 16 other rollers needed thanks 410110



- YR1200Y
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These rollers will go on my new aluminum trailer. Quality is great, and they should last a long time. Time will tell... 387799



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Fit perfect. 387009



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I was trying to think what was different this year. I unload my sailboat off its trailer once a year in the spring. In the past I've had trouble getting it launched. This year it was effortless. It just rolled off. I was trying to figure out what changed. Why was it so easy? Then I remembered I changed out my rollers last summer. What a difference! Great price & made my launch so much easier! 380043



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just what I ordered perfect 331053



- YR1200Y
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Roller etc. arrived timely, haven't installed it yet. 316279



- YR1200Y
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This has been a good roller in salt water that helps with the loading and unloading of a 16.5 ft Klamath. 312163



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The rollers were just what I needed and the service couldn't have been better! 273576



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great co. to deal with fast shipping good to do biz. with 272532



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Great 249464



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just as described, seems to be ok at the moment. 234134



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Seems to be good quality, only time will tell how it stands up to repeated heavy saltwater and UV exposure. If possible I will update review after it has been in service for a while. 193521



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Exactly as described! Fast shipping. 189766



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Order arrived quickly and exactly as ordered. I previously ordered leaf springs, brake kits, drums and equalizers and everything fit perfectly and of highest quality. Best place I have found for replacement trailer parts. 133704


Comments
I completely rebuilt my tandem boat trailer and all the parts ordered from have performed better than expected. Thanks and keep up the good work.
David W - 06/02/2015

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This roller is superior to the standard black ones. Worth the price difference. Thanks etrailer for handling my order in a swift and courteous manner. 115971


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Ask the Experts about this Yates Rubber Boat Trailer Parts

  • What Is Weight Capacity Of Yates Keel Roller For Boat Trailers
    I called my contact at Yates Rubber and asked about the Keel Roller for Boat Trailers, part # YR1200Y. They told me that the weight capacity is 400 lbs. They also said that they are typically used to help as a guide and the bunks normally handle the bulk of the boat and motor weight. I recommend roller bunks like part # DL21741. These are 5 ft long roller bunks that can be attached to your wooden bunks on the trailer or attached to the trailer frame. These roller bunks have a weight...
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  • Replacement 12 Inch Keel Rollers and Shafts for a Boat Trailer
    I usually recommend the non-marking thermoplastic rollers, # YR1200Y or # YR1200B because it is stronger, lasts longer, than rubber and it doesn't leave marks. These rollers both take 5/8 inch shafts. You can use # CE10727A for a shaft with the pal nuts included. These parts are zinc plated for corrosion resistance.
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  • Recommended Boat Trailer Keel Roller
    You'll want to ensure the height of the new roller is consistent with that of the other support components, such as the roller bunks. This will ensure no one part of the trailer bears more weight than the others. Next time you load the boat you can measure the space at your preferred mounting location and then use the adjustable bracket # CE32004G referenced above to locate the new roller in the correct position. We offer keel rollers in both black rubber and non-marking thermoplastic...
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  • Keel Roller to Replace Yates # 12000
    We have exactly what you need. We have the Yates 12000 in black rubber # YR12000, blue thermoplastic # YR1200B, and yellow thermoplastic # YR1200Y. I went to the warehouse and measured one and it's the same as what you provided depending on where you measure from.
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  • Replacement for 11-1/4" Keel Roller with Shaft and End Caps
    The best size replacement keel roller we have is the Yates Keel Roller for Boat Trailers part # YR12000 for black, part # YR1200B for blue, or part # YR1200Y for yellow which all measure 11-3/4" long with a 5/8" diameter shaft. The correct size roller shaft and end caps to use with these rollers is the Roller Shaft with Pal Nuts part # CE10727A which measures 13" long though can be trimmed down. This length will then allow for enough room to add the thickness of the mounting brackets, the...
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