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CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - Galvanized - 16-1/4" - Qty 4

CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - Galvanized - 16-1/4" - Qty 4

Item # CE10196G-4
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Rust-resistant assemblies let you install 2 bunk boards on your boat trailer. Each assembly attaches to the trailer frame with 2 U-bolts (sold separately) for a sturdy connection. Swivel brackets enable bunks to tilt when loading a boat. 1-833-496-1390 to order CE Smith boat trailer parts part number CE10196G-4 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CE Smith products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - Galvanized - 16-1/4" - Qty 4. Boat Trailer Parts reviews from real customers.
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CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts - CE10196G-4

  • Roller and Bunk Parts
  • Brackets
  • 16-1/4 Inch Tall
  • Bolster Bracket
  • Galvanized Steel
  • CE Smith

Rust-resistant assemblies let you install 2 bunk boards on your boat trailer. Each assembly attaches to the trailer frame with 2 U-bolts (sold separately) for a sturdy connection. Swivel brackets enable bunks to tilt when loading a boat.


Features:

  • Bolster-and-swivel-bracket assemblies allow you to install 2 bunk boards on your boat trailer
  • Extra-sturdy connection to trailer frame ensures support for the bunk boards
    • Each bolster bracket attaches with 2 U-bolts (sold separately), as opposed to a standard bracket that attaches with 1 U-bolt
  • Mounting slots permit as much as 3" of height adjustment during installation
    • Bolster brackets install vertically on your boat trailer's frame
  • Heavy-duty swivel brackets let you tilt the bunk boards
    • Helps you to fit the boat hull snugly onto your trailer during the loading process
    • Hardware is included for attaching the swivel brackets to the bolster brackets
    • 3 Bolt holes for a strong, sturdy connection to the bunk board
  • 7-Gauge, galvanized steel resists rust and corrosion
    • Suitable for saltwater exposure
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Quantity: 4 bracket assemblies
  • Overall height: 16-1/4"
  • Dimensions of bolster bracket: 15" tall x 4" wide
    • Mounting slot dimensions: 3" long x 1/2" wide
    • Horizontal spacing between slots: 1-3/4"
  • Dimensions of swivel bracket: 3-1/2" long x 1-1/2" wide x 2" tall
    • Flange mounting hole diameters: 3/8"
    • Flange mounting hole spacing: 2-1/2" apart on center
      • 1-1/4" Between each of the 3 holes


CE Smith double U-bolt bolster brackets installed on a boat trailer

Bolster-and-swivel-bracket assemblies are typically mounted upright on a boat trailer's crossmembers. They allow a mounted bunk board, which runs from the front of the trailer to the back, to tilt to accommodate and support boat hulls of different sizes. On kayak trailers, these brackets are mounted to the trailer's frame and support bunk boards that run across the trailer.


Galvanized Steel

Galvanized steel parts are hot-dipped in zinc after being stamped. This creates a coating that is typically 3 mil to 5 mil thick. This thick, all-around coating allows galvanized steel products to provide years of use without rusting or corroding.



10196G C. E. Smith 7-Gauge Galvanized Steel Replacement Bolster Bracket - Double U-Bolt - 15" Tall

10206G C. E. Smith 7-Gauge, Heavy Duty Galvanized Steel Replacement Swivel Bracket for Boat Trailers

11089 C. E. Smith 1/2-Inch x 1.25-Inch Swivel or Bolster Bracket Mounting Bolt

10812 C. E. Smith 1/2-Inch Swivel or Bolster Bracket Mounting Locknut





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CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - Galvanized - 16-1/4" - Qty 4 - CE10196G-4

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (22 Customer Reviews)

Rust-resistant assemblies let you install 2 bunk boards on your boat trailer. Each assembly attaches to the trailer frame with 2 U-bolts (sold separately) for a sturdy connection. Swivel brackets enable bunks to tilt when loading a boat.

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Check the hardware closely. Supplied nuts weren’t the correct thread for the bolts (and weren’t locknuts). Thankfully E-trailer sent the correct hardware package to fix the problem. Set me back 2 weeks but very glad I dry fit all pieces as soon as received.




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etrailer’s service and product helped make a somewhat difficult task very manageable and satisfying when I finished. This will be my go-to site from now on!




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Very well made, heavy gauge steel with what appears to be a well done galvanization. Should do well in salt water launches. They are tall enough to give me 15 inches of clearance measuring a straight line across the bunks and drop a plumb line at center to the keel roller. My only gripe is that the supplied bolts for the top swivel bracket are only 3/8 and regular nickel plated grade 5. The holes are clearly 1/2 inch so I put in my own galvanized 1/2 inch bolts with lock washers.




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I just got my bunk board brackets, they look like they will work great. I was very happy with the service I received, I will not hesitate to use etrailer.com again.




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AS ALWAYS E-TRAILER IS RIGHT ON EVERY TIME YOU CAN NOT FIND A BETTER PLACE TO TAKE CARE OF ALL YOU TRAILER NEEDS


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every thing has been great on all that i ordered from you and your service was fantastic thank you for everything.
bob o - 02/07/2018


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Perfect for my pontoon boat.




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I recently ordered bolster brackets item ce10196G-4 and am extremely happy with them. exactly what I ordered and high quality.




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Very heavy duty. My order was delivered in a timely manner. I would recommend this product. Thanks etrailer.




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Worked fine fir my application




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Received the order, on time, and exactly as listed. Would purchase from etrailer again.




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Great quality trailer hardware
delivered
before due date
all good




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Heavy Duty, Quality product, worked out great.




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Bolsters are of a very heavy and durable construction and delivery was prompt. Service and quality are both highly recommended.




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everything worked out great. thank you




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great product




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Steel is strong and coating has 100% coverage.




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Great Product, great website and quick shipping.




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See what our Experts say about this CE Smith Boat Trailer Parts

  • How Many Brackets Come With the CE Smith CE10196G-4?
    As the CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies # CE10196G-4 does come as a pack of 4, we do have them individually as well. The bolster needed is the # CE10196G and the swivel bracket is the # CE10206G. You will need 2 of each of these to get you up to 6 total.
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  • Do Trailer Roller Bunk Brackets like CE10196G-4 Have Weight Capacities
    Roller bunk brackets like the CE Smith Bolster and Swivel Mounting Brackets for Bunk Boards # CE10196G-4 do not have listed capacities. I spoke to my contact at CE Smith and he informed that that as long as you are under the capacity for your trailer and the roller bunks that are being attached to the brackets the brackets will be fine.
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  • Can CE Smith Bunk Brackets CE10196G-4 Be Used with 7k Boat
    The CE Smith Brackets # CE10196G-4 you mentioned do not have a stated weight capacity but as long as you install them properly and use your best judgement with placement and with the bunks you'll be fine with what you are doing. Here's dimension info on the brackets: Dimensions of bolster bracket: 15" tall x 4" wide Mounting slot dimensions: 3" long x 1/2" wide Horizontal spacing between slots: 1-3/4" Dimensions of swivel bracket: 3-1/2" long x 1-1/2" wide x 2" tall Flange mounting hole...
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  • Recommended Bunk Boards For Boat Trailer To Support 16-Ft Deep V Boat
    The weight of the boat on your trailer should be shared by the keel rollers and the bunks. All of the weight should not be placed on either the rollers or the bunks. It sounds like you have bunks that are just too short for your boat size. I recommend adding additional bunks like part # CE27800 to your trailer so all of the weight does not fall on the keel rollers. To support the bunks I also recommend the bracket assemblies like part # CE10196G-4.
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  • How To Use CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies With 4" Frame
    The CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies part # CE10196G-4 can be used on a 4" frame with the CE Smith U-Bolt part # CE15254A.
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  • How to Select Bunk Boards for a Pontoon Boat Trailer
    The correct size of bunk boards for your pontoon boat trailer is going to vary depending on configuration. Generally speaking, you will want the horizontal bunk boards to reach from the transom edge to the hull. Most people will then run two sets of vertical bunk boards like CE Smith Bunk Style Guide-Ons part # CE27671 in the middle of the trailer to center the boat and then two sets of horizontal bunk boards on each side to support the pontoons. The longest horizontal bunk boards we offer...
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  • Tallest Bunk Bolster Brackets to Clear Trailer Tires on a Boat Trailer
    Your best option is going to be bolster bracket set # CE10196G-4 which is a quantity of 4 so if you wanted 6 you would need 2 sets and you would have a couple of spares should they be needed. These are 16-1/4 inches long with some adjustability due to the slotted holes. For u-bolts use # CE15283GA-8 (which is a set of 8 because each needs 2 u-bolts).
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  • Availability of Heavy-Duty Adjustable Brackets for Bunk Boards on Gooseneck Boat Trailer
    For heavy duty brackets you can use the CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies # CE10196G-4. These brackets have an extra-sturdy connection since each one attaches with 2 U-bolts. These have an overall height of 16-1/4" and allow for 3" of height adjustment. Depending on your trailer frame you could use the CE Smith U-Bolts # CE15283GA-8 for installation.
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  • Compatibility of Boat Trailer with Boston Whaler Sport
    Your trailer sounds like it will work just fine based on the dimensions and weight you gave. I simply recommend putting the bunks up as high as possible for your initial loading onto the trailer because the underside of your boat from my research has a deep groove on each side where those bunks sit. Make sure the bunks are in the depth of the groove and the outside bottom of the groove is either over the fender or inside it. If you need taller supports you can adjust the height. We...
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  • Replacement Bolster and Swivel Brackets Over 9 Inches Tall
    To gain more height you will want to trade out your brackets with taller ones. We have the following options: CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - 10-1/4" - Qty 4 # CE10191GA-4 CE Smith Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - 11" - Qty 4 # CE10001G-4 CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - 12-1/4" - Qty 4 # CE10192GA-4 CE Smith Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies - 13" - Qty 4 # CE10002G-4 CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket...
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  • Maximum Height of Bunks On CE Smith Multi Sport Plus Boat and Kayak Trailer
    The taller of the two sets of bolster brackets that come with the # CE48870 are 12" tall. With the swivel bracket on top that is going to put you at 13". Add the height of the board on there which is 2" so that puts you up to 15". Now considering the crossmember and the slight bit of the bolster bracket that hangs down you'll be at around 11-1/2" just shy of the 12" you're looking for. To be safe, I would go ahead and get the CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies...
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  • Brake Winch Recommendation for Trailer with Roller Bunks to Feed Boat Out Onto Water
    Your best option would be a winch that can be fed out when you are launching your boat so that you don't have to just let it free wheel and take off in to the water by itself. For that the Fulton hand winch part # F142430 that has a hand brake would be a fantastic option. It would let you feed the winch out as needed in a controlled manner and won't require you to swap out the rollers of your trailer for bunks. For a cable you'd then want the part # FWC7500100.
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  • Compatibility of Boat Trailer Roller Bunks with CE Smith Swivel Bracket Assemblies # CE10196G-4
    If your Dutton Lainson roller bunks have a flat bottom surface like part # DL21741 then you can mount them directly to the CE Smith Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies # CE10196G-4 as shown in the linked photo. These are the tallest ones we offer. If the bunks have an open channel in the bottom, like part # DL21755, then you will want to first mount the bunks to a 2 x 4 bunk board which will fit into that channel and then mount that to the brackets.
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  • Replacement Bunk Brackets for Older Grady White Seafarer Boat Trailer
    Thank for the photos of your boat trailer! The CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies # CE10196G-4 that you referenced are a great option to replace the existing bunk system on your boat trailer. These bolster brackets and swivel bracket are both made from 7-Gauge, galvanized steel. The # CE10196G-4 have an overall height of 16-1/4 inches. These brackets are available in different heights options to help accommodate the shape of the boat's hull. The four bracket...
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  • Recommended Bunk Brackets for Zodiac Inflatable Pontoon Boat Trailer
    The CE Smith Bolster Bracket # CE10052-32G features a span of just barely over 15 inches so it might be a bit small to comfortably support the 16 inch tubes on your Zodiac Inflatable Boat. You will likely be better off using a set of standard brackets like the CE Smith # CE10196G-4 that feature a swiveling design to let you tilt the bunk boards at an angle for the pontoon. For the bunk boards themselves you can use the CE Smith Carpeted Boards that are available in lengths of 7 feet #...
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  • Recommended Replacement Bunk Board Brackets For a J14 Carolina Skiff Boat Trailer
    I recommend the CE Smith Double U-Bolt Bolster and Swivel Bracket Assemblies. These are available in different heights depending on your trailer setup. 9-1/4" Bracket Assemblies # CE10190GA-4 10-1/4" Bracket Assemblies # CE10191GA-4 12-1/4" Bracket Assemblies # CE10192GA-4 16-1/4" Bracket Assemblies # CE10196G-4 These brackets use the U-Bolt Kit # CE15283GA-8 giving you 2 U-Bolts to secure the brackets to the frame. Once you have the brackets mounted to your Bunk Boards # CE27845 and...
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  • Replacement Rollers For Wobble Rollers To Eliminate Marks and Gauging In The Boat Hull
    Since your main concern is the marks on the hull of your boat I recommend going to the Yates TPR Ribbed Wobble Roller. These rollers are constructed of thermal-plasticized rubber which is a non-marking, non-scratching material. It is stronger and more durable than traditional rubber while being softer and more pliant than polyurethane. You will need to find your shaft size to find the correct 5" Rollers. If you have a different size roller let me know what size it is and I can help you...
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