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nickespi
06-04-2013, 09:01 AM
I'm looking for some sort of bow guard that will protect my boat from the trailer roller. I've found a bunch of ones made from stainless, but it's not what I'm looking for. I have a wrap on my boat, so I prefer something that is clear, heavy mil vinyl. I'm pretty sure I've seen it before, but not sure where. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Thanks

Traxx822
06-04-2013, 09:28 AM
Nick,

I've never seen a clear one. And I don't think the "bug shield" like you see on the front of a car would work.

I used to have a white one on my old boat I bought at Bass Pro Shops I think for $20.00 ish. If white will work??

JRW160
06-04-2013, 10:51 AM
3m makes some clear vinyl that should work. They call it paint protection film. You can buy lots of different sizes on ebay.

zsqure
06-04-2013, 11:18 AM
XPEL sells the stuff online.

nickespi
06-04-2013, 11:40 AM
Thanks guys. Went with the 3M Ventureshield. It was the thickest of the group at 8mils.

Traxx822
06-04-2013, 12:06 PM
In my experience using that in construction is it isn't as durable as u think. I would just assume this would get tore up. Let me know how it works. I have a roll in my garage. My bow gets scuffed up too.

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nickespi
06-04-2013, 12:17 PM
Yeah, for under $20 I figured it would be worth a shot. Better than tearing up my $1500 wrap.

CantRepeat
06-04-2013, 04:29 PM
Do you power load onto the roller or stop short and winch it on?

nickespi
06-04-2013, 07:56 PM
I float/winch it on. The wrap just comes down too low on the bow for it not to be an issue.