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Ramp-N-Clamp 01-11-2014 04:38 PM

Ramp-N-Clamp automatic boat latch approved by MasterCraft
 
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Hello Team Talk members,

We have been working with MasterCraft for the last 18 months while developing this product. I am proud to say that the Ramp-N-Clamp latch is now approved for all current MasterCraft models except the X55.

It will be available as an option directly from MasterCraft soon. It will also be available at your local MasterCraft dealer and was demonstrated to the dealers in Orlando last month during the MasterCraft Dealer Days.

Ramp-N-Clamp can also replace any current latch or roller for any year MasterCraft trailer.
I will attach some info and video links and work to answer any questions.

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG9KtHRxtftN-ZFgY35hOxg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1xMveTij-4

Highlights
No more bent pins from slight off center hits
No more marring the hull as long as hull is waxed
No more struggling to pull the pin with the bow eye
wedged against it
No more non serviceable construction if there is a
slight problem
No more uncertainty of operation
No more replacing every year
No more great concept with poor execution
Maximum boat weight 6500 lbs.
Winch strap must be used and tight while towing

Tips
Keep boat and Ramp-N-Clamp cover waxed
Make sure boat is fitted to the trailer, no rocking while towing or add a bow tie down strap
Find the depth your trailer and boat load best
Maximum boat weight 6500 lbs.
Winch strap must be used and tight while towing

NO MORE WET FEET OR SLIPPERY RAMPS

Easy Load, Easy Launch
To Load: Drive boat on trailer latches automatically
To Launch: Back trailer in water pull handle up to release boat

Easy installation
Simply replace your trailer's bow roller with the Ramp-N-Clamp
Works with boats up to 6500lbs.
Boat must be equipped with an extended Bow Eye

Works with V-hulls, trihulls and pickle fork boats.
Fits all trailers with 3 or 4 inch winch stand uprights*
*(Does not work with Shoreland’r trailers)

Stainless steel construction with Stoltz Urethane Cover to prevent damage to your boat
Works on boats with 1/2" EXTENDED bow eye.

Made in USA Patent Pending

Update

The Boatmate version is now available on www.rampnclamp.com

Thanks,

RNC

tr6coug 01-11-2014 04:46 PM

Looks nice. How much will it sell for?

Ramp-N-Clamp 01-11-2014 05:00 PM

Even though we have been working together closely I do not have MasterCraft's pricing information. The price should be on the option list to dealers soon.

Mastercraftdave 01-11-2014 05:28 PM

Looks like a great product, curious as to how it holds up over time as the boat buddy was great but started to malfunction after repeated use.

I don't want to buy from a dealer as they will mark up the price 20%. I want to buy from manufacture.

I say that you get on good terms with all the teamtalk/MC loyalist and offer a group buy so those who aren't buying a new boat anytime soon could maybe help you push your product to non ski boaters....

Aric'sX15 01-11-2014 06:16 PM

Question is, does it scuff the boat! That was my biggest peeve with the boat buddy.

Ramp-N-Clamp 01-11-2014 06:37 PM

It is our opinion that the previous latch was flawed by design.

We have Ramp-N-Clamp units that have been cycle tested for over two years and show almost no wear. The design of the moving part is centered so it does not move out of alignment with hits from the boat.

The Ramp-N-Clamp weighs 6 lbs and is made of stainless steel and Stoltz urethane. The previous latch was 1.5 lbs of stainless and plastic.

Stoltz urethane is the best bow stop material available in the world. Many other materials were tested and failed. This material definitely will not scuff the boat, and it won't leave any marks as long as the boat is waxed. It is the same material as the stock bow roller.

Mastercraftdave 01-11-2014 06:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ramp-N-Clamp (Post 1004925)
It is our opinion that the previous latch was flawed by design.

We have Ramp-N-Clamp units that have been cycle tested for over two years and show almost no wear. The design of the moving part is centered so it does not move out of alignment with hits from the boat.

The Ramp-N-Clamp weighs 6 lbs and is made of stainless steel and Stoltz urethane. The previous latch was 1.5 lbs of stainless and plastic.

Stoltz urethane is the best bow stop material available in the world. Many other materials were tested and failed. This material definitely will not scuff the boat. And it won't leave any marks as long as the boat is waxed. It is the same material as the stock bow roller.

So I take it that was a hard No on the group buy?

mikeg205 01-11-2014 06:49 PM

Will it work to older boats? Sounds like only will be available via MC.

Ramp-N-Clamp 01-11-2014 06:52 PM

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Pictures of the Ramp-N-clamp automatic boat latch.

Ramp-N-Clamp 01-11-2014 06:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mikeg205 (Post 1004928)
Will it work to older boats? Sounds like only will be available via MC.

Yes it will work for any trailer with 3-4 inch winch uprights and boat with the extended bow eye. MasterCraft has been using the extended bow eye since 1991.

It will be available online but this forum is not for advertising.


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