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Old 01-07-2004, 01:33 AM
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I am looking for flush steps to make it easier to get up on the bow of the boat. Anyone have any ideas?

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Old 01-07-2004, 08:47 AM
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you mean like from the cockpit, right?
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Yes I am trying to make it easier to get from the cockpit up onto the bow. The Formula has a deep cockpit and when you are trying to get up on the bow it is a pain. I am looking for something that I can cut into the forward bulkhead and allows me to step into it and up.
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Try some RV places. I have seen steps that are like a bucket with a flat side in it . You just cut a hole in the wall and slide it in .
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Boot that sounds like what I was thinking. Some cigs that I have seen have something like that but I think they are built into the mold?

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Just built it out of some paneling and gel it in. Maybe go to a boat salvage yard and chop some cockpit steps out of it. Many of the newer boats have them.
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Jon look in the Technical Q & A section for a post called "Wanted foot rest fabrication ideas " Posted by Dave M. I posted some pics of what I did for my 302 for the driver and passenger side maybe that will help. Rick G.

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sorry about that , I didn't get what you were talking about
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Rick how long was I asking for those pictures????

Adrenaln no problem man. Actually after you said that you got me to thinkin about maybe putting a removable ladder there. But then that is just one more thing to have to stow for me....

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Jon,
Check out these step pads by Eddie Marine.

http://www.eddiemarine.com/cart/cata...Name=Step+Pads

The Extra Large ones are ones we had custom fab'd for the replacement of the plastic steps in almost all Sonics. Too big for what you are looking for; but EMI makes them well.

Maybe you can make your own indent into the forward bulkhead, and use these to finish them off for a trick look.
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