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Adjustable Wood Bow

Item # 20579
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Key Features

  • Supports boat cover so water and debris run off

  • Two 48" wood bows


Our Price   $12.99

Availability: In Stock

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Product Description
attwood_marine Prevents cover sagging and supports your boat cover so water and debris run right off! Two 48" wood bows complete with spring tension buckles adjust up to 84" inside beam. Use with slat sockets or rail connectors.

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Attwood MarineAdjustable Wood Bow
 
2.3

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (15)

39%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (13)
  • Easy to use (12)
  • Well built / quality (4)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (19)
  • Poor design (5)

Best Uses

  • Small boats (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (13), Recreational (11), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (14)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

usefulness

When slats are extended in on smaller boats the wood overlap/extended ends cause slats to be unstable (I had to gorilla tape them together.) Metal bands wear on boat cover if transporting...Read complete review

When slats are extended in on smaller boats the wood overlap/extended ends cause slats to be unstable (I had to gorilla tape them together.) Metal bands wear on boat cover if transporting boat with cover on, and in that case I put a strip of gorilla tape over the top to avoid the wear problem. On my larger boat I also had to gorilla tape the metal brackets to hold them in place and not collapse (not needed when second set used on my small rowboat.) Needs some design tweaking. For me I was able to solve the problems with gorilla tape.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

This item is junk.

This product was used on a small 15' sailboat to support a rain cover - which was also purchased from Overton's. I used 4 of them across the boat, in the newly purchased...Read complete review

This product was used on a small 15' sailboat to support a rain cover - which was also purchased from Overton's. I used 4 of them across the boat, in the newly purchased pockets. During the first rain, which was a light rain, 3 of the 4 caved in and the 4th one was deformed. Naturally after they caved in the boat collected a lot of water and was neaerly full of water when I discovered the situation. I presume this was just from the humidity and the weight of the wet cover. They have no supporting strength at all after they absorb some humidity from the air, they are like a "wet noodle". What a joke aned what a bunch of junk. I am so angry and frustrated I can't see straight. Believe me, don't buy this product. This product used to be made well, but not any more.

Reviewed by 31 customers

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5.0

Arived ahead of time.

By Seven

from Chula Vista

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Attwood Marine Adjustable Wood Bow:

    very usefull when it rains.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    a perfect transaction

    By Ish

    from Battle Creek, Michigan

    About Me Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Attwood Marine Adjustable Wood Bow:

      keeps snow, ice and rain out of boat.

       
      4.0

      usefulness

      By Mac

      from Bergland, MI

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Attwood Marine Adjustable Wood Bow:

      When slats are extended in on smaller boats the wood overlap/extended ends cause slats to be unstable (I had to gorilla tape them together.) Metal bands wear on boat cover if transporting boat with cover on, and in that case I put a strip of gorilla tape over the top to avoid the wear problem. On my larger boat I also had to gorilla tape the metal brackets to hold them in place and not collapse (not needed when second set used on my small rowboat.) Needs some design tweaking. For me I was able to solve the problems with gorilla tape.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Worked just fine for what we needed!

      By Robyn

      from Marietta, NY

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Attwood Marine Adjustable Wood Bow:

        The product worked just fine for what we needed it and the price was excellent, especially with NO shipping and handling charges.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        awsome

        By frank

        from altoona pa

        About Me Beginner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

        • Flimsy Construction

        Best Uses

        • Large Boats
        • Small Boats

        Comments about Attwood Marine Adjustable Wood Bow:

        great idea to keep water off boat cover

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        • Q:

          I have an older boat with a canvass cover. The cover has slots that support what looks like 48 inch wooden bows. They would have to be attached to a pole that could reach the bottom of the boat. I'm having a hard time finding the right product that will fit into the slots. Will this product work for this or am I better off going to Home Depot and finding something??
          Asked on 4/15/2012 by Anonymous

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        • Q:

          what is the width of this product? I have bow sockets which have an inside opening of one and three quarters of an inch long. I want to know if they will fit with what I have.
          Asked on 9/11/2009 by Dick from albrightsville penna.

          2 answers

          • CUSTOMER CARE

            A:

            This item is 1 1/4" wide and 1/4" thick.

            Answered on 9/14/2009 by Chad @ Overton's from Greenville, NC
          • VERIFIED BUYER

            A:

            yes

            Answered on 6/15/2011 by frank from altoona pa
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