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I want to add a small boarding ladder (rope) to the transom of my 14 foot sailing boat, a Michalak Lady Bug. How much weight will these u-bolts handle and what should I use to back them so they don't pull out under pressure? Thanks!

Asked on 06/08/2015 by Diane Tucker

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First of all, you should use stainless steel bolts instead of galvanized. You do not want rusty stains on a Lady Bug. The strength of the u-bolts will be comparable to the strength of similar ordinary bolts. The backing plate like the one included with stainless u-bolts will be very adequate. For a boarding ladder a 1/4" stainless u-bolt should be more than adequate.

Answered on 06/08/2015 by MARTIN MIKELSONS
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