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Stern Ladder....


New member
Who makes them for Checkmate?
(I have taken on an 88, 17' Spectra bow rider with an ob Merc - black max 150. Lots to do from engine to floor, ....hope not stringers)

On the port side stern, there is a ladder mounted at 4 point with one step. The extension is missing and the 1" poles at the bottom end measures about 12" apart. The stern itself seems to have been molded for the ladder with bump out mounting area.
A loop handle then down to a step, then another 10" to the end of the poles facing down. That's were the extension part would go.
I'm having quite a time trying to locate any kind of extension for it. Measurements just don't line up. Anything close could be bent to fit but if it has a slide out extension step, it then gets tight.
Without the extension part, I think it's too high out of the water for use. It really needs another step at least.
Anyone know where I might find one or a way to adapt one?


Well-known member
I would try to find a common era CM that someone is parting out. Or find a local machine shop to make you one. I had a shop make a few parts over the years and the cost was actually reasonable.
Good luck-