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Old 08 April 2004, 15:05   #1
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Grab handles

Having finally found some suitable grab handles, I now have a dilemma: where do I put them!
I want to put handles on front on the console so that if anyone is sitting on the tubes near the front, they have something to hold on to.
My options are two-fold:
The vertical option; mount two handles vertically, each side at the front.
Or, the horizontal option; mount one handles horizontally.
Just wondered what people's opinions on this are, considering functionality/things getting caught on them etc.

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Old 08 April 2004, 15:45   #2
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Personally I would have the 2 upright handles, but I think either would be suitable and it is just down to looks really. The main thing is to have a handle.
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I have considered doing something similar - my console already has one handle on the top, but I was considering adding additional ones on the side.

I was planning on having them on the side of the console rather than the front but I would go for vertical (no real reason just prefer the look).
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Old 09 April 2004, 15:16   #4
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Vertical handles on the sides of the console will be the most comfortable to hold on to if you're sitting on the tubes. A front mounted horizontal grab handle will very quickly become uncomfortable.

You would also do well to make sure that there is a tube mounted grab handle in a suitable position for your passengers' other hands.

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Old 09 April 2004, 22:03   #5
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Just for reference if anyone is having trouble locating grab handles we carry a range of s/s rails from 300mm - 2mtrs.

300mm retail @ 11.99 each inc VAT
300mm retail @ 13.99 each inc VAT

anyone who is interested please feel free to contact me via thread.
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Vertical handles on the sides of the console will be the most comfortable to hold on to if you're sitting on the tubes. A front mounted horizontal grab handle will very quickly become uncomfortable.

You would also do well to make sure that there is a tube mounted grab handle in a suitable position for your passengers' other hands.

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agree this is the best set up for your boat,and a good point made about the tube mounted handle, excelent place to put throw line/grab bag
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