This platform can be mounted to the side of your stationary dock. The Pipe brackets support the pipes to the dock and the boarding step goes beneath them. These vertical pipes should be driven into the ground for stability.
Includes two pipe brackets and two safety caps bumper strip, corner bumpers and 2 nylon cleats. The vertical pipes that go to the ground are not included because we don’t know the depth of water you are in and because buying them locally will save on the freight charge on this item. If you are not near our factory store in Naples Maine, The proper pipe to buy at your local pipe store is an industry standard and referred to as 1.5″ schedule 40 Galvanized Pipe. This is the same pipe that fits all of our other dock frames and pipe brackets that we ship outside of our area.
The 5′ Aluminum Framed Boarding Step includes 2 welded pipe sockets with set screws for 1.5″ schedule 40 galvanized pipe, 2 corner bumpers, edge guard bumper strip along the face, 2 nylon cleats, and perforated decking to allow waves to roll through.
Two of the brackets shown below are used to attach the vertical pipes to your stationary dock. The vertical pipes need to be driven into the ground and parallel for the boarding step to be mounted on them. Pipes are not included but is standard 1.5″ schedule 40 galvanized pipe found at most hardware or plumbing stores. The pipes can be driven with a driving cap or super driving cap and sledge hammer unto the ground below the dock. Use Safety caps or solar lights to cover the top ends of the pipes. If the pipes are sinking too deep, you can install pipe feet where the pipes meet the ground.