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#10857409 - 05/19/15 11:23 PM Deck tool storage template?
Jkrez Offline
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i want to put some holes on the step of my 2010 ranger to store pliers and scissors. Does anyone know of an aftermarket template or kit to do this?

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#10857649 - 05/20/15 07:34 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Jkrez Offline
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Ttt

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#10857682 - 05/20/15 07:49 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
ezbassin Offline
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What about just cutting a small hole with a hole saw in the step or if you use a seat up front, what about attaching something to the pole to hold the pliers.

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#10857799 - 05/20/15 08:43 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
jseago Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jkrez
i want to put some holes on the step of my 2010 ranger to store pliers and scissors. Does anyone know of an aftermarket template or kit to do this?


I've been wanting to do this too. Oughta get with a fabrication outfit somewhere and make your own. Package and sell a few along the way. They'd sell everywhere for a few years. I'd be your first customer lol.

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#10857804 - 05/20/15 08:46 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
coachfish Offline
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Registered: 04/06/10
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Loc: Conroe, TX.
Ranger sells a holder. My brother has two on the step of his 2005.

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#10857919 - 05/20/15 09:37 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Fish hunter 59 Offline
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I make these upon request. $25 plus shipping. Just another option.

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#10858002 - 05/20/15 10:00 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Fishinfellow Offline
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#10858105 - 05/20/15 10:32 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Fishinfellow]
jseago Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fishinfellow


thats it, thanks

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#10858676 - 05/20/15 02:06 PM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Bud Will(iams) Fish Offline
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Loc: Marietta, TX

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#10859881 - 05/20/15 10:05 PM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Bryan O' Offline
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Registered: 09/26/12
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Loc: Cypress Texas
I was loooking at the new Ranger C boats and came up with this idea. It works really well.



Here is the template I made out of card stock as a test fit over the front of the recessed tray.



Here is the tool holder I cut out of 1/8" rotomolded plastic. It is held in place with the screws that mount the trim around the recessed tray.



Here it is with my pliers and scissors in place post install.



I haven't had any problems with tool coming out while running down the lake or running rough water. More tools could be added by cutting in additional holes.
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#10860400 - 05/21/15 08:04 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Jkrez Offline
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Registered: 01/19/14
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Loc: Kingwood, TX
Bryan, that looks great. I'm going to try to do that too.

Where did you get the plastic from?

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#10860511 - 05/21/15 08:40 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
Bryan O' Offline
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Registered: 09/26/12
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Loc: Cypress Texas
Haha, well, I knew someone would ask. I have a commercial playground equipment company, and the plastic came from one of the plastic border timbers that go around our equipment to hold the safety surfacing in place.
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#10860555 - 05/21/15 08:52 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Jkrez]
skins84 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/09
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Loc: Emory Texas
a nylon cutting board works well for making boat upgrades.

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#10860590 - 05/21/15 09:04 AM Re: Deck tool storage template? [Re: Bryan O']
Chato Offline
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Registered: 03/04/12
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Bryan that is great idea. Good design and fabrication

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