Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-08-2015, 03:54 PM   #1
DavMar's Avatar
City: Poulsbo
Country: US
Vessel Name: Stella Maris
Vessel Model: CHB trawler
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 8
Looking for door hardware

I have a 1978 C&L Trawler in the Seattle, Wa area. I'm looking for a link or vendor where I can get new sliding door inserts and rollers. I have a sliding door on both sides of the boat, when I pull the doors off, on the bottom of the door are rollers that run along a rail. The rollers are worn out and I can't find a place that sell them. Any help would be great.


DavMar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2015, 04:05 PM   #2
Capt.Bill11's Avatar
City: Sarasota/Ft. Lauderdale
Country: USA
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 4,525
Have a plastics or machine shop make you new ones. Of course you could buy a 3D printer at Home Depot and make your own.

Capt.Bill11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2015, 09:48 PM   #3
C lectric's Avatar
City: Somewhere
Country: somewhere
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 1,344
Your rollers were either made by of for the boat mfgr. and the Taiwan makers long gone.

Usually the rollers, if you wish to continue with them, have to be made for/by you. I've done that for a few people but no more.

Often people just use a strip of UHMW polyethylene screwed to the door bottom. It works well, sometime almost slipperier than wanted. The UHMW is inexpensive and is commonly available from plastics suppliers. If you can get black do so as the pigment protects it from the sunlight. The supplier should be able to cut it for you or do it yourself if you have a table saw and basic woodworking tools.
C lectric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2015, 07:19 AM   #4
twistedtree's Avatar
City: Gloucester, MA
Country: USA
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,034
Try MMI in Costa Mesa. They have and can get a lot of the Asian parts used in many of our boats.
twistedtree is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:07 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012