An outboard motor stand is an outboard motorboat accessory used for mounting and transporting an outboard motor. It is essentially a cart with wheels that can come already assembled or with an installation hardware ready for installation. It has a flat bed surface and handle grips for wheeling the outboard motor. The outboard motor is mounted and tied down to the flat bed surface using a forklift or a ramp.
Types of Outboard Motor Stands
Kinds of Outboard Motor Stands include the following:
A standard outboard motor stand is capable of holding an outboard motor weighing up to 485 pounds between 2 horsepower to 135 horsepower.
A large outboard motor stand is capable of holding an outboard motor weighing up to 900 pounds between 150 horsepower to 300 horsepower. It has a width of almost 43 inches.
Choosing Outboard Motor Stands (Buying tips)
Tires: Choose an outboard motor stand with pneumatic air tires and stainless steel castors to make movement across asphalt, concrete, short grass, or light gravel possible and easier.
Board: Choose an outboard motor stand with a mounting board for logo customization or silk screening.