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Better Way Products Inc.

Why you should choose Better Way Dock Boxes, Steps & Accessories

BETTER WAY PRODUCTS (BWP) is one of the nation’s largest fiberglass manufacturers in the USA. With over 350 employees dedicated to lean manufacturing principles we are always striving to improve both process and product. Our location is approximately 50 miles between both South Bend and Fort Wayne Indiana. Better Way makes both small and large parts ranging up to 10x50 feet long. The recreational vehicle and marine pontoon builders are a very large part of our business. We got started with marine dock boxes, and pride ourselves in being number one.


Boxes

Overview

Features

  • A. Strong, sandwich-core bench-like lid construction/ design for unsurpassed strength.
  • B. Gas lifts are standard on all models.
  • C. Lockable, stainless steel latches secured with oversized, rustproof rivets. Latch will accommodate up to 1/4" shackle.
  • D. Heavy duty white fiberglass construction with an average 3/16" thickness.
  • E. UV gelcoat provides long-lasting beauty and protection.
  • F. Brackets for optional gas cylinders are standard on all numerical model numbers 426 and above.
  • G. Attractive off-white interior finish.
  • H. Stainless steel piano hinges are attached with adhesive and oversized, rustproof rivets.
  • I. 30 standard models; custom models are also available.
  • J. Stainless steel cable stays are standard on all models.
  • K. All models come in White, Gray, or Tan colors.

*All dimensions listed in inches. W=width, D=depth, H=height.

125 - Sail

Designed for storage of a horizontal sail mast. Lid is not hinged on, and requires two people to lift off. The lid is lockable with stainless steel "T" handles in each corner.
Outer dimensions: W:150, D:32, H:24
Inner dimensions: W:143, D:28, H:23

Approx. weight: 150 lbs.

1810 - Upright Locker

Available with optional shelves, vents and hooks.
Outer dimensions: W:49, D:24.75, H:73
Approx. weight: 250 lbs.

2010 - Dockside Entertainment Center

Includes table top, bench seat with storage, storage seat plus two pedestal cabinets with storage. Umbrella not included.
Approx. weight: 300 lbs.

211 - Xsmall

Great for storing ropes, and power cords. The perfect size to fit those small places of a boat. Keep your personal items dry.
Outer dimensions: W:25, D:16.5, H:10.5
Inner dimensions: W:21.5, D:13, H:9.5

Approx. weight: 30 lbs.

323 - Maxi

Outer dimensions: W:39.5, D:19.75, H:21.5
Inner dimensions: W:35.5, D:14.5, H:18

Approx. weight: 50 lbs.

324 - Storage Box

Outer dimensions: W:33.5, D:24, H:18
Inner dimensions: W:27.5, D:20, H:14.5

Approx. weight: 50 lbs.

418 - 4' Deck

Great height for seating! Ideal low profile, on or off the boat.
Outer dimensions: W:48, D:20, H:18
Inner dimensions: W:41.5, D:15, H:15

Approx. weight: 50 lbs.

424H - Storage Box (with locking hasp)

Outer dimensions: W:53, D:25, H:24

426 - Large

Outer dimensions: W:44.25, D:26.25, H:27.5
Inner dimensions: W:38.5, D:20, H:23.5

Approx. weight: 60 lbs.

430T - Triangle

This triangular model is designed for "overwater" installation.
Outer dimensions: W:54.5, D:34.25, H:29.5
Inner dimensions: W:48.5, D:26, H:25

Approx. weight: 70 lbs.

431PT - Electric Triangle

Designed to accommodate most electrical power units.
Outer dimensions: W:50, D:30, H:33
Inner dimensions: W:42, D:22, H:29

Approx. weight: 70 lbs.

432 - Storage Box

Outer dimensions: W:51, D:27, H:31

500ST - Seat Top

Outer dimensions: W:50, D:29, H:29
Inner dimensions: W:46.5, D:24.5, H:26.5

Approx. weigh: 75lbs

518 - 5' Deck

Great height for seating! Ideal low profile, on or off the boat.
Outer dimensions: W:60, D:20, H:18
Inner dimensions: W:54, D:15.5, H:15

Approx. weight: 55 lbs.

530 - Storage Box

Designed with a removable lid, and the lid is held down with rubber straps.
Outer dimensions: W:64.5, D:24, H:31.5
Inner dimensions: W:57, D:19.5, H:29

Approx. weight: 85 lbs.

600ST - Seat Top

Outer dimensions: W:72, D:29, H:29
Inner dimensions: W:67.5, D:25.5, H:26.5

Approx. weigh: 90lbs

612 - Storage Box

Outer dimensions: W:71.5, D:28.5, H:14
Inner dimensions: W:68.5, D:24, H:13

Approx. weigh: 90lbs

618 - 6' Deck

Great height for seating! Ideal low profile, on or off the boat.
Outer dimensions: W:72, D:20, H:18
Inner dimensions: W:66, D:15.5, H:15

Approx. weight: 60 lbs.

625 -Xlarge

Outer dimensions: W:71, D:22, H:24.25
Inner dimensions: W:66, D:17.5, H:20

Approx. weight: 75 lbs.

625 -Xlarge

Outer dimensions: W:71, D:22, H:24.25
Inner dimensions: W:66, D:17.5, H:20

Approx. weight: 75 lbs.

636 - Storage Box

Outer dimensions: W:74, D:38, H:36
Inner dimensions: W:70, D:35, H:34

Approx. weigh: 125lbs

612 - Storage Box

Outer dimensions: W:71.5, D:28.5, H:14
Inner dimensions: W:68.5, D:24, H:13

Approx. weigh: 90lbs

700 - Jumbo

Outer dimensions: W:72, D:26.5, H:27.5
Inner dimensions: W:66, D:20.5, H:23.5

Approx. weigh: 85lbs

718 - 7' Deck

Great height for seating! Ideal low profile, on or off the boat.
Outer dimensions: W:85, D:20, H:18
Inner dimensions: W:79, D:15.5, H:15

Approx. weight: 70 lbs.

725 - 2XLarge

Outer dimensions: W:85, D:22, H:24.5
Inner dimensions: W:79, D:17.5, H:22.5

Approx. weigh: 90lbs

79V - Upright

Where vertical storage is preferred, these units provide up to 20 cubic feet of usable space. The 79V comes standard with one shelf fixed at 12" from the top of the locker. Extra shelves and garment hooks are available.
Outer dimensions: W:23, D:19.5, H:79.5
Inner dimensions: W:22, D:19, H:75

Approx. weight: 80 lbs.

825 - Rod Box

Holds up to 3 - 7' rods (rod holder is standard).
Outer dimensions: W:96, D:22, H:24.25
Inner dimensions: W:92, D:17.25, H:22.5

Approx. weight: 100 lbs.

87D - Double Door Locker

43 cubic feet of storage space. Two independent locking compartments. Perfect height for storing 7' fishing rods. Optional rod holder and garment hooks available.
Outer dimensions: W:36, D:24, H:87
Inner dimensions: W:35, D:23, H:84

Approx. weight: 185 lbs.

Fishclean - Fish Cleaning Station

Retro fit any 426 Dock Box with a Fish Cleaning Lid! The lid can be mounted anywhere with special mounting brackets (not included). Cutting boards easily removed for cleaning and storage. Standard Features: Sink, Sink Cover, Removable Cutting boards, Drainage System, and knife holder set.
Outer dimensions: W:44, D:26, H:36

LSF - Storage Box

Just the right look and class for around the pool or deck.
Outer dimensions: W:66, D:24, H:19

TR1 - Trash Receptacle

The perfect trash receptacles to compliment any dock setting. This unit holds up to a 20 gallon liner.
Outer dimensions: W:23.5, D:20, H:29.5
Inner dimensions: W:23, D:19, H:29

Approx. weight: 35

TR2 - Trash Receptacle

The perfect trash receptacles to compliment any dock setting. This unit will hold a 20 - 40 gallon liner. Convenient front door for easy extraction of trash.
Outer dimensions: W:27, D:27, H:36
Inner dimensions: W:23, D:23, H:34

Approx. weight: 50

Steps

Overview

Features

  • A. UV protected gelcoat exterior.
  • B. Die-cut traction pads.
  • C. Fastening flange.
  • D. Optional sealed floor and locking door.
  • E. All models come in White, Gray, or Tan colors.

*All dimensions listed in inches. W=width, D=depth, H=height.

100S - 1-Step

Outer dimensions: W:22, D:18, H:12
Approx. weight: 25lbs

100SD - 1-Step (locking access door)

Outer dimensions: W:22, D:18, H:12
Inner Dimensions: W:18, D:14, H:10

Approx. weight: 28lbs

200S - 2-Step

Outer dimensions: W:35, D:20, H:15.5
Approx. weight: 35lbs

200SD - 2-Step (locking access door)

Outer dimensions: W:35, D:20, H:15.5
Inner Dimensions: W:31, D:14, H:12

Approx. weight: 35lbs

300S - 3-Step

Outer dimensions: W:49.5, D:20.5, H:22.5
Approx. weight: 45lbs

300SD - 3-Step (locking access door)

Outer dimensions: W:49.5, D:20.5, H:22.5
Inner Dimensions: W:43, D:26, H:20

Approx. weight: 50lbs

400S - 4-Step

Outer dimensions: W:62.5, D:24, H:32.75
Approx. weight: 65lbs

400SD - 4-Step (locking access door)

Outer dimensions: W:62.5, D:24, H:32.75
Inner Dimensions: W:56, D:20, H:30

Approx. weight: 70lbs

500S - 5-Step

Outer dimensions: W:62.5, D:34, H:45
Approx. weight: 75lbs

500SD - 5-Step (locking access door)

Step is shipped in two different pieces. Only the top portion of the step has the storage compartment, and not the bottom.
Outer dimensions: W:62.5, D:34, H:45
Inner Dimensions: W:14, D:28, H:14

Approx. weight: 80lbs

Accessories

Replacement parts, accessories and add-ons for our products.

30L - Replacement Gas Shocks

30L - Replacement Gas Shocks

Fits the following models: 323, 324, 418, 426, 432, 618, 625, 718
Approx. weight: 1lb

40L - Replacement Gas Shocks

40L - Replacement Gas Shocks

Fits the following models: 530, 700, 725, 825
Approx. weight: 1lb

60L - Replacement Gas Shocks

60L - Replacement Gas Shocks

Fits the following models: 500ST, 600ST
Approx. weight: 1lb

79VH - Hook

79VH - Hook

Fits the model: 79V
Approx. weight: 1lb

79VS - Shelf

79VS - Shelf

Fits the model: 79V
Approx. weight: 5lb

Hasp - Complete Hasp Set

Hasp - Complete Hasp Set

Approx. weight: N / A

HR2 - Hand Rail

Hand Rail

Fits models: 200S, 200SD
Approx. weight: 8lbs

HR3 - Hand Rail

Hand Rail

Fits models: 300S, 300SD
Approx. weight: 14lbs

HR4 - Hand Rail

Hand Rail

Fits models: 400S, 400SD
Approx. weight: 18lbs

HR5 - Hand Rail

Hand Rail

Fits models: 500S, 500SD
Approx. weight: 23lbs

RF - Rubber Feet (white)

Rubber Feet (white)

Approx. weight: 4lbs

RL - Replacement Lids

RL - Replacement Lids

Approx. weight: 2lbs

SSCS - Stainless Steel Cable Stays

SSCS - Stainless Steel Cable Stays

Approx. weight: 1lb

VentP - Vent - Pair (not installed)

VentP - Vent - Pair (not installed)

Approx. weight: N / A