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Old 08-05-2020, 10:34 AM
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ShuttleSlide
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We have been a THT Sponsor for about 2 months now, just saw THIS post today and wanted to provide more information about our mounts. We have a lot of pictures under the THT Classified section under "Commercial Business". It's always important to get the right mount for your trolling motor and boat's deck. We have 4 standard mounts, but we also create a customized mount, if you need more retraction. We just mailed out a sliding mount that retracts 15" this morning (thanks Dan)!

All of this information is available on our website: www.shuttleslide.com

SS-12-15 - This mount is only compatible with trolling motors up to 80 lbs thrust and 64 inches shaft length. If you can get a bolt through your deck within 3 - 4 inches inboard of the rub rail, the SS-12-15 version will work. Most importantly, this mount needs to have all 6 bolts through the deck.

SS-7-HD - heavy duty, if you can get a bolt through your deck within 4-6 inches inboard of the rub rail, the HD version will work.The HD series is more "heavy duty". You can get away with only 4 bolts through the deck (we always recommend using all 6, but some people can not get a bolt in through the deck closest to the rub rail because of the boat's configuration). In that case, the first two holes closest to the rail will be populated with bolts that are flush to the bottom of our mount. This model will retract your motor 7 inches. Important: If your motor has over 72 inches of shaft, you can still use this mount, but you need to be able to get all 6 bolts through the deck. If not, the UHD will work.

SS-9-HD - heavy duty, will have the ENTIRE motor, plus the skeg inside the rub rail and the first bolt in your deck within 4-6 inches inboard from the rub rail. This model will retract your motor 9 inches. This is the most popular product because it will retract the motor completely inboard. Again, the first two holes closest to the rail will be populated with bolts that are flush to the bottom of our mount only if you can not get all 6 through the deck (but again, we recommend all 6, if possible). And, same as the SS-7-HD, if your motor has over 72 inches of shaft, you can still use this mount, but you need to be able to get all 6 bolts through the deck. If not, the UHD will work.

If you need the distance to be more than 6 inches inboard from the rub rail before the first bolt can get through the deck then a UHD model will work (up to 8-9 inches inboard from the rub rail). The UHD is useful for boats that need extra strength, for people who prefer the strongest mounting system or people who have a small "lip" to get over. If you can only get 4 bolts through the deck and your shaft length is over 72 inches, up to 87", we highly recommend the UHD mount. The SS-9-UHD will retract your motor completely inboard, but you can buy it "per inch" (SS-X-UHD) and select a SS-7-UHD or SS-12-UHD. Most of our offshore boat customers have bought the UHD mounts. If your shaft is 96", the UHD will work, but we do recommend all 6 bolts through your deck.

We provide very detailed information so you can purchase the correct mount. Our customers are the #1 priority. We pride ourselves on the customer service we provide, so please do not hesitate to give us a call or email us: support@shuttleslide.com. We even answer questions after hours! Our Facebook page has some great comments/reviews and tons of customer installs!

Only ShuttleSlide RETRACTABLE mounts provide:
▪️A lifetime warranty ▪️Customized lengths w/ quick release
▪️A light weight, small and sleek style ▪️No pinch hazards
▪️No "metal on metal" friction points


We would love to help you solve that annoying overhang issue. Avoid potential trolling motor damage.