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mbb 09-24-2020 09:29 AM

Originally Posted by Striperk9 (Post 14078433)
Understood. Well aware of the rules. Next item on the "To Do" list. This is my project boat that I have yet to put on the water. I am putting a different mount for that with the removable post. Raises it about 6 inches and will clear the TM and the ShuttleSlide when in place.
Good catch though and glad you are looking out for your fellow THT'ers.

More more like looking out for people that don't know any better. I see boats like this and I see them for sale like that all the time. Probably with unknowing first time buyers thinking everything is okay.

Most all new boats come with hull
mounted lights today, putting trolling motors on boats that never had trolling motors before is a reason for that. All thanks to the spotlock

I've got one I had to go to side lights on when I put an anchor roller on. If I put a trolling motor on it I'd probably go to Hull mounted. Of course I've seen people do the same thing with anchor rollers just stick them off to the side of the bow light and block it.....unwittingly.

LBI 11-27-2020 08:37 AM

Alweld, intrigued with your using 2 Rhodan pucks for retraction of TM. Got any photos? What is total length of your underling base mount, such that u were able to attach 2 pucks 18" apart? Seems luke a cost effective solution to retracting TM. I assume u still have base mounting plate extending past rub rail?

alweld92 11-27-2020 04:04 PM
LBI 2nd pic for you on locking the motor.

LBI 11-27-2020 05:24 PM

Very nice. Thank U. What size TM?

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