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Great work Ken! Absolutely amazing what you've accomplished with this rig. I'm really happy for you. When possible, could you post a pic of the front of your jackplate, where the O/B attaches?

 

Steve 

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4 hours ago, volzfan59 said:

Great work Ken! Absolutely amazing what you've accomplished with this rig. I'm really happy for you. When possible, could you post a pic of the front of your jackplate, where the O/B attaches?

 

Steve 

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1" thick aluminum plate, held to jack-plate with 4x10-24 flat head machine screws and Red Loctite. Heads countersunk into jack-plate, blind-hole drilled and tapped...since the spacing plate isn't subjected to shear stress, the 10-24s are more than sufficient. 3/8" between bottom of spacing plate and top of transom so no 'junk' gets wedged in there.

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On 4/12/2023 at 7:18 PM, airshot said:

Hopefully your using plywood to make it thicker for rhe motor to clamp on!!!!  Unfortunately have witnessed clampon motors going for a swim if not biting into some wood to keep them in place!!

@MN Fisher everything looks rock solid but i think @airshot has got a point here. Almost need something to provide a little give and act like a lock washer so vibrations dont loosen up the clamps and you lose all clamping force at once. Or maybe just a backup cable so the outboard doesnt end up going for a swim if it loosens?

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