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#10809503 - 04/30/15 01:48 PM Power Pole question
Bissett Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
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Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
This may be a dumb question but I have to ask..

I see some power poles in the up position that are angled out, some straight up and down, and some angled in toward the motor. Is this a preference thing or does it just depend on how they installed?
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#10809561 - 04/30/15 02:06 PM Re: Power Pole question [Re: Bissett]
stratos Online   content
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Registered: 02/23/05
Posts: 1288
Loc: Royse City, Tx
The ones that are angled out are mounted on the jackplate or between the motor and the transome with a Power Pole bracket. The ones that come straight out the back are mounted to the transom by drilling holes throgh the transom. I have never seen any that are mounted angled in

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#10809576 - 04/30/15 02:12 PM Re: Power Pole question [Re: Bissett]
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Registered: 05/19/10
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Loc: Denton, Texas
Originally Posted By: Bissett
This may be a dumb question but I have to ask..

I see some power poles in the up position that are angled out, some straight up and down, and some angled in toward the motor. Is this a preference thing or does it just depend on how they installed?


Its a preference. We normally install them with the tops kicked in a little. Gives a wider foot print when deployed.
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#10809837 - 04/30/15 04:01 PM Re: Power Pole question [Re: Bissett]
Bissett Offline
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Well now I know lol. Thanks
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#10809916 - 04/30/15 04:43 PM Re: Power Pole question [Re: Classic Fiberglass]
Flyer Offline
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Registered: 04/22/13
Posts: 477
Loc: East TX
Originally Posted By: Classic Fiberglass
Originally Posted By: Bissett
This may be a dumb question but I have to ask..

I see some power poles in the up position that are angled out, some straight up and down, and some angled in toward the motor. Is this a preference thing or does it just depend on how they installed?


Its a preference. We normally install them with the tops kicked in a little. Gives a wider foot print when deployed.


THis ...

I tried that, but my motor wouldn't clear them well enough.

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#10809920 - 04/30/15 04:45 PM Re: Power Pole question [Re: Bissett]
Pearlandtexan Offline
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Registered: 07/06/09
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Loc: Pearland/ Broaddus
Mine are straight and they are mounted to the jack plate....there is a little adjustment where the pole mounts to the bracket.
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#10810160 - 04/30/15 06:46 PM Re: Power Pole question [Re: Bissett]
XPrezident Offline
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Registered: 04/26/11
Posts: 155
Loc: Lake Fork
I just finished installing mine on 2000 Tr 19 with the braced bracket and on mine the brackets have slots instead of straight hole to lean in or out if you wanted.. I think the guys that have leaned out just haven't adjusted them I guess idk. But I watched Chris Lanes video about his setup and he bolts them a few degrees inward for a wider stance so it's more stable. I just put mine one straight vertical right now to see how they react.

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