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#11275204 - 12/10/15 07:42 PM questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10
TtownBassDude Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 782
how high does it sit off the motor case? i am trying to see if it will fit inside my 8ft tall garage door...i have a 20ft skeeter.

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#11275269 - 12/10/15 08:09 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
21XS Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/19/08
Posts: 710
Loc: . DC
Yes they will fit, I have 8' doors and have no problem. Also the Talon is easy to slide up and down if it doesnt quit fit

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#11275332 - 12/10/15 08:28 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
cokel Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 02/24/08
Posts: 90
Loc: Beaumont
I have a 10 ft and it is the same level as the top of my motor.

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#11275489 - 12/10/15 09:49 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
Twatts Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/27/12
Posts: 3
I have a 12ft talon on my triton with 200 merc and they only stick up about 6in.above the motor so no problem.

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#11275504 - 12/10/15 10:01 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
tmcviper1 Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/01/05
Posts: 275
Loc: grapevine texas
It will clear, I have two on a 2015 zx250 , about 2" taller than the motor in stow position. They are about 3" shorter than 8 ft blades on last skeeter.
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#11278252 - 12/12/15 03:34 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
LipRippinLanders -BryanLanders Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/25/09
Posts: 2357
Loc: Brookeland (Sam Rayburn), TX
Best option is to buy the tilt bracket so you can lay it down on the back deck and never have to worry about it hitting any roof or door that you're backing under.
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#11279271 - 12/13/15 10:22 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
jriltex Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/19/13
Posts: 2
22i Skeeter 12' Talons 8ft garage...no problems

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#11279351 - 12/13/15 11:01 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
Posts: 10687
Loc: Plano,Texas
It will fit,but I highly recommend the tilt bracket for getting under bridges when the lakes are high.

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#11280511 - 12/13/15 08:22 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
WmSmith Offline
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Registered: 11/27/14
Posts: 124
I have a ZX20 Skeeter. My garage doors are 8'0 and my Talons are 10". They work like a champ.

I've got a couple buddies that have 12'0 Talons and don't like them as well as 10'. The additional weight really does make a difference.

And personally I wouldn't waste my money on tilt brackets for a 10' Talon, my SHO sits higher than the Talons do

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#11283597 - 12/15/15 10:03 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
basslegacy Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/29/10
Posts: 178
Loc: dallas
I contacted a Talon rep prior to buying my 10's. The 10 footers are in a shorter case than the 8 footers. I guess the 8 footers are a 2 phase deploy where as the 10 and 12 footers are a 3 phase. My 10's are just about even with the top of the motor when it is trimmed down. They may be 2 inches taller... I beleive the 12's will be a good bit taller though. This is why I went with 10's.... and have been very happy!

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#11283611 - 12/15/15 10:10 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: LipRippinLanders -BryanLanders]
Mike_Kelley Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/07/13
Posts: 471
Loc: Irving texas
Originally Posted By: LipRippinLanders -BryanLanders
Best option is to buy the tilt bracket so you can lay it down on the back deck and never have to worry about it hitting any roof or door that you're backing under.


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#11284888 - 12/15/15 08:34 PM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
TtownBassDude Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/31/10
Posts: 782
any links to the tilt bracket, couldn't find on tackle warehosue

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#11285172 - 12/16/15 05:22 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
slshaneus Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/05/10
Posts: 410
tilt brackets are worth every penny

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#11285173 - 12/16/15 05:22 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: TtownBassDude]
slshaneus Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/05/10
Posts: 410
i got mine from okeefenokee sp? outdoors cheapest around

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#11285501 - 12/16/15 09:13 AM Re: questions to owners of a talon 12 or 10 [Re: WmSmith]
C_Fisher Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/05/07
Posts: 605
Loc: weatherford, tx
Originally Posted By: WmSmith


The additional weight really does make a difference.



I have 12's and my FX21 ran 70-71 without them and still runs 70-71 with them...

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