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#11516325 - 04/01/16 01:42 PM New seats on an older basscat??
Chris_K Offline
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Registered: 01/14/15
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Loc: TX
There's No access to thru bolt and the holes keep stripping due to thin glass there. I'm thinking of using trolling motor isolator bolts to get them tight. Any other suggestions?

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#11516349 - 04/01/16 01:53 PM Re: New seats on an older basscat?? [Re: Chris_K]
Bass Buster1 Offline
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Hollow wall anchors like you would use on sheet rock??
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#11516367 - 04/01/16 02:05 PM Re: New seats on an older basscat?? [Re: Bass Buster1]
Chris_K Offline
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[quote=Bass Buster1]Hollow wall anchors like you would use on sheet rock?? [/quote
Tried that but the anchor just spins

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#11516392 - 04/01/16 02:18 PM Re: New seats on an older basscat?? [Re: Chris_K]
kellisag Offline
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#11516400 - 04/01/16 02:21 PM Re: New seats on an older basscat?? [Re: Chris_K]
Bass Buster1 Offline
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I think you could epoxy/bond the anchors to the existing glass and if you turned them carefully it would probably hold them long enough for the anchor to expand. There are also many different styles of those, one being a toggle bolt that may work. You might have to go up in size if the hole is wallowed out. Just a few thoughts having had old boats most of my boat owning time and having to keep them cobbled together. Good luck!!
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#11516624 - 04/01/16 04:39 PM Re: New seats on an older basscat?? [Re: Chris_K]
Basslikeme Offline
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Try adding a drop of superglue on the thread of the screw before tightening it down. Works on a lot of fiberglass/screw connections.


Edited by Basslikeme (04/01/16 04:40 PM)

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