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#12471979 - 10/19/17 08:47 PM Motor support question
Mike Keenan Offline
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Registered: 10/31/04
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What are the motor supports / transom savers / motor totor that everyone is using? Who makes them TH Marine or who? I think it slides over the trim rams


Edited by Mike Keenan (10/19/17 08:48 PM)
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#12471980 - 10/19/17 08:50 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
Trcsx180 Offline
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i bought mine from cabelas Motor Holder™ Trailering Stabilizer 50 bucks

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#12472007 - 10/19/17 09:07 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
HasBen Offline
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Loc: Texas
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#12472016 - 10/19/17 09:09 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
K.D. Offline
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Registered: 05/04/02
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Loc: Hurst, TX
My new Skeeter came with a pro rule. Haven't found a reason to change


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#12472034 - 10/19/17 09:19 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: K.D.]
Mike Keenan Offline
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Originally Posted By: K.D.
My new Skeeter came with a pro rule. Haven't found a reason to change


https://www.prorule.com


That’s it thanks... I needed a Christmas gift idea for a buddy’s wife to get him.
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#12472107 - 10/19/17 10:07 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
Chet Offline
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Registered: 02/03/06
Posts: 1416
Loc: Ft Worth
Motormate
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#12472543 - 10/20/17 10:09 AM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
R.J.E. Offline
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Registered: 05/10/11
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I brought this up about three weeks ago and I decided to go back to the original transom saver that gives you support from the trailer, let's face it if your using the ones that support from the trim rod's you might as well use the ones that come with the motor. The weight is still on the transom.

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#12472856 - 10/20/17 01:59 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: R.J.E.]
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Originally Posted By: R.J.E.
I brought this up about three weeks ago and I decided to go back to the original transom saver that gives you support from the trailer, let's face it if your using the ones that support from the trim rod's you might as well use the ones that come with the motor. The weight is still on the transom.


Depends on the boat, I guess. My Skeeter has the torque transfer system, as most skeeters, and it's extremely strong. I use the MotorMate.
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#12472929 - 10/20/17 02:43 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
ShawnT Offline
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Registered: 10/23/03
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I have the Pro Rule as that is what came with my Skeeter, but I much prefer the Motormate. There is no need for those damn clips with the Motormate.
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#12472979 - 10/20/17 03:13 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: SteezMacQueen]
GIG'EM AGGIES Online   content
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Registered: 05/14/14
Posts: 2146
Loc: texas
Originally Posted By: SteezMacQueen
Originally Posted By: R.J.E.
I brought this up about three weeks ago and I decided to go back to the original transom saver that gives you support from the trailer, let's face it if your using the ones that support from the trim rod's you might as well use the ones that come with the motor. The weight is still on the transom.


Depends on the boat, I guess. My Skeeter has the torque transfer system, as most skeeters, and it's extremely strong. I use the MotorMate.


10-4 on MotorMate. The old type transom saver's don't save your transom. They don't support the weight of the entire motor no matter what angle they are and usually won't keep the motor vertical. Transoms are designed to hold the entire weight of the motor otherwise you would need a transom saver even when the boat was in the water. If you're concerned about the weight think of the torque the motor puts on the transom, much more stress than the weight. Get a MotorMate.
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#12473280 - 10/20/17 08:47 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
Bossbowman Offline
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Registered: 03/14/05
Posts: 2882
Loc: Hill county
Mine came with a swivl-eze lock 'n stow an I hated it, went back to the heavy duty SP-429-RB with the built in shock absorber

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#12473350 - 10/20/17 09:32 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
Mudbone Offline
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Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 1137
Loc: Cuney, Texas
Motormate
Saves your seals also if you have hydraulic steering--absolutely no side to side shaking going down highway

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#12473560 - 10/21/17 08:25 AM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
03svtsnakevert Offline
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Registered: 04/05/12
Posts: 2530
Loc: Copperas Cove, TX
anyone used a motormate on an older ox66? I have a 99 ox66 200 and was wondering if motormate fits it. The website seems unclear to me.

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#12473567 - 10/21/17 08:30 AM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
Bass N Beer Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 709
Loc: Springtown, Texas
I'm using the motormate on a 99 OX66 3.1L 225 and it works great.

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#12474003 - 10/21/17 04:43 PM Re: Motor support question [Re: Mike Keenan]
R.J.E. Offline
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Registered: 05/10/11
Posts: 781
Bass Pro Shops Tourney Pro.

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