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#12705659 - 04/06/18 11:34 AM Jack Plate and Powerpole/Talon question
TysonS Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/20/14
Posts: 124
Loc: Shawnee, KS
Is anyone running a manual jack plate with a shallow water anchor attached? I would like to know what brand model you use, adapter plates, etc. Pics would be great!

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#12705663 - 04/06/18 11:35 AM Re: Jack Plate and Powerpole/Talon question [Re: TysonS]
jseago Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/07/09
Posts: 1944
Loc: Deep East Tx
Slidemaster 12" with Talon 3 part universal jack plate mount. Works perfect.

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#12705747 - 04/06/18 12:17 PM Re: Jack Plate and Powerpole/Talon question [Re: TysonS]
TysonS Offline
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Registered: 08/20/14
Posts: 124
Loc: Shawnee, KS
Thanks for the reply, I am fishing out of an 18 foot boat. On the jackplate what is the advantage of a 12" offset as opposed to 6" for example? I dont really want to extend the length of my boat any more than i have to unless there would be some benefit? I really just want to mount the poles without drilling the fiberglass.

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#12705945 - 04/06/18 02:16 PM Re: Jack Plate and Powerpole/Talon question [Re: TysonS]
SAKS Offline
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Registered: 07/23/14
Posts: 1132
The farther away the prop is from the boat supposedly the more bite and efficient it is because it gets it away from hull turbulence. Not sure if say a 12" is to big for an 18' boat. I would contact the manufacturer and see if they have a certain size they recommend for you boat and motor package. PM me your number and I will send you some pics of my 18' Skeeter with Talons mounted on brackets to a jackplate. I don't know how to do pics on here.

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#12741703 - 05/03/18 12:38 PM Re: Jack Plate and Powerpole/Talon question [Re: TysonS]
BThomas Offline
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Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 8043
Loc: Rockwall,Tx
I had a slidemaster but removed and put on a Atlas

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