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The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar #14646829 03/01/23 10:33 PM
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Do these safety straps work . The concept looks like it would work.

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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646833 03/01/23 10:37 PM
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I was going to get one a couple of yrs. ago and just forgot to order it, now have one ordered.

from what I found out originally, they do work.


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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646837 03/01/23 10:39 PM
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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: Monty Wright] #14646839 03/01/23 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Monty Wright


The other post does not answer the question

Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646841 03/01/23 10:44 PM
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Originally Posted by slim 285
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The other post does not answer the question


unless Monty is saying that guy had one and the motor came aboard

Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646849 03/01/23 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by slim 285
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The other post does not answer the question

It has to be better than nothing. I know mine appears to be extremely stout, the hardware is top notch.

Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646860 03/01/23 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by slim 285
Do these safety straps work . The concept looks like it would work.

Doubt it would hurt. Looks like it should work depending on where the motor breaks loose.

Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646871 03/01/23 11:22 PM
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Why is it 300 bucks? I wish someone would make a similar product and cut the price down. Iโ€™m a capitalist but that seems like a lot of money for not much.

Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: Houston Basscat] #14646880 03/01/23 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Houston Basscat
Why is it 300 bucks? I wish someone would make a similar product and cut the price down. Iโ€™m a capitalist but that seems like a lot of money for not much.

I think itโ€™s the rope stuff that costs a lot. Itโ€™s similar to synthetic winch rope. Also, there is the hardware and brackets. And capitalism. I have paid more for less on boat related stuff.


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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: Houston Basscat] #14646892 03/01/23 11:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Houston Basscat
Why is it 300 bucks? I wish someone would make a similar product and cut the price down. Iโ€™m a capitalist but that seems like a lot of money for not much.

i bet the guy that had his arm cut off from this would be more than happy to pay the 300
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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: scottsoutdoorworld] #14646959 03/02/23 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by scottsoutdoorworld
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Why is it 300 bucks? I wish someone would make a similar product and cut the price down. Iโ€™m a capitalist but that seems like a lot of money for not much.

i bet the guy that had his arm cut off from this would be more than happy to pay the 300
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But would he be happy if he paid 300 and it didn't help

Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: Dubee] #14646979 03/02/23 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Dubee
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Originally Posted by Houston Basscat
Why is it 300 bucks? I wish someone would make a similar product and cut the price down. Iโ€™m a capitalist but that seems like a lot of money for not much.

i bet the guy that had his arm cut off from this would be more than happy to pay the 300
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But would he be happy if he paid 300 and it didn't help

We do it all the time Dubee. roflmao


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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646982 03/02/23 12:43 AM
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Isn't everyone curious as to why every boat doesn't come with them when you buy it? Why not??? It's like a car with no seat belt.


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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: slim 285] #14646987 03/02/23 12:50 AM
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Looking at the pic I am not sure the Leash would have prevented this outboard from coming into the boat. The clamping bracket broke off on the starboard side. I am all for the safety measures the Leash has to offer but it may not have helped in this case. Looks like a freak accident.

One of my friends hit a stump at Fork running barely on plane. He hit a stump and the motor clamping bracket broke and the motor came off the transom. Fortunately at the low speed the motor did not come up into the boat but it did separate from the jackplate. The motor was suspended off the transom by the steering cables.

Had he been going faster the motor may have kicked up and come into the boat without a device like the Leash. Hard to say.



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Re: The Leash โ€” Outboard motor tether by Precision Sonar [Re: Ken A.] #14647010 03/02/23 01:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Ken A.
Looking at the pic I am not sure the Leash would have prevented this outboard from coming into the boat. The clamping bracket broke off on the starboard side. I am all for the safety measures the Leash has to offer but it may not have helped in this case. Looks like a freak accident.

One of my friends hit a stump at Fork running about 40 and the jackplate broke and the motor came off the back of his boat but not into the boat. That is not the first time I've heard of a jackplate breaking when the lower unit hit a stump.

In that case the Leash could have prevented the motor from entering the cockpit but in this recent case I am not sure it would have.

Both top bolts that the leash attaches to are still intact..

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