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Jethro

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Big graph mount- which one?
« on: Mar 26, 2021, 09:09 AM »
I've always used the RAM mounts to install my graphs, but last year I learned the hard way that the size C is no good for my new Helix 9. I have a bunch of these for all sorts of purposes, so I actually installed 2 arms and 4 ball mounts to hold it for the season. I think I need to make that less of a mess this year. So go to look at the price of the D size and wowzers, that ain't cheap. So if I'm gonna spend that maybe I should consider fancier options.

What do you guys like to use for the larger size graphs? I don't have a place to flush or panel mount, so it has to go in the corner of my console and I will probably need a long-ish arm. Just considering my options!

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #1 on: Mar 26, 2021, 09:59 AM »

 I used a ram mount for my old lowrance , 113c no problems

fishinjohn

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #2 on: Mar 30, 2021, 07:33 PM »
Jethro I'm dealing with the same thing... my helix 9 is mounted to the dash and I don't like it... looks like I've gotta bite the bullet and order the ram mount.. I dont see anything else I like

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #3 on: Mar 30, 2021, 08:12 PM »

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #4 on: Mar 31, 2021, 05:44 AM »
Those look nice but most definitely pricey

Jethro

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #5 on: Mar 31, 2021, 07:00 AM »
The Balzout are only slightly more money than the Ram D size with a medium arm which I actually ordered Monday. I spent $165 with the shipping. That was why I started this post, with the cost of that I might as well consider something "boutique".

Almost went with Traxstech since I have a whole lot of other stuff from them but I called and it's 4 to 6 weeks minimum. I've used Ram mounts for so many years... it'll be fine.

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #6 on: Mar 31, 2021, 04:19 PM »
The Balzout are only slightly more money than the Ram D size with a medium arm which I actually ordered Monday. I spent $165 with the shipping. That was why I started this post, with the cost of that I might as well consider something "boutique".

Almost went with Traxstech since I have a whole lot of other stuff from them but I called and it's 4 to 6 weeks minimum. I've used Ram mounts for so many years... it'll be fine.
Amazon has the ram mount size d
For $105

filetandrelease

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #7 on: Mar 31, 2021, 04:46 PM »

 Scheels has the ram for $100 with free shipping

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #8 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:02 PM »
Those look nice but most definitely pricey

And what did you spend on everything else???

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #9 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:04 PM »
The Balzout are only slightly more money than the Ram D size with a medium arm which I actually ordered Monday. I spent $165 with the shipping. That was why I started this post, with the cost of that I might as well consider something "boutique".

Almost went with Traxstech since I have a whole lot of other stuff from them but I called and it's 4 to 6 weeks minimum. I've used Ram mounts for so many years... it'll be fine.

Geoff
I had the RAM D in my Lund with my HDS8 and it would slip.  Especially coming home in rough water.

Get the good stuff!

filetandrelease

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #10 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:22 PM »
Geoff
I had the RAM D in my Lund with my HDS8 and it would slip.  Especially coming home in rough water.
Get the good stuff!
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 My 113hdc is 10 and never had a problem in my 2025 le

Mac Attack

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #11 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:28 PM »
Geoff
I had the RAM D in my Lund with my HDS8 and it would slip.  Especially coming home in rough water.
Get the good stuff!
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 My 113hdc is 10 and never had a problem in my 2025 le

Calmer water???

fishinjohn

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #12 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:31 PM »
And what did you spend on everything else???
I dont see anything wrong with the ram mounts myself... if I end up having issues with it then I'll upgrade...

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #13 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:37 PM »
Calmer water???
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 Your right only tested in 4ftrs , on Oneida 6 on Lake Ontario

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Re: Big graph mount- which one?
« Reply #14 on: Mar 31, 2021, 06:38 PM »
 Mac if I had issues Id post and your Lund was 16

 



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