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 Post subject: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:24 pm 
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I want to install this. How is the gear trac mounted on the rail? What is used for mounting it?Image


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:21 am 
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It's not available yet ........ still in prototype ........ can't wait to get 1 .......

It's used to attach the geartrac to the PA rail so you can use it to quickly attach and remove equipment. I will use it to attach my Torqeedo controller and a camera ......... possible a scotty mount ........


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 8:36 am 
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Do they have anything similar that could attach to the akas of the islands?

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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 12:29 pm 
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We should have the PA rail mount in production within a few weeks. We're shipping a few prototypes out with GearTracs now. If anyone wants this setup email me luther(AT)yakattack.us and we'll get you hooked up.


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:16 pm 
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I cut 20 sets of prototype clamps to attach GearTrac to the PA grab rail today. If anyone wants a set email me at luther(AT)yakattack.us and I will send you a set.


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:01 pm 
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I just received my GearTracs today and will say that they are heavy duty. As soon as I get the clamps I'm going to test Luther's idea of mounting the trac on the rail but overhanging toward the bow in the space between the rail and the mounting boards. Depending on what you want to mount (fishfinder, GPS, rod holders) , it could prove to be the ideal position. The GearTrac is definitely strong enough to overhang and still be a sturdy mount even for rod holders. I'm sure the production clamps will be as capable.

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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:21 pm 
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I think we can use the clamp to mount a trolling motor on the rear grab handle also. I will attempt this once I receive the clamp.


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 1:42 pm 
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J0HN wrote:
I think we can use the clamp to mount a trolling motor on the rear grab handle also. I will attempt this once I receive the clamp.



I am very interested in seeing this idea, didn't even cross my mind, but it seems plausible.

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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:36 pm 
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YakAttackVA wrote:
We should have the PA rail mount in production within a few weeks. We're shipping a few prototypes out with GearTracs now. If anyone wants this setup email me luther(AT)yakattack.us and we'll get you hooked up.


Luther,

Please let me know. This is Russ Pylant. I need to get my PA rigged for out next tournament that is coming up PDQ.

Thanks man...Love your Stuff


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:19 pm 
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Hey Russ!

I'm cutting quite a few more clamps this weekend. Anyone who has or is buying GearTracs just let me know you want clamps and I'll send them to you at no charge in exchange for some feedback on how they work and thoughts on improvements needed. I'll include the hardware needed to attach them as well. I'll probably send another 10 sets of the prototype clamps. After that we'll wait for production parts.

I'm cutting these from sheet plastic and threading the plastic. Production parts will have stainless steel threads. The prototype parts can be stripped out of you tighten them too much, so be careful about overtightening them. You'll see they don't need to be overly tight to hold anyway.

Shoot me an email at luther(AT)yakattack.us if you have or are getting GearTracs and want a set of clamps.


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 7:03 pm 
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Several of the guys have their GearTrac and clamp kits now. Hopefully we'll see some pics and hear some feedback soon! :)


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 7:11 am 
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I have 1 of mine mounted but I don't have anything on it yet ......... it's VERY secure ......... can't turn it by hand and I didn't over tighten the thumb screws .......... it REALLY gives me the ability to change configurations at a moments notice

YAKATTACK has another winner !!!!!!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 1:54 pm 
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The clamps allow me to mount virtually anything to the rails without having to drill a single hole. I fish a variety of areas and techniques, the gear trac with the rail mounts allow for easy transformations to suit the type of fishing I am doing. Thank you yak attack


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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:06 pm 
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Just finished with some upgrades to my Hobie Pro Angler...which included (2) 8" GearTracs from YakAttack. Mounted on my rails. Just love having the option to change things up depending on what I am fishing for. Good stuff!

Below you will see I have a Ram Mount rod holder and a 1" screwball that I will use to move my FF closer to the seated position as needed.

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 Post subject: Re: Gear Trac rail mount
PostPosted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:16 am 
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joeyb wrote:
Just finished with some upgrades to my Hobie Pro Angler...which included (2) 8" GearTracs from YakAttack. Mounted on my rails. Just love having the option to change things up depending on what I am fishing for. Good stuff!

Below you will see I have a Ram Mount rod holder and a 1" screwball that I will use to move my FF closer to the seated position as needed.

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Thanks for giving me the idea of being able to move the finder.


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