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Old 12 February 2004, 03:25   #1
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Mounting of instuments.

Guys and Gals,
Thoughts on either flush mount (look neater) or bracket mount for GPS / fishfinder Etc. Was suggested that with bracket mount you can angle them when the Sun shines. Any hints?
Cheers, Jono (the Imposter)
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Old 12 February 2004, 03:29   #2
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It's a lot easier to take em home and plug into the computer if they are bracket mounted.
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Old 12 February 2004, 10:27   #3
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I have flush mounted instruments fitted when boat was new
see
http://www.yellowrib.co.uk/images/boat2_lbs.jpg

However since that time I have found that indeed the light can shine on it and prevent you from seeing it clearly.

My second GPS was bracket mounted and this whilst so asetically pleasing does mean I can adjust the angle. This year I am planning on replacing the second GPS with a colour plotter and will definatley bracket mount it to make it easy for me to remove, preventing theft and allowing easy connection to the PC for charting etc
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Old 12 February 2004, 10:35   #4
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Does that mean that you can't easily remove the flush mounted units?

I say easily, because it doesn't how well fitted it is, if you leave it (in my experience) it gets nicked.

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P.S. Mstacey, refering to your picture - I like your garage......
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Old 12 February 2004, 11:33   #5
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Instrument layout

I've been working on my layout today & have just made a bracket that will fit the GPS & the RPM combo gauge!

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