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Scotty Track Size Adapter - 5 months 2 weeks ago #1

Hi All,

I recently purchased the Scotty track kit in order to use a transducer arm for my fishfinder on an Ocean Kayak Trident 11. Unfortunately the locations I would need to install the track are too thin for me to properly install the Scotty track.

Does anyone know of a good way to install this track? I'm assuming I will have to build out an adapter but I'm not entirely sure the best way.

Thanks
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Scotty Track Size Adapter - 5 months 2 weeks ago #2


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which track did you get the low profile or the slide track? Do you want to mount it on the gunwale in front of the stock slides?
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Scotty Track Size Adapter - 5 months 1 week ago #3

I bought the low profile. I was hoping to install in on the gunwale about 2 o'clock form my seat. the gunwale is too thin to accept the screws so I trying to see if I can make some form of a adapter I can screw into the gunwale and then screw the track on the adapter.
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Scotty Track Size Adapter - 5 months 6 days ago #4


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Nor Easter wrote:
I bought the low profile. I was hoping to install in on the gunwale about 2 o'clock form my seat. the gunwale is too thin to accept the screws so I trying to see if I can make some form of a adapter I can screw into the gunwale and then screw the track on the adapter.

How's about making a simple backing plate, on the under side of the gunwale, I use starboard.
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Scotty Track Size Adapter - 5 months 3 days ago #5

I'm not sure I understand. The width of the gunwale is the issue, so even if I put a backing plate on the underside, it won't increase the width so I can secure the track. Then again, I can totally be misunderstanding your suggestion.
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