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Jiles posted 09-09-2002 08:39 PM ET (US)   Profile for Jiles  
I have a 1985 Whaler 13. I am in the process of mounting a foot control trolling motor and need to know how accurate "wood placement" diagram is that I got from this forum. According to the diagram, the dotted lines, on either side of the bow is not as large as the "chekered" step pad. Does anyone know, precisely, where the wood is in relation to the "chekered" section? Maby I should get a hand controlled motor instead. What are your thoughts?---THANKS-----
Jiles posted 09-13-2002 08:23 PM ET (US)     Profile for Jiles    
Come on guys----Am I the only person to mount a trolling motor on the bow of a 13 Whaler????
Dick posted 09-13-2002 09:07 PM ET (US)     Profile for Dick  Send Email to Dick     

When I mounted mine on my Montauk 3 years ago I put it where it would fit and didn't worry about the wood/Whalerboard. It has been used most every trip out and there have been no problems, even trailering with it attached.

Let me know if you want a picture of the set up.


jimh posted 09-13-2002 11:17 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
If you are talking about the wood location diagram that is available on this website as part of the REFERENCE section (not part of the forum), it was provided by Boston Whaler and is assumed to be accurate.

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