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mikeyairtime posted 05-29-2004 09:46 PM ET (US)   Profile for mikeyairtime  
Anyone have any good ideas or pictures of extra rod holder locations (I need about 8 more), gaff storage, bait tanks, and miscellaneous storage? I'm sure there are some ingenious setups out there.
WT posted 05-29-2004 10:16 PM ET (US)     Profile for WT  Send Email to WT     
>Here are some pics.



AQUANUT posted 05-30-2004 08:20 AM ET (US)     Profile for AQUANUT  Send Email to AQUANUT     
Here ya go



jimh posted 05-30-2004 09:59 AM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
There are twenty-seven photographs of a Montauk 170 showing various features and added equipment in Cetacea Page 58.

Moe posted 05-30-2004 01:10 PM ET (US)     Profile for Moe  Send Email to Moe     
Samwhaler's 170

GHefty's 170

Georgetech's 170 with outriggers

Topic: Livewell/Bait tank for 170 Montauk

Topic: Bow Mount Trolling Motor on 170 (without removing bow rail)

erik selis posted 05-31-2004 08:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for erik selis  Send Email to erik selis     
-Transom mounted trolling motor with bracket.

-9 rodholders

-Removable 72 quart cooler mounted in raised pedastal in stern. Reinforced for use as battery holder for electro-motor.

-nice deckhand in bikini :)


Camuyano posted 06-02-2004 11:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for Camuyano  Send Email to Camuyano     
What's with the hole under the RPS cushion on some Montauks? My '04 doesn't have one. Did BW do away with it? I would like to build some storage under there like I saw on some of the pics. Additionally, it seemed like a good idea so that the boat could be refueled with the tanks in place, specially if the are replaced with the 13 gal. Tempos.


Moe posted 06-02-2004 11:14 AM ET (US)     Profile for Moe  Send Email to Moe     
Yeah, BW did away with it in 2004. Too bad.

Georgetech posted 06-02-2004 01:01 PM ET (US)     Profile for Georgetech  Send Email to Georgetech     
Hi, Guys
I still believe that you can cut the 2004 RPS and create your own storage bin.
Camuyano posted 06-02-2004 02:54 PM ET (US)     Profile for Camuyano  Send Email to Camuyano     
I guess one could cut a hole but there wouldn't be that "lip" to hold the storage bin. I guess one could glass the bin in place (although that sounds like a lot of work) or hold it with brackets that screw into the seat bottom from the top. Any ideas?


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