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Guys,

Any issues with moutning a backset to the transom, then a hydrolic J/P to the backset, then the motor??

Is anyone doing this?

Or do i need to buy a J/P with the backset i need.

Any comments welcome and thanks in advance!!

Keith
 

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BTDT - keep in mind that hanging the motor that far back will make your boat pretty stern-heavy. To compensate, you may need higher horsepower or floatation pods.
 

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I hear ya... I dont want to go too far back... I currently have a 4" back set on my Bobs J/P... I need 10-12" (dont we all LOL) The cost of a new J/P with the back set i want is 3X what the back set only is...

I am not so worried about the length. Just wether or not it is structurally sound to mount a J/P and motor to a back set plate.

Thanks!!

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BTDT - keep in mind that hanging the motor that far back will make your boat pretty stern-heavy. To compensate, you may need higher horsepower or floatation pods.
 

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My Pathfinder Fusion has a 6" Atlas plate with a 4" static spacer to give a 10" total. This a factory setup and what TH Atlas sells as their 10" plate. Have had a ton of boats thru the shop with stacked plates, haven't seen any issues.

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Thanks Guys!! That is what I thought but i was told by someone that is not a good idea... he may have been trying to get my money on a new J/P!!

I am going to try it out... Much Cheaper that way.

Greenies comming!
 
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