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jackplate questions

Discussion in 'Boats and Motors' started by fishymark, Jun 14, 2007.

  1. want to know if you can put a jackplate on an aluminum boat. Was told it will damage the hull. anybody have one on there boat. thanks
  2. ncraft150

    ncraft150 Buckeye-Basser

    I put a PT-35 (sold at Bass Pro Shops) on my old Bass Tracker 16' bass boat. It set it back 5.5" and added tilt and trim. I never had a problem. A couple things to consider would be:

    1. Check with the manufacturer. It may void your warranty.

    2. The additional setback may cause the need for a new longer steering cable.