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Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel

$49.99

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Model # 1986868 | Mfg # 113C

Product Description

These popular mounts are the standard for marine antennas, but since they have traditionally been made by different companies, they end up with different hole patterns and appearances. We've taken the nylon version and duplicated it in Zamak for inland users, and in stainless steel for ocean users. One can easily replace another if needed.

  • Fits all standard 1" marine antennas
  • Features 4-way ratchet design
  • Base measures 2 1/2" x 3 9/16"
  • Mount with 1/4" FH fasteners

Specs

Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel

Compatibility 1" Marine Antennas
Material Stainless Steel
Mount Type Ratchet
Type Ratchet Mounts

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel
 
3.8

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Durable (7)
  • Easy to set up (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (4), Casual user (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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5.0

Great solid product

By AP

from Greenville, NC

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Set Up

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

      Using it on the top of my T-top

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Very nice product!

      By Jon

      from Levittown, Pa

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Durable
      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

          I have 3 of these on my boat. Very durable and a great appearance.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Solid product

          By Fire Escape

          from Juno Beach, FL

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

              Mounted my stainless steel whip VHF antenna on the side of the console of our boat. Very well made, design allows for adjusting the angle that the device travels when folding it down. The locking ratchet is solid and holds position in rough water.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              2.0

              not as advertised

              By Renegade

              from Monterey, CA

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable

              Cons

              • holes do not match nylon

              Best Uses

                Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

                Product description states, . "We've taken the nylon version and duplicated it" No so. The holes do not match that of the nylon mounts so I had to elongate the mounting holes already on my boat. What a pain.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Perfect

                By Don

                from Lake Erie

                About Me Casual User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Durable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

                    nice mount

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Good but not Good Enough

                    By HBFlyer

                    from Hilton Head, SC

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Easy To Set Up

                    Cons

                    • Flimsy
                    • Poor Compression
                    • Unstable

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

                      This unit offers great promise but poor execution. As a result the antenna handle will work itself loose during rough seas.
                      We go off-shore a lot. Our boat runs 200-300 hours a year and unless it's calm the antenna is prone to fall.

                      West Marine makes good stuff so I'm sure someone will rework this item.

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      well built and heavy

                      By Captain Squint

                      from Ukiah, Ca

                      About Me Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to Install
                      • Easy To Set Up

                      Cons

                      • Tighten Lever

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

                        mounting bracket was very nice, heavy duty and built strong. mounting was easy. Only problem is the lever needs to be tightened in choppy seas. antenna kept falling down. once tightened, problem solved. Very nice.

                         
                        5.0

                        Very Sturdy!

                        By fishnfool

                        from Three Rivers, CA

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Set Up

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

                            Very simple to use and extremely sturdy!

                            (23 of 24 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Antenna Mount, vertical adj. caution

                            By Leghorn

                            from Melbourne Florida

                            About Me Power User

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                            • Strong Signal

                            Cons

                            • Hardware fitment
                            • Vertical adjustment

                            Best Uses

                            • Surface Mount

                            Comments about West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel:

                            Use caution if trying to use the vertical adjustment bolt. The Counterbore for the Stainless Steel Nyloc hex nut is in a deep Counterbore which does not allow proper wrench (or Socket) fitment or even a proper washer placement. Remember that Stainless Steel is typically soft and it is very easy to strip or round the edges of this nut thus not allowing adjustment. Once this nut is stripped it is very difficult to remove and replace this nut. Also, this is a West Marine product so the surface mounting bolt pattern does NOT match other manufacturers; it is close, but will not interchange.

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