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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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West Marine Dual Axis Ratchet Mount, Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel
 
3.4

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

62%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (10)
  • Durable (9)
  • Easy to set up (8)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (5), Enthusiast (5), Power user (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

well built and heavy

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...Read complete review

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.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Antenna Mount, vertical adj. caution

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...Read complete review

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.

Reviewed by 15 customers

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2.0

Buy the shakespeare

By Fish rite 21

from Placerville

About Me Power User

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up

Cons

    Best Uses

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

      Purchased this mount to replace a plastic one. The machining of the handle was so poor you could not turn it. I removed the handle bolt and the mating surface was so rough even with the bolt out the handle was difficult to turn. I exchanged for the same item and new one is better, not great. The Shakespeare one is $10 more, but smooth as silk. Only reason I'm sticking with this one is the mounting holes match the original.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      Junk

      By GB

      from New Smyrna Beach, Fl

      About Me Enthusiast

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

      • Flimsy
      • up or down

      Best Uses

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

        It falls apart when you try to put your antenna up or down.

        Now I have holes I need to gel coat over so I can install a quality product this time

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Exellent

        By Sergio Cadiz

        from Guayama, PR

        Verified Buyer

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

        Exellent

         
        1.0

        Would not buy again

        By Bix96

        from Stillwater, MN

        About Me Power User

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • loosens up in rough seas. This is a problem

          Best Uses

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

            Design looks tough and solid. I have had lots of good luck with West Products. The design of the lever is poor and constantly loosens up. Finally, on one day at sea it loosened up enough where the nut came off, lever fell off. I went to West the next day to see if I could get a lever and was told they don't stock or sell spare parts for their levers. Mine is now junk. Would not buy again. Disappointed with West on this one.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great results

            By Just Joe

            from Sequim WA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Small Rooms

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

              Use with my marine radio

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              3.0

              Heavy bracket. Ratchet did not secure antenna as advertised.

              By Murph

              from Attleboro Ma

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Durable
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Strong Signal

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Attic/Roof Mount

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

                Heavy bracket. Ratchet handle does not secure handle. I was still able to use it by manually turning the nut and adjusting the antenna

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                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

                            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            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

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