The Mono-Arm: Your New Secret Weapon
Sometimes, the simplest solution is best. In this case, it's a revolution. Fortrex's innovative Mono-Arm Design features an extruded, anodized aluminum, structural beam that operates with no metal-to-metal contact and 75% less torsion. A single hinge point and rear pivot bearing with 20% more surface area deliver less wear, longer life and quieter operation than traditional motor mounts
Why'd we leave the solid, extruded aluminum arm exposed on the new Fortrex? So everyone else on the water knows what they're up against: the most ruthless mount we've ever unleashed. With fewer moving parts, tighter tolerances and less give, Fortrex is the beefiest, meanest, quietest motor ever. Consider yourself warned.
Counter-Tension Stabilizer (CTS)
CTS uses an integrated spring that applies force whether the motor's stowed or deployed. On the water, that translates to a motor with no play, no give, reduced steering torque and silent operation
Lift-Assist Eases Stow and Deploy
Fortrex's patented Lift-Assist design cuts the weight of stow and deploy in half, making it as easy as lifting your SUV tailgate. Features a stainless steel, nitrogen gas-charged spring
Removable Bowguard 360°
Lifting the motor and bowguard off of the mount is now even easier on Fortrex - just remove a single cap screw. The patented Bowguard 360° also features a dual bearing system that eliminates noise and allows for improved breakaways from any angle.
Cable Steer foot Pedal
Fortrex's foot pedal boasts a new ergonomic design that's easier to operate, with more room for your foot and more exact speed control
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