C E SMITH–Backing Plate for 80 Series Rod Holders
Backing Plate for 80 Series Rod Holders
|Dimensions||4 1/4" x 6"|
Product OverviewBacking plates are very important to have under every rod holder used for heavy tackle fishing. When the rod holder is under extreme load, regular nuts and washers can concentrate stress and cause spider cracking around your rod holders or perhaps even tear through causing severe gunnel damage. Smith backing plates distribute mounting bolt pressure evenly over 30 times more surface area than with standard washers alone.
The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.
Related West Advisor Articles
OKUMA6'6" Custom Black Series Offshore Conventional Combo, Size 20 Reel