Took out the new Tarpon 160 for the first time this week. Man this kayak is sweeeeeeet.Got a good feel for where and how I wanted to rig the kayak. I like the RAM products, so that is what I'm…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Nov 5, 2009.
"Thanks John glad you like the site. Karen has worked hard at putting it all together. Did you get a chance to check out the How-To's on rigging? I used alot of Wilderness kayaks.
No question is stupid. (I had to call to make sure on the…"
"Mark WOW , what an Impressive Site..With lots of very Cool Stuff.. I can see who's gonna get some of my pennies in the Future.. Love the way ya rigged the Rams, gonna do the same thing when my new tarpon 120 arrives. Besides the movement of the…"
"We will be adding all of the Slide Trax products soon - in this next week. I have an order in for the brass inserts as well. If you buy a side mounting board it comes with the brass inserts and the good screws :) Harmony carries these products, or…"
"John, Harmony has some of the items you might be looking for, but mainly for Scotty not RAM. Hook1 has a set of 4 "T" handle Track Screws for the Slide Trax system (go to Hardware & Fasteners ath Hook 1 site). You can also checkout…"
"Was wondering about the Slide Trax.. Where can we purchase the Brass inserts for the Slide Trax.. Don't want to loose the Bungee's on the Back and want to add lots more stuff to the Slide trax.. Was thinking, my Surf Thiegh Straps, anchor…"
"Took the 160 out yesterday for the final trail. With bait tank full and running, tackle box full and my fat ass this kayak is dry and that's very cool. You can rig the T-160 with just about any thing on the market. The T-160 has a ton of…"
"Some more rigging.......
I used about a foot of bungee, 2 termination ends 1/4" and screwed it to the out side edge to the tackle box. Using the clips from the seat to leash the box to the kayak.
Put the livewell/bait tank behind the tackle…"
"The RAM rod holder has 2 pivot points so you can move the rod closer or farther from you, the Scotty can't do that.
The tube rod holder keeps my reels higher from the water. Less maitenance for the reels."
Took out the new Tarpon 160 for the first time this week. Man this kayak is sweeeeeeet.Got a good feel for where and how I wanted to rig the kayak. I like the RAM products, so that is what I'm using.1-Front Rod HolderFirst I took the bungee holders off the back track. I saved the metal slides that fit in the track along with the allen bolts to use to mount the RAM ball mount. I did some custom drilling on the mount to recess the head of the bolt (1/8") to get full thread in the metal slide. I…See More