Originally Posted by 46Chief
I like the white powder coat.
Did you drill all four mounts at once?
I would be afraid to because of mfg differences from piece to piece and wonder about the legs lining up properly.
I also wonder about mounting it forward so the front leg is closer in line with the windshield angle.
Thanks, I like the color as well.
The front two mounts were drilled and mounted, then the back mounts were measured and drilled. Other towers do not use this method, as they have a connected arch assembly. Many others recommend working back to front.
As for the mounting forward location, I addressed this in the OP:
"The PS hull toward the front of the windshield flows from a sidewall to the flat surface of the bow. So you run out of room to side attach the front mounts. I found that about 43" from the edge of the windshield that I chose to reference was about the most forward I could get and have a flat mounting surface (with no rocking of the mount on hull)."
Hope this clears up any questions.