Go Back   TeamTalk > General MasterCraft Topics > General Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-01-2014, 09:43 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Phender Pro and Pull Up Cleat Location

Ok... advice needed. In an attempt to make launch and recovery faster, easier and less stressful, I have purchased phender pro fender holders and mastercraft pull up cleats for installation on a 1996 Prostar 205. I am trying to convince myself of the proper location before drilling 12 holes in my boat. I only have one option that I like so far for the front location. I will post the rear options up in several posts.

Front option: Pull up cleat on side of boat above rub rail. Phender Pro mounted in the air intake recess. This allows the fender to hang as close to the widest part of the boat as possible while still reaching it from the bow. Pull up cleats seem to look nicest when mounted on he side of the boat, not the top? Also of note, I am trying to keep the area between the cup holder and grab rail open where a new dimension tower would be mounted just in case that is in the future.
Attached Images
 
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-01-2014, 09:55 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Rear Option 1:

Pop up cleat on side of boat near rub rail, far enough forward not to be on curvature of the stern. Phender pro near stern light, out of the way enough so you don't step on it getting into the boat.
Attached Images
  
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-01-2014, 09:59 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Rear Option 2:
Attached Images
 
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-01-2014, 10:00 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Rear Option 3:
Attached Images
 
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 05-01-2014, 10:02 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Rear Option 4:
Attached Images
 
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 05-01-2014, 10:04 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Rear Option 5:
Attached Images
 
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 05-01-2014, 10:59 PM
LaRue's Avatar
LaRue LaRue is online now
MC Devotee
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Boat: 2000 Mastercraft Maristar 210 LTR
Location: Midwest
Posts: 1,308
Phender Pro and Pull Up Cleat Location

Option 1 seems best to me for reasons you stated.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 05-01-2014, 11:43 PM
jakethebt's Avatar
jakethebt jakethebt is offline
MC Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Boat: '96 Prostar 205 LT-1
Location: Dayton, OH
Posts: 583
Some draw backs to option number 1 are the Pender pro may interfere with the cover being back that far or the fender may get pushed back behind the boat and not stay between the boat and dock?
__________________
1996 Prostar 205 LT-1
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 05-02-2014, 09:12 AM
Bohmer410 Bohmer410 is online now
TT Regular
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Boat: 02' X30 + 90' PS 190
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 55
For the rear, could you mount the cleat in like option number 2 without the fender holder. Tie a standard fender to the cleat, instead of a curved fender. Then also use the cleat for your dock lines, but I'm not sure if the cleat is big enough for tow lines. That way the top of the rails are clean.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-02-2014, 09:40 AM
rtw_travel's Avatar
rtw_travel rtw_travel is offline
TT Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Boat: 2014 X-14V
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 244
I like option 1. The nice thing about having the fender behind the cleat is that the dock lines don't get caught up on the fender.

You will need to sew a flap over the cleat for it to work when the cover is on at a dock. Maybe a second flap at the fender pro as you'll have a worse problem with the design of the fenders you have. That seems like a lot of flaps, though.

Edit: don't forget this thread. My stern cleat and phender pro are close enough together to use the same flap in the cover
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=57411
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:21 AM.