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Who Makes a 3-up Mast Instrument Bracket?

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I must be looking in the wrong place, and the small company I bought my last one from in 2007 has disappeared (a slick removable CF bracket for $206, that was supposedly the bracket of choice for Melges 32's back then). Searching online all I find is a Nexus/Garmin CF that's $600-700 and a Raymarine/TackTick - both sized for Maxi displays (too large). If I just want 3 MN100, i70's or Triton displays, who still makes something reasonable ($200?)? I see pics of various brackets on boats, but can't find any manufacturer/sellers online. Lots of "pods" for powerboats mostly, but I don't want pods.

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It wouldn't be hard to bolt a piece of lexan to the front of a single mount large enough to hold 3 instruments. Or you could use 2 mounts -one top, one bottom with a piece of Lexan between

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It wouldn't be hard to bolt a piece of lexan to the front of a single mount large enough to hold 3 instruments. Or you could use 2 mounts -one top, one bottom with a piece of Lexan between

Interesting idea. I have thought about cutting out of piece of Lexan or wood the same size as the bottom 4" or so using the companionway hatch board as a template to mount the (TackTick) instruments on. It would just sit in the companionway slots, and be removed when not in use, easy-peasy. Of course it wouldn't be ideal for line of sight (a little low), and crew might kick it and damage instruments inadvertently...

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I made a carbon fiber one for triple faces wireless tack tick for a big boat this summer for a client

Extra long so the out haul and reef lines can run behind it

If you want contact me and I will make you some

For the small tactics

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Looks quite nice, but I think the original poster was looking for something for a small format display.

And Tacktick has a decent looking black alloy 3 position for the large formats that's sorta reasonable at under $350. Carbon looks Gucci though.

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It wouldn't be hard to bolt a piece of lexan to the front of a single mount large enough to hold 3 instruments. Or you could use 2 mounts -one top, one bottom with a piece of Lexan between

Interesting idea. I have thought about cutting out of piece of Lexan or wood the same size as the bottom 4" or so using the companionway hatch board as a template to mount the (TackTick) instruments on. It would just sit in the companionway slots, and be removed when not in use, easy-peasy. Of course it wouldn't be ideal for line of sight (a little low), and crew might kick it and damage instruments inadvertently...

Here is something I made easily . I no longer have that boat but I spent all of $25 in supplies from Lowe's. Aluminum is easy to bend and Lowe's will cut the Lexan to size. I put some leftover handlebar foam wrap on the part against the mast to prevent scratches. The mounts are held on with 3M heavy duty outdoor foam tape. Need to be sure they are not in the way of flying sheets and halyards.

 

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I made a carbon fiber one for triple faces wireless tack tick for a big boat this summer for a client

Extra long so the out haul and reef lines can run behind it

If you want contact me and I will make you some

For the small tactics

I was hoping for something like this...

 

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