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444 old_water_dog Re: Outfitting a Parker 2520 MVSC 5/18/2005 19:50:00

--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=GtogEqXfxm3zk2KUuMdlw286t61Ao4-OFedNwotE3TfvfyuGHjsNJV2QGAx6OsCbedMWLu6IPvKe3e6ygcFo-VtU">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, Dana Cunniff <decunniff@y...>
wrote:
> Dashboard is thick in different places. Tap on it
> first where you want to put something. Couple spots
> hear fuse panel are thinner. For those I use #6 screw
> at 1/2", be careful. Other places much, much thicker.
> Drill all.
>
> I haven't mounted anything to the inside of the cabin
> outer walls except wire tie holders, and there do the
> same thing but they don't go in all the way due to the
> thickness of the tie. I just mounted an electronics
> mount above the steering window and wanted through
> bolts. Same thing, if you just want screws. Tap and
> figure out depth so you don't go through.
>
> Others can say more about actual mounts of things on
> the cabin wall.
>
> Dana
> --- goalkeeper902001 <goalkeeper90@h...> wrote:
> > I've been a member of the board for about a year but
> > here is my first
> > posting.
> >
> > I am about to enter my second season with my 2003
> > 2520 MVSC and would
> > like to outfit the cabin with a few odds and ends
> > such as rod
> > holders,
> > cup holders, storage, etc.
> >
> > Can anyone give me any guidance on the size
> > fasteners that I should
> > use
> > to mount items to the inside of the pilot house and
> > the dashboard.
> > Do
> > I need to pre-drill the holes?
> >
> > My reoccurring nightmare is that I go to install a
> > simple cup holder
> > and I drive a screw straight through the wall of the
> > pilot house.
> > Any
> > advice would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks
> > MRW
> >
> > As far as rod holders go, I mounted the same type holders that
are under gunnels on the port side inside wall of hull using epoxy.
They ran from the companion seat to the v-berth. I miss not having
that option with the xl. They looked good and worked great.
> >
> >
> >
>
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