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Old 03-03-2012, 07:53 AM
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Default foretrex to terrova on a 620

wondering if any of you 620 people have changed out a fortrex bow mount for a terrova? I am pretty sure the bolt hole/mount pattern is different on the terrova, such that you end up with having to drill new holes, and you have at least a couple holes showing. looking for some advice on what you did to cover/plus the holes.

Any other helpful advice before i do this would be appreciated

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Old 03-03-2012, 01:33 PM
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I switched from a Maxxum to Terrova. There are a couple holes now visible and I couldn't afford to replace the entire rubber mat like I wanted so the dealer put some black round head screws in them and they don't show much at all. At least they are OK until I can afford to change the pad.

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Old 03-04-2012, 11:34 AM
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wondering if any of you 620 people have changed out a fortrex bow mount for a terrova? I am pretty sure the bolt hole/mount pattern is different on the terrova, such that you end up with having to drill new holes, and you have at least a couple holes showing. looking for some advice on what you did to cover/plus the holes.

Any other helpful advice before i do this would be appreciated

Thanks
Yes the holes are much different. Here's what I had done.
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Old 03-04-2012, 03:13 PM
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I bought a 620 from a guy who initially had a maxxum and switched to a terrova. Now I'm switching to a fortrex. I'm hoping that my boat doesn't look like Swiss cheese!! I like the ideas here to hide any blemishes.
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Old 03-04-2012, 05:50 PM
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jinx:

did you mount the terrova to the block on the first picture?? is so, what is that thing and where do you get one??
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:58 PM
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I put a terrova on mine from a fortrex. Only 2 holes show I am looking to replace the pad but until then I just filled each hole with 100% silicone. You could use the screw and cap method for the two holes that show.

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Old 03-04-2012, 08:30 PM
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Just finished mounting my Terrova where my Maxxum was on my 620. Both have qwick release mounts. I was able to use the most forward outside hole which essentially covered up 4 of the 6 holes. The back 2 holes remain. For those I used the outside hole to mount a P Clamp for securing the foot pedal connector. The inside hole, I used another larger P clamp to secure the folded transducer cable and hold the main power cable in place. Looks like I did it on purpose.
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Old 03-04-2012, 09:57 PM
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http://www.basspro.com/Minn-Kota-Com...ct/73466/77241

Warhawk, This is the bracket in Jinx's pic. I have the same mount on my Terrova. It works great!

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Old 03-04-2012, 11:41 PM
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This needs to be in the classified ads. No selling items on the swap board.

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Old 03-05-2012, 06:11 AM
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I have both a Fortrex and a Terrova.The Fortrex I use for vertical jigging the Detroit and St.Clair river,the Terrova I use for the rest of my fishing.I just put a quick release mount on the bow and use it for both motors.And it covered any holes that were not used for the quick release mount.

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