YakAttack Sprout Contest: Combo DIY Panfish/Transducer mount by Joel Warren

29 Nov

Materials

Sprout Kit

3/4″ PVC coupler – $0.24

3/4″ -> 1/2″ PVC reducer – $0.32

1/2″ PVC pipe 10ft. – $1.50

1/2″ PVC 90 Elbow – $0.23

1/2″ -> Male Threads – $0.24

1/2″ T w/ Female Threads – $0.51

1/4″ Locking Ring 2pk. – $1.69

RAP-B-366U – $8.35

RAM-B-201U-A – $10.96

RAP-B-354-75U – $11.11

Stainless steel bolt & washers – $1.89

Misc. – pvc cement, paint, velcro straps

Total = $37.04+ tax & shipping

Instructions

Sand/Grind the inside of the PVC T fitting to allow the mighty mount adapter to fit and goop adapter in place

Thread PVC adapter in to T fitting.

Insert appropriate length of PVC pipe in to adapter.

Add 90 degree PVC elbow to the end of the 1/2” pipe and drill 1/4″ hole and insert locking pin.

Insert appropriate length of PVC pipe in to the bottom of the elbow

Cut/modify coupler to accept your transducer and drill 1/4″ hole for stainless steel bolt.

Add PVC reducer to coupling and mount your transducer.

Assemble your RAM parts and install in to top of the PVC T fitting.

Optional addition of foam and custom Joby gorillapod head mount for ease of disassembly.

Joby gorillapod head mount:

Pull the head off of a gorillapod tripod and goop a 1/4 20 bolt inside.  This will allow for easy removal of your video cam or point and shoot camera.

Attach the modified gorillapod head to the RAM mount.

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