Mark’s Mailbag – Rigging a new Starcraft Freedom 160

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Mark’s Mailbag – Rigging a new Starcraft Freedom 160

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On April 8, Nathan wrote – Hi Mark, I see that you ran a freedom in the past. I’m asking how you ran your sonar unit. You have to run it live on the good side or the storage side? Reason I ask is that I just bought a 16 ft freedom

[1945901million] Mark replied -. Nathan

Congrats to our Freedom 160 purchase. These are great boats. You are correct I have a Freedom ownership for several years and enjoy fishing from the boat.

I used Cisco Fishing System to schedule my boat rig. Near the back of the boat on the port and starboard boxes I mounted a pair of 24-inch track. I mounted midship on two
more 24-inch length of the track that I use to set up both a rod holder tree or three rod cradle. I removed the box so I could include thru-bolt the track and then replaced.

On the bow I added a piece of 5/8 inch starboard so I rig was a MotorGuide shortcut brackets which are used for both my MotorGuide Xi5 and for my Anchor Wizard.

This boat requires the use of gel batteries because the battery box storage is modest in size. I 27 group Optima batteries and they worked great for me. The Optima batteries, there is just enough room to mount a two bank battery charger in the front battery compartment.

Freedom is a simple fishing boat and runs very well. I am convinced that you will love you as much as I love mine. Thank you for taking the time to write and again Congrats on the boat purchase. I will forward a few pictures of my boat.

Best fish

Mark Romanack

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