Captain Carl Bish

Problem with Cannon Dual Axis Rod Holders

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BTW I only use dipseys when I go out to Ontatrio in August so it isn't the torque of the dipsey rod causing it. It is crap machining when the hole for the pin is to large for the pin. The whole point of a roll pin is to grab and hold in a hole without needing to accurately size the hole.

Junk.

Spike

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I'll tell ya. If they break and I lose equipment, there buying it. For how much they are they shouldn't have any issues. Also I'm not making improvements to something that's that expensive. We will see eh?

Look at the swivel base that broke on Tileman Dan's Cannon riggers. That shouldn't be either. Makes me feel that I should tie a piece of wire cable to my new Cannons

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While on the rod holder subject, I just put 2 sets of these on my boat. Now I hate to ask but how long can I expect these Big Jon holders to last?

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While on the rod holder subject, I just put 2 sets of these on my boat. Now I hate to ask but how long can I expect these Big Jon holders to last?

FOREVER ! I have used those BJ's for years USA made.

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While on the rod holder subject, I just put 2 sets of these on my boat. Now I hate to ask but how long can I expect these Big Jon holders to last?

Greg, I've had 2 sets of those for over a decade and have had no issues. If it ever stops raining long enough for me to rig it, they will be going on my new ride.

Tim

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Greg, I've had 2 sets of those for over a decade and have had no issues. If it ever stops raining long enough for me to rig it, they will be going on my new ride.

Tim

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What did you get Tim? I was wondering if you found a boat yet.

 

Greg

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Hi Greg,

 

I bought a 1989 22' Starcraft Islander 221 Hardtop that was posted here in the classifieds over the winter.  My first Aluminum, so we'll see how that goes. :)

 

Tim

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Update: cannon said send them in and they'll look at them and replace if necessary. Said it would only take a week. Well in the middle of the season I'm not trusting a week estimate for time without holders. So I looked the issue over and came up with a solution. I inserted a 4-40 x 1.5 long pan head stainless screw thru the roll pin with a my lock nut on the other end. Washers on each side as well. No way the pin will come out now. Profile is low enough that it shouldn't be an issue.

Spike

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Update: cannon said send them in and they'll look at them and replace if necessary. Said it would only take a week. Well in the middle of the season I'm not trusting a week estimate for time without holders. So I looked the issue over and came up with a solution. I inserted a 4-40 x 1.5 long pan head stainless screw thru the roll pin with a nylock nut on the other end. Washers on each side as well. No way the pin will come out now. Profile is low enough that it shouldn't be an issue.

Spike

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I have twenty of these rod holders. I set them up for tree use just like the cannon YouTube account/ pro staff video shows. It does not work for tree use for my planer board lines. I have to put a stainless pin in the ratchet section of the handle or else the holder will fall to the laid out position. Cannon told me every boat fishes differently. I told them no, its set up like yours. They said, then try someone else.

If I didn't have so much invested they would be gone. Finishing out this season and going traxtech instead.

Nick

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I have twenty of these rod holders. I set them up for tree use just like the cannon YouTube account/ pro staff video shows. It does not work for tree use for my planer board lines. I have to put a stainless pin in the ratchet section of the handle or else the holder will fall to the laid out position. Cannon told me every boat fishes differently. I told them no, its set up like yours. They said, then try someone else.

If I didn't have so much invested they would be gone. Finishing out this season and going traxtech instead.

Nick

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Careful with Traxstech. He's "special". Call tony at great lakes planers next time.

silverfoxcharters.net

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I love Tony's stuff. But I love the ratcheting system and Tony's setup is too bulky to add into my existing arch

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So, after 2 1/2 years from the original post has Cannon fixed this problem?

if not I'm running out during the off season to get me some machine screws and nuts as mentioned in the post (great idea).

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