[DELETE] I had my frame fabricated specifically so the motor would not push on rubber alone. Gordo New
[DELETE] Great idea. There is a significant difference in mounting a motor to a cat than to a self-bailer like mine. Gordo New
[DELETE] If they're online you can post links to them here. I'm not the only one who'd like to see them. Gordo New
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I may end up chucking the lift, but for the time being I'm still going to re-enforce the mounting plate and go from there. The issue that the lift solves very well is being able to tilt the motor once it's up without running into an issue with hitting the rear of the boat. Also this one doesn't have them yet, but the lift has a spring system that takes a lot of the load off for lifting that I intend to add (see here):