Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-11-2013, 07:50   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Brighton, UK
Boat: Westerly Oceanlord
Posts: 337
Mounting a Bullet

With my mast currently down I'm thinking of mounting a ubiquiti bullet. How are people physically mounting these on their (sailboat) masts? I have a transverse steel bar underneath the mounting for my anchor/tricolour light which has VHF aerials on either end. I considered that some kind of mount on/through that half way between mast and end might be an option, but the wifi aerial is rather thicker than a VHF and I don't want to obscure the masthead light in any way. I'd mount it further down on the mast but presumably that would leave me unable to connect to access points that were on the other side of the mast. Part of my problem is that I haven't seen one of these in the flesh: Only available mail order in my neck of the woods.
muttnik is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2013, 07:57   #2
Pete7's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Solent, England
Boat: Moody 31
Posts: 6,714
Images: 14
Re: Mounting a Bullet

Brilliant question, been wondering this myself. Ideally I would like to mount one on the spreader but the top and bottom surfaces are curved, so something like a standard antenna base isn't going to work.

Moody 31 - April Lass
Pete7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2013, 08:58   #3
Registered User
RainDog's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Varies
Boat: Pacific Seacraft 34 #142
Posts: 1,175
Re: Mounting a Bullet

Island time sells a bracket: Marine WiFi Systems
and has some install discussions:

Flying Pig WiFi
S/V Dotsway
Installation Considerations
RainDog is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 00:38.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.