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    X-19 rod holder

    Anyone else have trouble fitting a 7' rod in the factory passenger side rod holders? Seems the tubes should be angled more toward the middle of the boat to fit longer rods. Any quick fixes?

  3. Member Kevin R.'s Avatar
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    Jun 2004
    Denton, Texas
    I get 7'5" rods in mine. But mine does not have the tubes. I did have to clean the wiring mess up and glue the carpet down to make it eazier to put them in.

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    Sep 2012
    I have a couple 7'6" rods in mine no problems. I don't have the tubes either
    2010 Xpress X-19 2010 Yamaha VMAX Series 2 200

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    Mar 2015
    I had the tubes and a dual console, so it was impossible to get my rods in. I ended up taking a jig saw and cutting the tubes out of the bracket. Ended up with a wide slot at the top and bottom with a divider down the middle. I use rod socks and now works perfect. I have two levels, still, and have 9 rods in the box with ease.
    2015 Xpress X19/ Yamaha VMAX 175 SHO

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    Jun 2004
    Mine is a dual console and no tubes. I average 20-24 rods in that locker at any time. Most of them are 7', a few are 7'6" and a handful are 6'6". All are in StickJackets and I have no problem. The only thing tricky about mine is making sure you don't hit the windshield of the passenger console, but becomes second nature after a little while.
    '09 Ranger Z520 Silverado Edition / '09 Evinrude ETEC 250 HO
    '15 Xpress HD16DBX / Merc 59ci

  7. Member T-Bob's Avatar
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    Jul 2006
    Thibodaux La
    Same for me, no tubes, all rods in rod socks and no issues. I think I carry about 10-15 rods on each side. They slide in and out easily with the socks.
    As someone else said above too, I also fixed the wire mess up under the deck nice and clean and tie wrapped out of the way.
    X19 Xpress/200SHO