Top-Mount Backing Plate for 8" Pull-Up Cleat
•Allows for easy installation from above the deck.
•No need for access below the deck.
•Place the template (backing plate) in the desired location. Make sure that there is adequate clearance for the Pop-Up® or Pull-Up mechanism below the deck.
•Trace the cleat cut-out area and spot the small threaded hole. Do not spot the four mounting holes yet.
•Cut out the cleat installation area.
•Drill a 3/16" diameter hole for the #6 screw.
•Place cleat in cut-out and spot the four mounting holes.
•Remote the cleat and drill the four mounting holes.
•Place the backing plate through the cut-out and install the #6 screw through the deck into the backing plate. Be careful not to drop the backing plate down into the hull. Do not over tighten the #6 screw.
•Replace the cleat into the cut-out and install the four mounting screws through the cleat and deck into the backing plate.