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Handheld Controller

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by dRam2500CT, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. dRam2500CT

    dRam2500CT Member
    from USA
    Messages: 45

    Those of you with the handheld controllers, what do you do with them when you are not plowing?

    Unplug them?

    Mount them somewhere?
     
  2. snyps

    snyps Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    I have a mount on my dash that I use during the winter, I unplug it and put it away in the summer time.

    Western makes a mount for it that should have come with it.
     
  3. M&M Services

    M&M Services Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 485

    In the winter I put it on on what ford calls the trash bag hook on the dash and let it hang..then in the summer just unhook it and I put it in the house...
     
  4. dRam2500CT

    dRam2500CT Member
    from USA
    Messages: 45

    Yea, in the summer I unplug it, I want to find some sort of mount for it for the winter time.
     
  5. M&M Services

    M&M Services Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 485

    Didn't it come with a mounting bracket???
     
  6. Rampart Ranger

    Rampart Ranger Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    I didn't like the supplied mount. Couldn't find a handy place to attach it. I tried leaving the controller loose or on my thigh - with my manual shifter that was a fiasco.

    Mine is zip tied to the cupholder under indash radio. Easy to see/reach/operate and out of the way.

    End of season it will be unplugged and stored.
     
  7. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    I put mine in between the driver's seat and the middle seat, or I hang it from the trash bag hook.
     
  8. ght1098

    ght1098 Member
    Messages: 86

    Hang mine over the steering column or shove it between the seats.
     
  9. dRam2500CT

    dRam2500CT Member
    from USA
    Messages: 45

    I bought the plow used, mounting bracket did not come with it.

    Good suggestions.
     
  10. LINY Rob

    LINY Rob Senior Member
    Messages: 478

    I rest mine on my lap or on the seat next to me, otherwise I hang it on its bracket.
    I unplug it when not in use.

    Go to your western dealer and get the bracket, cant be more then $10?
    looks like a CB of VHF microphone bracket might do the job as well.
     
  11. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Dram, do you want the mounting bracket? I got one and won't use it. PM me if your interested.