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Marine Radar, Satellite TV, & Camera Mounts

BattleWagon Mounts, LLC manufactures the highest quality polished stainless steel marine radar mounts in the world. Every mount is American grade 316L stainless steel fabricated, welded, and polished by highly skilled craftsman. We also offer American made Perko Stealth LED navigation lights, beautiful polished hardware (not plated or tumbled), backing plates, and installation kits. The result is an absolutely stunning, handcrafted addition to your boat that optimizes the performance of your expensive electronics. BattleWagon: the strength to endure and come out shining!

A124:  12" Aft Leaning Radar Dome Mount with 4 Degree Down Angle
The A124 BattleWagon Radar Tower Includes:
The Strongest Warranty In The Industry.Stunning Grade 316 Stainless Steel Polished To a Mirror Finish!4 Degree Down Angle 12" Height, Leaning Aft American...
A12:  12" Aft Leaning Radar Dome Mount
The A12 BattleWagon Radar Tower Includes:
The Highest Quality American Materials Assembled By American Craftsman!The Strongest Warranty In The Industry.Stunning Grade 316 Stainless Steel Polished...

Instructor at the Lincoln Electric Welding School assembling a BattleWagon radar mount and discussing the metallurgy of Grade 316L stainless steel.

Benefits of Properly Mounting your Radar Antenna

If you have made the investment in a marine radar system, you already understand the benefits of marine radar for safety, navigation, and weather prediction. Whether your radar is mounted on a hardtop or radar arch, it is important to consider many factors in order to optimize the performance of your radar by properly mounting your radar antenna to ensure:

  • Correct attitude underway
  • Maximum target range
  • Ability to identify close targets
  • Minimize blind spots
  • Your radar mount complements the appearance of your boat
    • Hardtop
    • Stainless steel radar arch
    • Aluminum radar arch
    • Fiberglass radar arch

BattleWagon marine radar mounts are available with a 4 degree down angle to provide the proper attitude to your radar antenna both underway and at anchor. This configuration not only assures you that your target range is maximized, but also saves you money as the need to purchase a wedge to achieve the 4 degree angle is eliminated.

Our radar towers for boats are made of grade 316 stainless steel polished to a mirror finish, and configured with a 15 degree fore, aft or vertical pedestal so you can choose the look that is right for your boat.

Included with each Battlewagon radar mast:

  • Detailed installation instructions (Can be downloaded)
  • Drilling template
  • Waterproof wiring gland
  • Base gasket
  • 2 YEAR LIMITED WARANTY, the strongest in the industry.
  • A commitment to AMERICAN craftsmen and suppliers.

Radar Antenna Installation Guidelines and Considerations

  • Mount the radar antenna as high as possible (this will provide the strongest long range performance)
  • Use this quick and easy Horizon Calculator to determine the range of your radar for your individual installation
  • The radar antenna should be mounted so it is easily accessible
  • The antenna should be well above head height
  • Your antenna should be mounted on or near the boat's centerline
  • There should be as few obstructions as possible as:
    • Flybridge
    • Outriggers
    • Antennas
    • Engine stacks
    • Searchlights
    • Horns
    • Masts
    • Satcom antennas
  • Your radar antenna mount should be at least 3 feet from your compass
  • Mount the antenna parallel to the waterline

If your boat has a planning hull (and some displacement hulls), you must consider bow rise underway when choosing your radar mount. The radar beam is approximately 25 degrees and if bow rise is not considered, you could lose visibility of close targets.

Many radar arches and hardtops have a mounting pad for radar with the appropriate down angle built in. If you were to purchase a radar mount with a down angle or a wedge to accomplish the down angle, your radar will not detect long range targets. You must identify where you wish to mount the radar and choose your radar mount carefully to ensure optimal radar performance.

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