You may have cut up the sled too much to do this, but you can always start another. Here is how I do all my 38mm bays
Mount the electronics & battery on one side not through the middle.
Forget about the mounting tubes.....don't need it.
Slide the sled in with the tie rods on top & bottom. Not with sled mounted to them. You will gain tons more room. The sled sits off center so you gain more height for battery to fit. Just cut sled narrow enough for this.
This one has a tube centered on it because I can use it on ALL my larger AV-bays this way. It will slide over 1/4in allthread used for tie rods on larger bays.
Also note I tie shock cord directly to eyebolts. Don't use quick links because you have to tie it to them, so why bother, save another bit of weight!
Battery is taped on the one way because a wire tie won't fit in the tube, only use wire tie the other direction where space not an issue.
Notch on side of sled for battery wires to fit.
I put straws over tie rods so touching any electronic parts is not an issue. [insulators]
If that's a 1/4 eyebolt, ditch it for a 3/16 and gain some more room. File off any remaining threads coming through the bolt if they interfere with getting a longer sled in. See how the eyebolt is filed flush with nut.
Cut sled so it fits perfect end to end then it can't move when BP's are installed. It should also be cut so it's low enough that the nuts from eyebolt clear the sled . That will keep it from moving up and down.
Last edited by blackjack2564; 15th March 2011 at 05:38 AM.
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