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Scubapro mako on hydros pro

Discussion in 'Knives and Cutting Tools' started by Dreamer17, Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Dreamer17

    Dreamer17 Angel Fish

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    Location: Morehead City, NC
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    good evening everyone, I recently bought a mako titanium knife to mount on my scubapro hydros pro bcd. I bought the knife mount and all but apparently it doesn’t seem to fit... the knife strap mounts are too far apart compared to the mount’s screw points. How is this possible? I thought the two were meant to be matching. Can anyone help me out?
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  2. FezUSA

    FezUSA Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 50 - 99
    Location: Hiram, OH, USA
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  3. Decopus

    Decopus Nassau Grouper

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    It seems as though there is a mount on yours that maybe allows for it to put on webbing? Can that piece come off?

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  4. Manatee Diver

    Manatee Diver Manta Ray

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    You have to drill holes through the slots where the leg straps go through. At least that is what Scubapro customer service told me.

    Also knowing what I know now, I wouldn't bother the whole thing now looks like a snag hazard to me.
     
  5. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    The SP adapter for the Mako knife is correct. NO DRILLING REQUIRED. I have one on a Hydros. Fits perfectly.

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    I’ll post pics and instructions on Mon.
     
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  6. TGIF

    TGIF Wonderful

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    Location: Scotland
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    You don't need to drill. It fits. The plate goes inside of the pockets and the screws/washers fit through the slat on the back and the hole near the tip of the knife bit.
     
  7. Clayton122

    Clayton122 Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Chicago
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    I have the same knife / BCD. No issues.

    Make sure your putting the mount bracket on the inside of the weight pocket, and then the knife mount screws into that.
     
  8. Ready4Launch

    Ready4Launch Barracuda

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    Location: United States
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    Is there a way to mount this vertically on a shoulder strap? I have always had a leg mounted knife, but now, for other reasons, I need a torso mounted knife.
     
  9. TGIF

    TGIF Wonderful

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    Location: Scotland
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    Not without zip ties or something similar
     
  10. Marivan377

    Marivan377 Angel Fish

    # of Dives: 25 - 49
    Location: Delco pa
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    No problems getting it to fit here. It takes a little work but can be done.
     

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