Phone Mounts for Boats and Marine Applications

Phone mounts for boats and marine applications is a topic I thought would be appropriate now that the warm months have arrived here in New Jersey.  The idea for this article came from a friend that was telling me the story of how he had an iPhone stuck in his shirt pocket and bent over the side of the boat to bring in a fish and you can guess what happened next.  That’s right, his iPhone is now at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.  He admitted to me that was one of the dumbest things he has ever done … Read more…

Easily Portable Motorcycle Phone Mounts

We have plenty of articles on this site about cell phone mounts and holders for motorcycles.  The vast majority of them require tools like a screwdriver or wrench to install.  These mounts are made to be installed and left on the motorcycle when not in use.  Today, we are discussing mounts that are made to be easily installed and most importantly, easily removed.  For the purposes of definition, easily portable motorcycle phone mounts means that the holder installs without any tools and takes no more than a minute or two to install and remove. As we consider portable motorcycle phone mounts, I’m … Read more…

RAM Tough-Claw Handlebar and Rail Mount Base

The RAM Tough-Claw Base is a recent introduction by RAM Mounts.  This augments a rather extensive line of well made handlebar mounts.  RAM makes great mounts and we have been recommending their products for rugged environments for a long time. For many years, we have been recommending the standard RAM U-Bolt Handlebar Base for motorcycle use.  This base has been around for a long time.  It consists of a 1″ ball attached to a u-bolt base which accommodates rails up to 1.25 inches diameter.  The u-bolt is attached to your handlebar (or any round bar) using a pair of lock nuts. … Read more…