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Combination Rod & Cup Holders
Mate Series Introduces the First Dual-Use Fishing Rod & Cup Holders!
To the casual observer Mate Series looks no different than a premium stainless cup holder - a closer look reveals it's secret identity - a rod holder built into the cup!
Choose from 0°, 15°, or 30°
open or with 1/4" drains
Available with round or oval tops
"Open" models let water pass right through
"Drain" models use 1/4" NPT fittings
to connect to drain lines
Mate Series flush mounted Rod & Cup Holders are made of the highest quality 316 stainless steel and feature a cast-in heavy duty gimbal pin.
If you are unhappy with our products for any reason you can return them within 60 days for a full refund.
A Simple Solution
Why cut two holes in your boat when one will do? Mate Series™ Combination Rod & Cup Holders function exactly like a standard cup holder and fishing rod holder combined. What this means is that a boat equipped with four cup holders and four rod holders would only need four Mate Series to do the same job. The result is a vessel with a less cluttered appearance that is easier to maintain.
Bait and Switch
Mate Series™ Combination Rod & Cup Holders do more than just improve the way your boat looks they are also the solution to the age-old dilemma of what to do when a fish strikes and you have a drink in your hand. You could just toss that drink to your buddy but he's got to reel in the other lines. So you either search for a cup holder or drop it on the deck. An of course every second counts with a fish on the line! With Mate Series all that has changed; you just swap drink for rod and start reeling. It's as simple as that.
All the Angles
Mate Series™ Combination Rod & Cup Holders are available with 0°, 15°, and 30° angles and are suitable for installation anywhere along the gunwales, on leaning posts, etc.
Mate Series™ Combination Rod & Cup Holders are built to last. The design team at Mate Series draws on decades of experience engineering parts for the automotive, agricultural, defense, and marine industries. Metal parts are constructed of the highest quality 316 stainless steel for superior corrosion resistance. Plastic parts utilize impact resistant ABS material similar to that used in the most demanding automotive applications (most plastic rod holders are made of less durable vinyl materials). All parts are "over engineered" for maximum durability under heavy use.
Installation of the Rod & Cup Holders is easy because the cup holder portion at the top of the unit is not angled (unlike conventional rod holders). A simple right angle hole-saw cut makes retrofits and OEM installation a breeze. An optional backing plate is available.
Mate Series is proud to sponsor the Liquid Fire Fishing Team from Cape Carteret, NC. Liquid Fire is a family oriented outfit that has been reeling in top honors at fishing tournaments since 2004. Captain Mark Henderson thinks Mate Series Rod & Cup Holders are one of the best innovations in deck hardware he's ever seen. "Fishing is thirsty work but putting cup holders on a competition fishing boat has always been a problem because they take up space that could be used for rod holders. With Mate Series this problem is solved."