Below top operation. Fully locked in Running and 80° out Trolling positions. Locks when handle is up or down. Rotates when handle is to the left or right. Fastest Lay-Down on the market. Automatically locks in position when raising or lowering the pole. No knobs to loosen or tighten. Just pull down the Ridged Collar and lower or raise the pole. Available with Quick Laydown or Curved Tube. No ball bearings to rust. Internal Delrin and nylon bearing surfaces provide smooth operation and prevent metal to metal contact. Accepts our 16Ft Extra Strong (AP3916XS) or 18Ft (AP3918) Outrigger Pole. Has 4"x6" Mounting plate. Extends 14" above and 8-1/2" below mounting plate. Fits all outrigger ready boats.