Originally Posted by gwaco
edit - re-read your post and yes one of the things we've been talking about is extending further around to additional lugs for support. Also unlike Gauger mounts we won't be letting the rubber bushing use the hoop as the stop point. I know the pic shows it this way but that is going to change. So yes I completely understand where your coming from now.
Yes, that's what I was trying to get across. Keeping everything off the hoop is a good thing too.
Agree with MFB, keep it simple (ahem) & clean.