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Future MC Owner
01-13-2011, 11:08 AM
I am thinking of buying a 2005 X-7. Does anyone know if the tower is completely removable as opposed to merely collapsable?

east tx skier
01-13-2011, 11:22 AM
I think you can take the top portion off at the very least.

captain planet
01-13-2011, 12:52 PM
Yea. A buddy of mine has a 2005 197 with a tower. IIRC, you can remove the entire tower except for the brackets in the gunnel.

Mgboyd25
01-13-2011, 06:20 PM
Why do you want to take it off?

ncsone
01-13-2011, 07:52 PM
I have a 05 197 (Same boat) and you can remove the tower at several different points. You can unbold the tower from the feet and have the tower off in about 15 minutes. You can also completely remove the tower by unbolting the feet from the boat, the backing nuts are very easy to reach.

I am speaking only about the full height tower. There were several tower versions available on that boat, so my notes only apply to the full tower.

helton333
01-14-2011, 04:14 PM
just curious - I have a 2003 with a zero flex - only has one set of nuts on the back. Do your towers have a safety nut on them?