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Old 07-29-2014, 02:47 AM
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Boat: 2001 Prostar 205V. 1982 S&S Powerslot (sold).
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Originally Posted by nrojay View Post
Its called a WakeAir tower Its really strong, I'm not sure where it came from it was on the boat when I purchased it, I had it powder coated black. Only complaint is I think it should have been mounted a little further forward to look correct, I should have moved it and filled the holes when I had it in the shop.
Does the pull point on the tower sit directly above the original pylon? That might be why it is mounted further back than it looks like it should be. I don't know if the same applies to boats, but in airplanes center of pressure/center of gravity make a significant difference in handling. CG too far back and you get no control; too far forward and you can't fly straight & level. I know my S&S is difficult to turn when I have the tow rope attached to the stern. I would think there is a geometric progression on a boarder/skier pulling you off line the further forward the pull point goes.
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