Go Back   TeamTalk > Maintenance Tips, How-tos and Refurbishing Topics > Towers

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-05-2012, 05:12 PM
xstaraus xstaraus is offline
TT Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Boat: MC XSTAR 2007 MCX
Location: australia
Posts: 1
Tower Boom

Hey,

Im looking for a tower boom to suit the new ZFT-4 Tower, has anyone got one or seen one and have any photos you can share.

Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-05-2012, 05:44 PM
Nick911's Avatar
Nick911 Nick911 is offline
MC Devotee
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Boat: 2013 Mastercraft X25, 6.0 Ilmor, Pro Package, slammed and flaked!
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,223
Call Mike at international barefoot. The W207 supposedly fits ZFT-4.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-05-2013, 12:18 PM
fz1dba fz1dba is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: May 2013
Boat: 2013 X10 6.0, 1993 ProStar 205
Location: South east
Posts: 64
Has anyone actually put a tower boom on a ZFT-4?

I plan to order one in June, once my new X10 arrives.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-05-2013, 12:51 PM
pap pap is offline
TT Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 190
Interest here as well including ease of install and use.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-05-2013, 10:21 PM
fz1dba fz1dba is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: May 2013
Boat: 2013 X10 6.0, 1993 ProStar 205
Location: South east
Posts: 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by pap View Post
Interest here as well including ease of install and use.
I talked to Mike at BI today and he said the W207 would fit. I plan to order it tomorrow and I'll update once I get it installed.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-06-2013, 01:13 PM
pap pap is offline
TT Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 190
Please update, I called them and got a very brief explanation but wasn't at all convinced I could/would install this. Seeing one installed and having a first hand report would mean a lot to me, we'd like to have it installed if we're going to do it by early July for teaching at camp this year.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-06-2013, 09:20 PM
fz1dba fz1dba is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: May 2013
Boat: 2013 X10 6.0, 1993 ProStar 205
Location: South east
Posts: 64
I ordered mine today ... hope it really fits.

Every BI product I have ever bought ( a tower, boom, ropes, handles and fat sacks) has been first rate. While I forgot to ask about a return policy, I did talk to Mike Seipel and he spoke to the differences between the 2012 ZFT-4 and the 2013 ZFT-4. He also told me to call him personally when I did the install so I can be sure to get it setup properly.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 06-15-2013, 10:49 PM
fz1dba fz1dba is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: May 2013
Boat: 2013 X10 6.0, 1993 ProStar 205
Location: South east
Posts: 64
Ok the boom has been installed. It is seriously canted forward compared to what I am used to. It has to be that way to clear the shock on the side.

I talked to Mike at BI and he said it will work fine.

Unfortunately I am not going to be able to do the final adjustments and test it on the water for a week or two due to other commitments.





Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-22-2013, 05:46 PM
Cloaked Cloaked is offline
MC Maniac
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Boat: MasterCraft
Location: Kingston,TN USA
Posts: 4,602
Quote:
Originally Posted by fz1dba View Post
........I talked to Mike at BI and he said it will work fine.






That guy will tell you anything for a sale. That is not right. Period. I stopped doing business with BI years ago when he tried to feed me a crock about a boom. Best of luck but that is not a correct application (IMHO).

Not trying to insult your set-up at all. If it works for you, that's all that matters....
.
__________________
93 190
.
Don't be a boot licker
.

Hose picture (internal) http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...68&postcount=8



Quote:
Originally Posted by Thrall View Post
..Some of you give a whole new meaning to the phrase "another @sshole with a Mastercraft."

RE: Thrall, Welcome to the club....
NEW SKINS in TN... Leading Edge Marine Interior

feedback on a TN company: http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=58767

.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 06-16-2013, 08:16 AM
snork snork is offline
MC Devotee
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Boat: 07 xstar
Location: south
Posts: 1,843
I would not even think about mounting that apparatus on my boat with a zf4 tower, wrong in so many ways
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:36 AM.