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Old 03-14-2014, 01:55 PM
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I don't at the moment, boats in north Texas at the farm for winter storage.
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:56 PM
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Just look on McMaster Carr for locking pins and bushings.. Pretty straight forward. Drill out, press in bushings, and insert pin.
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:58 PM
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Do you have any pics of that? That sounds like something I need to do. I have to unscrew all 4 knobs on mine when I put it in the garage and that is getting old.
Yes-pictures please, I just finished making a mess of on tower leg getting a seriously stuck knob out and need to helicoil or go a size bigger if that's possible.
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Old 03-14-2014, 02:10 PM
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Looking for pics of ND tower folded down

I cross thread a knob on my 92 190 mini tower. Then now I have my 197 that I have to drop the tower to fit in my garage at my new house, I came up with the idea at work when they put locking pins on a big tool that constantly has to be folded up. Carr Lane is where I ordered my bushings.. I ordered them to size, then ordered 4 T handle locking pins from McMaster with lanyards..
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Old 03-14-2014, 06:13 PM
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I would think with locking pins the tower would rattle more??
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Old 03-14-2014, 07:09 PM
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Why I put press fit bushings..
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Old 03-15-2014, 07:51 AM
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Why I put press fit bushings..

I'd like to see some pictures and info on the parts you used. This sounds like a good upgrade to do.


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Old 03-15-2014, 03:11 PM
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I'd like to see some pictures and info on the parts you used. This sounds like a good upgrade to do.


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I agree. If you have the part numbers I would like to look into this as well.

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Old 03-15-2014, 06:35 PM
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Old 03-28-2014, 10:25 AM
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I really wish that ND had engineered the tower to be reverse folding.

As far as height goes I can get my 209 in a 7 ft garage door but I have to lower the jack all the way down and push the boat in and out of the garage. I'm so glad I do not have the tandem axle trailer
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