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Old 07-22-2018, 08:53 PM
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2006 X45 tower replacement

I need help finding the top replacement piece that connects the two sides together, the piece that has the speakers and lights attachments (don’t need the lights and speakers). Just the cross member piece. Anyone know where I can find one? My tower cracked at the weld and it is impossible to fix. Reweld continues to break. Original tower company that worked with MC on these towers said, too bad, we don’t work with MC anymore.

Or is there a replacement tower for the original version?
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Old 07-29-2018, 01:34 PM
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I just installed a new header bar on my 2010 x15. Can you post a picture of your tower to see if our boats share the same style tower? I may have a solution for you!
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Old 07-29-2018, 06:03 PM
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Have you looked into Welding a Gusset plate in the broken area.
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Old 07-29-2018, 07:50 PM
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Have you looked into Welding a Gusset plate in the broken area.
I agree, I'm sure it's not impossible to fix. A good welder could Fab a gusset or two and it would be stronger than before.
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Old 07-29-2018, 10:07 PM
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Did you try searching great lakes skippers ebay store. They buy lots of unused parts and sell them. I've see tower parts for other MCs there.
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Old 11-05-2018, 12:08 AM
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Thank you for the reply

]Hi guys sorry it took so long to respond. I have had it professionally welded two times and now both side are breaking in the welds. It’s very frustrating. I have been looking everywhere for a replacement. The company that was the manufacturer for master craft back then said “good luck”. Even considering finding a new version tower to change out but that’s just as difficult and super expensive.
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Old 11-10-2018, 12:49 AM
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I second looking at Great Lakes Skipper. They have a number of random tower pieces.
https://www.greatlakesskipper.com/
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Old 11-10-2018, 05:56 PM
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That is a great looking 45
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Old 11-10-2018, 10:12 PM
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I think it might be safe to say why the 2006 tower was only in production for 1 year
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Old 11-12-2018, 11:27 AM
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I think it might be safe to say why the 2006 tower was only in production for 1 year
There's a lot of people who love the 2006 tower, I've heard numerous people say it is more sturdy than the ZFT3 tower. Maybe the OP towed tubs off his tower or something, or maybe I'm just defending the tower since I have an 06' haha.
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