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Old 05-29-2017, 05:36 PM
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Question What is this bolt (Tower)?

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Quick question - I noted this bolt on both sides of my tower (see attached image) seems like it needs to be tightened, but when i tried with an allen wrench (by hand) it was very tight and did not want to seem to budge. Are these supposed to be tightened all the way in? It has a composite (delrin?) washer so I think it should be but didn't want to force or break anything.
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Old 05-29-2017, 05:40 PM
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Hey guys,

Quick question - I noted this bolt on both sides of my tower (see attached image) seems like it needs to be tightened, but when i tried with an allen wrench (by hand) it was very tight and did not want to seem to budge. Are these supposed to be tightened all the way in? It has a composite (delrin?) washer so I think it should be but didn't want to force or break anything.
It is supposed to be loose as it is. It allows the clamp collar to drop out of the way when breaking down the tower..........
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Old 05-29-2017, 05:42 PM
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Nope all good that way.

It's supposed to be like that for collapsing the tower.
The bolt needs room to move freely as you loosen the knob to open the shell, then the front tower legs will be released.
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Old 05-29-2017, 06:32 PM
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Thanks for the reply guys! Before I posted and when I had tried to tighten them I was able to tighten one side a little. I noticed last time we were out that I had a noise from that side when I'd hit a hard wake and I think it's coming form where that bolt was. Do these loosen and tighten like normal bolts (but stop at certain point leaving them loose looking)? Just curious before I attempt to loosen that one side a bit to see if I can fix that binding noise when the tower flexes.
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