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Old 10-21-2008, 02:20 PM
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Correct. My mind was stuck on pneumatic from 88's post.

It uses hydraulic trim fluid and pump.
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Same product?
http://www.maxairtowers.com/powertower.cfm

They make the airsling, which is the pneumatic accessory I was refering, using a Fox air shock
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Old 10-21-2008, 04:54 PM
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Looks like the same guy!
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Old 10-21-2008, 04:55 PM
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This one is definitely faster and definitely pneumatic...

http://www.maxairtowers.com/media/powertower.wmv
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Old 10-21-2008, 05:29 PM
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The first one (slow one) looks like it's a powered leadscrew. Similar to powered trailer jacks or gate openers. It could also be hydraulic, but it's awfully slow for that. Either way, when extended, it would be rigid.

The second is clearly pneumatic, and will be springy. Might add a bit of punch off the wake?
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The second is clearly pneumatic, and will be springy. Might add a bit of punch off the wake?
Which their other product is specifically a pneumatic cylinder designed to provide that punch off the wake and absorb some impact.

And according to their website it reads :
MasterCraft signs 2 year exclusive OEM licensing agreement to build Power Tower.

Which makes it OEM equipment 09?
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Old 10-21-2008, 05:50 PM
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Looks hoaky to me.
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Old 10-21-2008, 05:57 PM
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both videos show the tower going up and down but neither show them in use........
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Old 10-21-2008, 11:20 PM
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I agree with Texas- I wouldnt want to be driving/observing when one of these babys fails and drops on my head! Great Idea tho!
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Old 10-21-2008, 11:53 PM
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If it failed it would drop behind you by the engine cover atleast it looks like. Of course if you had a safety lock.
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