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Old 07-04-2014, 09:58 AM
Aflyer Aflyer is offline
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Question Wake works tower

Has anyone had a wake works tower? It is supposedly the same as the aerial airborne tower and made in the same "factory". I haven't heard any good things about aerial. It's $1095 w/ free shipping. I can get a Roswell area 51 for $1000 from the local dealer, either one will be installed by them anyhow on a 1999 Maristar 205VRS.
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Old 07-04-2014, 10:24 AM
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Yep, same tower. If you buy 5 you can sell them with your name on them too.

http://www.made-in-china.com/product...ard_Tower.html
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Old 07-04-2014, 10:34 AM
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I have the aerial airborne:




I'm happy with the overall look and function. It has not held up well against corrosion though. I'm not in salt or brackish water either. I didn't get the anodized and I probably should have. It requires year round maintenance if you don't want pitting and an overall gray look.
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Old 07-04-2014, 11:21 AM
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Do you get a lot of vibration, movement, sway etc.?
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Old 07-04-2014, 11:24 AM
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Do you get a lot of vibration, movement, sway etc.?
No. I'm sure there's measurable flex but it's not visible or audible. It's very stable.
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Old 07-04-2014, 12:47 PM
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Good looking boat! Thanks Jeff d, where are you located in the SE? I'm at mountain isle lake in Charlotte NC.
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Old 07-04-2014, 12:57 PM
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Louisiana.
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Old 07-04-2014, 06:43 PM
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FWIW, I wouldn't go so far as saying that I regret what I bought but I probably would save my money and go with a non-universal tower if I was doing it again.
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Old 07-06-2014, 04:02 PM
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You'll get better resale and many people would say better styling out of a New Dimension tower but you certainly won't get it that cheap. I would also wonder if the materials, tube thickness and welding is going to be typical China quality. Could end up being the most expensive cheap tower you'll ever buy.
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Old 07-08-2014, 07:18 AM
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I bought the big air tower. I liked it at first but requires a lot of maintenance and fine tuning. I liked the fact that I did not have to buy a bimini for the tower since the stock still fits. if you plan to add speakers then the setup is a pain in the rear. I've attached a picture.
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