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Old 12-04-2015, 02:30 PM
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History of MC Towers

Can someone clear up all the different towers available on MC's from basically the X-star forward. I get confused with all this ZFT# Zeroflex, etc. Any pictures of the towers themselves, and also the racks that were used on the towers would be incredibly helpful.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:11 AM
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This is an interesting topic as I agree, the naming does seem confusing. I'll start. Here is the original version of the tower. It appears to be called the Zero Flex Flyer. I'm not sure when it became optional, but it was not standard on the first X Star.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:12 AM
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In 2001, this tower was standard on all the X boats. It had bungee racks standard in 01-02.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:15 AM
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In 2003 the tower was the same but the racks changed to the often maligned spring loaded type. I believe all these towers were still called Zero Flex Flyer.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:19 AM
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In 2004 for the X10 and X30 the spring type was changed to the clamp type rack. The rest of the tower appears to remain the same.
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Old 12-06-2015, 09:23 AM
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In 2003, the X Star got the next version of the MC tower. In 2005 the rest of the X boats would get this tower.
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Old 12-06-2015, 10:41 AM
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For a couple of years beginning in 2005 I think, the non-Star boats got the following tower. (This is my 05 X2.)
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Old 12-06-2015, 10:44 AM
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In 2012 the new design was the ZF2. This design was changed and eliminated in 2013.
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Old 12-06-2015, 10:56 AM
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Old 12-06-2015, 02:27 PM
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In 2003, the X Star got the next version of the MC tower. In 2005 the rest of the X boats would get this tower.
Are you sure on that as far as the rest of the boats getting the tower in '05. I've rarely seen that tower. I'm used to seeing this on the '05-06:

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For a couple of years beginning in 2005 I think, the non-Star boats got the following tower. (This is my 05 X2.)
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