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Old 05-29-2012, 05:46 PM
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Aerial tower advice

Hi, I have a '94 maristar 200 and want to get a tower. After a little research, I am thinking the aerial assault looks good and is very reasonably priced compared to New Dimension towers. But after a little bit of reading on the company a lot of people had bad things to say about aerial products being cheap and not sturdy... Some people said they flex too much. Wanted to get input from you guys.
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Old 05-29-2012, 08:55 PM
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This is the best deal out there right now period

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-WAKEBOAR...ht_6071wt_1262
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Old 05-29-2012, 09:34 PM
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I'd go nd personally. I have a friend with an aerial on his Malibu, and it flexes like crazy
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Old 05-29-2012, 09:37 PM
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www.modlinswelding.com...... this guy built me a custom tower the way i wanted it. bend, welds, and mounts in house. couldn't be happier with it. it's awesome. not sure where you are located in the south, but this guy is in NC. If you can locate anyone that does good aluminum welding, you may want to try that route. just my .02
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Old 05-30-2012, 02:34 AM
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flex

If it's flexing a little then it's less hard on your hull. If there is no give then you will have issues. Much of the flex comes with the backing plate. Look at the mod I did on the 88 thread.
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Old 05-30-2012, 04:53 AM
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Gee I like those towers that modlinswelding make. Top job. They look even better than a ND and a complete custom fit. I wish I could find someone here in OZ to do work like that.
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Old 05-30-2012, 10:37 AM
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yeah, he does top notch work for sure at Modlins. I must say, I was a little hesitant at first and was very close to ordering a ND, but after finding this guy and looking at his work, thats what i went with. i did a google search for aluminum welding in NC and the business was one of the first ones to pop up.
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Old 05-30-2012, 04:07 PM
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That tower looks pretty sweet. I'm located in Little Rock, AR. Maybe I will try and see if there is someone here who can do something like that. Was the custom build price comparable to the ND price or what? I'm just tired of my wakeboards being on the floor and taking up so much space! And now my younger brother wants to buy a knee board... so that would be another thing lying on the floor. Would love to get those things out of the way. I have a skylon pole now. And now that the boat is paid for, I really want to get a tower.. Just Don't want to spend an extravagant amount, because I know I will be buying a new boat in about 6 years, so I dont really want to put 3000 down on a tower when I know I wont be getting any of that back out of it.
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Old 05-30-2012, 06:31 PM
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he charged me 2100 to build and install...even has the anchor light on top and wires run inside the tubing so I can install my speakers and not have to worry about where and how to run the wires. i'm actually going to get started on that tomorrow.
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Old 05-30-2012, 07:02 PM
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That is cheap. Envious
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