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Old 08-27-2012, 01:51 PM
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The crack appears to be about half way up near the back brace. That's a flex point.
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Old 08-27-2012, 01:54 PM
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We were told, flat out, by the dealer not to pull tubes from the tower...
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Old 08-27-2012, 02:02 PM
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I will not pull any more tubes from my tower. Thanks and sorry dude. Just tow that puppy to your local machine shop/metal fabricator. And probably $80 and your done.
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:07 PM
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Yeah, I remamber seen it published somewhere (but cant remenber) ehere it states that the tower is only for pulling Maximum number of skiers/wakeboards, but not tube. It states that the tubes should be pulloed by the lower pylon or transom eyelets.
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Old 08-27-2012, 04:39 PM
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I better tell the fella here in Knoxville that tows 6 tubes at one time from the tower on a PS197----and they are usually teens not little kids!!
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Old 08-27-2012, 04:42 PM
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Doesn't it say in that partially pictured warning sticker not to pull tubes. Everybody reads those, right?
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Old 08-27-2012, 04:45 PM
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I better tell the fella here in Knoxville that tows 6 tubes at one time from the tower on a PS197----and they are usually teens not little kids!!
Or better yet, don't tell him. If someone is uncaring enough to pull six tubes at once they should have to find out the hard way.
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Old 08-27-2012, 05:07 PM
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I would never tow a tube from a tower. Seen too many failures resulting in driver and passengers getting hurt and cut and major damage to the boat from a tower or top deck failing due to pulling a tube.
What? There is no way a tube puts more force on a tower then a wakeboarder does. We've had this discussion before. I'm sure the crack is not a result of tubing from the tower.
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Old 08-27-2012, 05:11 PM
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Ironic, the tower use caution sticker, is right next the crack!
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Old 08-27-2012, 05:13 PM
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And that sticker clearly says you can two recreational towables with the tower and if a tube isn't a recreational towable then what the hell is?
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