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Old 10-22-2014, 03:00 PM
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So I have been looking at towers for my boat and wondering what a newer style tower would look like on it. Here is what I came up with. What do you think?
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Old 10-22-2014, 03:18 PM
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The only thing i would worry about is if the fiberglass is strong enough in that area to support the stresses of that tower. i would assume the newer boats are built accordingly to have a tower that mounts like that.
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Old 10-22-2014, 03:43 PM
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If you go with a newer tower I would go with one built for the 205 hull. Nice boat btw.
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Old 10-22-2014, 03:57 PM
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I agree with the structure issues. Thanks but not a pic of mine, just something I grabbed from google.
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Old 10-22-2014, 06:08 PM
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I don't think they make a version of that tower nearly narrow enough. But if you have the fab skills to narrow it, I think it'd look sweet. Slap enough extra fiberglass under the gunnels and you should be fine. It'd be hard to do worse than the factory towers as they seem to often cause stress cracks around the front vents
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Old 10-22-2014, 11:52 PM
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Have you actually priced out one of those towers from Mastercraft? I have a feeling you might change your mind once you get a price.
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Old 10-23-2014, 09:29 AM
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Great Lake Skipper has a ton of those towers on their site but they are pricey. I've heard that they'll deal on multiple items if you call them. I'd still expect to pay close to $3K for a complete tower.
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Old 10-23-2014, 10:09 AM
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I know of a person where I can buy one for less than 1K
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Old 10-23-2014, 10:09 AM
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I,d have to have it narrowed
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Old 10-23-2014, 11:45 AM
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DerekD, if you have a source for another tower
I'm interested in a ZFT-4 for my 07 XStar
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