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Old 09-21-2016, 08:57 AM
jchance jchance is offline
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Original Zeroflex tower

Mine is the original on a 2001 Maristar. The pads under the tower legs are worn out. What is best or where can I find something thick enough and heavy duty enough to use in their place? Thanks!
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Old 09-21-2016, 09:07 AM
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You are not alone. M-Funf made some awesome ones but he went MIA a while back.

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Old 09-21-2016, 10:36 AM
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I bought a tower that had been sitting in a warehouse for 12 years so 2 of the pads were crap. I went to local shoe repair place and got some material from them. It was $20 and cut with a heavy duty scissors. It is somewhat soft so when you crank down the tower it sinks into the rubber. I cut them a little big so I didn't have to glue them. It's been all summer and they haven't moved but I did have to tighten the tower one time, it hasn't come loose since. you can use sand paper on this rubber to really smooth it and give it a professional look (like a shoe sole). I'm planning on doing that this winter as I was in a hurry to get on the water this spring.


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Front next to factory for comparison. I would say factory is about 1/8" thick. The rubber I have is about 3/16" thick but squishes down to 1/8" easily.

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Front next to factory again for thickness comparison.

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Rear pad

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Old 09-23-2016, 12:22 PM
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Nice job. Someone on here has a thread about these pads.
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