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Old 05-20-2010, 01:15 PM
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Question Tower or No Tower on My S&S

My brother is dying for me to put a tower on my boat but I am torn between keeping it original and putting it on. He said he is going to buy it and put it on and everything. I guess he is looking at the Monster MT1.

I am really new to the ski/wakeboard boat arena so I need to know what the advantages/disadvatages are of having a tower... Thanks guys!!

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Old 05-20-2010, 01:19 PM
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Always a hot debate here. Most will say its criminal to put a tower on a classic like yours and suggest a Skylon or some other brand extended pylon. I'm of the same opinion.
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:19 PM
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Don't ruin a classic!!! jeez! The fact that you are asking means you know the right answer!!! If your brother wants a tower tell him to buy a wakeboard boat and it will come with one.
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:29 PM
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I am a firm believer in using a tower and adding it to boats. HOWEVER, let me just say this about your situation: If you mount the Monster to wide it looks stupid on a boat like yours, AND, don't put one on your boat. I totally agree with Peter and NTIDSL that you would screw up a classic boat like you have by putting a tower on it. Go with the Skylon. And, my brother has one for sale. LMK!
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:39 PM
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Your boat is a classic SKI BOAT, not a wakeboard boat. Don't ruin it by putting a tower on it.
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Old 05-20-2010, 01:42 PM
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I agree with these guys. I had a ski boat before my current set up and a skylon will suit your needs just fine.
That boat is a classic and should remain the way it looks.
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Old 05-20-2010, 02:05 PM
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don't F up a nice boat like that with a tower...
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Old 05-20-2010, 02:12 PM
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Since you asked for opinions.....If you want a tower, buy another boat. If you cant own two boats, then sell the classic and get a boat with a tower.
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Old 05-20-2010, 02:18 PM
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Keep your super nice looking SS the way it came from the factory ! Tell your brother to buy a Mastercraft wakeboard boat . Then you will have two Mastercraft boats in the family .
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Old 05-20-2010, 02:33 PM
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I have a skylon type of pole and it works great without the added expense (and mounting) of a tower. I just need to get a rack, then I can get the wakeboards out of the way!
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