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Old 12-12-2018, 08:53 AM
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Dave, any pics of the cover fit around the tower?
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Old 12-12-2018, 11:40 AM
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A friend was towing on a paved highway without a cover and something (likely a rock off a tire) shattered the windshield of his boat. We were over 100 miles into the trip, all on paved highways when it happened.

Ever since then I always tow with the factory shipping on for any trips of distance. I know it is still possible to have a rock cause damage, but I want to minimize the potential.
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Old 12-12-2018, 12:30 PM
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Dave, any pics of the cover fit around the tower?
Only one on my Phone right now
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Old 12-12-2018, 04:34 PM
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Thanks Dave. I have that cover. I meant Mastercraftdave with the snap cover, I should have been more clear.
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Old 12-14-2018, 02:33 PM
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Never with the cover
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Old 12-15-2018, 07:55 PM
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For Day trips to the lake no cover, in for service or trips to the cabin the cover is on. Our cover is more of it is called a cockpit cover with snaps holding it on. Never had a issue. But the snaps are not real exciting to look at.
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Old 12-21-2018, 01:58 PM
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Sounds like there are different schools of thought on this, which is great... each to his own. I have found that towing for short distances without the cover is fine and when I tow for longer trips ( i.e. 500 miles ) I prefer to tow with rock tamer flaps, plastic wrap the boat to about an inch below the edge of the tarp, tarp as tight as possible with the side straps on and twisted to prevent flapping. I also use two blankets over the windshield ( under the tarp ) as protection from possible flying rocks. Just my $0.02
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Old 12-21-2018, 06:31 PM
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Probably just hook the boat to the bumper and tow without the trailer while you're at it.
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