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jzd 10-06-2005 8:30 AM

I recently restored a 1994 SkiCenturion Barefoot Warrior.One thing I'm not sure about is how loose or tight should the pylon be.We barefoot & Slalom behind this boat,when I say we I mean 3 guys weighing between 180lbs 210lbs.Should the pylon rattle?

10-06-2005 1:52 PM

Look underneath the floor where the pylon bolts into the hull. Make sure there's no cracking around the base. As long as that looks fine, you should be okay. I know people that don't even bolt their pylons into the brackets. (Really wierd to see someone just lift their pylon straight out of the floor. I'd never do it.) He's a 35off skier and hasn't ever had any problems. Anyway, all pylons flex so don't worry too much about it. Just make sure there's no cracking around the hull. <BR> <BR>ps - if no one else responds try posting this on the boats and accessories board.

jzd 10-06-2005 2:37 PM

Thank you very much AJ.There is no cracking at all.Now I have a restored Barefoot boat

bftskir 05-05-2007 11:23 AM

come on jerry lets see some pics<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/proud.gif" border=0> <BR>post that barefoot boat!

bbeach 05-07-2007 5:18 AM

There should be 2 u brackets that bolt the pylon to the stringer base... But AJ is correct there will be some felx and movement...

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