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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
here is a pic of the wakeboard tower collapsed.

here is a pic of the wakeboard tower collapsed.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-08-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
i would love to have bought a new boat, but this...

i would love to have bought a new boat, but this little boat has grown on me... more worried about a new house atm then a new boat lol.

Thanks for all the props, it was a lot of work but i...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2014, 2:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
UPDATE: my boat unfortunately broke down after...

UPDATE: my boat unfortunately broke down after only being able to use the tower on 2 seperate occasions! I have since replaced the upper unit and the motor!!! B.O.A.T. = bust out another thousand!...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2014, 2:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
The drawings i did are up above for download...

The drawings i did are up above for download (free) - I used 1-1/2" 6061 T6 Aluminum, from the research i did most wakeboard towers are made of 1-1/2, 2, or 2-1/2" 6061 T6 aluminum, and 6061 or 5052...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-09-2013, 9:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,250
Posted By kylcar123
I know it should be common sense, but don't...

I know it should be common sense, but don't overload your boat with supplies.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-09-2013, 7:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
tried tested and approved... much better! Now...

tried tested and approved... much better! Now need to get some tunes...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-07-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
The bottom plates (1/4" alum - has 3/16" duro 60...

The bottom plates (1/4" alum - has 3/16" duro 60 neoprene gasket along the whole bottom panel) underneath the hull is another 3/16" neoprene gasket with a 1/8" mild steel C bracket spanning from the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-06-2013, 9:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
besides getting it powder coated (as long as she...

besides getting it powder coated (as long as she holds up... God willing!) this is where she's staying! between machining, rolling, cutting, coping, welding and install there is at least 65 man hours...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-06-2013, 7:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
installed pics

Here is a few pics of the wakeboard tower being installed on the boat... be easy! I know my boats not the greatest... but if I had the money for a 80k wakesetter I would probably go that route...
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 06-04-2013, 8:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By kylcar123
Portland, Oregon

hitting up Haag lake this weekend, anybody else going out?
Forum: Website Feedback, Suggestions, Problems, Etc. 06-03-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,957
Posted By kylcar123
http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=79...

http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=798350

This is my diy wakeboard tower project, not to toot my own horn but I haven't seen to many diy towers better than this one... maybe there is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-31-2013, 7:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
pylon

Here is the machined pylon I had done for the top... only cost me a bottle of crown royal...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 4:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
How difficult is it to apply additional...

How difficult is it to apply additional fiberglass?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 3:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
Thanks for the input, that was kind of my...

Thanks for the input, that was kind of my reasoning by going with the solid stretch plate to kind of reinforce some of that stress... I am going to put steel pads underneath with a u bracket to screw...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 3:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,722
Posted By kylcar123
Active water sports in Portland? What I would do...

Active water sports in Portland? What I would do for this boat... proabably sell one of my kids...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 2:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
I think I will probably have a strap to the front...

I think I will probably have a strap to the front of the boat the first round of actual testing... probably be nervous as can be first time I test it out!!!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 2:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
Yeah, I see what your saying... the sides are...

Yeah, I see what your saying... the sides are cuved forward and inward slightly so hopefully it will help. Also still needs 2 more braces on each side that just haven't gotten put in yet...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 2:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
more pics

some pics of the sides.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2013, 2:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,279
Posted By kylcar123
DIY Wakeboard Tower

Just wanted to post some pics of the diy wakeboard tower I have been making at my shop. I modeled it closely after the monster wakeboard tower, with some modifications. let me know what yah think!...
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