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Old     (bostonboard)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-23-2010, 12:49 PM Reply   
we picked up an 86 supra comp at the end of the summer and a friend built a pretty decent looking tower for us. it was made out of steel though and is a little heavier than i assume most towers. was wondering if anyone knows of any problems this may cause..thanks
Old     (bstroop)      Join Date: Apr 2005       01-23-2010, 1:17 PM Reply   
My friend had one made out of steel also. There's one spot on the river with power lines crossing it. If you were touching the tower when we went under it you'ld get a little jolt.
Old     (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-23-2010, 2:48 PM Reply   
Pics please.
Old     (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-23-2010, 2:52 PM Reply   
My buddy and I built a tower for our boat out of steel. We used 2" square tubing. Its been great. Over the winter I've been in the process of cutting it up and putting hinges on it so it folds. We've gone under many power lines and never had a jolt. So far we've had no problems it's been pretty rigid.
Old     (nuckledragger)      Join Date: Jun 2004       01-23-2010, 7:59 PM Reply   
The only problem you may have with the heavier steel tower is cracks in your gelcoat from the weight. I know people who had this problem even with lighter towers.
Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-24-2010, 12:45 PM Reply   
My friend Jim is a unbelievble fabricator.. he made his own tower on his Sanger thats a replica of the flight control tower he liked the look of.. here is a pic of it on the blue Sanger next to mine.. Ill have to see if I have some better pics of his boat.. It looks amazing

Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       01-24-2010, 12:51 PM Reply   
another better pics of his DIY flight control tower replica

Old     (rio_sanger)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-24-2010, 3:00 PM Reply   
Wow Issac, your friend does awesome work!
That does not look home made at all...
And a nice looking older Sanger to boot
Old     (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-24-2010, 5:10 PM Reply   
That fct is impressive
Old     (bcoutsfly)      Join Date: Aug 2009       01-24-2010, 6:11 PM Reply   
Wow, that guy has some talent.
Old     (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-24-2010, 6:18 PM Reply   
Old     (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       01-24-2010, 6:25 PM Reply   
Man has skills.
Old     (riddick)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-25-2010, 12:18 PM Reply   

Im sure we've all seen this one
Old     (rukie)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-25-2010, 12:38 PM Reply   
The difference between these two towers: one guy is an "unbelievable metal fabricator" and one guy is a 60% apprentice carpenter
Old     (konaking)      Join Date: Mar 2008       01-26-2010, 8:02 AM Reply   
Run what you brought
Old     (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       01-26-2010, 9:08 AM Reply   
I want to know where that legendary boat is now, haha
Old     (onthewatermo)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-26-2010, 9:47 AM Reply   
The Legend (to this day I question if meeting him was all a dream). I got a pull behind this boat and it worked perfectly (2" receiver hitch up top).
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       01-26-2010, 10:43 AM Reply   
Thats awesome!
Old     (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       01-26-2010, 10:46 AM Reply   
yup we welded a 2" hitch up top on ours too. works perfect.


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