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Old    three3nips            04-29-2004, 12:06 PM Reply   
I have tried bot and it doesnt seem that much different.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       04-29-2004, 12:12 PM Reply   
They help.
Old    mn_vtec            04-29-2004, 12:28 PM Reply   
I've never used a tower, but I know my pylon helped a ton....and it only cost me $35 to build!
Old    Paul Bernier (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-29-2004, 12:30 PM Reply   
It helps for sure! Although it might also be because every tower I ride is a 40k wakeboard boat and every boat I ride without a tower is a 20k pleasure boat.
Old    swass            04-29-2004, 12:36 PM Reply   
I wouldn't be able to pull off my tossed chicken salad nut sack whack attack to blind without one.
Old    tutman            04-29-2004, 12:46 PM Reply   
swass, can you give me some pointers on that one, I can't seem to find it in the trick section!!!
Old    mtb1981            04-29-2004, 12:49 PM Reply   
My friend told me that the best part about going from a bass boat to an x-star was the tower. The pull from high was the biggest help.
Old    swass            04-29-2004, 12:51 PM Reply   
It would be recklessly irresponsible of me to illustrate that move without assurance from you that your skills are up to the task. Can you land a tripple dipple fakie blind tuna wrap? If not, you're not ready.
Old    tutman            04-29-2004, 1:50 PM Reply   
haha, maybe we should start with that one. I'm only up to the swith double trouble club combo.
Old    Misty (ivyrider)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-29-2004, 2:21 PM Reply   
you guys seriously need to get out of the office and get some fresh air... and lunch!!
Old    grampawakerider            04-29-2004, 9:38 PM Reply   
oh, it's the out of the office fresh air combo!!
Old    grampawakerider            05-02-2004, 6:10 PM Reply   
Back to the topic.....when me and my crew were first learning (Last July) we had no tower and took me about 15 tries to get up. My wife the same, and my older brother never did get up w/o a tower. In August or Sep we bought a boat with a Skylon pole and all of the sudden my brother is getting up. With the pole the boat would lean and sway with a hard pull, so then we added a tower and sold off the pole. Boat handles better, no pole vibrations, and everybody is riding. And thats how I landed my first switch off axis to blind 1440. Now where's that vid.....??? My boats a 20k wannabe wakeboard boat.It's currently in the shop getting PP installed.

(Message edited by grampawakerider on May 02, 2004)
Old    c_dub_bizzle            05-02-2004, 6:29 PM Reply   
help 100%
Old    beerdrnknboardr            05-03-2004, 12:32 AM Reply   
Naw, its all marketing.

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