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Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-02-2004, 8:38 PM Reply   
I may have to mount my tower speaker on the top of my tower bars instead of below due to my bimini. Does anyone have any pics of that install? Don't want it to look like Mickey Mouse...
Old    Cat Daddy (catdaddy76)      Join Date: Feb 2004       06-02-2004, 8:39 PM Reply   
If you mount on top I don't understand how you will keep the rope out of them.
Old    walt            06-02-2004, 8:41 PM Reply   
Is it a Monster tower ?
Old    Duane (nvsairwarrior)      Join Date: Aug 2003       06-02-2004, 9:18 PM Reply   
TY,
It might be a matter of which speakers you are considering mounting "Up Top" as some definetly would look rediculous.
I have a few customers that have mounted "up top" and have not had issues with the rope. Again, it will probably be dependent on the speaker you are considering.
Good luck,
Duane
www.nvs1.net
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-03-2004, 7:18 AM Reply   
looking at the loud liquid 6x9 cans. they would be mounted on the tower behind the rope spool. I have seen a lot of people mount them there but not sure if i want to go that route.
Old    Karl De Looff (boarditup)      Join Date: Jan 2004       06-03-2004, 9:58 AM Reply   
I have my LL mounted on top. I am 6'4" and kept knocking them and my head around pretty hard. It looks decent, just flip over the emblems.
Old    nooner            06-04-2004, 6:43 AM Reply   
Teddy, How would the rope get tangled in them? Well on my FCT. You would have to have the line perpendicular to the boat to even think of hitting speakers if they were up there. And I dont know why anyone would be that far out
Old    oshensurfer (oshensurfer)      Join Date: May 2003       06-04-2004, 7:29 PM Reply   

Old    oshensurfer (oshensurfer)      Join Date: May 2003       06-04-2004, 7:29 PM Reply   
Jus playin.
Old    wakeupdude            06-04-2004, 10:41 PM Reply   
Luis, what do you do when a rider falls? go to the end of the lake and then take a nice wide turn, then go back to get them?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-04-2004, 11:11 PM Reply   
I seen them this way on Rod Hess's ride.I smacked my head on them a couple of times as well.Also had Bimini issues,so I put mine on top.Works great.
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-04-2004, 11:17 PM Reply   
OOPS! Wrong pic.That was before.I've moved them since.They are well away from the rope.
Old    nooner            06-05-2004, 4:46 AM Reply   
Well usually when a rider falls we have a chick or someone else who gets the rope. Since we usually board in very narrow busy waterways. Still cant see how it would get tangled. Seems like to me. It has a better chance of catching the boards on the board racks. I will take a good look next time. See what happens to the rope if I turn really sharp.
Old    tclagggym            06-05-2004, 5:57 PM Reply   
Why not adjust your bimini?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-05-2004, 9:45 PM Reply   
Tim,it wouldn't work.I tried all kinds of different ways,and this is the best way I came up with.Plus side,I haven't smacked my head on the speakers since I did this.
Old    Rod (rvh3)      Join Date: Jul 2003       06-06-2004, 8:05 AM Reply   
Ty,
There is a pic of mine in my profile. Mickey and Minnie.
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-06-2004, 9:10 AM Reply   
Rod,yours looks good.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-07-2004, 7:39 AM Reply   
my bim is permanently on the tower.
Old    Bob (bob)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-07-2004, 4:00 PM Reply   
??someone jumps up everytime anyone falls?? You guys are either really good and dont fall much or have some dedicated rope girls. A day on the boat is supposed to also be relaxing when not boarding, not up--down--up--down--up--no wait he didnt fall :-)
Old    Bob (bob)      Join Date: Feb 2001       06-07-2004, 4:01 PM Reply   
how about a fish gaff ?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-07-2004, 6:03 PM Reply   
The way my set up is no one has to move the rope at all.
Old    Matt (pittsy)      Join Date: Apr 2004       06-07-2004, 6:13 PM Reply   
the new x-star bimini is in the perfect position, you have to be over 6 feet tall to hit it when you stand under it.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-09-2004, 10:31 AM Reply   
anyone else?
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-09-2004, 10:35 AM Reply   
i thin k rich's looks nice.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-09-2004, 10:35 AM Reply   
rich,
what kind of speaker cans are those up there?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-09-2004, 8:30 PM Reply   
Pro audio,Monster used to sell them.They are loud!
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-10-2004, 7:20 AM Reply   
how much are they and what is in them?
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-10-2004, 12:57 PM Reply   
are there no more pics?
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-10-2004, 6:38 PM Reply   
600 bucks,2 sixes and a cone(I think).Please tell me you didn't get rid of your Sanger,I remember seeing it for sale,and now your asking about Euro Bu's.lol.
Old    John Strain (jmanjohn)      Join Date: Nov 2001       06-10-2004, 6:41 PM Reply   
shasta june 03
Not the best picture, The only one I could find
John
Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       06-10-2004, 7:45 PM Reply   
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-11-2004, 7:25 AM Reply   
awesome thanks.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-11-2004, 7:26 AM Reply   
hey john. how are you. my good buddy sold and bought a new sanger. He does that every 3-5 years. the malibu is another buddies pet project. he has now started looking at sangers.
Old    MAC (mac_attack)      Join Date: Oct 2003       06-11-2004, 10:56 PM Reply   
Hey John Strain
Where did you get that bimini?
Old    amixman            06-12-2004, 7:58 AM Reply   
2002 san sounds sick





soon to be for sale the tower speaker system
Old    John Strain (jmanjohn)      Join Date: Nov 2001       06-12-2004, 9:08 AM Reply   
TY I am good! How have You been?
Mac, It was custom made by a local shop, paid for by My dealer. I had it made a little bigger which left no room for speakers to be mounted underneath. If You are interested I could find the phone number.
John
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-12-2004, 9:19 AM Reply   
that tower system is scary.
Old    whitevlx            06-18-2004, 8:26 PM Reply   
Keep in mind your anchor light will need to be taller than anything else on your boat. Adding speakers to the tower almost certainly means your light will be too short.
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-20-2004, 9:47 AM Reply   
I never thought of that.
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       06-20-2004, 10:47 AM Reply   
that's not really one of those laws that they enforce strickly.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-25-2004, 12:26 AM Reply   
the evid's are awesome but big bucks... i am wondering about getting one of the adrenaline boxes and mounting it up on top.
Old    Paul (gherk)      Join Date: Aug 2001       06-25-2004, 11:53 AM Reply   
Hey Ty I know you were looking for some 6X9 cans. Check out http://www.80feetout.com. We just added pics of the 6X9 cans.
Old    bigd            06-25-2004, 12:10 PM Reply   
(At least in Texas) the anchor light doesn't have to be the tallest thing on the boat but does have to be visible from 360 degrees. My speakers were obstructing my light and the cop hassled me about it, but that was on the 4th of July weekend and they were all over everybody.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-26-2004, 12:32 AM Reply   
how does this look? terrible photo shop but you get the idea...I had to shrink it a ton to make the resolution work for the upload...



(Message edited by typhoon on June 26, 2004)
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-26-2004, 1:23 AM Reply   
which looks better?





Old    Ryan Bush (ryanbush11)      Join Date: May 2003       06-26-2004, 2:16 AM Reply   
definatley on top
Old    walt            06-26-2004, 8:30 AM Reply   
on top.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-26-2004, 9:16 AM Reply   
you mean with the adrenaline?
Old    nautiqueboarder            06-26-2004, 3:42 PM Reply   
My buddy had peakers mounted on top, someone else driving the boat, ripped the speaker off on take off and landed on someones ankles. Dont mount it on top, adjust your bimini. That 6 speaker system on top of the tower above looks silly! No offense but I can understand why its soon to be for sale. I would rather not have a bimini than have to worry about someone else dealing with pulling my speaker down when the rope gets rapped around it. Give it time, it will happen. I mounted my second set of speakers down the side of my tower, I still havent modified my bimini to fit in the tower yet though.

www.discountpoolcare.com/nautique/index.htm
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-26-2004, 4:08 PM Reply   
like the trick mirror and the tower looks very nice. i actually posted up another pic of them on the side on another posting.
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       06-26-2004, 5:09 PM Reply   
top
Old    John Strain (jmanjohn)      Join Date: Nov 2001       06-26-2004, 9:16 PM Reply   
Ty, Stop messing around! Put them on top! The rope does not touch them, and You wont hit Your
head.
L.O.L. John
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       06-26-2004, 9:26 PM Reply   
I am too tall but i do like the top. I am still torn on doing the side though.
Old    Brad Duffy (the_madness)      Join Date: May 2003       06-27-2004, 10:50 PM Reply   
No head clearance issues and no rope issues.






Old    sbvfive            06-28-2004, 8:04 AM Reply   
Mine are on top on My x-star.....they have never gotton caught.......
Old    John Strain (jmanjohn)      Join Date: Nov 2001       06-28-2004, 4:07 PM Reply   
Ty, I added a third and fourth board rack to My tower, they catch the rope sometimes. If You put them on the side is that going to interfere with Your board rack? Most of the time I only use 3 racks, The surfer takes up one rack by itself. You wont be able to add any more if You want to later.
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       07-26-2004, 7:32 PM Reply   
rich, how do the evid's mount up there?
Old    Tallredrider (talltigeguy)      Join Date: Sep 2003       07-26-2004, 11:53 PM Reply   
I just thought hitting my head on things was a way of life - thanks for the great idea to move those speakers!
speakers
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       07-29-2004, 9:43 AM Reply   
how do those evids mount? how do the mounts go on the speakers? are the evids really that much louder than the normal tower speakers?

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