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Old    Hugh Jas (malibupilot)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-01-2006, 9:18 PM Reply   
I am getting ready to install the amps and audio stuff in my 247 and I am always hesitant to put holes in things.... I'm afraid I will pop out the other side and damage something of make a hole where there shouldn't be one.

Can anyone tell me if it is safe to screw amps into the right side/bottom/back side of the storage compartment(behind observer) ? I know the left side is VERY risky, so i will stay away from that.

Any help will be much appreciated!

Hey Fest - maybe you know?!?
Old    Steve Winn (scheersound)      Join Date: Feb 2003       06-01-2006, 9:23 PM Reply   
i would ask the dealer for the best location.
Old    Todd (snyper1d)      Join Date: Mar 2005       06-01-2006, 9:38 PM Reply   
I prefer the sundeck or the front of the boat....on occasion the dock
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       06-01-2006, 9:38 PM Reply   
i always find the safest place to screw is in the privacy of your bedroom
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-01-2006, 10:00 PM Reply   
I love the title of this thread
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       06-01-2006, 10:32 PM Reply   
haha yeah, I was gonna say "someplace where nobody is looking" unless you just wanna show off
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-01-2006, 10:40 PM Reply   
Yet another upside to a v-drive...the large sun deck
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       06-02-2006, 7:15 AM Reply   
I had a 2001 Malibu. A lot of the interior was assembled with wood (or maybe a synthetic) but anyway, I was able to screw amps in the observer side storage area, and at the drivers left knee.

Not sure if they are still like that. As long as you don't drill into fiberglass you should be okay....I think..
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       06-02-2006, 7:18 AM Reply   
Just build an amp rack. Do a search, it's very easy and can help clena up the install.

any other type of screwing gets done on the sundeck
Old    Hugh Jas (malibupilot)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-02-2006, 11:46 AM Reply   
Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated.
Old    Dizzy Jenkins (dizzyj)      Join Date: Jul 2003       06-02-2006, 12:45 PM Reply   
I used gorrilla glue to build some safe places to screw
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       06-02-2006, 1:26 PM Reply   
i would be scared to use gorilla glue to screw, it might get stuck :-)
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-02-2006, 7:41 PM Reply   
there is a good little good little quarry behind the island that we usually like to go and do that. Gotta watch for other boaters though.
Old    Brian (silverlude)      Join Date: Apr 2004       06-02-2006, 8:21 PM Reply   
why hide? let some people watch, gives good stories to tell. u might meet new folks to
Old    Brett Wilson (fyrdawg29)      Join Date: Mar 2006       06-03-2006, 6:34 PM Reply   
Gorilla glue and screwin'''things that make ya go HHHMMM...

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