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Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       09-10-2007, 9:44 AM Reply   
I was wondering if anyone bought one of these. I am looking for something fairly cheap, but I don't want a piece of crap. I know you get what you pay for, but are these decent?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Wakeboard-tower-mirror-arm-wakeboarding-mirror-tower_W0QQitemZ130151566891QQihZ003QQcategoryZ2380 7QQtcZphotoQQcmdZViewItem
Old    Bryan Locke (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       09-10-2007, 10:03 AM Reply   
Had one on our Supra - just remember to take off the Mirror when done for the day, our rubber came off in 6 months
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       09-10-2007, 10:24 AM Reply   
doesn't look very adjustable. I got one from wakeair. it was reasonable and has a few more pivots in the arm.

And i don't take it off when done for the day.... not sure why you would.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       09-10-2007, 10:25 AM Reply   
i guess you mean the rubber mirror surround...
Old    leonard araujo (laraujo)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-10-2007, 10:29 AM Reply   
I got one for my Supra at begining of the season and so far it works great. You do need to unscrew the mirror at the pivot point for trailering to the lake because the road vibration will eventually unscrew it. Mine luckily fell inside my cockpit. But for the money, you definetily can't go wrong. It stays put when you are out on the boat and provides good visibility.
Old    T-Bag (nasty530)      Join Date: Aug 2007       09-10-2007, 12:32 PM Reply   
I had a huge issue with this company and would not recommend it based on that. The board racks work ok but the rubber keeps coming loose and the metal tears up the boards.
Old    Doug (supradoug)      Join Date: Dec 2001       09-10-2007, 6:06 PM Reply   
i replaced my supra mirror with one from www.diywake.com very happy with the new one and is very adjustable.
Old    Erick (firemedic)      Join Date: Jul 2006       09-10-2007, 8:01 PM Reply   
I agree w/ doug. DIYwake is the bomb.
Old    Brian Miller (brianmiller)      Join Date: Aug 2003       09-11-2007, 7:30 PM Reply   
i have one of those and it works fine.
Old    Brad Webb (04outback)      Join Date: Jul 2007       09-11-2007, 7:50 PM Reply   
just ordered diywake model.. will be here friday
Old    leonard araujo (laraujo)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-12-2007, 11:12 AM Reply   
I believe hat mirror on DIYwake is the same one that precision metal machining is selling on E bay. When I spoke with Rio when I bought mine, he told me that he supplies the retailers for these.
Old    Richard (nauty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       09-12-2007, 11:22 AM Reply   
I bought one from DIY and it works good for the money, but it does tend to need re-tightening from time to time as crossing back over double ups seems to make it swing down a little. It would be nice if the two pieces that join together to make the pivot point were grooved so this issue could be eliminated, but again for the money you can't beat it.
Old    cody (csparks13)      Join Date: Apr 2004       09-13-2007, 3:27 PM Reply   
Leo we put one on the SANTE from DIY. It needs to be adjusted, but it looks good. Do you and your team want to ride saturday morning? We are going out early.
Old    Nickster (nar722)      Join Date: Dec 2003       09-13-2007, 6:29 PM Reply   
I bought one of those a few years back from boss accessories. It was ok. The one feature I liked was that I could swing the mirror up and out of the way. The one thing I didn't like was the mount for the mirror. The mirror would rotate down when I hit chop or drove a d-up. I now have one from Skylon...I think I like that one better...much more solid.
Old    Brady (pdxWAKE.com) (big_b_21v)      Join Date: Oct 2006       09-13-2007, 6:39 PM Reply   
I have this mirror setup. It works very well and the customer service that Sampson shows is great.
http://www.samsonsports.com/mirrors.html
Old    Geoff Hatfield (ridealready)      Join Date: Feb 2006       09-13-2007, 9:03 PM Reply   
I second Brady. We have the samson mirror and surf rack and both are great.

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