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Old    hyperider            04-11-2003, 8:16 PM Reply   
Hey, this is kind of a weird question but i have a 1995 Larson outboard and the wake isnt very good. I can get just enough air to do 360's and grabs. I was wondering how much a tower and some weight would affect the riding?? Bigger wake?? More height?? How much bigger wake?? Also any good ideas on how to add weight besides a fat sac?
Old    Alan (tigeal)      Join Date: Jul 2002       04-11-2003, 9:06 PM Reply   
Start saving for an inboard! it only took me 40 years but I would not waste money on something that will never be right no mater what you spend on it.
Old    ManFox (h20jnky)      Join Date: Mar 2003       04-11-2003, 10:47 PM Reply   
Alan's right! Your boat has to be worth something on trade? Start saving and selling now...then when you turn 18, get a buddy or co-signer to go in on an inexpensive (used) comp boat. Then you can start adding the goods!!!!!!!
Old    k2_mn            04-12-2003, 6:19 AM Reply   
Alex,
I have ridden behind a 18ft glastron I/O with a tower and a fat sac and it was fine. The wake is not the same as a inboard but it wasnt bad. The tower make a huge diffrence!
Old    hyperlitenerd (hyperlitenrd)      Join Date: Jan 2003       04-12-2003, 9:56 AM Reply   
I ride behind an 87 fourwinns, we just got a tower for it last season, it helps soooooooo much! Im not sure about adding weight, cause we have low limit
Old    Bill Bierbower (monstertower)      Join Date: Mar 2003       04-12-2003, 9:52 PM Reply   
A tower or pylon will give you little extra altitude, as will sack or heavy friends. Both help with landing new moves.

If you can afford a big $$$ wakeboard boat go for it as the wakes are so incredible. If you are like me and have an older but paid off boat, a new one is not the cards$$$ right now and you can put a little money into it to stretch it out another season or two then go for the new toyz.

Bill Bierbower
www.MonsterTower.com
Wakeboard Towers and Accessories

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