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chawk610
08-15-2012, 09:11 AM
I've come to realize we need these desparately. Anyone know of any deals? I've sniffed around a few sites and three to four hundy seems to be the best I can find.

Casey

wolfeman131
08-15-2012, 09:32 AM
here:

http://www.dallasskiboats.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?sid=0228161X8K15K2012J7I30I 54JAMQ6804R0&veh=279787&pov=2743218

comes with a few "add ons" that you will really like.

chawk610
08-15-2012, 09:56 AM
Ha! Yea, we decided it is in our best interest to stick with the LS for now. We have some "other" things going on right now.

wolfeman131
08-15-2012, 09:59 AM
BOOO!

Well, for $129, I think these are a STEAL! Moombadaze has/had these on his '08 LSV and I really liked how they worked. And, these would look killer on your black tower, IMO.

http://shop.monstertower.com/p-141-pivoting-wakeboardsurfboard-rack-black.aspx

chawk610
08-15-2012, 10:17 AM
Oh wow... thanks!
"BOOO" I know, I know. We thought hard about it... believe me!

Jet
08-15-2012, 07:36 PM
chawk try DIY wake. 2013's are being re-disigned right now but will be available in 2-4 wks. There hinge weighs like 8lbs Its not a cheap light weight hinge like most you will see for $130-$299ea. They are MONSTER in size with ZERO rattle after you put 25lbs of boards on them. You wont be disappointed and the price was nice...

http://www.diywake.com/shop/shopdisplaycategories.asp?id=69&cat=Wake

kaneboats
08-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Well, for $129, I think these are a STEAL! Moombadaze has/had these on his '08 LSV and I really liked how they worked. And, these would look killer on your black tower, IMO.

http://shop.monstertower.com/p-141-pivoting-wakeboardsurfboard-rack-black.aspx

Do these come in a right and a left?

wolfeman131
08-16-2012, 11:06 AM
Ask daze, but I think they work on either side.

moombadaze
08-16-2012, 11:15 AM
same part will work both sides, just in how its all bolted toget is the difference

chawk610
08-16-2012, 12:43 PM
You guys scared me... I orderd (2) of them yesterday! They better work for both sides! :)

wolfeman131
08-16-2012, 01:18 PM
Yeah, yeah, yeah. We know we you like things that go both ways.

dusty2221
08-16-2012, 01:20 PM
Your sweet mama bends multiple ways.

wolfeman131
08-16-2012, 01:41 PM
She's got to be able to when searching all around for your tiny bizness

chawk610
08-16-2012, 01:50 PM
Yeah, yeah, yeah. We know we you like things that go both ways.

Only the fairer of our kind... hypocritical I know

I'm gonna be so happy to get those weak A@@ racks of my tower.

chawk610
08-21-2012, 12:41 AM
Got the racks in and put together....they seem nice and heavy duty


From me phone

squeeg333
08-21-2012, 04:16 PM
I'm curious how these look on the tower. I envision them having to be pretty low on the bar to be able to be level. Is that the case?

E4NASH
08-21-2012, 04:18 PM
she's got to be able to when searching all around for your tiny bizness

zing!!! Lmao!!

wolfeman131
08-21-2012, 04:22 PM
I'm curious how these look on the tower. I envision them having to be pretty low on the bar to be able to be level. Is that the case?

I think they are fully adjustable and can be mounted anywhere.


just like Dusty's Mom. :)

moombadaze
08-21-2012, 04:35 PM
I think they are fully adjustable and can be mounted anywhere.


just like Dusty's Mom. :)

they can be mounted anywhere, mount is 2 piece's. Clamp portion can mount to any part of the rear down pipe, it has a star pattern built into that allows for adjustment of the arm to be level. The rack and arm are easily removed with a single allen bolt for trailering if you dont want them getting splattered by bugs

squeeg333
08-21-2012, 04:42 PM
No kidding. Wow, these sound awesome. The website says the powdercoat isn't top notch - Daze did you see any issues with the finish while you had them? Chawk - do those new ones look decent quality finish? I am sure they would stand out a little against the brushed aluminum tower, but hell, if they swivel I'm down for saving 400 per rack for them!

moombadaze
08-21-2012, 04:46 PM
No issues with the finish for mine at all.

chawk610
08-21-2012, 04:50 PM
The finish looks great! I may have to go out and mount them this evening! I can't wait to see them on the black tower and get the spindly little ones it came with in the bottom of the lake! I will post a pic when I get them mounted.

squeeg333
08-21-2012, 04:54 PM
Solid. I look forward to seeing what they look like!

chawk610
08-21-2012, 04:57 PM
I will say though... they did NOT come with any sort of pad or shim... just metal collars and I believe they are for 2 1/2" tower where mine is 2 3/8" I think. So I need to figure that bit out.

squeeg333
08-21-2012, 05:11 PM
Hmm, that's kind of a bummer!!

ian ashton
08-21-2012, 05:28 PM
My latest issue with the newest racks;

They rotate into the boat, or outside of the boat. There isn't a lock section to have them point straight back, which is the position we use most often when pulling up to a dock (facing out and you spear the people on the dock, facing in and you whack your head, facing back and all is good.)

chawk610
08-21-2012, 05:57 PM
These have (3) locking positions I believe... but I won't know till I get them on the tower. I have some 1/8" rubber shims here at work I will be taking.

squeeg333
08-21-2012, 06:25 PM
That's really a bummer Hawk, because the website says that each new accessory purchase comes with their set of Universal Collar Spacers. Maybe they don't consider a "blem" wakeboard rack to be an accessory? 15 bucks for a set of these - of which you need two sets - out of which you'll only use one collar spacer! Nice.

wolfeman131
08-21-2012, 07:45 PM
I'd call and confirm on the spacers. Their customer service was great when I dealt with them.

moombadaze
08-21-2012, 08:13 PM
my LSV is a 08, your LS is a 08, so it should be the same tower. Mine did not come with spacers or shims and I did not need them.

I believe the rubber spacer can cause issues of the clamps not clamping properly and holding.


they do have 3 locking positions--facing out, facing backwards, facing inwards

tcallis
08-21-2012, 08:21 PM
Got the racks in and put together....they seem nice and heavy duty


From me phone

I'm really jealous. I tried to order these this week and have found out that Monster has discontinued them. Their stock of 2 3/8" diameter have run out. Some retailers may still appear to have them, but I've had two different companies (iBoat and onlyinboards) cancel my order today since the product is drop shipped from Monster.

tcallis
08-21-2012, 08:23 PM
These have (3) locking positions I believe... but I won't know till I get them on the tower. I have some 1/8" rubber shims here at work I will be taking.

I asked Monster tower about using shims for the 2.5" diameter version of their wake/surf pivot racks on my 2 3/8" tower and was told:

"Hi Tom,
No sorry that is a different type of clamp. The pivot rack has to be a direct fit clamp due to the weight in the pivot mech
Steven Beck
Monster Tower"

tcallis
08-21-2012, 08:28 PM
Since it appears Monster's stock of the 2 3/8" pivot surf/wake combos has run out and Monster told me that they have discontinued this product, I'm planning to order the Roswell Surf/Wake combo racks with manual pivots.

The best pricing I've found online is, somewhat surprisingly, Overtons. A pair of surf/wake racks with manual pivots and universal clamps with taxes priced at $982.

I'll let you all know how they turn out!

tcallis
08-21-2012, 08:33 PM
That's really a bummer Hawk, because the website says that each new accessory purchase comes with their set of Universal Collar Spacers. Maybe they don't consider a "blem" wakeboard rack to be an accessory? 15 bucks for a set of these - of which you need two sets - out of which you'll only use one collar spacer! Nice.

According to Monster, they didn't intend for these racks to shimmed.

Ian Brantford
08-21-2012, 11:44 PM
Since it appears Monster's stock of the 2 3/8" pivot surf/wake combos has run out and Monster told me that they have discontinued this product, I'm planning to order the Roswell Surf/Wake combo racks with manual pivots.


Ah, that's a heartbreaker. I have given up on my Comptech swivel rack and was thinking of a replacement. Maybe next year.

chawk610
08-22-2012, 08:01 AM
I didn't get out to the boat last night due to "sister in law issues" :) I will report back when I know more.

E4NASH
08-22-2012, 10:09 AM
Since it appears Monster's stock of the 2 3/8" pivot surf/wake combos has run out and Monster told me that they have discontinued this product, I'm planning to order the Roswell Surf/Wake combo racks with manual pivots.

The best pricing I've found online is, somewhat surprisingly, Overtons. A pair of surf/wake racks with manual pivots and universal clamps with taxes priced at $982.

I'll let you all know how they turn out!

OUCH! $982?!?! I think I'll keep climbing over the side...2 years and no one has fallen over and nothing has been dropped yet. Yeah, I get it you pay for convenience but that shhh cray!


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

chawk610
08-22-2012, 11:21 AM
That is a lot of $$, the shims I have are soft rubber 1/8" shims, they grab like an SOB. They will work for this for sure.

chawk610
08-26-2012, 03:26 PM
Got them on looks good


From me phone

squeeg333
08-28-2012, 08:17 PM
Those look good. The shims you had worked well I take it??

chawk610
08-28-2012, 09:40 PM
Yes, they grabbed great.
From me phone

tcallis
08-30-2012, 08:59 AM
Got them on looks good


From me phone

Nice! Looks sharp. Let us know how you like them. Tom