^^ What he said. 1-5/8" tower is stronger than you might think...
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02-19-2013, 01:20 AM #31"If your work speaks for itself - don't interrupt"
02-19-2013, 02:21 AM #32
Berg - that water is glass and they are hanging out. underway that 1.58 turns into a spaghetti noodle. Trust me, weight is an issue. Just think what happens when they cross a few wakes?
(god I think I watched this video 5 times) hehe
02-19-2013, 02:39 AM #33
hehe - love the slow mo in that vid.
I'm more concerned about a mounting bolt getting sheered off (mine are horizontal) than the 1.58 noodling. My kids regularly treat the tower like a jungle gym in the driveway when I turn my back so I figure if it can hold up to them then a few sets of speakers can't be heavier. Of course the kids are not usually hanging back there when we cut across any wakes.
Yeah - it was one of those glass all day days. Had to stop and jump off the big observation tower thing out in the middle a few times.
You think this may be getting too heavy for the 1.58? Maybe after you load the racks up with boards...
Last edited by bergermaister; 02-19-2013 at 02:46 AM."If your work speaks for itself - don't interrupt"
02-19-2013, 02:45 AM #34
berg - yea, I hear ya. true true. god I just saw that video link you posted in that proshop sale. I'm still laughing.
02-19-2013, 12:41 PM #35
Tower Speakers & Subwoofer upgrade
I'm sure the towers have a certain amount of flex built into them. He'll my LSV tower which is 2 3/8 flexes some when pulling the boat on the trailer with nothing hanging from it. Even sky scrapers sway...
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