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Looking for some info on how everyone travels long distance . Boat cover on or off? Tower up or down?

 

Thank you in advance for info!!

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Ive always gone tower up, speakers off, no cover, it will rub your gelcoat.

 

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Thats what most have told me. Do you get a lot of bugs on the tower? I will be traveling about 1100 miles. I have thought about plastic  wrapping the tower.

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I do get alot of bugs furthest ive drug the boat was 6 hrs, but im draggin it from east Texas to NE Louisiana so theres no gettin away from the bugs. I always wipe the boat down. You think plastic wrap will hold up? Do you have mud flaps on your truck? Will help you from dinging your boat up with rocks.

 

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I do get alot of bugs furthest ive drug the boat was 6 hrs, but im draggin it from east Texas to NE Louisiana so theres no gettin away from the bugs. I always wipe the boat down. You think plastic wrap will hold up? Do you have mud flaps on your truck? Will help you from dinging your boat up with rocks.

 

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If I wrap it then also tape it , it should hold up. Might have a 30 foot streamer of wrap flying from the tower lol! Yes Mud flaps are a must

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I'm pretty sure on the new style tower there is something you can get to tow with the tower down.  

 

Yes, there is a triangular gusset that bolts in place to hold it safe and steady while the tower is down for travel. 

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I did a 17 hour tow. Did it tower down with metal triangle in. Speakers off. Also had the over the tower cover on and tight. No gel or tower damage

Does that metal triangle come with he boat or something the dealer has

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Depends on where you dealer is .. If the boats are shipped to your dealer They probably have them

I had my other boat for two years and could not for the life of me figure out what those were for ha ha.

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I travel every where with the tower down and cover on. The mistake people make is not getting the cover tight enough. If its lose, it will rub. On my 4th MB since 2009, never had a issue with cover rubbing. ratchet down!

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where did it come from? You have one of the best boat dealers right there in mesa. 

I bought it from a private party in Oregon. But I paid the local dealer to get it ready to ship to me

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Looking for some info on how everyone travels long distance . Boat cover on or off? Tower up or down?

 

Thank you in advance for info!!

 

 

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Looking for some info on how everyone travels long distance . Boat cover on or off? Tower up or down?

 

Thank you in advance for info!!

 

 

Hi Mark I’ve wrapped our boat with plastic crash wrap when towing it long distance. The crash wrap is sticky on one side it works well , not cheap but is worth it. I’ve left the cover on but used masking tape around all the high spots of the boat ,around the windshield frame, around the whole stainless moulding and have had no issues. I’ve actually used old bed sheets over the boat then put the cover on as well. My fear is taking a rock of the windshield with the cover off and breaking it. I always wondered how much road debris will end up in the boat without the cover in as well.

 

 

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