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    long distance towing

    im towing a ski from florida to va that i buying from a memeber. im worried about kicking rocks up from the road is there any thing you guys do to protect the hull on long hauls?


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    I would imagine that you could get a couple rolls of masking tape, and tape the heck out of the front area.

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    Try some shrink wrap maybe. Whatever you use,make sure it doesnt flop around in the wind,that could cause wear throughout the travel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodneyae View Post
    I would imagine that you could get a couple rolls of masking tape, and tape the heck out of the front area.
    or that vinyl contact shelf paper stuff you put in the cupboard

    I have seen these complete bow covers for ski`s that resemble a shark. it`s meant to protect the ski from flying debris. I just don`t remember where it is, sorry...maybe someone can find it!...PR...

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    Sting,

    I towed my skis from near Canada in NY to Florida then to GA then to Ohio and back. 3500 miles in 30 days and no worries. just make sure you do not run off or on the side of the road alot. No visible nicks or scratches.

    Gary

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    I was thinking the masking tape would not leave a residue once it is removed. I would not leave the tape on too long as it will dry out and is a pain to remove once it dries out.

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    It may look funny but use a blanket or a tarp on the front upper and lower portion of the ski. Attach it with duck tape, but ONLY tightly around the blanket, and not on the paint! Put the blanket around the mirrors, and tape around the blanket that is around the mirror to help hold it tightly... Well it could work, just thought id throw my crazy idea out there..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pale Rider View Post
    thanks im gona order one after i get out of work tomarrow. not that i really wanted to spend the money but the protection is worth it and considering i want to drag it every were with me it will give me a peice of mind.

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    There is a company up here that takes boats from Lake Tahoe to Carson City,and every boat is shrink wraped! Just a thought.

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