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  • WTB: newer Xstar cover - under tower

    WTB

    2018+ Xstar under the tower cover

    I have an over the tower cover I could trade if that is of interest.
    The question is not whether life exists after death, but whether you were alive before death - Osho

  • #2
    Originally posted by maniacmikes View Post
    WTB

    2018+ Xstar under the tower cover

    I have an over the tower cover I could trade if that is of interest.

    I am sure disappointed in the xstar covers. Initially bought the over tower and it ripped off 10 miles down the road. I got the under cover as replacement and its no better. Cover for my x25 was so secure, solid etc it was awesome.


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    • #3
      Originally posted by chieb View Post
      I am sure disappointed in the xstar covers. Initially bought the over tower and it ripped off 10 miles down the road. I got the under cover as replacement and its no better. Cover for my x25 was so secure, solid etc it was awesome.


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      Not going to lie, it took me a few tries to even figure out where the cover was supposed to go…like how far down.

      I think the crux of the problem is that it relies on going below a pretty minor body line at the back corners instead of the rub rail. It easily pulls above that body line and then the whole cover is loose.

      I have a quote from Evolution covers- but I need to get my boat to him…and it’s a 5 hour drive.


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      • #4
        Yeah, was on the lookout for an under tower cover for my 2018 xstar as well after not being able to trailer with the over tower cover & the vertical board racks prevent the over tower cover from fitting properly.

        Strangely enough, an X23 under tower cover came up on Marketplace for a steal of a price. So I gambled and it works decently enough, although I don’t think I would trailer with this one either. It covers everything but the xstar stern seat - all ratchets, clips & velcros attach securely. So an X23 under tower mooring cover may be an option should one become available. I haven’t checked if all cleat & fuel filler openings line up but that is not a deal breaker for me.

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        • #5
          Here is proof an X23 cover works on ‘Star in case it matters:



          Note that I haven’t messed around with the support poles yet, but there is no reason those shouldn’t work.


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          • #6
            Thanks for sharing. I would be interested to know if the cleats line up. I need those.
            The question is not whether life exists after death, but whether you were alive before death - Osho

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            • #7
              Originally posted by maniacmikes View Post
              Thanks for sharing. I would be interested to know if the cleats line up. I need those.

              Stern and amidship cleats are close and would probably work but the bow cleats and fuel filler do not line up.


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