View Full Version : Max skiers on a pylon
06-05-2006, 12:47 AM
Anyone out there have any idea how many skiers you can safely put on a pylon (for short period of time). I am running a 99 Mobius.
06-28-2006, 06:00 PM
I have had 3 hooked to mine but they were all under 170 lbs and all 3 were just riding. No one was really trying to cut.
06-29-2006, 11:53 AM
We were kind of hoping for 10. Mostly teenagers, not very heavy, probably on two skis or wakeboards. Friend last year had 6 on his aftermarket tripod style pylon for his outboard. So I figured I could do more, but hate to rip the pylon out of the boat.....
07-02-2006, 08:07 AM
The obvous question is why not distribute them across the other tie points as well to limit the amount of weight being leveraged on the top of that skylon.
07-02-2006, 08:08 AM
And, where's the video of the event????
07-11-2006, 02:01 AM
Well we did not go to 10. Good point about using other tie points. I suppose I could have used a few on the rear hook.
We practiced with 8 but had some difficulty getting the skiers to spread out enough to be safe. So we settled for 7. Pulled with not problems. All skiers were on 2 skis (one was on jumpers) Mostly teenagers and one oldster (only by the calendar).
It was a great time. We may have video but will likely be a couple of weeks...
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