What Happens When - Rear Ski Is Loose For A While?
Topic: What happens if you have a wetbike that the ski has come loose on for a while?
You probably bought one this way and noticed that the ski was loose and didn't have much-if-any sealant on there.
What harm could have come of it?
Have a look at this one:
Here's the other half:
If you look really close you'll notice that the "tabs" or "ears" on the pump are bent upward (away from ski) - so this pump needs to be welded back up flush before putting back on a new ski. If the repairs aren't made, the new ski will flex, porpoising will begin, then it will crack. "It" being either the pump ears or the ski. Voila:
Here's another pic of the total carnage:
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