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I'm thinking about adding a tower with top drive to my 16' shoalwater cat. I have searched around but not finding much. Can you guys that have one please post some pics so I can have some ideas. I think I'm gonna keep my center console and regular controls. I'm near corpus if anyone wants to recommend anyone in the area. Thanks guys.
 

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The first pic is my boat and I love it. It was done by coastline marine in Seabrook. The other pictures are some really cool topdrives that are made by a company out of Florida called Quality T-Tops. Should get you started. The options are limitless. I really like the casting platform option that mine has off the back.
 

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For a small boat like yours, I would look at the small tower boeker was building for the 16' majek texas skiffs. I think the size is proportional to the size of the boat. There is a picture of a majek texas skiff with the tower on the Houston craigslist right now. I had priced it with boeker and the cost was reasonable.
 

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I'm thinking about adding a tower with top drive to my 16' shoalwater cat. I have searched around but not finding much. Can you guys that have one please post some pics so I can have some ideas. I think I'm gonna keep my center console and regular controls. I'm near corpus if anyone wants to recommend anyone in the area. Thanks guys.
16' is not a lot of boat to play with, top-drives really throw off your center of gravity.

might take a 6' folding ladder out in the water w you and stand on it and rock around, it will give you a feel for how the hull is going to react.

extra binnacle and steering prob. at least another $1500 plus the cost of the tower and rigging and cables.
 
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