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2008 VLX tower and bow railing stress cracks


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I am currently looking to buy a 2008 VLX. Everything looks good till I saw stress cracks around the Illusion tower, but equally concerning were the cracks around the stainless bow railing. Am I over reacting or is this a common non issue.

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I've got some minor surface cracks in the gel on my 2011 near the bow and a couple near once side of the tower and I had it looked at by a gelcoat shop before I purchased. They were able to confirm that the cracks were old and didn't have signs of recent spreading. That was enough for me to move forward with the deal. Their recommendation was to leave it alone unless it bothered me. The quote for repairing was around $2k and it definitely doesn't bother me that bad at the moment. 

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Typically spidercracks in the gel are not an issue and are common around areas like the tower, swim platform, etc (anywhere there is a force/stress or a hole/bolt.)  

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