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Re: How to make a rolling boom, well..not roll?

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I have a Santana 30 and its got a rolling boom on it. I plan on installing a Boomkicker and it says that the rolling Boom is not optimal because it will roll and cause all the weight of the boom to shift to one of the supporting rods. So what the most effective and maybe the best way to stop this rolling boom from rolling? They sell a $50 attachment that holds the boom in place. It looks kinda rigged aso I do not like that idea so much. Some say weld the gooseneck so it cannot roll. Others say drill and insert a pin so it can't roll. Some say on some goosenecks you can tighten a bold and torque it down so it cannot roll. Or I guess you can replace the gooseneck with one that does not roll. Whats the cheapest and most effective and longest lasting way?

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