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emac 05-05-2004 9:05 AM

Looking for suggestions on weighting an X-2 along with photos of the end result.

breakincrazy2 05-08-2004 12:09 PM

dont have any pics but I weight my X2 by starting out with an empty boat and then wiegh down the bow, I put 550 of lead under the seats, then weigh down the back untill the boat is level. This makes a big awesome wake. Not to steep but has a nice kick.

wakelvr 05-13-2004 8:42 PM

we are talking surfing, right? <BR> <BR>Stock ballast filled on one side. 300 lb sac filled next to ballast in back. leave weight in the front, if you don't, wake won't form right. Just move everything to one side and you are good to go. Drive around 10 mph plus or minus and you have yourself a fabulous surf wake. <BR> <BR>Looking for pics and will post soon...

wakelvr 05-13-2004 8:47 PM

<BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/559019/170265.jpg" alt="">

wakelvr 05-13-2004 9:09 PM

Man, you just made me realize that I don't have a lot of surf pics. I'll need to take more... <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/559019/170280.jpg" alt="">

crush 05-31-2004 8:51 PM

The wake is great if you ride left foot forward!!! but if you don't it sux!

gaboarder 06-01-2004 7:14 AM

205V, same hull as X2, I think?? <BR>PerfectPass set at 9.3mph <BR>275 on each side of motor <BR>400 in ski locker <BR>540 directly on top of the ski locker <BR>6 people in the boat, all to one side, two in the bow, average weight 150 lbs <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/559019/172667.jpg" alt=""> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/559019/172668.jpg" alt=""> <BR> <BR>(Message edited by gaboarder on June 01, 2004)

fbroen 06-11-2004 9:38 AM

Dan, how'about riding backside if you think is so terrible on the one side?

ag4ever 06-11-2004 12:25 PM

Damn, I think that is the first curl I have ever seen on a boat wake!

itsme 06-23-2004 8:32 AM

Here is the key to the clean curl on an X2- <BR> <BR>Fill internal ballast in boat full to brim <BR> <BR>Launch Pad 550lb. in bow area <BR> <BR>Launch Pad 350lb. in rear on rider side <BR> <BR>Launch Pad 350lb. on floor on rider side <BR> <BR>Full tank of gas <BR> <BR>Lastly - add as many friends as possible <BR> <BR>The X2 needs to be weighted up front, otherwise the wake turns to mush/whitewater from plowing <BR> <BR>Move your people around the boat to "fine tune" <BR>

sturdyboardz 06-25-2005 5:20 PM

itsme, when you say internal ballast, does that mean your filling all of them? Here is my fiance in our X-2. This is how we are setup <BR> <BR>center ballast full 250 <BR>Rear Rider Side Ballast 250 <BR>Opposite Rider side ballast 1/2 full <BR>Rider Side Locker V-Drive Sack 350 <BR>Behind Driver on Riders side- Fat Sack 550 <BR>In bow on rider side - fat sack 550 <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/559019/236961.jpg" alt="">

rb23 08-23-2005 6:40 AM

Thanks for the tips, I am a new X2 owner and we had a very hard time getting a wake we could surf on...

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