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jkruark 02-06-2014 8:50 AM

New Kicker we built!! Will anchor soon! East Texas!
 
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Please compliment our work?!?:o:)

cjobil43 02-06-2014 9:03 AM

pshewww my knees hurt just lookin at it. It looks REALLY well made and has tons of potential. I would imagine you will have to weight down the ramp end to lower it under water a few inches, but doing so will make it even more steep. I would guess it is going to be PLENTY PLENTY steep, so I would weight the launch end of the kicker as well.

If you used barrels, you can just add some water to all of them and equally lower it. Otherwise, find some lead weights and sink it in a bit.

Looks awesome though and should be a lot of fun!

wakedaveup 02-06-2014 9:14 AM

That's sweet!! What did you use for the top sheets? Are you using 50gallon drums to float it? It would be cool to see more DIY like these

rmotoxxx711 02-06-2014 9:38 AM

Looks good, it'll def put you up. If your doin a pwc don't hesitate to take it slow around 19mph first few hits. Tranny looks great only thing if I was picking it apart was maybe a little wider. But great build!

awakewilson 02-06-2014 10:07 AM

Could you post a pic of your design? Been meaning to build one for a wile and not sure of all the measurements.

MICAH_HARPER 02-06-2014 10:08 AM

Where in East Texas?

chillinoj 02-06-2014 10:26 AM

That looks sweet! Please tell us where it's gonna be!

And I agree some build pics/ design would be cool

stoked_32 02-06-2014 10:34 AM

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That's sweet!! What did you use for the top sheets? Are you using 50gallon drums to float it? It would be cool to see more DIY like these

The one we just built over the holiday break. Forgot to post these until now. Still riding in beautiful Southern California!

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jkruark 02-06-2014 10:44 AM

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Lake Palestine.

Got a hundred foot rooftop over here too

behindtheboat 02-06-2014 2:22 PM

Looks better than most of the cable parks'. I was in Palestine for work yesterday, would love to meet up once it warms up.

jkruark 02-06-2014 4:44 PM

Anytime adub. We ride 3 or 4 times a week. Lake never has other boats on it til July. Will start next month. I'll private message my number. Just call the day before.

bill 02-07-2014 6:57 AM

nice

runin90lx 02-10-2014 8:04 PM

Nice! I ride tyler mainly. Never been on Palestine.

I live in longview anf micah harper livrs in gilmer

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eubanks01 02-11-2014 7:31 AM

Nice! I come to Palestine a few times each summer and stay at a house in Emerald Bay. Where are you guys?

jkruark 02-11-2014 8:15 AM

right past the villages marina

skiboarder 02-11-2014 9:41 AM

Those are some great looking kickers. I always check the "I built a kicker" threads to laugh at the deathtraps, but I'd hit both of those all day long.

denverd1 02-11-2014 3:13 PM

drove by the rooftop and few months ago and thought damn! thats a nice lookin rail!

Agree on the kicker, its gonna be snappy!

Also for those using those blue barrels, make sure you either silicone the caps on the end. Spent a day building one and had to pull the barrel out, drain it and put it back under the kicker.

looks solid!!

phathom 02-13-2014 2:36 PM

That looks sweet. I've never gone off a kicker before, mainly because I ride river all the time and they have these stupid laws about not putting that stuff out. I would love to try one some day and that certainly looks like a nice one. Good job, post the results when it gets floating.

Prestoooooo 02-14-2014 8:26 AM

where do you get the top sheet material from?

Pad1Tai 02-14-2014 10:18 AM

Nice job.......... everything goes better in texas with a Shiner Bock....

jkruark 02-16-2014 9:02 AM

Hey nacho, do you ride on Palestine?

denverd1 07-09-2014 9:26 AM

Joel, I do. Sent you a pm. Let's ride.

eubanks01 07-09-2014 6:02 PM

I'll be there this weekend and all next week. You guys gonna be there and still have these in the water? I will have to come pay you a visit!


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