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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2013, 4:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
Zin I'm gonna bust your chops for a minute..no...

Zin I'm gonna bust your chops for a minute..no offense intended..just adding the facts.

Your 35, own an airplane, drive an electric car, and complain about our use of fossil fuels. Are you sure...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2013, 3:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
I'm sure thats the sort of thing you rich older...

I'm sure thats the sort of thing you rich older gentleman talk about over on the flying forums, but your the first person I've heard demand a fuel flow meter on your wake boat on this forum!! :)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2013, 1:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
Keith, Iron J who is a G23 owner posted towards...

Keith, Iron J who is a G23 owner posted towards the top he burns about 19 Gallon/hour(2-30 minute sets he stated) with stock ballast plus about 2000 lbs., so over 4K ballast total. He ran a G23 most...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2013, 6:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
"I don't get gas on the mainland." What is...

"I don't get gas on the mainland."

What is this Hawaii 5-0?? What do us mainlanders know anyway!!!:confused:
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2013, 6:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
An airplane is the next step in luxury items past...

An airplane is the next step in luxury items past a boat. If you have that kind of change laying around I have no sympathy for you. If you can afford the airplane you shouldn't be whining about the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2013, 6:35 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
Thats exactly what I said Jay. I have never...

Thats exactly what I said Jay. I have never heard you make a peep about your boats fuel bill. But the guy who used to have an airplane thinks its about as important as world hunger. These boats...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-21-2013, 1:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
While I don't totally disagree with you...you...

While I don't totally disagree with you...you will get no where in the tow boat industry. What people want is a bigger wakeboard or surfing wave. That takes either a heavier boat or ballast, which...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-21-2013, 1:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
I have friends who own airplanes and you sound...

I have friends who own airplanes and you sound like them. If you try to apply your airplane mentality to a boat I'm afraid you are setting yourself up for a very unhappy boat owning experience. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-21-2013, 1:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
Well then like I said, by all mean buy and...

Well then like I said, by all mean buy and install a fuel flow meter. I don't think you can a marine one for the $250 you stated, but they aren't terrible. They start in the 5-600 range. The...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-21-2013, 1:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
CarZin....your kidding, right????? We all...

CarZin....your kidding, right?????

We all know boats carrying a bunch of water around for no other reason than to make the boat PLOW thru the water are going to burn A LOT of gas. No question...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-21-2013, 1:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,534
Posted By boardman74
MrPeepers hit the nail on the head. If you can...

MrPeepers hit the nail on the head. If you can afford a $125K boat.....you don't care how much fuel it burns.

For the OP Iron J is saying about 19.5 an hour with about 5K in ballast, so you...
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