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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-26-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,621
Posted By Bakes
Grand lake and Lake Granby. They are actually a...

Grand lake and Lake Granby. They are actually a is a bit less than 8,400 feet but still way up there compared to Tacoma and Louisiana where we had been boating for the 5 prior summers. I had to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-25-2014, 9:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,406
Posted By Bakes
We keep a wide slalom for guests. Connelly...

We keep a wide slalom for guests. Connelly pilot. If you have access to a barefoot boom they are great for getting a feel. Very few people I cannot get up in short order progressing from the boom,...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-25-2014, 8:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,621
Posted By Bakes
A we went out today in Colorado. Nice 78 degree...

A we went out today in Colorado. Nice 78 degree air with bitter cold water. My wife used our very nice wetsuit and had a great first set. I used my kokatat drysuit. A couple hours later I was...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,202
Posted By Bakes
Ok for Lousiana.....not so much for Colorado

Ok for Lousiana.....not so much for Colorado
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-03-2014, 9:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,308
Posted By Bakes
Just switch to the hydrofoil. Way better than...

Just switch to the hydrofoil. Way better than surfing.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-03-2014, 8:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By Bakes
Tis 60 kilometers per hour....I doubt the French...

Tis 60 kilometers per hour....I doubt the French use miles per hour.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-11-2014, 7:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,341
Posted By Bakes
You may have a bad water pump. Not the pump at...

You may have a bad water pump. Not the pump at the bottom of the engine, rather the water pump kind of at the top of the engine. Who knew these things had 2 pumps. It is driven by the serpentine...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-21-2014, 9:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bakes
That's the point....just like everybody else in...

That's the point....just like everybody else in the country. Seriously, most over-crowded lakes I have ever been on. As much as I hated living in Louisiana, the endless all day flat water was to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-27-2014, 9:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,175
Posted By Bakes
And he used the windshield as a grab bar....very...

And he used the windshield as a grab bar....very poor form.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-07-2014, 1:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,190
Posted By Bakes
If you are up for a little travel (2-4 hr...

If you are up for a little travel (2-4 hr depending), lousiana has endless butter. May sound like a lot of driving but I would rather drive 5 hours for good water than 10 minutes for a crowded,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-05-2014, 6:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,574
Posted By Bakes
We never have any probs with death from carbon...

We never have any probs with death from carbon monoxide with my brothers LSV and it has the same motor.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,658
Posted By Bakes
There is a reason wakeboarders peak earlier on in...

There is a reason wakeboarders peak earlier on in life. Usual path is some sort of injury resulting in imperfect biomechanics. Now add 10-15 years of hard use that a wake athlete will put on...
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 02-26-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,786
Posted By Bakes
There are a few dudes that put in at the oxbow in...

There are a few dudes that put in at the oxbow in Boyce on e Red River. Seems like there is a red x-star and an epic that frequent the area on the weekends. Otherwise, it is just a paradise of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-26-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By Bakes
This is kinda what it looked like. Towable cover...

This is kinda what it looked like. Towable cover underneath. EZ on, EZ off. No mold problems in Louisiana for 2 years. A bit spendy at $450 but well worth it.
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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-24-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By Bakes
For 2 years I used my towable cover with the...

For 2 years I used my towable cover with the tower up and then put a cover designed for a T top center console boat over everything. The over cover did get a little bit of what appeared to be...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2014, 6:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,577
Posted By Bakes
http://www.chem1.com/acad/sci/wat-images/water_sp_...

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I would not be too concerned. But I would be unconcerned based on the fact that it takes a large chunk of metal encased in...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-20-2014, 1:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,818
Posted By Bakes
Baggy. No question. I have a boost, a bare and...

Baggy. No question. I have a boost, a bare and a kokatat plus about 4-5 adrenaline water sports baggies for kids. The boost leaks around the neck for some people but is really comfortable since...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-08-2014, 1:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,516
Posted By Bakes
Thanks for the info. Definitely have a few lakes...

Thanks for the info. Definitely have a few lakes to try out. All 200-300 miles away though. As much as I hated Lousiana, I did love the endless, all day, warm butter of the Red River. Prospect...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-08-2014, 5:38 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,889
Posted By Bakes
Every time a see a nice boat covered in snow it...

Every time a see a nice boat covered in snow it makes me cringe a little. That is a lot of time and energy making something nice only to store it outdoors again. I had to keep my boat out for 2...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-07-2014, 8:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By Bakes
$26k way too much for an 01 tige. I would have a...

$26k way too much for an 01 tige. I would have a hard time paying over $20k for it...especially with that engine. It is adequate at sea level unloaded...severely under powered though at altitude.
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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-06-2014, 8:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,870
Posted By Bakes
I think pricing boats at $170k is a great idea...

I think pricing boats at $170k is a great idea for boat builders. All of a sudden, $100k seems like a deal and if you can get it for $90k you are stealing it. Genius if you ask me. This way they...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-30-2014, 2:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bakes
Well....I did the math and having a pontoon boat...

Well....I did the math and having a pontoon boat (*or any houseboat, pontoon, etc) costs quite a bit. The only way it is cost effective is if you go several times per year. If you are a hit powell...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-29-2014, 8:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bakes
I've definitely thought about the pontoon boat...

I've definitely thought about the pontoon boat option. It is my plan of I cannot come up with a satisfactory camping plan.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-29-2014, 7:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bakes
Another boat camping question -- remote location

Working through my boat camping plans for the summer. Looking at doing Powell 1-3 times this summer but will be camping rather than house boating. I'm looking for ideas on great tent camping...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,843
Posted By Bakes
You can get in on a milehigh wakeboarding trip to...

You can get in on a milehigh wakeboarding trip to Powell for $800-$1000 all inclusive (*well that's what their website says). Only way you are going to get cheaper than that is if someone else pays...
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