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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-26-2017, 3:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,662
Posted By monkey_butt
sorry Zach but I was on your lake demoing and it...

sorry Zach but I was on your lake demoing and it wasn't working - no matter which boat. 5ft will bounce back - I experience the same in our lake even for wakeboarding if the water level drops.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-16-2017, 8:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
Well and today was first surf day - chilly/windy...

Well and today was first surf day - chilly/windy but water temp now at 61 ... ordered the plug and play ballast earlier this week but didn't bother to plumb it all in ... huge mistake ... as there...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-12-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
rough water ride is hardly an issue for me - lake...

rough water ride is hardly an issue for me - lake we live on is small - so that wasn't a factor. W/o going back to my original requirements - wakeboarding is first - surfing comes second and a washy...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-11-2017, 8:57 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
well it's not raining money over here;) my limit...

well it's not raining money over here;) my limit was still 80K ...

but after the boat show and getting a few quotes I decided to list the lift on CL and it was gone within 2 days ... as I figured...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2017, 5:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
so here's an update ... boat got delivered early...

so here's an update ... boat got delivered early February but I put it into storage right away ... so today was unwrap day of sorts ... tomorrow is clean up and installation and hopefully first water...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-30-2017, 8:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,212
Posted By monkey_butt
Boat Shipping?

Used it the 2nd time this year to get a boat towed. First time experience was flawless but this time was a cluster. Put bid up 4 weeks before boat was ready/scheduled to be released. Guy is quick...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-21-2017, 6:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,234
Posted By monkey_butt
Surgery is outpatient and will take about an hour...

Surgery is outpatient and will take about an hour plus one before and one after. Had one 30 years ago - much different back then and a 2nd one 2 years ago. Went in for surgery by mid February and...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-28-2017, 9:24 PM
Replies: 8,224
Views: 696,576
Posted By monkey_butt
Guys let this thread die ... I haven't read all...

Guys let this thread die ... I haven't read all of it but by now we should all have come to our own conclusions whatever they might be. What I do now is that this has become as toxic as our politics...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 12-21-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,557
Posted By monkey_butt
been there in the exact same situation 3 years...

been there in the exact same situation 3 years ago after buying our home. Some of the existing windows were literally rotten, single pane - you name it. As we intend to stay here for good - we knew...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-15-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,015
Posted By monkey_butt
well - old thread - but I took mine out of the...

well - old thread - but I took mine out of the Epic not knowing that the new rig would have SVC standard ... so unit is sitting on my desk ... Anyone still interested in an HSE?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-13-2016, 7:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
and no - tow vehicle is fine - rated at 7200 lbs...

and no - tow vehicle is fine - rated at 7200 lbs and I'm only towing 2 - 3 times a year anyway (to/from storage plus pulling boat out of lake for maintenance etc.)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-13-2016, 7:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
I can't disclose the numbers I'm sorry - I owe...

I can't disclose the numbers I'm sorry - I owe that to each of the dealers I talked to. I didn't go shopping for prices as I tried to be fair to both of them. Having that said - the difference...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-12-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
alea acta est ... so here it is - final...

alea acta est ...

so here it is - final build.

what made the final decision surprisingly easy was the fact that the boat just puts out the clean wake at 18mph (something I remembered from my...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-08-2016, 9:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
so I am asking ;-) How do you know that the...

so I am asking ;-)

How do you know that the Malibu will sell much easier? Personally I think selling something used over 60K is narrowing the group of possible buyers down a lot - simply because...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-07-2016, 2:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
Not 100% sure on the teak color flooring - was...

Not 100% sure on the teak color flooring - was the same I had on my epic before... grey looks pretty good too
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-07-2016, 7:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
so here are the pics of the builds for both...

so here are the pics of the builds for both boats.

I'm heading out to test the Malibu this weekend ... don't know what to expect to be honest but know that the dealer will apply all the pressure...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-15-2016, 5:57 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
Trying to reply both of you ... table width was...

Trying to reply both of you ... table width was more surprising on the axis than on the MB because I EXPECTED it to be narrower from my really dared experiences behind a malibu. After talking to the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-05-2016, 7:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
so yesterday I was trying out an MB52 23 ... saw...

so yesterday I was trying out an MB52 23 ... saw some great boats at the dealer ... cool color combos even though my favorite one is this one...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-31-2016, 6:14 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
For obvious reasons the dealer would sell me an...

For obvious reasons the dealer would sell me an Axis and the T23 would fit the weight limit but we never really discussed the price there so before I say anything else I'll have to talk to him.
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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-30-2016, 9:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
K - sorry OP is back after a few days not...

K - sorry OP is back after a few days not thinking about boats [emoji12]

So to answer a few questions and comments earlier: no I don't want a new boa lift. No I don't want a 21ft boat worth...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-27-2016, 6:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
thanks everyone for the input ... and to cut it...

thanks everyone for the input ... and to cut it down. Tige would be out - I wakeboard (and my crew does) so it has to be simple. Surfing is playing around - there are so many variables one you just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-27-2016, 2:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
and for those interested ... the MB would be 80K...

and for those interested ... the MB would be 80K - the Malibu would be around 85K - both before taxes
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-27-2016, 1:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
Well I guess that does actually answer quite a...

Well I guess that does actually answer quite a few things ... sounds similar to what the epic was - no clean wake below 20 ... just wasn't happening. 2nd issue I have dogs and they tend to not...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-27-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
that's a possibility that I'm not comparing...

that's a possibility that I'm not comparing apples with apples ;-)

Nope the touch screen is not what makes me tick ... what makes me tick is what's behind the boat. So by having that said (and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-26-2016, 8:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 31,029
Posted By monkey_butt
I honestly don't know but having another prop is...

I honestly don't know but having another prop is pretty much a given to make sure I'm not out of commission in the middle of our summer in MN ... now learned a few things about the MB - @Tarek thanks...
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