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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 3:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By john211
not proud to post this ... old prob ... remember drain plug

http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=76088&page=999
Forum: Archive through August 04, 2003 Yesterday, 3:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By john211
I did it. Yesterday was my first launch of the...

I did it. Yesterday was my first launch of the season and ... I had a list of things to bring down to the Marina or otherwise do for leaving the boat at the Marina. I intentionally left the drain...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion Yesterday, 3:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By john211
pay the $100 and move on ... or get a lawyer. You...

pay the $100 and move on ... or get a lawyer. You being you ... in a court and before a Judge ... you're gonna get a rude shock. I bet ... 100 bucks says Wes pays 100 bucks ... or maybe more.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 3:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By john211
i have no idea of my trailer weight .... boat...

i have no idea of my trailer weight .... boat and trailer together are going to be greater than 4500 gross weight ... so for that combination, in Missouri, no inspection required.

I just got my...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-16-2015, 2:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By john211
Life is short ... pay a shop. Let's consider...

Life is short ... pay a shop.

Let's consider that, the various insurance policies you carry for health, house, car and boat don't cover every imaginable dimunition of property value for...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2015, 9:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,765
Posted By john211
this was the reason

this was the reason
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2015, 9:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,765
Posted By john211
I was down your way on vacation last year. I...

I was down your way on vacation last year. I believe these pictures are of the Live Oak river from the Aquatic Pavilion at Palmetto Island State Park. I never thought about the wakeboard potential...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-12-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,765
Posted By john211
Luke, that's just an exceptional picture ... for...

Luke, that's just an exceptional picture ... for all kinds of reasons.

Curious ... what boat, speed and rope length?

Where was this? (If you don't mind telling ... it's not like I'm going to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-06-2015, 2:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By john211
I've said before, trailering is simple. You have...

I've said before, trailering is simple. You have a whole shoreline extending left and right in front of you to keep off of and to get your angle correct, no matter what the wind and current. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-06-2015, 1:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By john211
I too think that, the advice to 'speed up' when...

I too think that, the advice to 'speed up' when trying to dock your boat on a lift sounds like ... something on the order of reckless.

Take heart. There has ... for a long time ... been a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-04-2015, 3:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,692
Posted By john211
it's the nature of the beast. I like the...

it's the nature of the beast.

I like the side thrust in reverse. Mine's port. Generally I aim my boat at about 30 degree angle to the fuel dock on the port side. One quick burst in reverse, and...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-14-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By john211
snl ^^^ "Citizens! You WILL elect ME ......

snl ^^^

"Citizens! You WILL elect ME ... and I WILL be your Leader."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXdNYXMQoy8
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-13-2015, 3:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By john211
Hillary and her bubble

This is how Barack announced his candidacy.

http://www.cnn.com/2007/POLITICS/02/10/obama.president/

In person.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-13-2015, 2:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By john211
I will read this more carefully another day. I...

I will read this more carefully another day. I don't know what you did ... but ... it not only looks great !!! ... it also surely looks like a project to scare me.

What I really like what you did...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-02-2015, 6:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,127
Posted By john211
is that the can-opener board? if so, i doubt even...

is that the can-opener board? if so, i doubt even $50
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-01-2015, 1:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By john211
Again, I agree with your inclination that you...

Again, I agree with your inclination that you should make a filler.

Doing so by 3D printing? I'm a generation too old to give that any thought.

But soft aluminum? The forces your filler is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-01-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By john211
Anyway, there's some food for thought. ...

Anyway, there's some food for thought.

Regarding adhesive-backed anything and then the desire to get rid of the adhesive gum afterwords ... think that through before hand.

One sure way to get...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-01-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By john211
If you get no other inputs, and if this were my...

If you get no other inputs, and if this were my own job, I'd be doing what you're thinking.

Looking at your colored drawing, I would think that the blue "filler" would be pretty necessary for good...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-30-2015, 3:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By john211
But you did ... you flamed. So evidently the...

But you did ... you flamed. So evidently the dilemma is, whether to go apesh$t ? or to go 'ghetto' ?




Ding ding ... we have a winner.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-28-2015, 3:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By john211
I'm serious about what I'd do. Get a large-headed...

I'm serious about what I'd do. Get a large-headed plastic fastener. Nylon? Chamfer that hole slightly in the gel coat so as to hopefully eliminate sites where cracks can initiate and then propagate...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-28-2015, 9:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By john211
If I did this to my own boat, I'd patch it the...

If I did this to my own boat, I'd patch it the unfussy way. Quarter inch truss head fastener with sealant and/or rubber washer ... and then think of it like it's ornament like rhinestones on a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2015, 2:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By john211
^^^ I've got mine velcro'd to a wall in the helm...

^^^ I've got mine velcro'd to a wall in the helm but have never run a wire to it. In baseball card-collecting terms, is that disqualified from 'mint?'
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2015, 2:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,503
Posted By john211
Yes it's nice ... and ... I'm sure .... pictures...

Yes it's nice ... and ... I'm sure .... pictures don't do it full justice.

I posted here about going to a boat show in February, where I saw an X-25 in about those colors sitting next to (more or...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 03-26-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By john211
That did give me a laugh. I mean, the part where...

That did give me a laugh. I mean, the part where it was a redheadd post that wasn't actually trolling.

But yeah I couldn't get the FB link to load.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-18-2015, 1:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,819
Posted By john211
Umm ... it's fine. I'm feeling guilty about...

Umm ... it's fine.

I'm feeling guilty about the disparaging of other peoples' towers (which I partook in) when all they want to do is wakeboard ... but ... their budget is ... what it is.
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