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Forum: Wakesurfing 09-26-2013, 9:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,653
Posted By NATE1979
I have everything you mentioned. 22.5 ft v-drive...

I have everything you mentioned. 22.5 ft v-drive wakeboat, 3000# of plumbed in ballast and surf boards.

I can surf ropeless (alone or with either of my 80lb kids on the board with me) and have...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-24-2013, 7:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,653
Posted By NATE1979
I just can't get into it. No matter how much...

I just can't get into it.

No matter how much I want to like wakesurfing, I just can't.

Riding behind a wakeboat and catching 2 feet of "air" seems very anti-climatic.

I know it requires...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-21-2013, 9:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,778
Posted By NATE1979
^^ This is my point. Rusty rides at 82.5 feet &...

^^ This is my point. Rusty rides at 82.5 feet & 24.6 MPH.

Heavier folks need more speed and more line.

Downside = crashes suck more..
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-18-2013, 3:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,778
Posted By NATE1979
No excuses.. I'm 6'4" tall. I am just...

No excuses.. I'm 6'4" tall.

I am just saying that for him to hit the same approach speed as his smaller buddies, he needs to cut harder or the boat needs to go faster.

For me going from 21 to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-14-2013, 7:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,778
Posted By NATE1979
Being a 200 lb guy as well, I can tell you that...

Being a 200 lb guy as well, I can tell you that you that getting good pop is a lot harder than someone weighing 160.

The handle needs to stay in and the stand up motion needs to be exaggerated....
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-06-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,510
Posted By NATE1979
They have it outside of a paint booth in the...

They have it outside of a paint booth in the pictures.

This will be a huge drawback for these boats. Once you scratch the automotive paint, you either use touchup, or get it repainted.

I like...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-04-2013, 7:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,003
Posted By NATE1979
http://healthland.time.com/2013/03/13/helmets-and-...

http://healthland.time.com/2013/03/13/helmets-and-mouthguards-dont-prevent-concussions/

The debate is far from over.

Your 70MPH figure is not true. There is no minimum figure regarding any...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-20-2013, 3:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,003
Posted By NATE1979
So you hate guys who brag, but you explain why by...

So you hate guys who brag, but you explain why by bragging on "your crew"?

As the authority on pro-ness, why did you post a video edit of a few tricks "of your bro" that you call "basic", and then...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-20-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,452
Posted By NATE1979
That's why I recommended the Mojo (the picture I...

That's why I recommended the Mojo (the picture I posted).

Its 22.5 feet with a 99" beam.

A used 2013 would easily come in under 60K, and I believe with a little work (depending on dealer) a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-20-2013, 9:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,452
Posted By NATE1979
Here is a new one for $55K minus trailer. Brand...

Here is a new one for $55K minus trailer. Brand new. Add trailer, and you are less than $60K http://www.boattrader.com/listing/2013-Moomba-Tournament-Inboard-Boat-Mojo-2.5-102037692

Moomba doesn't...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-20-2013, 9:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,452
Posted By NATE1979
Why not buy a brand new Moomba Mojo? It has...

Why not buy a brand new Moomba Mojo?

It has snap in carpet, digital cruise, can easily hide 3000# of ballast, is easily surfed with an 1100# bag in the corner and an IBS, and will set you back...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-17-2013, 8:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,003
Posted By NATE1979
He seems to have the balls to go big. Keep...

He seems to have the balls to go big. Keep pulling him and watch him progress. Imagine where he might be if he had a boat.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-16-2013, 5:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,003
Posted By NATE1979
Despite what he said, I would have let go of the...

Despite what he said, I would have let go of the handle at least three times on that landing.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 8:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By NATE1979
Sounds as if you have it sorted. When I started...

Sounds as if you have it sorted. When I started using West Systems epoxy years ago, it was "common" knowledge that gel-coat wouldn't stick to it.

Too bad the "common" knowledge was a myth.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 8:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,876
Posted By NATE1979
LMAO. At least they used pressure treated...

LMAO. At least they used pressure treated lumber...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 8:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,876
Posted By NATE1979
Don't be mad at Malibu. Anyone could...

Don't be mad at Malibu.

Anyone could license their patent, open up shop and pump out as many as they can sell.

Would Malibu license the patent? I would hope they were smart enough to realize...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 6:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,876
Posted By NATE1979
So you think an engineering professional who...

So you think an engineering professional who designs products for several different manufacturers offering free industry advice is an "armchair quarterback".

I work freelance with companies, and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 6:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,876
Posted By NATE1979
https://www.google.com/patents/WO2013071148A1?cl=e...

https://www.google.com/patents/WO2013071148A1?cl=en&dq=surfgate&hl=en&sa=X&ei=2CQOUrm_Aqjk2wWYgoHYCg&ved=0CEsQ6AEwAw

I respectfully disagree.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 5:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By NATE1979
http://www.westsystem.com/ss/polyester-over-epoxy/...

http://www.westsystem.com/ss/polyester-over-epoxy/

Also, I recommend reading this before you decide to apply a finish to the epoxy repair. Many people believe you cannot gel-coat over epoxy resin....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 5:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,804
Posted By NATE1979
Your strut looks bent in the picture. If it is,...

Your strut looks bent in the picture. If it is, so is your shaft.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 5:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,876
Posted By NATE1979
Regardless, Malibu or SAN won't give a rats a$$...

Regardless, Malibu or SAN won't give a rats a$$ if you put some flaps on your boat.

The key to patenting any type of surf wave tab would be to use in its description "to create a surf wake/wave"....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-16-2013, 5:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,876
Posted By NATE1979
^^ This is not true. From patent lawyer= "In...

^^ This is not true.
From patent lawyer= "In the U.S., a patent is a right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, exporting components to be assembled into an infringing...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-15-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,608
Posted By NATE1979
If I planned on hitting my wakeboat with a sledge...

If I planned on hitting my wakeboat with a sledge hammer the pavati has an advantage.

If I planed on repairing said damage, the fiberglass boat pulls back in the lead.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-15-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,608
Posted By NATE1979
My 21.5 glass boat weighs 3800 lbs, and has 3,400...

My 21.5 glass boat weighs 3800 lbs, and has 3,400 lbs of ballast.

I scratched it badly the other day. $50 gel coat repair.

Scratch the side of an aluminum boat badly, here comes the bondo and...
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 08-15-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,396
Posted By NATE1979
Let me know when you will be in Alabama. Im in...

Let me know when you will be in Alabama. Im in the Northwest corner on some good water.
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