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Forum: Archive through May 25, 2007 05-14-2007, 6:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By charliep
When you turn the key do your gauges move? If...

When you turn the key do your gauges move? If not, check the lanyard. Ours was out on our '05 last year and this was the easy check for a lanyard issue. Also, listen for the fuel pump.
Forum: Archive through December 26, 2006 11-20-2006, 7:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By charliep
Theoretically it could know where you are and...

Theoretically it could know where you are and what the current is already unless it varies significantly. On our mtn lake I doubt it could get a decent reading so it would be a no go for every...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-11-2006, 7:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By charliep
They cast him just a few hours after the fracture...

They cast him just a few hours after the fracture and split/cut the cast immediately after putting it on. The split allows for swelling and to prevent compartment syndrome (severe enough swelling...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-10-2006, 9:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By charliep
Do you mean... <BR><img...

Do you mean... <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65919/388487.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR>Yep, that was him. I think he learned his lesson! And yes, the bindings were fixed prior...
Forum: Archive through January 11, 2007 11-10-2006, 8:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By charliep
Back in August I ordered my 8yr old son his own...

Back in August I ordered my 8yr old son his own board after he learned to ride this summer. He proceeded to jump off a big rock and break his tibia the next day. Thanks to a warm November day he's...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-11-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
Ok, Ok, you guys make a lot of sense! I'm sure...

Ok, Ok, you guys make a lot of sense! I'm sure I'll end up drilling eventually and plumbing all the lines won't be significantly different with both fill and empty. <BR> <BR>For now it's just me...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-09-2006, 3:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
I'm almost 40, my Dad (driver) is over 60 and my...

I'm almost 40, my Dad (driver) is over 60 and my son is only 8. The idea of lifting all the bags of lead over and over again just isn't appealing.<img...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-09-2006, 2:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
The gravity drain idea was just to minimize costs...

The gravity drain idea was just to minimize costs to keep from having another on-boat pump for emptying. In practical use your right that using the center drain plug would work, but probably be...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-09-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
Beefed up bilge pump makes good sense. We lower...

Beefed up bilge pump makes good sense. We lower the lift several feet below the boat so no clearance issues, although a good thing to remember. Our lake level doesn't fluctuate much so we're pretty...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-08-2006, 8:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
Gotcha, I wonder if the rear bags draining wide...

Gotcha, I wonder if the rear bags draining wide open would outflow the bilge pumps? <BR> <BR>I just found this pump: <a...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-08-2006, 5:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
Thanks Rich, we wanted a simple/classic look. ...

Thanks Rich, we wanted a simple/classic look. <BR> <BR>I guess I'll be checking out pumps at the home improvement store. It would be great if they had something reversible with a decent flow rate,...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 10-07-2006, 9:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By charliep
We're fortunate enough to have a large boathouse...

We're fortunate enough to have a large boathouse &amp; lift for our MC 205V. My son and I are just wakeboarding newbies, but I'm sure we'll want ballast. Instead of doing all the boat piping for bags,...
Forum: Archive through September 27, 2006 09-22-2006, 8:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By charliep
Awesome. Thanks for sharing. <BR> <BR>I'm just a...

Awesome. Thanks for sharing. <BR> <BR>I'm just a beginner and I got this weird sense that is what I might look like as I learn more. Makes me think about how old I am.
Forum: Archive through September 27, 2006 09-15-2006, 6:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 384
Posted By charliep
Check out how floating boat lifts work. Usually...

Check out how floating boat lifts work. Usually pumping air in to raise the floatation and opening a valve to allow air to escape. Their designs are time tested and will give you ideas. If they...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 09-12-2006, 4:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By charliep
Not to hijack, but do all the MC towers mount in...

Not to hijack, but do all the MC towers mount in the same place on the 205V hulls (regardless of year and model)? Has MC changed any extra reinforcement areas over the years? We have a 2005 205V...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 08-28-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 907
Posted By charliep
Are you saying this is illegal??? <BR><img...

Are you saying this is illegal??? <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/362410.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR>Not me, just an @$$ that I grabbed a few photos of to get his...
Forum: Archive through September 27, 2006 08-23-2006, 8:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 539
Posted By charliep
Yes, it's Rabun in northeast GA. Great...

Yes, it's Rabun in northeast GA. Great grandparents moved a log cabin up there in '53 which is the 'family' place and my parents built their own place several years ago. The photo is of my parent's...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-23-2006, 1:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By charliep
If it is all just a CG formula did it change in...

If it is all just a CG formula did it change in the last few years? The X1 is rated for 11 people where as the 2003 X2 was 12 and the larger 2003 X10 was only 11 people. Did the CG change their...
Forum: Archive through September 27, 2006 08-23-2006, 8:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 539
Posted By charliep
Ice? not an issue in GA! <BR><img...

Ice? not an issue in GA! <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65919/360379.jpg" alt="Upload"> <BR>And I wonder why my son jumped off a rock????
Forum: Archive through August 29, 2006 08-20-2006, 2:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By charliep
Thanks Guys! His spirits are good, school starts...

Thanks Guys! His spirits are good, school starts later this week and should be an interesting challenge. I just threw the bindings on his board for the photo, should've known you guys would notice!...
Forum: Archive through August 29, 2006 08-19-2006, 9:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By charliep
My 8yr old son learned to ski, kneeboard, and...

My 8yr old son learned to ski, kneeboard, and wakeboard this summer. I researched boards and ordered him his own board last Monday. On Tuesday he did a boy thing and jumped off a big rock and...
Forum: Archive through August 29, 2006 08-19-2006, 8:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By charliep
I'd recommend ordering The Book instructional DVD...

I'd recommend ordering The Book instructional DVD set or at least the first DVD. It will help you out a lot as you want to learn new things as well as keep you from learning bad habits or trying...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-16-2006, 2:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By charliep
We just had a 1' section come loose and just had...

We just had a 1' section come loose and just had to reinstall not replace. After my dad worked on it the hard way I got a hair dryer and warmed it up and pushed it back in in seconds. Heat is...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-16-2006, 1:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By charliep
Thanks to a dock, a section of ours came out...

Thanks to a dock, a section of ours came out recently. Heat is the key, use a heat gun or hair dryer to warm it up and it will be very pliable and easy to install by hand.
Forum: Archive through August 04, 2006 07-25-2006, 8:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By charliep
Thanks guys! He was very comfortable on the 121...

Thanks guys! He was very comfortable on the 121 Hydroslide and I'm wondering if I should go bigger for the longer term. His boarding will be up this year in a couple of weeks and I'll probably buy...
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