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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-13-2019, 9:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By Bakes
Nomad 160 in the basement waiting for the cable...

Nomad 160 in the basement waiting for the cable parks to open in Germany. I’ll let you know how it goes. Big boards are a lot of fun for the slower speed crowd. I’m never gonna go 24mph at 80...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-15-2019, 3:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,061
Posted By Bakes
My brother was all set on getting a Pavati. Flew...

My brother was all set on getting a Pavati. Flew out for a test drive. They couldn't get a good surf wave, had cavitation issues and "smelled like oil." So he passed on it and got a G23 and has...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-07-2019, 7:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,632
Posted By Bakes
Meh...I’ve had high end lights and plug lights. ...

Meh...I’ve had high end lights and plug lights. It’s not like the night sucks with the cheap ones and was sooo much better with the good ones. Sure,brighter is better but in the end they are just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-02-2018, 2:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Bakes
Never slip 10. That gonna be a rough spot. So...

Never slip 10. That gonna be a rough spot. So many abused boats in that spot over the years. It’s all easy once you practice a few times. Water depth may be an issue so further out from shore is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-27-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By Bakes
What’s going on with the bottom of your boat? ...

What’s going on with the bottom of your boat? Looks like it’s rotting from the inside. It almost looks like it was rear ended at some point. Lots of weirdness going on back there with the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-10-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,989
Posted By Bakes
Well...you are supposed to change your oil in...

Well...you are supposed to change your oil in your truck more often of you tow a bunch.

Anywho, oil changes are so simple. Seriously. Probably even more so on your direct drive vs a v drive...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-08-2018, 9:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,989
Posted By Bakes
Finally. Grant is going ghetto on something. :) ...

Finally. Grant is going ghetto on something. :) Have you considered getting a boat boy to do this crap for you?
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-14-2018, 3:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,213
Posted By Bakes
Nomad 160 or Ronix Funboard? I was debating...

Nomad 160 or Ronix Funboard? I was debating those two but I just got shipped to Germany for 3 years so had to sell the boat. That made the Nomad my choice with all the cable parks out here. I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-09-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,476
Posted By Bakes
True game changer would be a big ol pontoon boat...

True game changer would be a big ol pontoon boat that creates a party wave/bowl like when 2 wake boats drive side by side.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-15-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,089
Posted By Bakes
Yeah...perfect pass (AKA the Marriage Saver)...

Yeah...perfect pass (AKA the Marriage Saver) saves a lot of anguish. Especially with a rookie driver. I’m not sure you can even do perfect pass on yours. Seems like others had issues doing...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,089
Posted By Bakes
22-23 MPH with a ~60 foot rope length just...

22-23 MPH with a ~60 foot rope length just learning W2W? Sounds like a good way to get beat to a pulp and break something. That kind of advice is why we have the surfing scourge.

Here is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-30-2018, 6:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,481
Posted By Bakes
^^^definitely space it out. If your wife hears...

^^^definitely space it out. If your wife hears you want a $5000 foill you will never have one. Cheaper initial purchase price, then upgrade front wing. Just make sure your initial tbar is 38-39...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-28-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,481
Posted By Bakes
Yeah...the sky ski can definitely thump you a bit...

Yeah...the sky ski can definitely thump you a bit if you land wrong trying something you shouldn't. Steady progression is the name of the game. I will say this...anyone who has "done it a little"...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-27-2018, 8:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,481
Posted By Bakes
http://www.skyski.com/product-p/10-0914.htm ...

http://www.skyski.com/product-p/10-0914.htm

This is where I would start but I'd get it without the front wing and get an aftermarket one. Maybe a used Raptor front wing.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-27-2018, 8:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,481
Posted By Bakes
Fact: a VERY sweet foil can be had for $4k. ...

Fact: a VERY sweet foil can be had for $4k. But...it works for everyone, works just a well on a $10-$30k boat without ballast as it does on a pimped out G costing $120k more. Also, I guarantee...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-23-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,481
Posted By Bakes
Since when is boring a criteria? Only thing...

Since when is boring a criteria? Only thing more boring than surfing is pulling a 4 year old around on a monster tube at 8 MPH...yet people drop an extra $60-100k all the time to stand behind the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-20-2018, 8:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,543
Posted By Bakes
Fan blowing into bilge will eliminate gas vapors....

Fan blowing into bilge will eliminate gas vapors. They just go out the side engine vents. I have a fan on a timer that runs for 30 minutes 2 times a day. Absolutely ZERO musty boat smell or...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-14-2018, 8:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bakes
$500 says you spend the entire summer telling...

$500 says you spend the entire summer telling people to step on the step rather than the nice soft piece of vinyl right in front of it. At least that is what my @&#$*$ kids would do
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-08-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,624
Posted By Bakes
Oh...and one more thing. Why is it my Ram truck...

Oh...and one more thing. Why is it my Ram truck with a 5.7 liter puts out about 400 HP and about 400 ft pounds of torque and similar displacement boat motors put out a lot less? Do they just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-08-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,624
Posted By Bakes
Well...my Raptor 440 on a Z3 has been flawless at...

Well...my Raptor 440 on a Z3 has been flawless at 170 hours. Talk to me in 10yrs and I’ll have more data. Illmore, PCM, raptor....who cares. They are all good engines with great and crappy...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-15-2018, 5:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By Bakes
Ok...thanks for the advice. It fits what I was...

Ok...thanks for the advice. It fits what I was thinking. No matter how I run the numbers or look at it, Iím better off selling this summer.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-15-2018, 9:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By Bakes
Numbers come out $10-20K in my favor by selling. ...

Numbers come out $10-20K in my favor by selling. Which will leave me with the choice when I get back to:

1) Pay cash for essentially the same boat I have now
2) Finance $30K and get a used GS22...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-15-2018, 8:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By Bakes
Yeah....I've been doing the numbers as well ...

Yeah....I've been doing the numbers as well

I got a super sweet deal from my brother when I bought it so didn't have to finance much and will be able to sell it for more than I paid for it, even...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-14-2018, 7:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,555
Posted By Bakes
Long term boat storage 2-3 yrs

Ok...so I probably have to go to Germany for a couple yrs. I really donít want to sell my boat. Im not convinced my wife will let me buy another one this nice and Iíd hate to get back in say June...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-07-2018, 7:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,762
Posted By Bakes
Waketractor = Yugo SN2001 = classic Jeep

Waketractor = Yugo

SN2001 = classic Jeep
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