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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-01-2014, 8:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
Posted By mikeski
LSV by a long shot and I'm a Nautique guy.

LSV by a long shot and I'm a Nautique guy.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,853
Posted By mikeski
Nautiques also have a few nearly impossible to...

Nautiques also have a few nearly impossible to reach tie wraps holding the cable in place. Cutting the tie wraps when I did mine added about 2 hours to the job.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By mikeski
If the nut is that rusty and the starter is out I...

If the nut is that rusty and the starter is out I would replace the whole unit with a new sealed gear reduction starter. Sealed gear reduction starters are the same auto or marine. I think they run...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,373
Posted By mikeski
Flame shield on... A few miles a couple...

Flame shield on...

A few miles a couple times per year? Seriously just power the trailer tail lights from the boat or a small battery pack and don't quick stops or make any erratic turns.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By mikeski
^^^ exactly

^^^ exactly
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By mikeski
Hmmm, I would disagree with surf addict. Dynamat...

Hmmm, I would disagree with surf addict. Dynamat and the like are designed to absorb sound not reflect it. I believe you are more interested in reflecting the sound in your application. If you...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,050
Posted By mikeski
Nice! Props to MB boats for stepping up to a...

Nice! Props to MB boats for stepping up to a audio component designed for the application and congrats to Exile. What I find most impressive about this press release is the factory integrated...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-12-2014, 9:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,818
Posted By mikeski
Well, if you want to be a fast redneck then...

Well, if you want to be a fast redneck then definitely get a diesel (no slam, he chose his login name so I assume that's a compliment)...

I have an Avalanche it's not really a truck, it's a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-11-2014, 6:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,818
Posted By mikeski
I have a 2007 Avalanche LTZ. It's great for what...

I have a 2007 Avalanche LTZ. It's great for what you describe, rides like a car, looks nice (I get lots of compliments), and does a decent job of towing the boat. The LTZ has autoride rear...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,125
Posted By mikeski
Lake Berryessa midweek last week ...

Lake Berryessa midweek last week

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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,746
Posted By mikeski
On the delta they kind of go through cycles. A...

On the delta they kind of go through cycles. A couple summers ago they seemed to hassle me every time out for no good reason. I am one of the older guys, have been boating on these waterways for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-05-2014, 8:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By mikeski
I did a comparison between an OJ and it's Acme...

I did a comparison between an OJ and it's Acme counterpart a few years ago. I found slightly better performance from the Acme but I also noticed the OJ had substantially thicker blades. I'm sure the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-17-2014, 4:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,743
Posted By mikeski
Could not agree more. I have a SV211 and now...

Could not agree more.

I have a SV211 and now own a 98 SN because it was not that great of a ski boat. 2 choices, buy one of each or compromise...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 3:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,339
Posted By mikeski
Enterprise commercial division rents 3/4 ton...

Enterprise commercial division rents 3/4 ton truck you can tow with. Just returned a Ram 2500 diesel, it was a beast.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 3:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By mikeski
If you ride on a river with current you should...

If you ride on a river with current you should stay with a paddle wheel unit. If there is no current on your riding water then go with a GPS based unit. Ridesteady is popular with the wakeboarding...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 3:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By mikeski
In forward or reverse? I doubt it could cause...

In forward or reverse? I doubt it could cause any additional prop slip while driving in forward, however with the sound of the boat being so different you might think it is causing prop slip or now...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-17-2014, 4:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,323
Posted By mikeski
that's assuming a $100k purchase price

that's assuming a $100k purchase price
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-17-2014, 4:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,323
Posted By mikeski
I'll take a shot at an answer for you... ...

I'll take a shot at an answer for you...

$25k when you walk out the dealer door, $5k/year thereafter.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-14-2014, 1:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,085
Posted By mikeski
That's one big jet ski!

That's one big jet ski!
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-14-2014, 1:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,372
Posted By mikeski
Prius' are very susceptible to door dings. They...

Prius' are very susceptible to door dings. They also look bad with door moldings. When I had my Prius I added the color keyed moldings they sell on priuschat. They looked OK but saved my doors many...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-28-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,634
Posted By mikeski
So this boat was in the shop when I dropped off...

So this boat was in the shop when I dropped off my slalom boat for new upholstery at Acme. Yes, it is over the top. Yes, it is overkill. Yes, you might even say it is ridiculous. I was shaking my...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-28-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By mikeski
I use them sometimes. They come in different...

I use them sometimes. They come in different sizes and you need to use the correct size. You also need to make sure the wire is aligned properly before you push down the lock. I have a couple on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-25-2014, 7:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,093
Posted By mikeski
I have a jabsco ballast puppy under the bow with...

I have a jabsco ballast puppy under the bow with a switch under the dash. The hose has about 8' of slack so I can fill a sack anywhere in the boat. Works pretty well but I needed to add a valve on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By mikeski
Task #1 - figure out how much volume you have to...

Task #1 - figure out how much volume you have to work with.

Whether you spend $60 or $600 it will sound like crap if you don't match the sub to your box.

In my wakeboard boat I run a single...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2014, 3:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,548
Posted By mikeski
Spare prop and spare impeller. Either can ruin...

Spare prop and spare impeller. Either can ruin your weekend. It's just as important as a spare tire on a car. I also carry a spare drain plug in my boats.
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