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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-05-2017, 8:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,426
Posted By ragboy
We keep detailed fuel logs for at least a full...

We keep detailed fuel logs for at least a full month on a new boat:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1qjLn95vdskJSursXZpBD_RwmJCBjL3RXJq3Y1i1AD60/edit?usp=sharing
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-05-2017, 7:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,426
Posted By ragboy
Gas mileage is another factor and every boat is...

Gas mileage is another factor and every boat is different. Even with the same motor and displacing same weight, you will see a difference. Our RZX had the Indmar 550 and I averaged 8-9 GPH, and with...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-05-2017, 5:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,362
Posted By ragboy
While I agree that there is no replacement for...

While I agree that there is no replacement for displacement, and that the energy a boat produces in its wave could be calculated by the amount the entire boat/hull was displacing, in practice, it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-16-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,426
Posted By ragboy
I have some great video, will try to have out by...

I have some great video, will try to have out by wednesday. Supra made some amazing changes that effect all boats, on top of what the SL is doing. I can tell you that I love our SE wake, regular and...
Forum: Wakesurfing 09-07-2017, 7:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By ragboy
Tandem Longboard Fun

Had some great fun visiting Shasta yesterday. Got out the drone and the longboard and got some great video.

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dhh7J_xSLLk"...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-22-2017, 4:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,905
Posted By ragboy
Interesting discussion, didn't even realize it...

Interesting discussion, didn't even realize it was going on. ;-)

I think I have very little wind left in me for the competitive wake surfing part of the EWT. I am just rethinking the entire thing,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-04-2017, 4:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,364
Posted By ragboy
Good luck, I hope you get it worked out and back...

Good luck, I hope you get it worked out and back on the water. ;-)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-04-2017, 9:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,364
Posted By ragboy
I had a local friend with taps3 issues and I...

I had a local friend with taps3 issues and I helped him out. First, learn how to swap the actuators yourself, its pretty easy. Have tige ship you brand new ones, and you do it. Buy a wakeshaper like...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-04-2017, 3:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,216
Posted By ragboy
Amazing Drone Camera

So I have been playing with several drones and looking for a drone that can do a follow me type setup to give me a VERY stable shot. I have purchased a few different drones, and tested a couple...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-30-2017, 7:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,795
Posted By ragboy
Not much in shoreline day use, maybe when the...

Not much in shoreline day use, maybe when the lake is completely full, there are a couple of spots. there are a few places on the north end.

Lime Saddle is our home marina and we are looking...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-29-2017, 2:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,682
Posted By ragboy
In a perfect world, you should go on only one,...

In a perfect world, you should go on only one, and switch to the other if you accidentally run it down. Then, depending on the type of switch you have, you are SUPPOSED to use position 1 on some...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2017, 1:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,682
Posted By ragboy
That makes sense, but going 1+2 isn't going to...

That makes sense, but going 1+2 isn't going to hurt anything and could keep you running and enjoying the lake.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2017, 9:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,682
Posted By ragboy
oh, one more thing, get 2 of those chargers, they...

oh, one more thing, get 2 of those chargers, they are cheap, and then you can charge both of them overnight. I have used those for years and you should be safe leaving them plugged in. I have like 6...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2017, 9:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,682
Posted By ragboy
Well, I would agree that you should always only...

Well, I would agree that you should always only one 1 battery. But I have experienced voltage issues on 3 different boats, 2 tiges, and this SE. The voltage issue can occur for one of these reasons:...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-23-2017, 8:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,682
Posted By ragboy
I have seen issues like that in the past, and on...

I have seen issues like that in the past, and on this boat, and both were related to voltage dropping. Those systems can just get VERY temperamental when voltage gets lower.

My 17 SE 550 was a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-20-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,100
Posted By ragboy
@xxrb2010 haha, not quite. They were going to...

@xxrb2010 haha, not quite. They were going to ship the boat to our local dealer and I would pick it up. At the last minute I got the idea of doing this with my kids, and in 3 days I was in my truck...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-20-2017, 1:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,100
Posted By ragboy
Thanks, and @brett33, my brother lives right next...

Thanks, and @brett33, my brother lives right next to LRH, so I wanted to check it out. It wasn't bad once you knew where the hazards were. It def wasn't nice or anything. ;-)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-15-2017, 9:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,100
Posted By ragboy
haha, yes, I was working on that for some time....

haha, yes, I was working on that for some time. It was a lot of work. But I love doing those things because they are memorials for my family more than anything. We go back and watch those types of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-15-2017, 1:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,872
Posted By ragboy
I was at the Indmar factory in May, and...

I was at the Indmar factory in May, and interviewed them. That was one of the questions. The answer was clear, always use high octane in the Supercharged engine or you will have problems.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,100
Posted By ragboy
Thank you, haven't been out this week and dying...

Thank you, haven't been out this week and dying to get out today.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,872
Posted By ragboy
I have had mine at 4200 feet with no issue, but...

I have had mine at 4200 feet with no issue, but Gold Lake and Donner, those are up there. If you plan on being up that high a lot, you will want to re-prop.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,100
Posted By ragboy
Thanks much!

Thanks much!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-13-2017, 2:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,080
Posted By ragboy
Looks and style are def preference issues, and I...

Looks and style are def preference issues, and I haven't always been a fan of Centurion styling and such, but this is a good looking boat. Well done.
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-12-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,169
Posted By ragboy
The one you see in the picture, is super durable...

The one you see in the picture, is super durable and its not a soft top. This is the current model:

https://www.islesurfandsup.com/surf-boards/mini-longboard-carbon-innegra/

I got the 8'6" one...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-11-2017, 3:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,729
Posted By ragboy
I have done this on several boats. Choosing to...

I have done this on several boats. Choosing to tow with an F-150, the power is there, but EOH makes me feel much better. That said, we just towed our SE 550 from Tennessee to California, and that...
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