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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-16-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 22,675
Posted By melton1wake
Are we talking about a case of chine lock on this...

Are we talking about a case of chine lock on this boat? I have a friend that I ride with quite reguarly that has a 2010 Sunsport 22v that will chine lock. It is very scary the first time it happens....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-25-2013, 4:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,822
Posted By melton1wake
I overstated the thermostat situation in my...

I overstated the thermostat situation in my original post to make the point of draining the block first. It has been my understanding that after the themostat opens it usually is not fully open...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-23-2013, 6:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,822
Posted By melton1wake
That's not how you do it. The cold antifreeze...

That's not how you do it. The cold antifreeze will close the thermostat and not allow the water in the block to flow out. You have to drain the block before you add the antifreeze. I personally do...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-04-2013, 7:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,902
Posted By melton1wake
Good thing my six year old daughter wasn't there,...

Good thing my six year old daughter wasn't there, she threatens people who power turn with the cwb shovel. She knows more about boating than 90% of the adults on the lake.
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 07-06-2013, 8:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By melton1wake
Looking for Riders/Drivers on Norris Lake

I'm looking for a group of regular riders and drivers on Norris Lake. I ride at many different times so no matter your schedule we should be able to make something happen. I leave from Norris Dam...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-02-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,719
Posted By melton1wake
1. Wake - all aspects 2. Reliabiity -...

1. Wake - all aspects
2. Reliabiity - everything else is useless if your boat is out of service
3. Speed control
4. How the boats performs while driving - handling and power
5. Storage
A lack of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2013, 8:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,152
Posted By melton1wake
I hate tubes. I hate getting old and long...

I hate tubes.

I hate getting old and long recovery times.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-01-2013, 4:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,893
Posted By melton1wake
Andy, your last post was exactly correct imho....

Andy, your last post was exactly correct imho. Enjoy your dinner, wife, boys and boat.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 7:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By melton1wake
I have not ridden the 2013 Hooke yet but I love...

I have not ridden the 2013 Hooke yet but I love the 2012 Hooke behind the boat. For that price difference I would go with the 2012. I think the improvement in the fast track system for 2012 should...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 4:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By melton1wake
What is the price difference between the two...

What is the price difference between the two boards? Do you want a stiffer flex?
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,094
Posted By melton1wake
The Pro Tour will not be back in Knoxville this...

The Pro Tour will not be back in Knoxville this year for a few reasons. The largest reason is that the city of Knoxville makes it incredibly hard for vendors and promoters to get the proper permits...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 9:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By melton1wake
I believe that the fast track has been improved...

I believe that the fast track has been improved in 2013 once again. It is supposed to be stronger and bonded a little better to the wood core. They have also changed the wood core on the Hooke for...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-20-2013, 2:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By melton1wake
I must agree with redsupralaunch. Melton Hill and...

I must agree with redsupralaunch. Melton Hill and all the E TN lakes are terrible. If you must go to the lake try GA, KY, AL or NC. If you have to ride E TN lakes don't tell anyone else. ;)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-14-2013, 8:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By melton1wake
Thanks for the info and the pictures. I will...

Thanks for the info and the pictures. I will check these companies out and it is good to see how someone else has their boat set up.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2013, 7:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By melton1wake
I have a 2007 X2 with the MCX engine and stock...

I have a 2007 X2 with the MCX engine and stock prop. I run the 690lb horseshoe bow bag on top of the front tank and a 350lb bag on top of each tank in the back corners. Then depending on how many...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-02-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By melton1wake
Extra Boardracks for 07 Mastercraft Tower

Does anyone have any recommendations for an extra set of boardracks to be mounted on a Zero Flex Tower on an 07 Mastercraft x2? I am wondering what type to install and where? They do not need to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-28-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By melton1wake
I ride the most narrow stance possible on my LF...

I ride the most narrow stance possible on my LF Watson and my knees and hips hurt when I have tried a wider stance in the past. I think that as more riders get older and come back from major leg...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-02-2013, 1:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By melton1wake
Scott, like westsidarider said, when there are...

Scott, like westsidarider said, when there are other people out on the boat you never know what someone may bring along. We constantly tell people not to bring food that contains peanuts but they...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-01-2013, 1:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By melton1wake
We get three sets a year and they are around $65...

We get three sets a year and they are around $65 per set after insurance. They are not a bad ideal to keep around and you can get a prescription pretty easily. It's one of those items you will...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-01-2013, 3:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,600
Posted By melton1wake
My daughter has a severe peanut allergy so if she...

My daughter has a severe peanut allergy so if she is out with us we have the epi pens onboard. We always have Benadryl onboard and also keep it in all of our vehicles at all times. The epi pens must...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-30-2012, 5:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,592
Posted By melton1wake
I am a big fan of the Liquid Force BOB bindings....

I am a big fan of the Liquid Force BOB bindings. They offer good support, lock you in well and are flexible straight out of the box. The toe strap gives a bit more control that may lost in an open...
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 07-03-2012, 6:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By melton1wake
Riders for Knoxville and Norris TN

Looking for new people to ride with. Must have own jacket and board, help pay for gas and most importantly have good boat etiquette. We ride mornings, evenings and weekends on Fort Loudon and Norris...
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