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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-31-2016, 8:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By bstroop
Mike, with the water level looking good...

Mike,

with the water level looking good already there's probably going to be more people down there than in years passes. Typically that whole area around antlers/sugarloaf/salt creek/beehive is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-30-2016, 6:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By bstroop
Yeah.....I thought the other was a strange combo...

Yeah.....I thought the other was a strange combo as well. Triple ballast but no perfect pass or wakeplate.

It's about 3 1/2 hours away and I think I'm gonna pull the trigger. Hopefully pics to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-30-2016, 3:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By bstroop
Thanks for the feedback everyone. It has...

Thanks for the feedback everyone.

It has the 330hp Black Scorpion and the trim tab is dual piston hydraulic. Planned on adding ballast to the rear as suggested. It's not the C4 but I'm ok with...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-29-2016, 6:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By bstroop
2007 Centurion Avalanche ??

I'm back in the market again and looking at an 07 Avalanche. Anything specifically a negative on the 07? I know it's not a high end boat but I don't consider them the bottom either. Immaculate boat,...
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-29-2015, 5:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,993
Posted By bstroop
My guess would be that homeowners associations...

My guess would be that homeowners associations quickly begin to dislike G23s with extra ballast swamping their decks and smashing their boats into their private docks.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-02-2015, 6:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By bstroop
Malibu Mark's hands down. Rode Cinch straps...

Malibu Mark's hands down.

Rode Cinch straps for 6 years then swapped over to MM's. They look like your feet can slip out but they're actually really secure and comfy.

Nothing negative to say...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-07-2015, 9:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By bstroop
Kinda like huge stereos

Kinda like huge stereos
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-04-2015, 9:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By bstroop
Yes...let the bank pay the seller. That way...

Yes...let the bank pay the seller. That way there's no disputing how much you owe him. It's all documented at the bank.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-04-2015, 6:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,592
Posted By bstroop
Yep....pay the bank. They will send you the title...

Yep....pay the bank. They will send you the title directly, and pay him any equity separately.

Sorry.....don't trust anyone but the bank.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 67,031
Posted By bstroop
The red button trips the breaker and a little bar...

The red button trips the breaker and a little bar sticks out the bottom when pushed. Pushing the button doesn't reset it, you have to push the little bar back in from the bottom. If the mechanic just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-30-2015, 3:39 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 67,031
Posted By bstroop
Main circuit breaker on the engine? Trips out the...

Main circuit breaker on the engine? Trips out the bottom when the button is pushed. Hard to see unless you know what it looks like.

Doesn't explain the stereo but you won't get any power to the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-15-2015, 6:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,738
Posted By bstroop
Looked like a group of people having fun to me....

Looked like a group of people having fun to me. Someone better tell them they should just cruise around in their expensive boat and act superior to anyone else with a lesser boat LOL.

Is there a...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-07-2015, 8:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By bstroop
Hit up the regional/find a pull section on foil...

Hit up the regional/find a pull section on foil forum. I remember there being some riders in Tennessee. Not sure how close....

One thing I've found over the years is that the foil community is...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-05-2015, 8:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,390
Posted By bstroop
Don't bother getting any foil with less than...

Don't bother getting any foil with less than 37-38 inches of wet length. You'll outgrow it as soon as you move up to trying tricks. You can find good deal on intermediate/advanced foils of foil...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-04-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,599
Posted By bstroop
When it comes to the big $$ stuff much of what...

When it comes to the big $$ stuff much of what anyone gets from the U.S. is just an operating platform lacking the technological equipment to perform at its potential. Sure...it's still a tank/jet...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-07-2015, 5:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,694
Posted By bstroop
Yes....because in 1965 it was mostly racist...

Yes....because in 1965 it was mostly racist whites. Now it's everyone. :D

Insert race card comment here:_____________________
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-09-2014, 6:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,131
Posted By bstroop
Jelly of the month club sounds nice Eric....

Jelly of the month club sounds nice Eric. Unfortunatley you have to be home occasionally to greet the delivery man. :-)

My point could be summed up with the word "continually" in my first post.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 11-09-2014, 5:22 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 16,131
Posted By bstroop
Deep thoughts there...... 22 years ago I...

Deep thoughts there......

22 years ago I voluntarily signed up for the Depertment of "Defense". There's nothing defensive about continually being sent over to countries that hate us while walking...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-29-2014, 8:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,351
Posted By bstroop
I know it not an exact comparison between boats...

I know it not an exact comparison between boats an cars but here's one:

I sold a suburban with 106,000 miles and the hour counter was at 3200 operating hours.

If you're ever in doubt about...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 09-10-2014, 8:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,422
Posted By bstroop
Hair of the Dog X3. Great beer and chuck Norris...

Hair of the Dog X3. Great beer and chuck Norris duck wings!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-07-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,613
Posted By bstroop
Aside from the tower and dash it's not a bad...

Aside from the tower and dash it's not a bad looking boat IMO.

I don't see how anyone can call this ugly. The exterior lines and interior styling look similar to what everyone else is doing....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-27-2014, 7:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,893
Posted By bstroop
Essentially they're all powered by comparable...

Essentially they're all powered by comparable power plants so the fuel usage shouldn't vary that much. Question.....are your kids going to get bigger or stay the same size/ age?

Get what you are...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-27-2014, 7:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,893
Posted By bstroop
Bought it 2 years ago for 29K and sold it for...

Bought it 2 years ago for 29K and sold it for 34,900.

Don't get too deep into resale value comparisons of bigger name brands. It's all about the condition of the boat, the current market, and the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-26-2014, 6:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,468
Posted By bstroop
I've sold each of my three boats pretty quickly...

I've sold each of my three boats pretty quickly by using a simple ad like this:

http://boise.craigslist.org/boa/4625639187.html

What I recommend is:
Take all your crap out so people can see...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-25-2014, 8:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,893
Posted By bstroop
John the cost of the replacement tower is the...

John the cost of the replacement tower is the least concerning. You'll have to find one that fits in the original mounts or pay someone to fill the old holes. Hopefully I didn't turn you off of the...
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