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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-20-2018, 5:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,893
Posted By nailem
Finicky yes, I guess if you are a day trader that...

Finicky yes, I guess if you are a day trader that wants to surf a couple weekends a year then you probably don't want to spend the time to set your boat up.
Not all boat a surf "great" these days....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-20-2018, 3:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,893
Posted By nailem
huIf he is keeping it for 10 years I would be...

huIf he is keeping it for 10 years I would be more concerned with how it will work for me than resale. I see lots of MC on the lake with a bunch of people hanging off the back trying to make a wave...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-17-2018, 5:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,021
Posted By nailem
Good call on checking the belt. While I was...

Good call on checking the belt.
While I was pulling maintenance on my boat this fall I looked at the belt and it looked good. On a whim I hit the ignition to turn the belt some and sure enough it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-16-2018, 2:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By nailem
Thanks, I think I'm just going to try this:...

Thanks, I think I'm just going to try this: Taylor Precision Products Wired Digital Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01924UGZI/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_H1NxAb4H5Q9N8.
The display is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-15-2018, 7:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,499
Posted By nailem
Lake temp

Can anyone recommend a water temperature probe to mount at my dock? I tried a pool thermometer but it got nasty fast. I know the simple answer is to just pull the pool thermometer and clean it but...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-10-2018, 5:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,302
Posted By nailem
I use to follow these guys that tested new pickup...

I use to follow these guys that tested new pickup trucks hauling ability. They would ask Chevy, Ford, Toyota and Ram to send a new crew cab 4x4 for a tow test. The manufactures would supply a truck....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-09-2018, 5:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,302
Posted By nailem
Sounds to me that BoardCo is being 100%...

Sounds to me that BoardCo is being 100% transparent but yet posters still want to act like something is being hidden intentionally. I would have expected nothing less on WW.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-07-2018, 6:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,302
Posted By nailem
Centurion vs Malibu vs Nautique fuel economy

Who will be the first to post "if you can afford the boat you shouldn't have to worry about fuel cost"?
I don't post here often but thought this was interesting.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-21-2017, 4:47 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 57,308
Posted By nailem
First pic is 1 year ago. My wife and I rebuilt...

First pic is 1 year ago. My wife and I rebuilt the whole thing last winter. Still need to do a roof and some finishing touches.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-04-2017, 9:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,745
Posted By nailem
My buddy has an XD. It's closed to a 3/4 ton than...

My buddy has an XD. It's closed to a 3/4 ton than a half ton. It's a nice truck with plenty of power but the fuel mileage sucks. About what a 3/4 diesel gets around 20 highway and 16 city. To me it's...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-02-2017, 5:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,745
Posted By nailem
I have a 2014 Ecodiesel with 70,000 trouble free...

I have a 2014 Ecodiesel with 70,000 trouble free miles. I have always been a Chevy guy and had a Duramax before the Ram. I did not need a 3/4 ton so I said the first one out with a 1/2 ton diesel I'm...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-30-2017, 5:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,598
Posted By nailem
Because A brand sells more has no bearing on if...

Because A brand sells more has no bearing on if it is better or not. Most people that purchase most things are ignorant. They go with brand revongnision and do little to no research on finding out...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-27-2017, 3:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,598
Posted By nailem
I use to live off Lake Erie in Pennsylvania and...

I use to live off Lake Erie in Pennsylvania and it was common to get caught out on the lake in 3 foot rollers. The lake could go from flat to 5-6 footers in a hour or two. I would not do 30mph but...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-30-2017, 6:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,850
Posted By nailem
I would also check all your grounds, at the...

I would also check all your grounds, at the battery and on the motor. Take off and clean then tighten them up.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-25-2017, 7:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,816
Posted By nailem
Whips and pull once a month to clean is what I...

Whips and pull once a month to clean is what I would do then. I use to keep mine in for 3 months straight and it was fine. Did this for years. Cleaning after 3 months sucked so pull it every month, I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,816
Posted By nailem
Actually in the front I took ropes from the...

Actually in the front I took ropes from the corners of the dock and ran them both to a caribener and attached to the front D ring. I use to loop through the cleats but the ropes rubbed. Hooking to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2017, 9:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,816
Posted By nailem
Are you tieing to one side or Are you in a U...

Are you tieing to one side or Are you in a U shaped slip? Before my lift I bout the long bumper pads and attached them to both sides if the slip, I tied my ropes to the dock and used caribener to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-04-2017, 5:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,782
Posted By nailem
I surf and I also own lake front property. Like...

I surf and I also own lake front property. Like most things disrespectful people are helping to destroy us. Staying 100' from docks is not only the law (at least where I live) but also common...
Forum: Wakesurfing 03-15-2017, 3:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,482
Posted By nailem
11.2-11.5 in my 05' Enzo. 1800lbs on surf side.

11.2-11.5 in my 05' Enzo. 1800lbs on surf side.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-10-2017, 5:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,605
Posted By nailem
I second the 05' duramax. I had one as my daily...

I second the 05' duramax. I had one as my daily driver. Averaged around 16mpg mixed driving and 20 highway. I also got 20mpg towing my 23' Enzo. Couldn't tell it was back there.
I would not count...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-08-2017, 3:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,619
Posted By nailem
Could someone take a picture of the bunks on...

Could someone take a picture of the bunks on their lift? The way I measure it I need 16"-18" above the beam. If that is accurate I will need different brackets because a 2x12 will not give me enough...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-06-2017, 5:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,507
Posted By nailem
What about something like this? ...

What about something like this? http://www.airdock.com
They use these at an a marina that does not allow you to bolt to the dock.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-03-2017, 4:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,521
Posted By nailem
Congrats, I'm sure you will be happy.

Congrats, I'm sure you will be happy.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-01-2017, 1:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,521
Posted By nailem
My brother in law has a Moomba XLV and he has it...

My brother in law has a Moomba XLV and he has it dialed in pretty good. 1100lb in rear locker. He cut out under the port bench and added a 250lb plus fills center about half full (about 250lbs I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-01-2017, 8:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,521
Posted By nailem
Are you sure the Typhoon is stock? It may already...

Are you sure the Typhoon is stock? It may already have a 750lb in the rear locker and pump. If that is the case I would offer them 36-37k.
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