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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-06-2010, 8:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By fast355
Matt, I used to drop my tower every ride to...

Matt,

I used to drop my tower every ride to tuck the boat up into my hoist's canopy. I bought two bicycle "axle skewers" from a local bike shop, cut them down and threaded the shaft again. these...
Forum: Archive through November 04, 2009 10-01-2009, 6:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By fast355
How about putting down some galvanized fencing...

How about putting down some galvanized fencing into the mud to spread out the weight over the muck? <BR> <BR>I had my boat and hoist sitting on 4 - 50'x6' rolls of fencing laid out in the shape of a...
Forum: Archive through November 04, 2009 09-15-2009, 6:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 753
Posted By fast355
Saved my marriage! <BR> <BR>Now my wife can give...

Saved my marriage! <BR> <BR>Now my wife can give me a near perfect pull! <BR> <BR>We used to be a little frustrated with each other when I rode. Her speed was all over the place and combined with...
Forum: Archive through September 04, 2009 08-23-2009, 5:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 362
Posted By fast355
PDub, You must have dealt with Greg and Mary from...

PDub, You must have dealt with Greg and Mary from Action (Watersports Marine for us old guys). <BR> <BR>They are THE BEST!! <BR> <BR>I lived in Michigan for 39 years, and dealt with them for 20.....
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-27-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By fast355
Andrew, I am 6'3" and 250 I ride the an Absolute...

Andrew, I am 6'3" and 250 I ride the an Absolute 141 also. <BR> <BR>Its my 3rd board, for fun I also bought a LF Fish a couple years ago. I ride the Absolute 90% of the time, and the Fish just for...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-14-2009, 5:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By fast355
^^^ What Taylor said.. <BR> <BR>However, We live...

^^^ What Taylor said.. <BR> <BR>However, We live on the west side of Lake Norman in Denver. We moved down from MI in Oct of '07. <BR> <BR>The west side is quieter than the east side of the lake,...
Forum: Archive through May 29, 2009 05-17-2009, 5:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By fast355
You can remove the prop yourself with a prop...

You can remove the prop yourself with a prop puller. You can rent them from a marina, or purchase one for about 50.00 - 70.00. <BR> <BR>When using the puller, you will tighten it down until the prop...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 03-22-2009, 9:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By fast355
20+ years in the Biz, ONE suggestion: <BR>...

20+ years in the Biz, ONE suggestion: <BR> <BR>Yamaha
Forum: Archive through January 05, 2009 12-07-2008, 7:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,681
Posted By fast355
Looking at all you Bast**ds in these pics just...

Looking at all you Bast**ds in these pics just confirms a fact I have been trying to ignore: I SUCK!! <BR> <BR>Thanks a lot guys!! <BR> <BR>Just turned the big 40... Its all down hill from here!!!
Forum: Archive through August 19, 2008 07-14-2008, 5:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By fast355
2002 X-Star 1 @ 180hrs <BR>2004 X-Star 1 @ 300hrs...

2002 X-Star 1 @ 180hrs <BR>2004 X-Star 1 @ 300hrs <BR> <BR>Nice poll.. Carter has a design flaw somewhere. When dealers stock 15 $500 fuel pumps on their shelves, there is an issue.
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 06-21-2008, 6:20 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,844
Posted By fast355
I like the RZ2! Looks clean... <BR> <BR>Nice job...

I like the RZ2! Looks clean... <BR> <BR>Nice job Tige'!
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 06-11-2008, 4:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 450
Posted By fast355
Jeff, <BR> <BR>It sound like Debra, (sabrina41)...

Jeff, <BR> <BR>It sound like Debra, (sabrina41) above, has been on the other end of this same situation with them. <BR> <BR>This makes your situation more dire. Dealers who "float" the payoff do not...
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 06-10-2008, 8:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 450
Posted By fast355
Jeff, <BR> <BR>Feel free to contact me at <a...

Jeff, <BR> <BR>Feel free to contact me at <a href="mailto:howellmooney@comcast.net">howellmooney@comcast.net</a> <BR> <BR>I will give you my phone number there... Lots of possibilities going on here....
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 06-08-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,567
Posted By fast355
Oh and for all you "Young Bucks" out there......

Oh and for all you "Young Bucks" out there... Learn from us older dudes: <BR> <BR>"Rings DO plug holes!" <BR> <BR>So buy that darn boat son! <BR> <BR>Right Kevin?!
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 06-08-2008, 4:26 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,567
Posted By fast355
Dude, I'm an old dog now, so, heres my...

Dude, I'm an old dog now, so, heres my professional opinion: Nip this problem right now! Buy it, bring it home, and ask her if she likes it. And... don't skimp on the boat! If your going to "do the...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 06-07-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By fast355
Chaser, <BR> <BR>I swapped out mine on my 2004...

Chaser, <BR> <BR>I swapped out mine on my 2004 x-star on the trailer, no problem. Worst case, use a 2x4 with pad on top to prop nose off just a little. Mine was easy to swap in 10 minutes.
Forum: Archive through June 05, 2008 06-04-2008, 5:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By fast355
Hi Jeff, <BR> <BR>I'm in Denver too. We ride...

Hi Jeff, <BR> <BR>I'm in Denver too. We ride right here! There are a few spots that have been decent. Matt Murphy is also in the area, he will probably check in here too. <BR> <BR>Be sure to write...
Forum: Archive through June 08, 2008 05-23-2008, 3:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By fast355
Zacharoo, <BR> <BR>I have the I-pod hook up and...

Zacharoo, <BR> <BR>I have the I-pod hook up and it is the best solution I could find. We love it. <BR> <BR>Allows Clarion remote display to search playlist/title/ etc... with song title readout on...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-24-2008, 3:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By fast355
I was told that some guys run a generator while...

I was told that some guys run a generator while towing to supply 110v and keep the pump running to compensate for the potential loss of air from the bottom of the tanks while moving it! <BR> <BR>Not...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-18-2008, 8:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By fast355
Tim, <BR> <BR>Rent or buy a prop puller from your...

Tim, <BR> <BR>Rent or buy a prop puller from your dealer or local marina. Pull it yourself(its easy) and and get it repaired. <BR> <BR>Even a slight chip or bend can cause significant imbalance...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-17-2008, 1:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By fast355
Hey guys, <BR> <BR>Not that many probably really...

Hey guys, <BR> <BR>Not that many probably really care (LOL!) But... for the very few that might interested: <BR> <BR>Mastercraft stated the CG (Center of Gravity) on the 03-08 X stars is 7'4" forward...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-11-2008, 5:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By fast355
Adam, That would be helpful. Thanks. <BR>...

Adam, That would be helpful. Thanks. <BR> <BR>And, Adam and Mark, the CG (center of Gravity) is kinda important, it is optimal to have the fore to aft cables loaded equally. I need to get pretty...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-10-2008, 8:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,941
Posted By fast355
Jp, <BR> <BR>Congrats man, <BR> <BR>Those pics...

Jp, <BR> <BR>Congrats man, <BR> <BR>Those pics bring back some OLD memories!! I had an 87 Ski Centurion Tru-Trac II. Looks like you have an 88 model of the Tru-Trac, Vanson trailer and all!! <BR>...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-10-2008, 8:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By fast355
Mike, <BR> <BR>Ahh yes... <BR> <BR>What I have...

Mike, <BR> <BR>Ahh yes... <BR> <BR>What I have done on our last 4 boats is measure the trailer bunk set up, noting all under hull hardware, and replicated that set-up on the hoist. <BR> <BR>Always...
Forum: Archive through May 08, 2008 04-10-2008, 7:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By fast355
Matt, <BR> <BR>Ck your mail... I'd love to ride...

Matt, <BR> <BR>Ck your mail... I'd love to ride tomorrow! <BR> <BR>TIM
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