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Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-26-2015, 9:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,698
Posted By alcarlaw1
From a foreign viewpoint, Trump is simply not...

From a foreign viewpoint, Trump is simply not perceived to be in any way equipped to negotiate on any level with anybody. He does seem to have a passion and talent for school ground style bullying...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-26-2015, 9:19 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,698
Posted By alcarlaw1
Is anybody in the US actually getting worried...

Is anybody in the US actually getting worried that Trump's ratings are so high. He has zero political experience, he is a bigot and xenophobic amongst other things, yet a high percentage of the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-18-2015, 3:09 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 149,912
Posted By alcarlaw1
have faith in German engineering!!

have faith in German engineering!!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-17-2015, 2:18 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 149,912
Posted By alcarlaw1
trayson, a different beast. With 420lbft of...

trayson, a different beast. With 420lbft of torque and 280bhp, it tows very well. Night and day difference compared to my last x5 which was a truly awful towcar.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-15-2015, 2:38 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 149,912
Posted By alcarlaw1
We do things a little differently this side of...

We do things a little differently this side of the pond. Audi A6 3.0tdi Quattro
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-12-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By alcarlaw1
To be blunt, I wouldn't base any part of the...

To be blunt, I wouldn't base any part of the decision process around somebody else's picture of a boat or wake. You need to look at the boats and form your own opinion.

I went through a similar...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-19-2015, 2:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,622
Posted By alcarlaw1
I'd be suspicious. It's highly unlikely (but not...

I'd be suspicious. It's highly unlikely (but not impossible) that the fuel pump, relay and ECM would all quit at the same time unless somebody had been tinkering and made a real mess of something. My...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-13-2015, 6:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By alcarlaw1
I haven't quite gotten around to wiring a second...

I haven't quite gotten around to wiring a second circuit and moving accessories from one to the other. In the interim I have a 350A Anderson connector on the +ve to the second battery , so can just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2015, 1:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,203
Posted By alcarlaw1
"Clyde built" as we call it - in other words, it...

"Clyde built" as we call it - in other words, it will probably outlast your boat!
Not sure what all the various angles and baffles will do to the acoustics, but I am sure it will be better than a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-08-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,974
Posted By alcarlaw1
Simple, get the holes welded and start aftresh,...

Simple, get the holes welded and start aftresh, or buy new swivels from Monster Tower.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-05-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,974
Posted By alcarlaw1
why don't you get the swivel mount holes welded...

why don't you get the swivel mount holes welded up then drill afresh. Alternatively drill a new set of holes in a different location, thus no need to weld. Upload pictures if you can and you'll get...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-19-2015, 9:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,051
Posted By alcarlaw1
There are lots of clean agent automatic systems...

There are lots of clean agent automatic systems out there, pretty much standard on al small craft in the UK, I have one in the engine bay on my xstar. As said earlier, Halon has been dropped by...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-11-2014, 2:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,171
Posted By alcarlaw1
Do you guys get the Audi A6 3.0tdi biturbo?...

Do you guys get the Audi A6 3.0tdi biturbo? Absolutely awesome car. 60mph in 5 seconds, 310hp, 44mpg (real mpg not the American version!) and being a diesel sooooooo much torque. I've got its older...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 08-12-2014, 3:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,955
Posted By alcarlaw1
are you looking for a single malt or blended? I...

are you looking for a single malt or blended? I find that whenever I have US visitors in town and we go whisky tasting, more often than not, they walk away with a bottle of Glenmorangie, And when I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-08-2014, 7:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,847
Posted By alcarlaw1
For,the time it takes, try removing your FAE. My...

For,the time it takes, try removing your FAE. My stars wake certainly has been effected by the FAE, more so at slow speeds.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-06-2014, 5:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,505
Posted By alcarlaw1
Here's another angle. What would happen if you...

Here's another angle. What would happen if you had to perform an emergency stop or had a collission whilst trailering your boat? The forces at play will easily dislodge a wakeboard (from the bestest...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-10-2014, 3:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,199
Posted By alcarlaw1
I have the same boat as you and had the first...

I have the same boat as you and had the first outing with the FAE today. A few comments:
Turning hard to port and starboard (but more to starboard) it does feel as if the prop is cavitating, the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-03-2014, 4:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,361
Posted By alcarlaw1
I assume the wakeboarding wake is poor as the...

I assume the wakeboarding wake is poor as the video was surfing only?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,878
Posted By alcarlaw1
Napster here. More choice than Spotify (for...

Napster here. More choice than Spotify (for Electronic music anyway)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2014, 6:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By alcarlaw1
ah, didn't realise that..... oops.

ah, didn't realise that..... oops.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2014, 6:08 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 133,768
Posted By alcarlaw1
Lots of lovely boats on this thread. Here's my...

Lots of lovely boats on this thread. Here's my old skool Xstar, a few tweaks along the way including new ballast system, Perfect Pass, Sound system etc. FAE on the way so looking forward to a little...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2014, 5:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By alcarlaw1
FAE Group Buy

I've been in contact with lovely people at FAE and have agreed a group buy.

Discount:
$50 - with 5 buyers
$70 - with 7 buyers

This offer is open until 6/30 and you can order on their website...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-04-2014, 8:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,793
Posted By alcarlaw1
2000 xstar here with bendy swim platform. That...

2000 xstar here with bendy swim platform. That has been putting me off an fae. My thoughts were to fix an angle bracket to the transom to stop it from bending. Alternatively can the fae supports not...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-24-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,104
Posted By alcarlaw1
I'd cut it flus, get my hands on a mag drill and...

I'd cut it flus, get my hands on a mag drill and drill it out. Had to do that on my last trailer. The beauty of the mag drill is that you can be super accurate, so just need to replace the pin.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-01-2014, 5:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,974
Posted By alcarlaw1
So who wears a lifejacket?

Reading the thread on the guy with the new Axis, it got me thinking. Who makes their kids wear lifejackets and who leads by example?

I grew up on sailing yachts, wearing a lifejacket on the boat...
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