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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-29-2015, 7:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,791
Posted By robandrus
Just booked the flights! Headed over on January...

Just booked the flights! Headed over on January 22nd, till Feb 3rd. So excited for this trip, never been to Asia, or anywhere beyond Mexico for a long time. Just bought a 220v Iphone plug, battery...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-28-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,791
Posted By robandrus
J.B. That sounds amazing! Wish I could stay for a...

J.B. That sounds amazing! Wish I could stay for a month! Unfortunately, I've got a wife and 4 kids, mortgage etc that probably won't let that work. This is a little gift to myself as I turn the big 4...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-27-2015, 6:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,791
Posted By robandrus
CWC Camsur Wakepark Trip

Planning on heading over to CWC in the Phillipines to take advantage of their winter special (8 days, 7 nights for $150, unlimited riding, room included). I've never been to asia, but have a bunch...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-23-2015, 1:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
Seth, we moved to Atascadero about a year ago....

Seth, we moved to Atascadero about a year ago. Loving the longer riding season and no winters. Naci is a great lake. Can't wait to see it with more water.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-19-2015, 1:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
The window switch is awesome, and yes, very...

The window switch is awesome, and yes, very intuitive, pull back to extend and forward to stow, would hate to accidentally push these out while going fast and damage something. Also kids tend to push...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-19-2015, 1:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
Nothing wrong with the Skylon Tower, other than...

Nothing wrong with the Skylon Tower, other than some of the bolts being pretty stuck due to age and salt. The feel of the old tower didn't do it for me. I feel like it hides the lines of the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
Bought it on September 11th. (So just over a...

Bought it on September 11th. (So just over a month) My plan is to add a wedge, cargo bimini and stereo system, but for cash flow I'm waiting on those until I sell the Tower $800, Bimini top $400, and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
So its been a month of buying parts, installing...

So its been a month of buying parts, installing them and testing them and yesterday I finally go to ride!. Let me say that I couldn't be happier! The new engine is super smooth and has tons of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
Also had to find a new place to mount the...

Also had to find a new place to mount the perfectpass motor (ended up drilling a mount on the intake manifold head where it should be drier) Had to wire up a new harness for the perfectpass because...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
Before I get on to that I also switched out the...

Before I get on to that I also switched out the tower, painted the trailer, had to pull the windshield to change out the front speakers (Its way easier to pull the 3 screws from the front and 3 from...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
After some experimenting I adjusted the angles of...

After some experimenting I adjusted the angles of the surfgate and made my cuts in the Lexxan. Drilled the holes and mounted it up. Then used my angle grinder to smooth the edges and corners. Here's...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
For switches I decided to go with some power...

For switches I decided to go with some power window switches I found off of eBay. Found a nice place to mount it above the throttle for quick and easy use.

Made a wire harness, cut the hole with a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
Here are some pics from the surfgate install....

Here are some pics from the surfgate install. Ended up costing about $400

Parts list and cost for the surf system. (Includes Shipping)


Lenco actuators from eBay. $200
Two 18x12x1/2" Lexxan...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 9:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
I budgeted about $2,500 for projects and repairs....

I budgeted about $2,500 for projects and repairs. Here is a partial list.

Freeride Tower $1,650
Surfgate $400
Remove hard ballast tanks and add two 800# bags in the rear $280
Board Racks $150...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-18-2015, 8:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By robandrus
2005 Malibu V-Ride Project- home made surf gate

Sold my 01 X-Star and got super obsessive for about 10 days and picked up a new project. Kids and wife are really getting into surfing so that was one of my main objectives, plus the ability to turn...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-14-2015, 8:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,233
Posted By robandrus
Slingshot Board Guidance

I've been experimenting with Slingshots for a while and am really impressed but feel like I haven't quite found "The" board for me yet. I'm 6'5", 225 and 39 y/o, been riding since the 90's. Every...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-26-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,472
Posted By robandrus
Nacimiento Its up about 25' from October. No...

Nacimiento

Its up about 25' from October. No where near capacity, but certainly rideable.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,751
Posted By robandrus
Sorry for the delay in getting back to this post....

Sorry for the delay in getting back to this post. Yes I agree that more weight is needed with this set up. However, I was able to take the boat out and give it a try and I was actually impressed by...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-10-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,751
Posted By robandrus
Other thoughts, next time I would go with the...

Other thoughts, next time I would go with the Lenco Electric tabs, they seem much faster than these hydraulic ones.

Also had to move the swim platform back by 1.5" to make room for the hoses. I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-10-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,751
Posted By robandrus
Surf Tabs / Trim Tabs on OG X-Star PS205V

After dealing with a crappy surf wave on my 2001 X-Star (Unless I had 6 large friends in the boat) Most of the time its just me, my wife and 4 kids, 3 of which are skinny girls and 1 skinny boy, I...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-03-2014, 7:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,778
Posted By robandrus
New life for my old board

I loved my old Byerly Monarch, so when they changed the bolt patterns and my new boots didn't fit I really didn't know what to do with it. Now my board has a new life. So what do you do with your old...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-18-2014, 8:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 21,292
Posted By robandrus
Just got my 6 y/o son an old Super Squirt, it was...

Just got my 6 y/o son an old Super Squirt, it was pretty faded so decided to try this out.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2014, 7:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,500
Posted By robandrus
Byerly Boards

Trying to find a good board that fits me. I had an older Monarch with the Atomic aka Nova core for a long time and loved it, but the bolt pattern doesn't match with the new boots. Since then I tried...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-03-2014, 3:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,659
Posted By robandrus
Jacob, if you're in Sacramento then I'm in....

Jacob, if you're in Sacramento then I'm in. They're pretty affordable at about $30-40 k and use about $5 a day in power. Go for it.

A couple photos of my inspiration.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-02-2014, 2:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,659
Posted By robandrus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQoZHJTOCTk ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQoZHJTOCTk

Rod, I like how you think. Looking for a bit less than $2.9 Mil though. Like you guys said, doesn't have to be a huge pond, a scoop here, a scoop there...
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