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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-09-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By ragboy
haha, had to figure that was coming. Is someone...

haha, had to figure that was coming. Is someone going to add ballast to a pontoon?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-07-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
I was out on 2019 SL today with a 450, friends...

I was out on 2019 SL today with a 450, friends boat. 450 was fine. 800 lbs of lead and full of people and full ballast, 4000rpm, did outstanding.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-06-2018, 9:20 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
You mean, this is 1-10, 10 having the worst...

You mean, this is 1-10, 10 having the worst spray?

.... Just clarifying.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-06-2018, 5:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
For the record, I remember the pre-16 issue to be...

For the record, I remember the pre-16 issue to be spray from over the side, not necessarily from the bow, so that is what I was speaking of, and it was pretty bad pre-16. So disregard what I said if...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-05-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
First, that was def a problem pre-16, but I know...

First, that was def a problem pre-16, but I know a few peeps with the G, and its not an issue anymore.

The SL was dry, and the first day of our testing on SE, we got hit by a storm. We were as dry...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-05-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
That sounds like a fun thing to test. I will have...

That sounds like a fun thing to test. I will have to try that.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-05-2018, 7:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
Drew says 41 on the SE for top speed, and I would...

Drew says 41 on the SE for top speed, and I would guess the SL is about the same, but I can check tomorrow.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-05-2018, 6:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
@fullspeed the props on both, are ACME 2247. The...

@fullspeed the props on both, are ACME 2247. The top speed on the SL, I think is high 30s, maybe low 40s, can try this weekend, don't remember. Have been 35 a few times no problem. Not sure on the SE...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-04-2018, 2:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
So what are you setting your tabs at? I would...

So what are you setting your tabs at? I would love to test and see how your setting work.

By the way, I said 10-10.5, but I am actually running 9.5-10. I calibrated my clinometer and it was .5...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-31-2018, 3:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
The SL wave is pretty unique that way, and one of...

The SL wave is pretty unique that way, and one of the the things we have pointed out, it has lots of power, but its consistent all the way through, and it isn't overwhelming as you get closer. You...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-30-2018, 1:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,836
Posted By ragboy
I can tell you my experience, we have almost 150...

I can tell you my experience, we have almost 150 hours on this 2018 Supra SL this season. First, Autowake has 2 parts. First is the sensors and gauges which includes pitch and roll sensors and the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-23-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,420
Posted By ragboy
We spent several hours on the makai. <iframe...

We spent several hours on the makai.

<iframe width="848" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/N0Bg1Oflr4s" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-23-2018, 9:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,704
Posted By ragboy
Just a note about how I use lead that may be...

Just a note about how I use lead that may be helpful. I think I would always set up any boat to use about 4-500 lbs of lead. The reason for that is that there are situations where you can quickly...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-17-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,704
Posted By ragboy
That is correct, either you need to adjust your...

That is correct, either you need to adjust your static weight, or set your angles differently. But if those angles give the best weight, then you adjust your static weight. So we install our lead, so...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,704
Posted By ragboy
@drnate First, you need to add anything to the...

@drnate First, you need to add anything to the SL, its great, and i could surf it stock, as I did in the review. But just a few hundred lbs of lead and it is as good as any boat I or my kids (RJ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 9:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,704
Posted By ragboy
Haha, that is in this video: <iframe...

Haha, that is in this video:

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/coY8nXeN654" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Now, I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 7:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,704
Posted By ragboy
I forgot to mention, I am dialing in to 10...

I forgot to mention, I am dialing in to 10 degrees of pitch, 4 degrees of roll for goofy and -2 for regular. That is basically level. So I have only one profile and with that setup, I can do...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 7:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,704
Posted By ragboy
So the wave on the SL, is SUPER forgiving on both...

So the wave on the SL, is SUPER forgiving on both sides. I can go like 2-5 degrees of list on goofy, and 0 to -3 or 4 on regular. Autowake will allow people to move and keep you good, and because its...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-27-2018, 7:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,277
Posted By ragboy
Well, what did I just watch? I think that was the...

Well, what did I just watch? I think that was the marketing version of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,277
Posted By ragboy
a few more boats to include on the list, but with...

a few more boats to include on the list, but with some caveats. I am assuming you are looking for a boat for wakesurfing at least half the time, and honestly, that is all I am good for as far as...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-25-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,277
Posted By ragboy
If you are looking for a old hull, and I am...

If you are looking for a old hull, and I am assuming wakesurf? Since that is usually why people look for an old tige, they are solid. My favorite older hulls for wakesurfing are

tige 22v or ve...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-23-2018, 8:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By ragboy
The plan is to get the boat in May (should be the...

The plan is to get the boat in May (should be the same SL we demoed), we are sans boat until then.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By ragboy
Yes. We have been doing this since 2009, and it...

Yes. We have been doing this since 2009, and it takes some balls to bring a boat and let people have at it in this type of setting. My hat is always off to he manufacturers that are continually...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2018, 9:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,157
Posted By ragboy
First, thank you. We have found that 6 boats...

First, thank you.

We have found that 6 boats is the sweet spot. Too many and it doesn't work well. We have invited Malibu and MC many times and MC has participated, but had some issues this year...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-21-2018, 8:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,592
Posted By ragboy
Our SE was a great boat, and can't wait for the...

Our SE was a great boat, and can't wait for the SL.

You are getting in for the right reasons. ;-) I have 6 kids, only 2 left at home, but I firmly believe that playing on the water is one of the...
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