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Search Forums: Posts Made By: talltigeguy
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By talltigeguy
Trace - good answers. <BR> <BR>I've found that...

Trace - good answers. <BR> <BR>I've found that if I fill the starboard sac and then turn off the pumps, my surf sac is only partially full and helps the wake. My only gripe is that my Tige loves...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Do they make such a thing? I would install it if...

Do they make such a thing? I would install it if they had it. It would be very helpful for some of us who can't remember what we just did 5 minutes ago (Did I leave the stove on?) <BR> <BR>I have...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 9:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
While underway, I expect it fill before the rider...

While underway, I expect it fill before the rider falls a second time (my crew falls down very quickly).
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 9:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
One shortcoming of the Rival systems is that when...

One shortcoming of the Rival systems is that when underway, water is forced into the manifold and out into the sacks even if the pump is off. You can't control into what sac it goes. If you are...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 8:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Trace, <BR> <BR>I think that the safety valve is...

Trace, <BR> <BR>I think that the safety valve is not a bad idea. I seriously considered it, but the black gate valve also can be shut off manually. So if it breaks there is a way to shut it off by...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 8:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Exactly. <BR> <BR>Depending on how the water...

Exactly. <BR> <BR>Depending on how the water intake is done, you could probably just T off of it and put other pumps in. <BR> <BR>The only disadvantage of using the same vent hose is that when...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
I've been out twice since completing the install,...

I've been out twice since completing the install, and so far, so good. I do have a little leak in at least one of my check valves, I may have to use tape in addition to the teflon pipe putty I...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
The end result! <BR> <BR>This guy is a lot...

The end result! <BR> <BR>This guy is a lot shorter than me so he makes the wake look bigger. I like that. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332049.jpg"...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
After: <BR> <BR><img...

After: <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332046.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
I was nervous about drilling holes for the...

I was nervous about drilling holes for the switches, but finally got her done. <BR> <BR>Before: <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332043.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
I love electricity! <BR>The electrical went off...

I love electricity! <BR>The electrical went off pretty well without a hitch. <BR> <BR>Since I am a whiner, I should point out that there is a 7 in one wire that they gave me to wire the gate valve...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
It is hard to see, but here is the manifold with...

It is hard to see, but here is the manifold with the intake pumps too. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332037.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
I then put the 2 inch braided hose on to bridge...

I then put the 2 inch braided hose on to bridge the through hull and the gate valve. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332034.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Then I put her on with about a pound of silicon...

Then I put her on with about a pound of silicon sealant (OK, not that much). The nut that tightens the through hull on was really tough to get to because of the curve on the bottom of the boat. The...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
just in case you are curious - it was about 5/8...

just in case you are curious - it was about 5/8 inch thick. <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332028.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
BAM! <BR> <BR><img...

BAM! <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/proud.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/332025.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
If I have to make one more trip to the store, I...

If I have to make one more trip to the store, I am gonna break something. <BR> <BR>As I climb under the boat to drill the hole, I knew I was going to get showered with microbits of fiberglass. <BR>...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
This is why you usually always make the hole from...

This is why you usually always make the hole from the outside in. If you go from the inside, you will get some cracking of the fiberglass. This is not a big deal, the scoop hole will take that out. ...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
I measure the spot on the inside of the hull...

I measure the spot on the inside of the hull about 17 times and try to guage whether it will come out on the right spot. It needs to be flat, so I check it with a square and my spot looks good to go....
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
I'm off to the hardware store (again) <BR>The...

I'm off to the hardware store (again) <BR>The scoop is really much closer to 1 and 3/4 inches! I don't feel comfortable with that much gap, so with the hole saw I already own, I drill a 1 3/4 inch...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
The hole is looking too big for the scoop. I was...

The hole is looking too big for the scoop. I was thinking that the hole should be reasonable snug. I think that there is a lot of pressure under there when the boat is under way. <BR> <BR><img...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 6:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
The manifold for the Rival system is neat. It...

The manifold for the Rival system is neat. It comes with 3 pumps all put in place and then rhinolined for durability. It is recommended that you put the gate valve on and then install the unit all at...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 5:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Here is where you have to decide where to put the...

Here is where you have to decide where to put the through hull fitting for the intake. Someone on one of these discussion boards said that there could be a concern that the intake should not be...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 5:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Then that rear seat area just lifts right out and...

Then that rear seat area just lifts right out and exposes the tranny and engine. The rear of the gas tank is just under the edge of the floor. <BR> <BR><img...
Forum: Archive through June 21, 2006 06-05-2006, 5:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,617
Posted By talltigeguy
Now the discharge and vent system is fully...

Now the discharge and vent system is fully plumbed. The fill system was going to require the biggest commitment as far as making the boat unusable (you have to tear things apart), so I waited to do...
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