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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-18-2014, 1:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,538
Posted By tuneman
This is a silly thread, but I'll give my 2 cents,...

This is a silly thread, but I'll give my 2 cents, just in case it may help someone. I surf and only surf. Been behind all them boats and have owned several brands. I bought a boat specifically for...
Forum: Wakesurfing 04-30-2014, 8:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By tuneman
The Alias is one of my least favorite boards ever...

The Alias is one of my least favorite boards ever made. Terrible performance. There's got to be something better in your price range. Maybe a Broadcast or something?
Forum: Wakesurfing 04-30-2014, 8:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By tuneman
Seems you're going to get a lot of opinions with...

Seems you're going to get a lot of opinions with that question. I'll try to simplify. Longer=more bouyancy=easier to ride. However, more bouyancy=more difficult to get up on.

There are two...
Forum: Wakesurfing 04-21-2014, 9:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By tuneman
Centurion Enzo is a bit too broad. Steer clear...

Centurion Enzo is a bit too broad. Steer clear of an SV216 or SV220. Not good for surfing because of the flat bottom. Look for the deep V at the transom and you'll be good.

My vote, for price,...
Forum: Wakesurfing 04-14-2014, 8:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By tuneman
Well, coming from lots of first hand experience,...

Well, coming from lots of first hand experience, I can sum it up for you. Just my opinion, though. All of these different fin arrangements are for big ocean surfing. While wakesurfing is still...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-26-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,714
Posted By tuneman
This is what delers tell you to scare you into...

This is what delers tell you to scare you into thinking winterizing is crazy difficult and that engines are made of egg shells. Winterizing is super easy. Costs me $50 each season for antifreeze,...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 09-06-2013, 1:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,949
Posted By tuneman
There's actually been a resurgence in...

There's actually been a resurgence in kneeboarding the last couple of years. New technology, like the O'Brien Sozo and Everett Super Seat, has taken the sport to another level. I ride for O'Brien...
Forum: Other Water Sports 07-22-2013, 7:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,874
Posted By tuneman
Doood, some of yoous guys should hook up wit us...

Doood, some of yoous guys should hook up wit us pro-fessshional toobers. Weez got an or-gan-I-zation. It's called the International Network of Extreme Professional Tubers! INEPT, for short. Dood,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-12-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,723
Posted By tuneman
Ok, here comes more rubbing.:) I'm slowly...

Ok, here comes more rubbing.:)

I'm slowly redoing my ballast and building it all in. Using 14 aerator pumps. Tsunami 1200s, to be specific. However, they have a proprietary 1-1/8" thread, of...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-03-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By tuneman
That's an itty-bitty wake. Kudos to you for...

That's an itty-bitty wake. Kudos to you for attempting 3s on it. Do what Nick said: crouch down. You need to get low, drive the board forward a few feet, then stick out your hand, give a little...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-03-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,365
Posted By tuneman
Lookin' good! Try to always be moving toward the...

Lookin' good! Try to always be moving toward the boat and not stay in one spot. When you think you're getting too close to the transom, shift just a little weight back to slow down. But at the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-03-2013, 7:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,723
Posted By tuneman
The hidden hot tube...

The hidden hot tube...
Forum: Wakesurfing 05-23-2013, 1:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By tuneman
Brent, I have experience with a lot of these...

Brent, I have experience with a lot of these boards, because I sell'em and get to ride'em. You'll grow out of the Blue Lake very quickly, so skip that one. If you want to go the Triple X route,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-22-2013, 9:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 999
Posted By tuneman
Johndk, 'sticky' steering usually indicates a...

Johndk, 'sticky' steering usually indicates a dry rudder box, not a bad cable. Get your grease gun and pump in as much grease as you possibly can. Some rudder boxes will have two zerk fittings,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-17-2013, 7:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By tuneman
I heard that duck tape fixes just about anything,...

I heard that duck tape fixes just about anything, EXCEPT ducks. Turns out they squirm around too much...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-07-2013, 6:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,723
Posted By tuneman
More progress. Printed the core box out of...

More progress. Printed the core box out of Ultem. Ready for assembly!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-29-2013, 9:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,723
Posted By tuneman
The bonding agent to powder process is not FDM. ...

The bonding agent to powder process is not FDM. The powder process is a 3D Systems Corp process that makes nice colored prototypes, but are not for end use parts. FDM is essentially a super precise...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-26-2013, 1:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,723
Posted By tuneman
You funny... Printed a 'test' hot tube, just...

You funny...

Printed a 'test' hot tube, just to make certain everything will work correctly. Works perfectly:) The texture from the print turned out to be pretty cool.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-19-2013, 1:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,723
Posted By tuneman
Spring is almost here and I've got the itch to...

Spring is almost here and I've got the itch to start creating again! Lots of printing plans.

Tower speakers will be the biggest print job and working on that. Currently working on my heaters. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-10-2013, 8:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,423
Posted By tuneman
Looks like that Extira stuff will work, but I...

Looks like that Extira stuff will work, but I would run far away from that plastic enclosure. There's no way you would ever convince me that a sub would sound good in a roto-molded polyethylene...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-25-2013, 1:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,950
Posted By tuneman
No offense, but I never understood why anyone...

No offense, but I never understood why anyone would pay big money for a wrap with the manufacturers name on it. Unless Mastercraft is paying for the wrap, why have their name on it? If you plan to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-25-2013, 5:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,863
Posted By tuneman
x2 for Iron Jay. He'll hook you up. Now, if...

x2 for Iron Jay. He'll hook you up.

Now, if you need wakesurfing or kneeboarding lessons, I can help you there:)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-13-2013, 7:15 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,774
Posted By tuneman
Uh da guy knuh the gow thuh da gis wuh the gun...

Uh da guy knuh the gow thuh da gis wuh the gun guh da guy thuh duh gat uh the gowns a duh huh the gydrodyne…wuh du gell, huh the ge’s muh the guy duh the gad. Huh du gee huh the gas a duh suh the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-12-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,774
Posted By tuneman
Because the resin adhesive used to make OSB is...

Because the resin adhesive used to make OSB is derived from Orca blubber. So, it's completely incompatible with spun baby sealion eyelashes.

Have you ever seen what happens when an Orca comes in...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2013, 1:02 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,774
Posted By tuneman
To answer the original question, yes! Totally...

To answer the original question, yes! Totally dysfunctional.

The last time I went huntiní with one, the prop got stuck in the mud. You canít trim it up in the reeds! There's a lot of nice...
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