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Forum: Archive through May 29, 2009 05-15-2009, 5:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 976
Posted By swatkinz
what's the point in haulin @ss to catch a fish? ...

what's the point in haulin @ss to catch a fish? If you're fishing a tournament then you could make a case for it. Every time I see a bass fisherman on the lake it goes something like this. Put on...
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-01-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By swatkinz
If it isn't obvious, I'm kind of fired up about...

If it isn't obvious, I'm kind of fired up about this topic. I think everyone would have to agree that no matter what your home lake situation is, there is more fishable water than rideable water...
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-01-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By swatkinz
Dustin, if jet skiers pulled in and started doing...

Dustin, if jet skiers pulled in and started doing s turns on a cove that i had to myself I wouldn't like it, but if they are being safe and obeying the law they are every bit as entitled to ride that...
Forum: Archive through June 03, 2009 05-01-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By swatkinz
How would you guys handle this? This morning a...

How would you guys handle this? This morning a friend and I got out on the water to get in a couple of sets. The wind was tough today so we headed into a fairly narrow yet clearly navigable cove to...
Forum: Archive through June 28, 2009 04-25-2009, 8:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,483
Posted By swatkinz
my friend and I just purchased Malibus neither...

my friend and I just purchased Malibus neither with stereos. If we took all of this equipment and halved it there would still be more than enough for each of us. I agree with those that think this...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 04-23-2009, 1:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 882
Posted By swatkinz
most of you guys are nicer than me. I wouldn't...

most of you guys are nicer than me. I wouldn't pull the boat down the block much less several hours away for some "kid" to kick the tires on. If Dad's buying, then he should be the one calling,...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 04-14-2009, 9:47 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,531
Posted By swatkinz
is it the windshield design or is it actually...

is it the windshield design or is it actually moved forward from where an old 2001 windshield would be. The closed bow portion looks smaller than what the 2001s have. That cooler spot up front...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 03-13-2009, 6:55 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 1,666
Posted By swatkinz
i just don't understand how the answer to the...

i just don't understand how the answer to the question is even relevant. Dan, recall that i called a truce in a pm that we exchanged so don't take this as another jab. I see this as just a...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 03-10-2009, 1:45 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 1,666
Posted By swatkinz
Dan, I guess you're talking about me and my...

Dan, I guess you're talking about me and my ambiguous profile. What do you need to know? 36 male, married 2 kids dog and cat like to wakeboard/wakesurf malibu owner. Still doesn't change anything...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 03-10-2009, 6:54 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 1,666
Posted By swatkinz
Dan, Have you ever thought that people may be...

Dan, Have you ever thought that people may be personally ripping you and your posts because of your approach? For starters, the topic "What is the perfect size wakeboarding boat and why? is pretty...
Forum: Archive through April 26, 2009 03-05-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,010
Posted By swatkinz
Billy, You talkin about the burguny boat at...

Billy, You talkin about the burguny boat at southern with the gouges all over the gelcoat? if so, that guy's idea of boat maintenance is right in line with the PO of this SAN. I take good care of...
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 02-05-2009, 5:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,971
Posted By swatkinz
IXFE, <BR>At the end of the day it's whatever...

IXFE, <BR>At the end of the day it's whatever boat makes you happy. I personally like the Malibu. I've never been in an MB and b/c I live on the east coast may never have the opportunity. Buy what...
Forum: Wakesurfing 02-04-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By swatkinz
jeff, how thick of a block do you think I'll need...

jeff, how thick of a block do you think I'll need for this. the local lowe's has it but 3/4 is the maximum thickness. still trying to lcoate an insulation supplier that might have a better selection
Forum: Wakesurfing 02-04-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By swatkinz
ok jeff, if xps is that bad, what alternative can...

ok jeff, if xps is that bad, what alternative can be found locally (that is, not ordering a specialty board foam) that would be better than the construction foam and still remain cheap
Forum: Wakesurfing 02-04-2009, 9:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By swatkinz
ok Jeff, <BR>The local home depot has a foam...

ok Jeff, <BR>The local home depot has a foam insulation board made by owens corning called Foamular 150. It's an extruded polystyrene insulation board that comes in 1, 1 1/2, and 2 inch thicknesses....
Forum: Wakesurfing 02-04-2009, 7:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By swatkinz
thanks Jeff, <BR>I was hoping you would respond. ...

thanks Jeff, <BR>I was hoping you would respond. Follow up questions. <BR>1. minimum of 2pcf foam. Is that 2pounds per cubic foot? <BR>2. stringer thickness should be what? <BR>3. With the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 02-04-2009, 5:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,062
Posted By swatkinz
I'd like to build a surfboard and need help. My...

I'd like to build a surfboard and need help. My idea is to make a smaller version of my Hyperlite 5'6" broadcast. I know I could buy the shorter version of the broadcast, but I would like to get...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 02-03-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By swatkinz
I've only seen two black guys wakeboard on my...

I've only seen two black guys wakeboard on my lake. One was in a moomba and by physical actions, I believe he owned the boat. The other was an obvious beginner behind a deck boat. We just don't see...
Forum: Archive through March 18, 2009 01-31-2009, 5:57 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,971
Posted By swatkinz
i'd go with the malibu....resale as u mentioned...

i'd go with the malibu....resale as u mentioned is important. the wedge will make up for the difference in ballast in my opinion and as far as the seating is concerned, how is it that 1 xtra foot...
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-19-2008, 3:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By swatkinz
Trying to contact the crew who is riding...

Trying to contact the crew who is riding regularly with what appears to be an 02-03 SAN in the Jake Knotts Bridge vicinity. Your boat appears to be cream or off white with black or dark blue stripe....
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-14-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By swatkinz
I was on that lake once several years ago. Was a...

I was on that lake once several years ago. Was a great skiing lake at the time, but don't know much about it now. Murray is my home lake BTW
Forum: Archive through September 22, 2008 09-14-2008, 2:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By swatkinz
Trying to get better riding toeside. When I hit...

Trying to get better riding toeside. When I hit the wake toeside, if I get any air, the board and my body has a tendency to rotate. That is, I tend to land in a side slide position and usually face...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 08-28-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,304
Posted By swatkinz
Hyrum, <BR>Would you rather have the 25ft. Regal...

Hyrum, <BR>Would you rather have the 25ft. Regal or the Air Nautique? <BR>Just Curious
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 08-27-2008, 1:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,304
Posted By swatkinz
The best way for you to figure this out is to...

The best way for you to figure this out is to spend some time in and behind an inboard. IMO, an I/O is better than nothing, but even a beginning wakeboarder/driver will immediately see all of the...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 08-20-2008, 4:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By swatkinz
thanks for the input ya'll. Current 20ft. boat...

thanks for the input ya'll. Current 20ft. boat has the hard below deck tanks which work well, though I do keep a vdrive sack on the port side for surfing. I'm not an advanced wakeboarder so I...
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