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Forum: Archive through February 09, 2007 01-02-2007, 7:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By wesgardner
From a safety standpoint, I think the Jabscos are...

From a safety standpoint, I think the Jabscos are ignition protected and the Simer aren't...
Forum: Archive through December 20, 2006 12-07-2006, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By wesgardner
They draw WAY too much current to be effective...

They draw WAY too much current to be effective...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-22-2006, 6:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By wesgardner
Hey BBR, <BR> <BR>Yup, one of the pleasures (fuel...

Hey BBR, <BR> <BR>Yup, one of the pleasures (fuel consumption ain't one of 'em when fully loaded) of having a nearly 25' wakeboat is a bit of space, albeit for the boat being as huge as it is, the...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-22-2006, 6:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By wesgardner
I second Trace's comments...if you're considering...

I second Trace's comments...if you're considering an aerator system, keep it simple, use great big hose and be happy with very fast fill times...look around here for info on mine and other's systems...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-22-2006, 1:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By wesgardner
Here's my switch panel for the system... <BR>...

Here's my switch panel for the system... <BR> <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/359945.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-22-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,094
Posted By wesgardner
if you look at the pics - on the output side, I...

if you look at the pics - on the output side, I used 1 1/4" pvc hose, this fits nicely over the pump end and onto a piece of 1" pvc pipe, hose clamped...the input end is similar...1 1/4" pvc hose...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-17-2006, 1:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By wesgardner
I was thinking about the SPDT I used for my...

I was thinking about the SPDT I used for my aerator system where the "spare" terminal is ALWAYS ground...in fact my switch worked such that if you pushd the "upper" part of the switch for "fill"...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-17-2006, 7:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 879
Posted By wesgardner
AAHHHH...terminal 7 is the NEG for the switch...

AAHHHH...terminal 7 is the NEG for the switch lighting..me thins you pretty much leave it out of the wiring scheme except to hook a ground wire to it... <BR> <BR>The remainder of your diagram is good...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-17-2006, 7:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By wesgardner
I'm not familiar enough with your boat to...

I'm not familiar enough with your boat to advise...however, is there a way of rebuilding the rear seat with ballast integrated? <BR> <BR>Sorry for my ignorance with your model/year malibu...I tried...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-16-2006, 7:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By wesgardner
If you use a self prime (assume reversible) to...

If you use a self prime (assume reversible) to fill, you can simply reverse it to empty... <BR> <BR>Aerators are NOT self priming so you need to plan on it by having them below the waterline...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-15-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By wesgardner
You can use exterior grade fir plywood and...

You can use exterior grade fir plywood and Douglas fir for the solid wood parts...I would coat both with epoxy
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-14-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By wesgardner
Can't recall the model number but it cost right...

Can't recall the model number but it cost right around $50...it's relatively small +/- 500 gph and I did wire it direct to battery...works well <BR> <BR>Oh yeah, it has a manual override wire if you...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-14-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By wesgardner
Basically the hot supply is tapped off the engine...

Basically the hot supply is tapped off the engine block and the cold is taken from the raw water line AFTER the raw water pump...but as bocephus says, search up those threads...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-11-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 520
Posted By wesgardner
I installed a Rule fully auto pump that checks...

I installed a Rule fully auto pump that checks for water every two minutes and pumps if necessary - no float switch...
Forum: Archive through October 15, 2006 08-11-2006, 9:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 984
Posted By wesgardner
I think you're doing the right thing by...

I think you're doing the right thing by continuing to work with MC...boarditup, hit the nail on the head as far as causes for spider/stress cracks... <BR> <BR>You may have to get wit ha fiberglass...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-10-2006, 9:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 863
Posted By wesgardner
SHOW him what to WATCH for so next time he will...

SHOW him what to WATCH for so next time he will be heads up when approaching a pier... <BR> <BR>Like others have said, he knows he made a mistake and feels bad about it... <BR> <BR>Now go and...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 3:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By wesgardner
As promised, here are some pics of the finished...

As promised, here are some pics of the finished cans...they're pvc with a spacer hung from a piece of aluminum square tube, the tube is then bolted directly to the tower...the things that look like...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By wesgardner
That's correct

That's correct
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 256
Posted By wesgardner
toothpaste works too

toothpaste works too
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 9:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By wesgardner
Just to clarify - the "ground" I refer to is the...

Just to clarify - the "ground" I refer to is the "-" on the speaker connection strip...
Forum: Archive through August 29, 2006 08-08-2006, 9:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 515
Posted By wesgardner
I agree totally...the old shapes were the "pro"...

I agree totally...the old shapes were the "pro" models of the day and quite a few pretty cool tricks were performed on them... <BR> <BR>For the elite rider, a different story perhaps...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 9:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By wesgardner
Thanks all...I see the error in my ways...I had...

Thanks all...I see the error in my ways...I had this 3 conductor wire sitting around that I thought I could save some money...well, you know the name of that tune...dang it..
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 9:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By wesgardner
Yeah, that's what I'm going to do...(rewire...

Yeah, that's what I'm going to do...(rewire outside of tower) <BR> <BR>To clarify - I have 4 speakers total - two on each channel...the amp is a 2 channel amp... <BR> <BR>Somehow I think the common...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 8:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By wesgardner
I believe they are 4 ohm speakers...parallel will...

I believe they are 4 ohm speakers...parallel will give you 2 ohms, series will give you 8 ohms - right? <BR> <BR>I was reading somewhere that I might NOT be able to use the "common ground" idea...
Forum: Archive through August 27, 2006 08-08-2006, 6:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By wesgardner
Hey All, <BR> <BR>I ran 3 conductor 16 ga.wire up...

Hey All, <BR> <BR>I ran 3 conductor 16 ga.wire up my tower and hooked my speakers up using one wire as a common ground and then one wire to each of the channels. (Phased correctly) <BR> <BR>In...
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