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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Today, 8:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I would pull it apart and check the impeller and...

I would pull it apart and check the impeller and make sure its clear of debris as a first step
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By sidekicknicholas
If you're ever North a few hours, you're welcome...

If you're ever North a few hours, you're welcome to ride with us... I used to coach years ago. Our boat is on a little lake called "Lake Sherwood" in the zip 54457.
.... otherwise I'll be down in...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2015, 1:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sidekicknicholas
^ We'll see in a few days I guess... I'll snap...

^ We'll see in a few days I guess... I'll snap some photos of them in and filled as much as possible
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2015, 8:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,475
Posted By sidekicknicholas
dear god.... the batteries!

dear god.... the batteries!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-16-2015, 7:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By sidekicknicholas
What you say adjustments, do you mean like a...

What you say adjustments, do you mean like a wakeplate?... if so a photo will help.... even with a wakeplate adding ballast will be the biggest help.

...just so I'm clear, we're both talking about...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-16-2015, 6:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By sidekicknicholas
As in make the wake bigger? ... if so,...

As in make the wake bigger?

... if so, you're not going to get a ton out of that boat. ... its a designed ski boat, its purpose is to make the wake as small as possible. Your best / only option...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Ebay had a pretty good deal - 2x tankbuster...

Ebay had a pretty good deal -

2x tankbuster kit from wakemakers for an 04' LSV + 2x 1100lb. Pro-X sacs and I got it for $425 shipped.... too good of a deal to pass up,

Hopefully the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-14-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,376
Posted By sidekicknicholas
We paid "Flooring show special" pricing ... so my...

We paid "Flooring show special" pricing ... so my guess is we didn't really get a deal, but it sounded fancy.

I think it was $3.49 ft^2.... the benefit is there was ZERO floor prep needed. Just...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-13-2015, 7:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,957
Posted By sidekicknicholas
With stock ballast and no wedge?! .... c'mon. ...

With stock ballast and no wedge?! .... c'mon.

In due time.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-13-2015, 5:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,957
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Thanks everyone. Working on re-doing the...

Thanks everyone.

Working on re-doing the ballast .... Swapping the rear tanks for 1100# sacs.

Also I had to pull the wedge off, one of the bolts holding the wedge to the extension arms was...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2015, 5:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,376
Posted By sidekicknicholas
The main area is ~22 ft x ~25ft and for that size...

The main area is ~22 ft x ~25ft and for that size space I used like 7.5 gallons..... it was awful. I tried to do a gallon or two a night for a week straight. I just used the cheapest base paint...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 05-13-2015, 5:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,376
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Looking at the picture more, the ceiling maybe...

Looking at the picture more, the ceiling maybe painted a blue color....

If you were going to sink LEDs above, I would add crown molding, keep it 1" from the joists and then point them in towards...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-13-2015, 7:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By sidekicknicholas
2004 WS LSV - What size rear bags for ballast upgrade

Working on upgrading the stock tanks .... wondering if 750s are enough for a boat this big, or if I should go with 1100s and fill them as much as possible.


Any advice is appreciated, Thanks!
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-12-2015, 6:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By sidekicknicholas
That looks like a pretty good option .... and for...

That looks like a pretty good option .... and for $11, I'm in too.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-12-2015, 6:17 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 50,053
Posted By sidekicknicholas
04' LSV $24k .... I haven't put any other...

04' LSV

$24k .... I haven't put any other money into it.....yet. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-08-2015, 6:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,211
Posted By sidekicknicholas
My experiences with the X-star: Pros: *...

My experiences with the X-star:

Pros:
* stock + 2000 lbs its an insane wake
* Great looking
* Great build quality
* Good storage/boat layout

Cons:
* Surfing is meh at best
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-08-2015, 6:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,957
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I would say this is pretty correct... my biggest...

I would say this is pretty correct... my biggest concern is that when it comes time to swap this out, its going to be a pain in the ass to get the speaker out / a replacement in.

The sound is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-08-2015, 6:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Budget Bluetooth Receiver

Just saw this on Newegg this morning.... seems like a stupid cheap option to stream music via Bluetooth via AUX. Has a built in battery or runs off micro-USB for charging/power.... and its $10

It...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-04-2015, 6:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Your edging could use a change up. Roll onto...

Your edging could use a change up.

Roll onto edge to avoid slack, quickly get on and near the trough of the wake ease off, and by the top of the wake you should be off your edge. Your hips and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-04-2015, 7:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By sidekicknicholas
^ My fear would be the ECM tracks things, and...

^ My fear would be the ECM tracks things, and IFFFFFF something goes wrong, can they see that you didn't follow the rules and void your warranty?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-04-2015, 7:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I'm not sure, but I would not run it with any...

I'm not sure, but I would not run it with any more load than needed during that time.

I don't see why 3500 rpm @ 20 MPH because of XYZ weight is any different than 3500 rpm @ 25 mph because there...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-02-2015, 7:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,978
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Oliver .... call him Ollie.

Oliver .... call him Ollie.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-01-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 876
Posted By sidekicknicholas
That's how it is in the box now / my original...

That's how it is in the box now / my original wiring job.... so that's like 10 less screws I have to remove and re-attach. Less work, I'm okay with that. I may have another old sub laying around...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-01-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 876
Posted By sidekicknicholas
^ Awesome info!!!! Thank you for that reply! ...

^
Awesome info!!!! Thank you for that reply!
Looks like its just going to be a matter of me starting from scratch and building a system of components that were meant to be together rather than try...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-01-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,772
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Yay, that does suck something fierce. I...

Yay, that does suck something fierce.

I would hate not living on the water... my few years in Minneapolis was tough, even being right downtown, there isn't a substitute for being right on the...
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