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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-23-2018, 9:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By ragboy
Just a note about how I use lead that may be...

Just a note about how I use lead that may be helpful. I think I would always set up any boat to use about 4-500 lbs of lead. The reason for that is that there are situations where you can quickly...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-17-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By ragboy
That is correct, either you need to adjust your...

That is correct, either you need to adjust your static weight, or set your angles differently. But if those angles give the best weight, then you adjust your static weight. So we install our lead, so...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By ragboy
@drnate First, you need to add anything to the...

@drnate First, you need to add anything to the SL, its great, and i could surf it stock, as I did in the review. But just a few hundred lbs of lead and it is as good as any boat I or my kids (RJ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 9:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By ragboy
Haha, that is in this video: <iframe...

Haha, that is in this video:

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/coY8nXeN654" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Now, I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 7:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By ragboy
I forgot to mention, I am dialing in to 10...

I forgot to mention, I am dialing in to 10 degrees of pitch, 4 degrees of roll for goofy and -2 for regular. That is basically level. So I have only one profile and with that setup, I can do...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2018, 7:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,778
Posted By ragboy
So the wave on the SL, is SUPER forgiving on both...

So the wave on the SL, is SUPER forgiving on both sides. I can go like 2-5 degrees of list on goofy, and 0 to -3 or 4 on regular. Autowake will allow people to move and keep you good, and because its...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-27-2018, 7:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By ragboy
Well, what did I just watch? I think that was the...

Well, what did I just watch? I think that was the marketing version of this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By ragboy
a few more boats to include on the list, but with...

a few more boats to include on the list, but with some caveats. I am assuming you are looking for a boat for wakesurfing at least half the time, and honestly, that is all I am good for as far as...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-25-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,214
Posted By ragboy
If you are looking for a old hull, and I am...

If you are looking for a old hull, and I am assuming wakesurf? Since that is usually why people look for an old tige, they are solid. My favorite older hulls for wakesurfing are

tige 22v or ve...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-23-2018, 8:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By ragboy
The plan is to get the boat in May (should be the...

The plan is to get the boat in May (should be the same SL we demoed), we are sans boat until then.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By ragboy
Yes. We have been doing this since 2009, and it...

Yes. We have been doing this since 2009, and it takes some balls to bring a boat and let people have at it in this type of setting. My hat is always off to he manufacturers that are continually...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2018, 9:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By ragboy
First, thank you. We have found that 6 boats...

First, thank you.

We have found that 6 boats is the sweet spot. Too many and it doesn't work well. We have invited Malibu and MC many times and MC has participated, but had some issues this year...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-21-2018, 8:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,248
Posted By ragboy
Our SE was a great boat, and can't wait for the...

Our SE was a great boat, and can't wait for the SL.

You are getting in for the right reasons. ;-) I have 6 kids, only 2 left at home, but I firmly believe that playing on the water is one of the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-19-2018, 9:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By ragboy
Thanks much. The anonymized rider's comments are...

Thanks much. The anonymized rider's comments are now available to read in their entirety:

http://wake9.com/2018/03/19/2017-polar-bear-review/
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-19-2018, 4:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By ragboy
Yes, and since the boats offer more and more...

Yes, and since the boats offer more and more adjustability you can get such a wide range with the same boat. Great time to be a wake surfer.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-19-2018, 3:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,248
Posted By ragboy
Oh, I forgot about the video test I did of the...

Oh, I forgot about the video test I did of the SE. So this video is "unlisted" on youtube, it was just a private test. There is no music or voice over or anything so I need to explain it a bit.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-19-2018, 3:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,248
Posted By ragboy
So I have our SL coming in may but I have a few...

So I have our SL coming in may but I have a few comments that may help.

1. On the raptors, I have now put hundreds of ours on several raptor motors. One issue, our SE that had I think 400 hours on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-19-2018, 1:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,462
Posted By ragboy
6 Boats, 1 Review

The raw riders comments will be online by tomorrow, but the review based on them is up!

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YY7-a1OndrI" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-20-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,377
Posted By ragboy
We also rode the 2018 craz. I think the wave was...

We also rode the 2018 craz. I think the wave was good on the craz, but better on the max. Better shape and more power. Mileage may vary though.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-20-2018, 1:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,377
Posted By ragboy
You know, the max is like that girl standing...

You know, the max is like that girl standing against the wall at the dance. Not the prettiest belle at the ball, but you spend some time with her and she gives you a hell of a good time. ;-)

The...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-23-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,131
Posted By ragboy
beautiful boat Harold, can't wait to see it in...

beautiful boat Harold, can't wait to see it in person.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-18-2018, 9:35 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,349
Posted By ragboy
I didn't spend as much time, but it looks as good...

I didn't spend as much time, but it looks as good or better than the SE, which was great.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-16-2018, 8:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,349
Posted By ragboy
You know, I hate to say it, but I was vague in...

You know, I hate to say it, but I was vague in that part of the video because I don't quite remember, and I forgot to write that part down. I was just stoked to get to the surf wake, I am sorry.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-16-2018, 7:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,349
Posted By ragboy
@blair, thanks. I am used to boats that surf...

@blair, thanks. I am used to boats that surf amazing but not much to write home about with the WB wake. This boat looks like the WB wake is just as great. I always check on a new boat how it looks,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-15-2018, 7:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,349
Posted By ragboy
@johhny Supra Autowake sensors make it really...

@johhny Supra Autowake sensors make it really easy to figure that out. Basically, when you experiment and find the best wave is say, 9 degrees of bow up, then you want to get the boat down without...
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