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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Yesterday, 9:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By sidekicknicholas
For surfing usually its: Front and Center...

For surfing usually its:

Front and Center full
Rear surf side (always port side) as full as the bag will get in the locker, I guess 900 lbs.
Wedge down (we have manual so its all or nothing)...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-02-2015, 8:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By sidekicknicholas
May be a cantilever lift.... lifts up and forward...

May be a cantilever lift.... lifts up and forward

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmCMG5rWNVE
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-02-2015, 8:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By sidekicknicholas
FWIW - We just bought a 04' LSV...

FWIW -

We just bought a 04' LSV (wakesetter) with MLS ballast rear, front, and center; it also has the wedge. --- $24k

Two "tank buster" kits from wakemakers and 1100# bags in the rear .......
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-02-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By sidekicknicholas
http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=32942&stc=1&d=1384737313
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-02-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Now that I see Shafted, it could be that......

Now that I see Shafted, it could be that... either that or 12 Honkeys.... I've got VHS's somewhere.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-01-2015, 9:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I think there is a similar one from the crash...

I think there is a similar one from the crash section of 12 Honkeys .... its a double or triple up and the rider just plows into the thing.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-29-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By sidekicknicholas
This thread just made me realize I don't have...

This thread just made me realize I don't have any, but wouldn't mind some for this weekend... figured if its all the same, might as well just grab two from walmart to get me through any weekend chaos...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-29-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,062
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Is there any big difference between the EXile...

Is there any big difference between the EXile (boat ones) vs. something like this:
...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-27-2015, 8:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 675
Posted By sidekicknicholas
IIRC It was a "Contest" held by Tige where people...

IIRC It was a "Contest" held by Tige where people submit their footage for $XXX prize.... I could go ride and submit a 3-trick line to them and be in the running. Beautiful piece of marketing for...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-26-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,683
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Amen. Great step forward for this country,...

Amen.

Great step forward for this country, congrats to anyone who can now finally marry the person they love. Two of my buddies are having their ceremony this fall... Its crazy it has taken this...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-26-2015, 9:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,718
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Malibu 25 LSV

Few pictures popped up on the new boat in the lineup - looks like a beast.


http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p24/IXFE/25lsv_zpskjgpe5zf.jpg
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2015, 9:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Yeah, a couple of weeks ago this happened, I...

Yeah, a couple of weeks ago this happened, I believe they also bought Supreme too.
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-22-2015, 1:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Finally got the wedge back on and that made a...

Finally got the wedge back on and that made a HUGE difference.... seriously night and day.
I think the plan is to get the fat-seat bottom under the port seats and "Y" the tubing for the rear port...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-18-2015, 9:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Fox river will have loads of people out riding,...

Fox river will have loads of people out riding, thats probably your best bet.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-18-2015, 4:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I can try and measure our old 95' SSN next time...

I can try and measure our old 95' SSN next time I'm near it... its in storage at the moment, so it might be a few days, if no one else gets the info sooner.

Does not counting the rub-rail shave...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-18-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By sidekicknicholas
2004 Wakesetter LSV - How to setup

Recently picked up a 07' LSV, just trying to get the wave tweaked for those around the lake who like to surf.

Currently:
Stock front/mid tanks
Rear hard tanks removed and swapped with 1100#

I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-18-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 61,583
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Some changes to boat, jobs, and house for my wife...

Some changes to boat, jobs, and house for my wife and I as of recent.

New Jobs -
Myself - "Senior Project Engineer" for a large food company
Wife - "Director of Development" for a regional Boys...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-17-2015, 2:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,825
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Lots of rear weight will cause wash too...

Lots of rear weight will cause wash too (especially at lower speeds).... bow weight will help mellow the wake out and reduce the wash
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-16-2015, 7:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,370
Posted By sidekicknicholas
FWIW - a v-drive not loaded down will do all the...

FWIW - a v-drive not loaded down will do all the things you mentioned and if you're out with the family, as you probably know, v-drive seating / layout is so hard to beat. Also, not sure buying a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,763
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I've been a nautique owner / fanboy for years, we...

I've been a nautique owner / fanboy for years, we just got our first Malibu and I love it.

The malibu we bought is 10 years newer than our Nautique so I would expect more there, but so far...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-11-2015, 1:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Agreed with most, $30k is way to much. You could...

Agreed with most, $30k is way to much. You could get a heck of a lot more boat for that money. I don't think either of those should be more than $20k.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-11-2015, 1:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 559
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Two options: 1. "Y" everything, so from the...

Two options:

1. "Y" everything, so from the fill pump split into two lines, one to each bag. Same for the empty, run a drain line that connect together and end up at the drain pump

2. Daisy...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-11-2015, 9:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,622
Posted By sidekicknicholas
Haha! .... The problem with asking on a forum...

Haha!
.... The problem with asking on a forum like this is, its really easy to spend other people's money. Sure everyone on a wakeboard forums says buy the boat and screw everything else.... its...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-11-2015, 9:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,622
Posted By sidekicknicholas
I was in a similar situation this spring.... I...

I was in a similar situation this spring.... I had just moved back to a house on the water, didn't have a boat and had two choices - buy back in to my old boat with my brother, or pony up for a LSV...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 06-10-2015, 7:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By sidekicknicholas
We the bag + 150 lbs of lead in the very very tip...

We the bag + 150 lbs of lead in the very very tip of the bow, I assume the bag gets about 50% full, so about 500 lbs. We fill until the bag starts warping the shape of the boat ... we notice this...
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