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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-18-2013, 3:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,572
Posted By curt489
I am from Baton Rouge also, been doing a project...

I am from Baton Rouge also, been doing a project up in the delta near poverty point. They have cabins over the water on the lake for rent. See some of the details below. I will be planning a trip up...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-03-2012, 4:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,649
Posted By curt489
I had that problem one time when I purchased...

I had that problem one time when I purchased wrong size clamps. I went to home depot purchased a section of 1" aluminium strip metal. Cut two pieces to fit on the inside of the clamp and formed to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-10-2012, 9:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By curt489
Looks like we won't finish the system to ride...

Looks like we won't finish the system to ride tomorrow. Missing a few items to finish up. Turns out the stock rocker switchs in the old xstar are not (DPDT) Double pole double throw switches. So we...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-09-2012, 2:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By curt489
Hoping it will take no more than 15mins to fill. ...

Hoping it will take no more than 15mins to fill. We are gonna try it out Wednesday after work for her first test run with the new ballast.

4 step process to remove the oxidation.
1. Wet sand to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-09-2012, 5:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By curt489
Each pump is hose threaded. The 11/2" manifold...

Each pump is hose threaded. The 11/2" manifold has hose threads that swivel so i can take any of the pumps out and rebuild if needed.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By curt489
2001 xstar custom ballast upgrade.

2001 mastercraft x star ballast upgrade. Another ballast system installation. I know wake wakeworld has a lot of post on ballast installs i thought i would share mine with a few pictures of the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-09-2011, 3:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,859
Posted By curt489
I used 4 of these in my old boat and they worked...

I used 4 of these in my old boat and they worked fine. Little dangerous thought because they are not ignition protected as the Jabsco and Johnson are. I always ran my blower when i started the pumps...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-07-2011, 6:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,454
Posted By curt489
I rode mine for 2 summers put over 350 hours on...

I rode mine for 2 summers put over 350 hours on it. While it was fun it was also a pain in the rear end trying to dial in the wake. Finally toward the end figured out that the boat didn't like a lot...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-27-2011, 6:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By curt489
I thought it didn't look normal. I am just gonna...

I thought it didn't look normal. I am just gonna buy a new shaft and prop to make sure everything is new before i mess something else up. @Baitkiller. Yea this boat was in pretty bad shape. Bought...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-26-2011, 7:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By curt489
Got lucky from a guy near by and bought this for...

Got lucky from a guy near by and bought this for 10k. Fixed up the gel coat already. $200 in product and about 40 man hours of work. Little bit of prop problems and interior. Overall a good buy so...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-26-2011, 7:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By curt489
Prop Shaft normal?

Just bought a new used mastercraft x star 2001. Looking to upgrade the prop i noticed something strange. Finding an empty key way and what looks like a welding on makeshift key on the shaft. My other...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-13-2011, 5:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By curt489
Thank you for the advice. Kevin do you have...

Thank you for the advice.

Kevin do you have any before and after pictures of your work?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-13-2011, 2:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By curt489
Boat gel coat restore?

What type of products are out there for gel coat restoration? Just bought a new used 2001 x star that needs a lot of work. Or is it too far gone. Should i just wrap it?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-15-2010, 7:22 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,223
Posted By curt489
Check this automatic folding tower out. The...

Check this automatic folding tower out.

The Power Tower eliminates the need for a person to raise and lower the tower manually. It's powered by electrically run linear actuators ( screw drive ),...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-14-2010, 6:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By curt489
6X9 Aerial tower speakers ohms? Problem

I have some 6x9 aerial tower speakers and they read 4 ohms on the back and the in the manual. When i ohm them out through the my tower speaker wires they ohm out a 3.3 ohms. I wired them up to my...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-12-2010, 8:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By curt489
Probably a franklin motor with a propeller...

Probably a franklin motor with a propeller attached to the end of it. I sell some fountains with the same concept. Air-o-lator.com you will see the propeller type fountains that move a lot of water...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-12-2010, 7:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,061
Posted By curt489
The little switch in front of the valve. Moving...

The little switch in front of the valve. Moving it up and down allows the valve to open manually. In the picture above the switch looks like it is in the up position. Just push it down and that will...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-03-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By curt489
I just found it on wakeboatworld.com Paul...

I just found it on wakeboatworld.com Paul Brothers 2004 205v. He has a featured boat with pictures of the custom built box and cushion. He did an awesome job. i used some of his ideas for my ballast...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-03-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By curt489
WAKE26 , There was a guy on here with a...

WAKE26 ,

There was a guy on here with a mastercraft 205v 2004-2005 model. He made something like what your talking about. He made the box or support for the cushion second as a subwoofer box. He...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-25-2010, 8:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By curt489
False river is a wave pool every time i pass by...

False river is a wave pool every time i pass by there unless in the middle of the week. My brother n law owns a camp at Old River which is about another 20 minutes north of new roads/false river....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-24-2010, 7:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By curt489
What's up bryan i am in baton rouge. Good to know...

What's up bryan i am in baton rouge. Good to know people are on wakeworld from the area. We have similar boats i have an older elite v drive. If you need some help installing ballast in your boat i...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-11-2010, 1:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By curt489
How many thru hull fittings is alot for ballast...

How many thru hull fittings is alot for ballast system. I am re plumbing my ballast system so that when emptying it goes over the side rather than back through the bottom of the boat. I have a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-08-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By curt489
Yea i have a 11/2 bras ball valve connected...

Yea i have a 11/2 bras ball valve connected directly to the brass thru hull fitting. 11/2 pvc pipe out of the thruhull to the pumps. I can turn on all three pumps at one time. Each pump is rated at...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-05-2010, 8:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By curt489
those are pictures in my 2003 elite v drive. 11/2...

those are pictures in my 2003 elite v drive. 11/2 thur-hull fitting with three pumps. two rear lockers and one to front c shaped sack.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-05-2010, 8:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,230
Posted By curt489
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