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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-11-2014, 4:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,276
Posted By melton1wake
Hey tjb1080, I have not had the pleasure of...

Hey tjb1080,
I have not had the pleasure of wakeboarding behind a G23. I have been behind some wakeboats with pro level wakes. I have ridden a 2010 Xstar with about 4500lbs of ballast and some A22's...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-10-2014, 2:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,276
Posted By melton1wake
A few pictures of the boats we rode.

A few pictures of the boats we rode.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-10-2014, 1:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,276
Posted By melton1wake
MasterCraft X23 Demo Review

I had the privilege of being invited to the MasterCraft plant on Wednesday, 10/8/14 to check out the new X23 and take a plant tour. I figured I would share my impressions on what I experienced. I'm...
Forum: Video and Photography 10-01-2014, 6:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By melton1wake
Wonderful video. It looked like one of the...

Wonderful video. It looked like one of the greatest weeks ever in one of the world's best locations. Also nice to see so many water sports being enjoyed. Most of these types of videos are drunk...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By melton1wake
Hey Tim, thanks, I think?

Hey Tim, thanks, I think?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By melton1wake
Hey Preston, I spoke with the Centurion rep about...

Hey Preston, I spoke with the Centurion rep about those guys picking up the Centurion line. How are they doing? I think I'll get by there and see what they have going on. We did notice some...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-16-2014, 8:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By melton1wake
The 20 was stock with no additional ballast. ...

The 20 was stock with no additional ballast. that is one of the things that made this boat so impressive. all the ballast was from built in hard tanks.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-16-2014, 8:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By melton1wake
We don't get many Centurions and Tiges in the...

We don't get many Centurions and Tiges in the Knoxville area so I don't have much personal experience with those brands. The newest Tige I was on was a 2008 and I have only ridden one Centurion. The...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-16-2014, 7:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By melton1wake
I'm still checking on the price of the boat. All...

I'm still checking on the price of the boat. All the boats that I listed are great boats and I would be happy to own any of them. The difference between first and fourth place on my list is very...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-15-2014, 7:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,746
Posted By melton1wake
Mastercraft X20 Surf Review

I had the pleasure of getting out and surfing on a Mastercraft X20 yesterday and thought I would share a little. First, I would like to thank American Boat Center in Knoxville, TN for taking a few of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-16-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 26,452
Posted By melton1wake
Are we talking about a case of chine lock on this...

Are we talking about a case of chine lock on this boat? I have a friend that I ride with quite reguarly that has a 2010 Sunsport 22v that will chine lock. It is very scary the first time it happens....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-25-2013, 4:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,242
Posted By melton1wake
I overstated the thermostat situation in my...

I overstated the thermostat situation in my original post to make the point of draining the block first. It has been my understanding that after the themostat opens it usually is not fully open...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-23-2013, 6:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,242
Posted By melton1wake
That's not how you do it. The cold antifreeze...

That's not how you do it. The cold antifreeze will close the thermostat and not allow the water in the block to flow out. You have to drain the block before you add the antifreeze. I personally do...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-04-2013, 7:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By melton1wake
Good thing my six year old daughter wasn't there,...

Good thing my six year old daughter wasn't there, she threatens people who power turn with the cwb shovel. She knows more about boating than 90% of the adults on the lake.
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 07-06-2013, 8:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By melton1wake
Looking for Riders/Drivers on Norris Lake

I'm looking for a group of regular riders and drivers on Norris Lake. I ride at many different times so no matter your schedule we should be able to make something happen. I leave from Norris Dam...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-02-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,853
Posted By melton1wake
1. Wake - all aspects 2. Reliabiity -...

1. Wake - all aspects
2. Reliabiity - everything else is useless if your boat is out of service
3. Speed control
4. How the boats performs while driving - handling and power
5. Storage
A lack of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-19-2013, 8:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,341
Posted By melton1wake
I hate tubes. I hate getting old and long...

I hate tubes.

I hate getting old and long recovery times.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-01-2013, 4:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By melton1wake
Andy, your last post was exactly correct imho....

Andy, your last post was exactly correct imho. Enjoy your dinner, wife, boys and boat.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 7:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By melton1wake
I have not ridden the 2013 Hooke yet but I love...

I have not ridden the 2013 Hooke yet but I love the 2012 Hooke behind the boat. For that price difference I would go with the 2012. I think the improvement in the fast track system for 2012 should...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 4:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By melton1wake
What is the price difference between the two...

What is the price difference between the two boards? Do you want a stiffer flex?
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,124
Posted By melton1wake
The Pro Tour will not be back in Knoxville this...

The Pro Tour will not be back in Knoxville this year for a few reasons. The largest reason is that the city of Knoxville makes it incredibly hard for vendors and promoters to get the proper permits...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-24-2013, 9:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By melton1wake
I believe that the fast track has been improved...

I believe that the fast track has been improved in 2013 once again. It is supposed to be stronger and bonded a little better to the wood core. They have also changed the wood core on the Hooke for...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 04-20-2013, 2:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,151
Posted By melton1wake
I must agree with redsupralaunch. Melton Hill and...

I must agree with redsupralaunch. Melton Hill and all the E TN lakes are terrible. If you must go to the lake try GA, KY, AL or NC. If you have to ride E TN lakes don't tell anyone else. ;)
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-14-2013, 8:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By melton1wake
Thanks for the info and the pictures. I will...

Thanks for the info and the pictures. I will check these companies out and it is good to see how someone else has their boat set up.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-07-2013, 7:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By melton1wake
I have a 2007 X2 with the MCX engine and stock...

I have a 2007 X2 with the MCX engine and stock prop. I run the 690lb horseshoe bow bag on top of the front tank and a 350lb bag on top of each tank in the back corners. Then depending on how many...
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