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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-17-2014, 4:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By mikeski
Could not agree more. I have a SV211 and now...

Could not agree more.

I have a SV211 and now own a 98 SN because it was not that great of a ski boat. 2 choices, buy one of each or compromise...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 3:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By mikeski
Enterprise commercial division rents 3/4 ton...

Enterprise commercial division rents 3/4 ton truck you can tow with. Just returned a Ram 2500 diesel, it was a beast.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 3:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By mikeski
If you ride on a river with current you should...

If you ride on a river with current you should stay with a paddle wheel unit. If there is no current on your riding water then go with a GPS based unit. Ridesteady is popular with the wakeboarding...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 3:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By mikeski
In forward or reverse? I doubt it could cause...

In forward or reverse? I doubt it could cause any additional prop slip while driving in forward, however with the sound of the boat being so different you might think it is causing prop slip or now...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-17-2014, 4:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By mikeski
that's assuming a $100k purchase price

that's assuming a $100k purchase price
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-17-2014, 4:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,052
Posted By mikeski
I'll take a shot at an answer for you... ...

I'll take a shot at an answer for you...

$25k when you walk out the dealer door, $5k/year thereafter.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-14-2014, 1:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,858
Posted By mikeski
That's one big jet ski!

That's one big jet ski!
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-14-2014, 1:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,510
Posted By mikeski
Prius' are very susceptible to door dings. They...

Prius' are very susceptible to door dings. They also look bad with door moldings. When I had my Prius I added the color keyed moldings they sell on priuschat. They looked OK but saved my doors many...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-28-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,208
Posted By mikeski
So this boat was in the shop when I dropped off...

So this boat was in the shop when I dropped off my slalom boat for new upholstery at Acme. Yes, it is over the top. Yes, it is overkill. Yes, you might even say it is ridiculous. I was shaking my...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-28-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By mikeski
I use them sometimes. They come in different...

I use them sometimes. They come in different sizes and you need to use the correct size. You also need to make sure the wire is aligned properly before you push down the lock. I have a couple on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-25-2014, 7:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By mikeski
I have a jabsco ballast puppy under the bow with...

I have a jabsco ballast puppy under the bow with a switch under the dash. The hose has about 8' of slack so I can fill a sack anywhere in the boat. Works pretty well but I needed to add a valve on...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By mikeski
Task #1 - figure out how much volume you have to...

Task #1 - figure out how much volume you have to work with.

Whether you spend $60 or $600 it will sound like crap if you don't match the sub to your box.

In my wakeboard boat I run a single...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2014, 3:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,241
Posted By mikeski
Spare prop and spare impeller. Either can ruin...

Spare prop and spare impeller. Either can ruin your weekend. It's just as important as a spare tire on a car. I also carry a spare drain plug in my boats.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-19-2014, 3:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By mikeski
In the past couple years I have learned quite a...

In the past couple years I have learned quite a bit about battery wiring. Wiring batteries in parallel when done without extreme attention to detail can kill batteries in a year or two. I had 6V...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-12-2014, 6:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,947
Posted By mikeski
My construction managers are all wanting the new...

My construction managers are all wanting the new Rams these days. We rent them and they only keep them a few weeks at a time but they are happy to give the Fords and Chevy's back and want to keep...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-28-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By mikeski
Outdoor speakers are highly varied by the...

Outdoor speakers are highly varied by the specific application. I have a big noisy backyard less than a mile from the freeway so I need loud speakers more than SQ speakers. I actually have some old...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-25-2014, 6:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,591
Posted By mikeski
One more question... Has the boat dealership...

One more question... Has the boat dealership that offered your uncle $12k seen the boat? They might turn it away and tell him to sell it outright.

Almost any running functional V-drive is worth...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-25-2014, 5:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,331
Posted By mikeski
Wow, I haven't been watching this thread and am...

Wow, I haven't been watching this thread and am super surprised to have been called out by so many. I figured several guys would have posted the same thing as me. The boat does not really appear...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-25-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,591
Posted By mikeski
Give your uncle $12k throw some towels on the...

Give your uncle $12k throw some towels on the seats and continue using it in salt. You said you will be using your boats in salt so it's better to use a $12k boat in salt versus a $30k boat. Focus on...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-23-2014, 3:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By mikeski
Surf Addict, Thank you for your well written...

Surf Addict,

Thank you for your well written explanation. I will get get the Fing app for my iphone and see if it provides any insight.

Looks like my repeater may not be the correct unit for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-22-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,563
Posted By mikeski
Gotta disagree about the Sharkskin cover. My...

Gotta disagree about the Sharkskin cover. My experience was they don't breath and cause mold to form very quickly.

For a budget cover, I bought a nice Carver Sun-Dura cover for my ski boat and it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-22-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By mikeski
+1 what Spencer said

+1 what Spencer said
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-21-2014, 4:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By mikeski
About 150' and through a few walls including 2...

About 150' and through a few walls including 2 concrete block walls.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-21-2014, 1:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By mikeski
One more thing... I think my microwave oven...

One more thing... I think my microwave oven might also be interfering with my wireless. When I was buying the router at Frys a geeky guy was looking at the same router and said he didn't want it...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 04-21-2014, 1:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By mikeski
WiFi extender help needed

Hi guys,

I need some advice from somebody that knows a little more about wifi than I do. My new house is a single story and has a garage that is about 100' from the main wifi hub with two...
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