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Forum: Archive through September 24, 2009 08-28-2009, 6:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By bluesman
Make sure your bilge is bone dry. You have to...

Make sure your bilge is bone dry. You have to have an inspection before you launch. Bilge water is the first thing they look for. <BR> <BR>And bring an insane amount of rope. You'll need to tie...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-12-2009, 7:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By bluesman
Wow, that totally works for me. Thanx for the...

Wow, that totally works for me. Thanx for the info.
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-11-2009, 4:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By bluesman
I know the lake is 98' down. Anybody know what...

I know the lake is 98' down. Anybody know what the water temp is?
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2009 06-11-2009, 4:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By bluesman
Use water bladders, they're safer. In an...

Use water bladders, they're safer. In an accident lead weights can take your boat to the bottom. Fat Sacks don't.
Forum: Archive through May 06, 2009 04-05-2009, 8:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 319
Posted By bluesman
Here's the website for Berryessa's water level: ...

Here's the website for Berryessa's water level: <a href="http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryDaily?s=ber&amp;d=today" target="_blank">http://cdec.water.ca.gov/cgi-progs/queryDaily?s=ber&amp;d=today</a>...
Forum: Archive through May 06, 2009 04-05-2009, 8:01 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,087
Posted By bluesman
One thought on So-Cal influence. They had a...

One thought on So-Cal influence. They had a major earthquake in 1994. The Santa Monica Freeway was rebuilt in record time. Nor-Cal had a major earthquake in 1989. I hope I live long enough to see...
Forum: Archive through July 21, 2005 07-16-2005, 7:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 842
Posted By bluesman
We used to tow our boat behind a 3/4 ton...

We used to tow our boat behind a 3/4 ton Suburban. This year we switched to a 1-ton Dodge with the Cummins Turbo Diesel. The difference: I only need to use turn-outs now to let motorcycles and...
Forum: Archive through June 19, 2005 06-12-2005, 6:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By bluesman
Only been there once. The lake isn't very big. ...

Only been there once. The lake isn't very big. The people at the marina took excellent care of their customers.
Forum: Archive through May 16, 2005 05-05-2005, 7:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 752
Posted By bluesman
Check your insurance policy. I paid extra for...

Check your insurance policy. I paid extra for insurance so our teens could drive the boat. The insurance company stipulated we had to have an adult supervising while they drove. If your policy has...
Forum: Archive through September 23, 2004 09-10-2004, 2:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By bluesman
I've used 2, 4 and 9 in the past. Generally when...

I've used 2, 4 and 9 in the past. Generally when you reserve they don't let you pick. You are assigned a space upon arrival. Expect a lot of wind. We found good water towards the northwest...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-01-2004, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By bluesman
We have a 1982 SN model 2001. We use side sacks,...

We have a 1982 SN model 2001. We use side sacks, and load the boat with people too (once we had 10 on our boat). Works great, but I wish I had some weight under the bow, perhaps 200 pounds or so....
Forum: Archive through May 13, 2004 05-10-2004, 7:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 258
Posted By bluesman
We had a cracked block in our Nautique. We went...

We had a cracked block in our Nautique. We went with a new "crate motor". It ran just a bit over 5K.
Forum: Archive through May 13, 2004 05-08-2004, 8:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By bluesman
I had DHM install their non-metal prop guard...

I had DHM install their non-metal prop guard wheels on my trailer a few months ago. They work great. <BR> <BR>I found a slightly different driving technique was required. Before the prop-guard...
Forum: Archive through May 01, 2004 04-16-2004, 7:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By bluesman
I don't recommend Tiki. Here's why: <BR> <BR>1) ...

I don't recommend Tiki. Here's why: <BR> <BR>1) The launch ramp is lousy. The day we took-out they brought in gravel to try to fix it. The result was worse than before. <BR> <BR>2) The dock for...
Forum: Archive through May 01, 2004 04-08-2004, 8:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By bluesman
Oroville? You ride there? I've been there twice...

Oroville? You ride there? I've been there twice and found the water quite warm, but choppy to white caps most of the time. Is there any part of the lake sheltered from the wind where you can often...
Forum: Archive through May 01, 2004 04-08-2004, 8:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By bluesman
Clearly they screwed up. What you need is an...

Clearly they screwed up. What you need is an advocate on your side who has clout. Your best bet for that is to go directly to Malibu. Hopefully they can have influence over these people and get...
Forum: Archive through April 01, 2004 03-31-2004, 2:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By bluesman
I have a 1982 S/N model 2001, with the closed...

I have a 1982 S/N model 2001, with the closed bow. We have the side sacks and the water seat in the rear, but really need some sacks in the bow to balance the boat. <BR> <BR>There was a guy who...
Forum: Archive through May 05, 2004 03-26-2004, 5:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By bluesman
We booked a houseboat trip for early August. The...

We booked a houseboat trip for early August. The marina (Bridge Bay) will give us parking passes when we arrive, but not in advance. That puts us at disadvantage for members of our party not...
Forum: Archive through May 05, 2004 03-26-2004, 7:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By bluesman
I'm 6'1", 200. I rode the 136 Belmont and...

I'm 6'1", 200. I rode the 136 Belmont and thought it just wasn't enough board, compared to the 143 Neptune board I normally ride.
Forum: Archive through May 05, 2004 03-20-2004, 8:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,822
Posted By bluesman
Either the water was cold or somebody used Photo...

Either the water was cold or somebody used Photo Shop to get rid of the 3,485,295,931,295 other boats usually jammed into the two small ski areas at that lake.
Forum: Archive through May 05, 2004 03-20-2004, 8:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 245
Posted By bluesman
What's the water temp at the delta?

What's the water temp at the delta?
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