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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 685
Posted By schuey
Ballast Hosing

I have a Straight Line Sumo pump to fill fat sacs. Unfortunately the hosing tore this weekend so I need some new hosing. I can reattach the quick connect connector from the old hose to the new hose....
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,328
Posted By schuey
Ok thanks for the replies guys. I think maybe I...

Ok thanks for the replies guys. I think maybe I do grip the handle a bit hard. I will work on a lighter grip more in my fingers next time out and see how that feels. I will also take my ring off.
...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-18-2014, 1:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,328
Posted By schuey
Handle ripping up hand! Normal?

Started my season riding this weekend. Just did 3 sets but already started to notice that my hands (mainly my lead hand, but my rear hand also I guess from riding switch) is starting to get sore from...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-23-2013, 2:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By schuey
I weigh 148lb and ride a 143. Anywhere between...

I weigh 148lb and ride a 143. Anywhere between 138 and 143 will probably do you. I used to ride a 139 before my 143. You get more pop from a bigger board, but bigger is not always necessarily best,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-20-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By schuey
Well I have a proper connector and proper bags...

Well I have a proper connector and proper bags already. I have launch pad sacks and a tsunami pump, I used these with my old boat and was fine, no leaks etc. I still have the tsunami pump but it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-20-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By schuey
Ballast Connectors

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How do these connectors fit to modern sacs? I have launch pad fat sacs. Have previously used a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-02-2013, 5:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By schuey
Good tower speaker set up on a budget?

I would like to have some tower speakers that I can hear when I wakeboard. My boat currently has 2 jobe addict bullet speakers and no amp. One of the speaker cones is torn and needs repair. At...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-28-2012, 3:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By schuey
2006 Malibu LXI with wedge for wakeboarding?

Have made a few posts recently about boats to get the best of both worlds, some of the ski forums have reccomended an LXI with a wedge from the 05-06 era. Not the sunsetter V drive, its the response...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-24-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By schuey
I'm in the UK so prices are different (in the bad...

I'm in the UK so prices are different (in the bad way) over here. But up to 20k ideally... I don't mind spending less if the boat suits needs. Likewise if there was a boat that was perfect for both...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-24-2012, 9:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,950
Posted By schuey
Best Ski boat for wakeboarding?

What are the best ski boats that will produce a nice wakeboard wake when ballasted up? I know that the Prostar 205 and 205V which then became the X-star are probably top of the list. But what about...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-22-2012, 2:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,852
Posted By schuey
Mastercraft X7 Wakes

I know the Mastercraft X7 is essentially a ski boat with a bit of ballast, a tower and some X graphics. But if you throw in a few fat sacs and weight it with 2K+ will it throw a decent wake?
We are...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-15-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,807
Posted By schuey
Is 1600hrs on a 2006 boat a lot?

I know how many miles is a lot for cars, but being relatively new to boats I am not sure what is considered a lot of hours for a boat that is a certain age. I am looking at newer boats at the moment...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-08-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,190
Posted By schuey
Generic Wake Shape Questions

I have an 89 ski Nautique 2001. I usually ride at 22mph between at 65 or 70ft. Recently I've been away to a wakecamp and rode behind an 06 Super Air 210, while I was there I'd ride at 65ft at...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-14-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,445
Posted By schuey
Crossover boats? Waterski and wakeboard wakes?

What boats would you recommend as good crossover boats? The ones I'm currently thinking of are things such as Mastercraft X-2 (the years the same hull as X-1, 205) etc, and the mastercraft X-1. And...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-07-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,515
Posted By schuey
That is one hell of a gas tank! We have an older...

That is one hell of a gas tank! We have an older boat, and our tank is about 100L and that would cost us about 130 to fill up from empty, 56 gallons would cost about 360 (nearly $600) over here to...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-05-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By schuey
Right, I am actually a member of learnwake.com...

Right, I am actually a member of learnwake.com and I know what all the terms HS, TS, BS, FS etc mean. I've just never really got to grips with inverts. Haven't tried them yet, but would like to start...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 08-05-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By schuey
How many basic inverts are there in wakeboarding?

I always thought there was quite a lot of basic inverts in wakeboarding (ie inverts without spins or grabs, or landing blind or switch etc). But now I'm getting confused over what is what and how...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-30-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 929
Posted By schuey
Ronix Frank Handle

Anyone used or got one of these? It looks pretty comfortable with it's leather grip and 4mm memory foam. I live in the UK so my handle choice is a little limited and it's harder to try before you...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-27-2011, 5:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,515
Posted By schuey
Is half filling fat sacs dangerous?

Is part filling fat sacs dangerous? I was wondering if the ability for the water to slosh around inside the sac might adversely affect the handling of the boat and make it really unsettled as opposed...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-26-2011, 3:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,040
Posted By schuey
Apologies, I meant LF flex suction. I used to...

Apologies, I meant LF flex suction. I used to have a pair years ago and guarantee they release easily. Even just catching a hard edge while cutting when I was learning to ride they would both release.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-26-2011, 3:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,040
Posted By schuey
I used to ride LF Vantage OT, they would release...

I used to ride LF Vantage OT, they would release if you had a hard fall. Although occasionally you would get one releasing and one not. I found it was best to cinch them down so you didn't come out...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-25-2011, 2:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By schuey
Hyperlite Murray Chamois Handle vs Proline LGs handle

I know from searching past threads thY the proline LGs is supposed to be one of the comfiest handles out there. I have an old bullet lines handle and although the coating of the handle feels nice to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2011, 3:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By schuey
Is the Straight Line Uber Pump compatible with Fly High Pro X series sacs?

I have a couple of sumo sacs but am looking at getting some fly high pro x series sacs, will my Straight Line Uber pump be compatible? I have the 3 adapators that came with the pump when i bought it...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-17-2011, 4:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,390
Posted By schuey
The reason boats have blowers and cars/other...

The reason boats have blowers and cars/other vehicles don't is because petrol is heavier than air. In a car any fumes that build up drop out of the engine compartment onto the road beneath and are...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-13-2011, 4:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By schuey
Watched some advanced riders, now got some technique questions

In the past couple of days I've had the chance to watch some reasonably good riders from the boat. They are able to land tricks such as inverts, 7s, crow mobes etc.

I've noticed a couple of...
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