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Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-18-2009, 7:54 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 1,225
Posted By gobigorgohome
Quote: 'It took some good poundings when the one...

Quote: 'It took some good poundings when the one guy kept casing the wake.' <BR> <BR>Glad to be of service! Tho the board was so heavy by the time I was riding it (I rode it third and it was getting...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-17-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 1,225
Posted By gobigorgohome
Good work Scott, I was excited to be part of it...

Good work Scott, I was excited to be part of it and honoured to ride that bad boy. <BR> <BR>Quote: 'rick (justcoz5) you may now relax and go back to reading about rope length, vests and boat speed. ...
Forum: Archive through February 23, 2009 01-16-2009, 9:19 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 1,225
Posted By gobigorgohome
I have been asked to be part of the maiden...

I have been asked to be part of the maiden voyage. This momentous water-based news story will get more coverage than the US Airways water landing yesterday. <BR> <BR>Watch this space.
Forum: Archive through January 05, 2009 10-24-2008, 2:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,599
Posted By gobigorgohome
Quote: Rowing lakes are typically only a meter...

Quote: Rowing lakes are typically only a meter deep. <BR> <BR>Not this one - a minimum of 3.5m deep (11.5'): <BR> <BR><a href="http://www.dorneylake.com/technical.htm"...
Forum: Archive through January 05, 2009 10-24-2008, 6:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,599
Posted By gobigorgohome
What did you do with the dirt you removed? Were...

What did you do with the dirt you removed? Were you able to sell it to offset some costs? <BR> <BR>Eton College in England built a rowing lake (about the same dimensions) and funded it totally be...
Forum: Archive through December 15, 2008 10-18-2008, 5:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,295
Posted By gobigorgohome
michael z - that's a project for sure! Looking at...

michael z - that's a project for sure! Looking at the before and after of the back, did you take the original roof off? <BR> <BR>How about a pic of the back finished?
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-17-2008, 4:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By gobigorgohome
You're in England right? With he cost of dumping...

You're in England right? With he cost of dumping used tyres (sic) they would practically pay you to take them away. I have seen big tractor tires used mostly for this application.
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-13-2008, 7:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By gobigorgohome
I have seen people trunking it, but I would uise...

I have seen people trunking it, but I would uise a drysuit. The water will be mid to upper 50s probably. <BR> <BR>Tubers? No chance, too cold for them. All being well you'll get good conditions.
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-07-2008, 6:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 706
Posted By gobigorgohome
Ironic that after all that crap that jetskiers...

Ironic that after all that crap that jetskiers get on this forum for being discourteous, stupid etc he was one who took the high road and didn't retaliate, choosing to talk about it rather than spray...
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-04-2008, 6:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 706
Posted By gobigorgohome
I wonder why wakeboarding is hated by just about...

I wonder why wakeboarding is hated by just about every other water user? <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/uhoh.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>Did you try asking him not to wreck your...
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 10-03-2008, 7:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 292
Posted By gobigorgohome
I agree with what has been said about visas being...

I agree with what has been said about visas being your biggest challenge. <BR>A Calabrese said: <BR>2. Investors visa - this means you have $500,000 to invest in a US company. This will grant you a...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 10-01-2008, 6:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By gobigorgohome
Pick up 'Boating Life' or any other boat magazine...

Pick up 'Boating Life' or any other boat magazine and they regularly have reviews on wakeboats. Maybe not quite as technical as the most die hard wakeboarder might like, but good for 90% of the...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-29-2008, 5:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By gobigorgohome
Saw a guy at Saguaro (AZ) on Saturday sitting on...

Saw a guy at Saguaro (AZ) on Saturday sitting on the tower with the boat doing about 30mph. If his tower breaks, I'm sure he'll 'forget' to tell the tower company that he was doing this.
Forum: Archive through November 07, 2008 09-26-2008, 6:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,059
Posted By gobigorgohome
I saw a guy ahead of me on the I17 in Phx doing...

I saw a guy ahead of me on the I17 in Phx doing at least 90 with a board in the racks. I know it was 90 cos I was doing about 75 and he pulled away from me fast. Leads me to another question...why do...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-26-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 472
Posted By gobigorgohome
Anyone heard of 'Belmont' wakeboard boats? Are...

Anyone heard of 'Belmont' wakeboard boats? Are they an ancestor to Mastercraft? <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/wink.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR><a...
Forum: Archive through September 22, 2008 09-17-2008, 2:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By gobigorgohome
Am I the only one that thinks it's not a good...

Am I the only one that thinks it's not a good idea (and probably illegal) to tranport a 14' wide item on a 4' wide trailer?
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-17-2008, 6:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By gobigorgohome
He is on here under a different name - I think...

He is on here under a different name - I think it's Bill Johnson(tigerules). If that's not him then it's one of his friends. Check out the AZ Riders II section, about 8 replies in there's a pic of...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-09-2008, 6:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By gobigorgohome
Quote: Not worth it if you have to fold down the...

Quote: Not worth it if you have to fold down the tower <BR>I would think that one of the 11 crew would be trained to fold the tower <img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/wink.gif"...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-09-2008, 4:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 693
Posted By gobigorgohome
A quick search found the following pic, looks...

A quick search found the following pic, looks like the same yacht witha different tender: <BR> <BR><a...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-07-2008, 9:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By gobigorgohome
I can't see a $30 cigarette lighter powered...

I can't see a $30 cigarette lighter powered heater making much difference in an open-topped boat doing 20mph. In a confined car, maybe - but in a boat - probably not.
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-05-2008, 3:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 278
Posted By gobigorgohome
Quote: ah hah I see . . . . Peter don't you post...

Quote: ah hah I see . . . . Peter don't you post on WakeSkating.com ? I love that design mine is basically the same just a little bigger <BR> <BR>No I don't post on there - actually I didn't...
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-05-2008, 5:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 278
Posted By gobigorgohome
Here's a pic of the winch, set up on the front of...

Here's a pic of the winch, set up on the front of my pontoon boat: <BR> <BR><img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/65921/622824.jpg" alt="Upload">
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-03-2008, 5:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 278
Posted By gobigorgohome
Quote: Always better to ask first. <BR> <BR>We...

Quote: Always better to ask first. <BR> <BR>We were thinking of doing that, but it's kinda like admitting you know that it may be wrong.
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-03-2008, 5:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By gobigorgohome
How hard is it to not get water in the boat in...

How hard is it to not get water in the boat in the first place? Ask a crew member to throw you a towel and dry off on the swimstep.
Forum: Archive through October 06, 2008 09-03-2008, 5:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 879
Posted By gobigorgohome
Quote: my older bro still has a couple pins in...

Quote: my older bro still has a couple pins in his ankle from rolling it and getting his foot stuck under it as it was rolling. <BR> <BR>I did the same on a quad bike - was doing donuts and the...
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