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Forum: Wakesurfing 10-20-2010, 3:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By murphini
I went through the same questions you have on...

I went through the same questions you have on board. There aint demo options readily available in the midwest. I'm 6' 200# and couldn't get the surfing thing until I bought the right board. I had...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-24-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By murphini
Rope --Agreed... 1. it's a wakesurf specific...

Rope --Agreed...
1. it's a wakesurf specific rope so it has no handle, just thick knots
2. Other times he threw it to other side of the wake, this time it didn't get over wake and was right there,...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-23-2010, 8:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By murphini
Surfing Success--finally

Took basically 3 summers to get the "ah-ha" moment in surfing. Lessons learned:

1. Ballast
Have a 2007 Tige24ve that had TAPS, but no Ballast. 2 summers ago we started with (2)400# fly high...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-06-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,052
Posted By murphini
that is clearer. <BR> <BR>I think the practical...

that is clearer. <BR> <BR>I think the practical answer is ME TESTING MY setup. On paper, I'm trying to figure out how to switch from goofy to regular easily. <BR> <BR>Also--thanks for the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-06-2008, 9:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,052
Posted By murphini
Ragboy: <BR>Question on the rear lockers: <BR>Do...

Ragboy: <BR>Question on the rear lockers: <BR>Do you run 1600# total, 800 on each side--Or-- <BR>do you fill 800# Starboard side for Goofy's, leaving port empty, then pump over the 800# to the Port...
Forum: Archive through August 21, 2008 07-29-2008, 6:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By murphini
Thanks. Printed out and bringing home for him to...

Thanks. Printed out and bringing home for him to read. It does make sense that being flat will cause you to skip like a stone across the water. To make a stone skip high, need the angle. <BR>...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-28-2008, 9:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By murphini
How about this: <BR>Start with both sacs empty,...

How about this: <BR>Start with both sacs empty, fill port first (540#) leave starboard empty, surf. Then when switching to goofy riders, drain port bag into the starbord.... In your opinion, would...
Forum: Archive through August 21, 2008 07-28-2008, 6:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By murphini
Looking for tips: <BR>My 17 yr old son been...

Looking for tips: <BR>My 17 yr old son been boarding for last 3 summers. This year we upgraded from an old IO with Monster Tower to a Tige 24ve. He also changed his board to a (136-137?) LF Shane (i...
Forum: Wakesurfing 07-28-2008, 6:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By murphini
Surfdad: <BR> <BR>Nice pix. Your 7/27 pics look...

Surfdad: <BR> <BR>Nice pix. Your 7/27 pics look like you have Starboard locker open--is that to fit more ballast? <BR> <BR>We are making progress-I'm up to about 9 seconds free riding. My son...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-16-2008, 8:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 254
Posted By murphini
The new engine for your deductible is gained from...

The new engine for your deductible is gained from all the good karma you've earned from posting so effectively to all the newbies on the board!<img...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-05-2008, 6:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By murphini
All: <BR> <BR>Thanks for tips. Will try again...

All: <BR> <BR>Thanks for tips. Will try again this weekend and post pics of wake and success!
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-03-2008, 8:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By murphini
dumb question here--is anyone worried about being...

dumb question here--is anyone worried about being ticketed for exceeding capacity plate on boat? <BR> <BR>I've been reading about ballast-fat sacs, enzo's lead.... sounds like 1500#-2000# is...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-02-2008, 6:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By murphini
We're wakeboarders, but Surfin' newbies. Have CWB...

We're wakeboarders, but Surfin' newbies. Have CWB Razr 5.0, and also tried a friends 5'6" Venture. Have a surfrope and Tige24ve, Taps set@ 8, 10mph, no other ballast besides maybe 300# of people...
Forum: Wakesurfing 05-20-2008, 3:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By murphini
Greetings. We've been wakeboarding for last 3...

Greetings. We've been wakeboarding for last 3 years, and just upgraded from an old 20'I/0 w/ Monster Tower to a Tige24ve. We're ready to surf. Kids learned to ocean surf in Hawaii 2 summers ago. (1...
Forum: Archive through October 28, 2007 09-23-2007, 9:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,829
Posted By murphini
looks pretty good on website--the 24ve rated for...

looks pretty good on website--the 24ve rated for 16 people, the 22ve $ rz2 are 14? so hopefully this is 12 or 13... ? <BR> <BR>If this is really $45k, moomba's out of business!
Forum: Archive through July 08, 2007 07-05-2007, 1:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By murphini
DUDE(boardtodeath): um...If your girlfriend is...

DUDE(boardtodeath): um...If your girlfriend is hot, which every girl I've seen on a wakeboard boat is, she'll find a willing driver/boat combination rather than sit at home waiting for you. I...
Forum: Archive through July 08, 2007 07-02-2007, 3:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By murphini
Taught my wife AND my 15 year old son this year...

Taught my wife AND my 15 year old son this year how to pull on an I/O without perfect pass. Here are the tips: <BR> <BR>1. Show them how to practice start by hammering the throttle then easing off...
Forum: Archive through June 20, 2007 06-18-2007, 8:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By murphini
I had the same question...and I was doing the...

I had the same question...and I was doing the dreaded "Power Turn" because I thought it was safer to go back and get/protect the downed rider. My bad. <BR> <BR>I also have son who rides "regular",...
Forum: Archive through May 19, 2006 04-22-2006, 9:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By murphini
I put a black monster tower on my boat last...

I put a black monster tower on my boat last summer. Love it. Great customer service and pretty good instructions. I also love the way I can p ut it up/down in about 30 seconds. Took me about 6...
Forum: Archive through April 25, 2006 04-07-2006, 1:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By murphini
We go to Okoboji the last week of June, and stay...

We go to Okoboji the last week of June, and stay at Fillenwarth's, right near where West and East Lake meet under US 71. Lake warms up great around then, but have to ride during the week....
Forum: Archive through April 25, 2006 04-07-2006, 1:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By murphini
We wb at Hillsdale--well my kids (14 &amp; 11 )...

We wb at Hillsdale--well my kids (14 &amp; 11 ) do anyway....when my wife pulls me she either goes at 4 mph or 34mph. We have the red VIP with the Monster Tower. <BR> <BR>Near the dam or near...
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