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Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-17-2008, 2:31 PM Reply   
was trying to collect some data on how people run ballast in their boats and was hoping i could get some people to fill out this quick survey. Even put a little incentive at the end.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=ljfazjHhti5dbBvwFLznpQ_3d_3d
Old    Miguel (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-17-2008, 2:45 PM Reply   
done.
Old    Dan (dppaneig)      Join Date: Feb 2008       10-17-2008, 2:56 PM Reply   
done
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       10-17-2008, 3:09 PM Reply   
You should also include rope length.
Old    Dave (knarbar)      Join Date: Nov 2006       10-17-2008, 3:26 PM Reply   
Done! P.S. our bow sac recently got a hole so pick me to win hahaha. I have the sacs that dont have covers
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-17-2008, 3:31 PM Reply   
thanks for all the responses so far... amazing! I added rope length.
Old    Ryan Shimabukuro (ryan_shima1)      Join Date: Sep 2002       10-17-2008, 3:38 PM Reply   
done
Old    Jake (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       10-17-2008, 3:46 PM Reply   
Complete.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-17-2008, 4:08 PM Reply   
donezo
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       10-17-2008, 4:47 PM Reply   
im in!!!!!

ian, did you sell your boat? i must have missed that some how. well congrats if you did.
Old    Marco (macrogpx2)      Join Date: Dec 2005       10-17-2008, 5:16 PM Reply   
finished.
Old    mendo247            10-17-2008, 5:26 PM Reply   
done
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-17-2008, 5:28 PM Reply   
Handled
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-17-2008, 5:40 PM Reply   
Yep, sold it two weeks ago!
Old    Travis Q (motogod77)      Join Date: Aug 2008       10-17-2008, 6:20 PM Reply   
done finished
Old    Sparky Jay (wake_upppp)      Join Date: Nov 2003       10-17-2008, 6:31 PM Reply   
Fineeto
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       10-17-2008, 6:35 PM Reply   
Done
Old    Joe Sergi (99_air_warrior)      Join Date: May 2008       10-17-2008, 6:43 PM Reply   
Done
Old    Mark (mofreestyle)      Join Date: Jan 2006       10-17-2008, 6:48 PM Reply   
Done. A couple of things I thought of while taking the survey. Adding a question about horsepower could be useful. Maybe another about how many people you usually ride with. The number of people can change things drastically. I filled the survey out with what we usually ride with but on certain days we get crazy and really sac it out we probably add another 1100lbs.
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       10-17-2008, 6:52 PM Reply   
congrats on the sale brotha

^^^^^second that^^^^^^^^
how about the first 3 questions
1.boat
2.motor
3.prop!!!!!!

and thans for doing this, are you going to post some results or findings from your study?

(Message edited by westsiderippa on October 17, 2008)
Old    Michael O (2007_x2)      Join Date: May 2007       10-17-2008, 9:15 PM Reply   
done
Old    rodney (azwakekid)      Join Date: Apr 2005       10-17-2008, 9:58 PM Reply   
done
Old    Mispella (jon43)      Join Date: Aug 2003       10-18-2008, 8:46 AM Reply   
done
Old    David Bell (dabell)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-18-2008, 9:35 AM Reply   
done, but "I don't need ballast"
Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       10-18-2008, 1:34 PM Reply   
done
Old    Chris Walker (redsupralaunch)      Join Date: Aug 2002       10-18-2008, 1:47 PM Reply   
Done.
Old    David Griffith (davidggriffith)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-18-2008, 3:43 PM Reply   
done
Old    shaun (spjc)      Join Date: Feb 2007       10-18-2008, 3:52 PM Reply   
done
Old    Derek Oliver (do420jc)      Join Date: Apr 2007       10-18-2008, 4:39 PM Reply   
done
Old    Curt Bowman (curt489)      Join Date: Feb 2008       10-18-2008, 5:47 PM Reply   
done
Old    Greg McNeill (greg2)      Join Date: May 2002       10-18-2008, 6:05 PM Reply   
What are you planning to do with the data?
Old    Derek (ds3)      Join Date: Jun 2008       10-18-2008, 7:37 PM Reply   
Cool, would love to see the results when you are done!
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-20-2008, 10:03 AM Reply   
stupid free accounts only give you 100 responses... I upgraded so it is back open.

Anyone else? would love to get some i/o owners on there as well

using the data for a new site so yes, it will be posted.
Old    Bill Knudson (drknute3)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-20-2008, 10:21 AM Reply   
Info on my cobalt is in...
Old    Dan Smith (dansmith)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-20-2008, 10:23 AM Reply   
Done.

Ian, I'm guessing the questions on ballast placement referred to my extra ballast? Its kinda hard to estimate where the ballast is in my boat since it runs the length of the hull...
Old    pdxWAKE.com            10-20-2008, 10:52 AM Reply   
done
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-20-2008, 10:58 AM Reply   
yeah, extra ballast. Really the survey is supposed to be about where you place additional moveable ballast. Kind of like a reference guide for people who are looking for some tips.
Old    Greg (silvermustang35)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-20-2008, 11:03 AM Reply   
Done
Old    Mike R (madriding1)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-20-2008, 12:57 PM Reply   
Done
Old    Brett Treiber (pc_sledge)      Join Date: Jan 2006       10-20-2008, 1:42 PM Reply   
Done
Old    Ken Toby (towboat_222)      Join Date: Feb 2007       10-20-2008, 2:51 PM Reply   
Done
Old    Jeff Chu (fossilfuelburner)      Join Date: Feb 2008       10-20-2008, 3:27 PM Reply   
Done
Old    P C (pc332)      Join Date: Jan 2007       10-20-2008, 8:47 PM Reply   
another done
Old    Brandon Burek (yubasanger)      Join Date: Jul 2007       10-20-2008, 10:14 PM Reply   
Done
Old     (nautiquetrevo)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-20-2008, 10:27 PM Reply   
DONE
Old    Chqwakeboarder (chqwakeboarder)      Join Date: May 2006       10-20-2008, 10:28 PM Reply   
Onlyinboards,
Your site is awesome. I finished my survey. I would ask a question about how many people are riding with you and where you place them. It does make a big difference.
Old    BLAIR BARHAM (jonblarc7)      Join Date: Jul 2006       10-21-2008, 7:59 AM Reply   
DONE
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-21-2008, 8:03 AM Reply   
thanks chqwakeboarder!

Yeah, agreed. But too late to add it now with all the replies it has gotten.
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       10-21-2008, 8:46 AM Reply   
done
Old    Ryan (soonerwake85)      Join Date: Jun 2007       10-21-2008, 8:50 AM Reply   
Doney
Old    D. Cooper (dcooper)      Join Date: Mar 2005       10-21-2008, 11:01 AM Reply   
done
Old    Greers Ferry Lake Marine & ATV (greers_ferry_boats)      Join Date: Dec 2007       10-21-2008, 12:06 PM Reply   
done
Old    Kyle P (wakeboard_pittsburgh)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-21-2008, 1:20 PM Reply   
done
Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       10-21-2008, 1:37 PM Reply   
Done.
Old    Alan Douglas (adouglas)      Join Date: Nov 2007       10-21-2008, 2:35 PM Reply   
Done
Old    Matt Crowe (crowem87)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-21-2008, 5:18 PM Reply   
done
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-27-2008, 3:39 PM Reply   
188 total responses, thanks!

Someone pic a random number from 1 - 188 and that's who'll get the sac.

Also, i am almost done putting the results on www.fatsacstore.com - through Moomba I think is done. Some of the responses didn't quite add up but i figure that is because the questions weren't worded properly.
Old    billy d williams (billy2603)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-27-2008, 3:42 PM Reply   
63
Old    Justin (salsajs3030)      Join Date: Aug 2008       10-27-2008, 3:42 PM Reply   
55
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-27-2008, 3:53 PM Reply   
all righty, just sent the email to the winner
Old    Chris (searay97)      Join Date: Aug 2008       10-27-2008, 4:32 PM Reply   
onlyinboards not get off the topic but do you still need pictures of the krypt tower installed on my boat?
Old    Patrick Fort (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-27-2008, 6:01 PM Reply   
Very cool, got an email from onlyinboards.com. Looks like my boat will be a little more weighted this Fall!!
Old    billy d williams (billy2603)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-28-2008, 7:47 AM Reply   
Did you go with #63?

If so, Patrick next time you see a white, black, and red Malibu with a titan tower on Lake Lewisville you are going to have to toss me a beer.
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-28-2008, 7:53 AM Reply   
went with 63, Patrick owes you a beer.
Old    Patrick Fort (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-28-2008, 6:52 PM Reply   
Billy, if I see you out I will hit you up. I normally ride over at shady shores most weekends.
Old    Johnny (johnny_defacto)      Join Date: Sep 2006       10-28-2008, 6:56 PM Reply   
done
Old    billy d williams (billy2603)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-29-2008, 4:04 PM Reply   
Well, I hope your arm is freaking mighty because I ride on the Pier 121 Marina side mainly. No worries man - congrats on the free stuff.
Old    Patrick Fort (pfort)      Join Date: Mar 2007       10-29-2008, 7:24 PM Reply   
Billy, I ride with a few guys over by pier 121, mostly Matt G(pierce) on here and dwb.com. He has the Orange/Grey Tige RZ2 and keeps it at pier 121.
Old    Tom (t__p)      Join Date: Sep 2008       10-30-2008, 9:02 AM Reply   
dun
Old    Tim (srock)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-30-2008, 12:37 PM Reply   
done
Old    Rob Flaherty (mc_x15)      Join Date: Jul 2008       10-30-2008, 1:15 PM Reply   
DONE, FAT SAC ME PLEASE, HAH

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