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Old    Ian (repo)      Join Date: Feb 2010       09-26-2010, 1:15 AM Reply   
I've got a good wave going but its too close to the boat. How do I push it out a little? I'm running front 500 full, port rear hard full with a 550 sac in the port locker full as I can get. 2 adults & 1 kid in boat or 1 adult & 2 kids (90lb ea) . Running 10.2 - 10.5mph
Old    Dennis (islander033)      Join Date: May 2008       09-26-2010, 9:03 AM Reply   
Go faster
Old    Mike V (vman)      Join Date: Jun 2010       09-26-2010, 11:45 AM Reply   
Use GPS to dial in speed.
Old    Dennis (dennish)      Join Date: May 2005       09-26-2010, 12:49 PM Reply   
Show us pictures
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       09-26-2010, 10:27 PM Reply   
Mine is better at 10.7 starboard and 11.0 port side. That's with a Bennett trim tab full up.
Old    Blair Neher (BlairJ)      Join Date: Jun 2010       09-27-2010, 6:21 AM Reply   
Speed up and/or add weight to the bow.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-30-2010, 6:09 PM Reply   
I run 1300 in the rear locker (in the other locker I have a little over 200lbs in batteries), 500 midship at 11.2-11.5 loooooong and juicy.
Old    Andrew Taft (taft)      Join Date: Jul 2006       10-01-2010, 8:36 AM Reply   
Hate, you found a benefit to weighting the opposite side of the boat?

Just trying to sink the whole back of the boat a bit more?
Old    Ian (repo)      Join Date: Feb 2010       10-01-2010, 5:22 PM Reply   
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Go faster
I need more weight to go with the speed. I'm going to piggyback another 550 sac on top of the original 550 sac.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-02-2010, 10:49 AM Reply   
Andrew, I had no way around it it was the only place the batteries would fit. I have one on each side of the very back of the V locker with the aft wall removed. I was surprised to find that it did in fact improve the wave mostly as it comes to push further back in the wave. Give it a whirl and see what you think.
Old    Craig F (craig_f)      Join Date: Feb 2008       10-02-2010, 9:04 PM Reply   
We've been running a little in the opposite side, no idea how much (about 1/3 on a 750 by the eyeball). It made the wave look MUCH worse, yet it has a lot more drive. Season is almost over here, but next year I'll find a way to get that power AND a clean wave!
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-07-2010, 3:35 PM Reply   
Mines clean as a whitle. The weight I have is pushed all the way back, rear wall removed and all.

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