Articles
   
       
       
Pics/Video
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WAKE WORLD HOME
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old    Michael ImObersteg (Michael)      Join Date: Mar 2010       02-07-2011, 10:27 AM Reply   
So after some beers and Super Bowl, my buddy and I decided 3k of water wasnt enough for the 07 vlx.. its a hungry boat that needs alot of weight. We came to the conclusion that although the wake was big it needed just a bit more to get prime.. so, where can i get an ACME 1235 for the best price?
Old    Spencer (spencerwm)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-07-2011, 11:11 AM Reply   
The VLX will take all the ballast you can fit and the wake just gets better. Just do a google search for the Acme 1235 and click the shopping button for the lowest prices.
Old    Michael ImObersteg (Michael)      Join Date: Mar 2010       02-07-2011, 11:42 AM Reply   
how do you like the 1235?
Old     (malibudude)      Join Date: Feb 2001       02-07-2011, 1:10 PM Reply   
If you plan on adding that much weight I'd prop lower to the OJ 468 instead. This prop rocks on the VLX and still gets out of the whole very well, though not a real cruising prop.
Old    D C (dirwoody)      Join Date: Apr 2003       02-07-2011, 1:37 PM Reply   
Skidim.com - They've got about any prop you want at very competitive prices - Plus, they're extremely knowledgable, so if you have questions, give them a call and they'll be able to help you out
Old    Moe (nauti4life)      Join Date: Sep 2008       02-07-2011, 1:45 PM Reply   
PM sent.
Old    VLX Envy (cavlxenvy)      Join Date: Aug 2007       02-07-2011, 2:01 PM Reply   
What motor are you running? The monsoon?
Old    Michael ImObersteg (Michael)      Join Date: Mar 2010       02-07-2011, 4:59 PM Reply   
yeah im running the monsoon, i like big wakes, i dont really care about the top end i just want something that can get me around a bit at a decent crusing speed.
Old    A.J. West (you_da_man)      Join Date: Sep 2009       02-07-2011, 6:12 PM Reply   
Do a google for Nettles Props. Best prices I've seen online period. That's where I got my 1235 and I run 3400lbs ballast
Old    Spencer (spencerwm)      Join Date: Feb 2009       02-07-2011, 6:39 PM Reply   
I have run the OJ 466 (has a little less cup than the 468) on the VLX and it rocked. I liked the fact that I didn't lose as much top end speed. I did end up switching back to the Acme 1235 as I wanted the most hole shot possible with the weight we run. I ride on a river and don't have to travel much so speed is not an issue. We usually start surfing or wakeboarding right from the ramp.
Old    Brian (brianinpdx)      Join Date: Aug 2009       02-07-2011, 7:26 PM Reply   
www.wakemakers.com

Pretty helpful bunch of guys.
Old    Jeff Egli (jdoggy_73)      Join Date: Mar 2010       02-07-2011, 8:38 PM Reply   
Agree with A.J. on Nettles... On Sale for $540 now:

http://www.nettleprops.com/store/p/2...-1-8-Bore.aspx
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       02-07-2011, 10:37 PM Reply   
1235 on my boat with monsoon, works great since some of didnt have an option to get a hammerhead
Old    Jay T. (wakebrdjay)      Join Date: Apr 2008       02-08-2011, 5:18 AM Reply   
Acme 1235 $507 here http://www.boatownersworld.com/Props...propellers.htm
Old    Michael ImObersteg (Michael)      Join Date: Mar 2010       02-08-2011, 8:29 AM Reply   
Bryan,

how do you have your boat set up?
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       02-09-2011, 1:54 PM Reply   
stock hard tanks with bow tank.
wedge all the way down.
200 lead in bow.
150 lead in walkway up against bow tank
300 under spotter seat
300 under driver
250 under back right seat
250 under back left seat
200 just hanging around on the floor

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 9:10 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2012 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us