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Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-18-2014, 10:19 PM Reply   
The coldest water temp at saguaro I've seen is 63. Some spots I get 67.



We rode dirty this weekend. Just Mr BombWake and I. Shredded the Gnar for a good six hours! Gas bill was horrendous.



For the record, my boat only holds 35 gallons
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-18-2014, 10:23 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilikebeaverandboats View Post
Hey uh...... i miss Arizona
Arizona misses you too!



When are you gonna come back to visit?
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-18-2014, 10:56 PM Reply   
BTW anybody know the water temps at Bartlett?
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       03-19-2014, 7:41 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by durty_curt View Post
Arizona misses you too!



When are you gonna come back to visit?
This breaks my heart man...... Not any time soon unfortunately.... whats the next holiday haha? Thanksgiving?

I am amazed at how many wakeboats I see cruising up Pacific Coast Highway near Long beach by the way..... I need to flag one of these dudes down haha.

If you find youself near LA..... you've got my number!
Old    Jason H (turbonine)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-19-2014, 11:12 AM Reply   
Water temp at Bartlett was 63/64 last weekend.
Old    Steve (skongolf)      Join Date: Aug 2009       03-19-2014, 11:36 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by durty_curt View Post
The coldest water temp at saguaro I've seen is 63. Some spots I get 67.



We rode dirty this weekend. Just Mr BombWake and I. Shredded the Gnar for a good six hours! Gas bill was horrendous.



For the record, my boat only holds 35 gallons
Thanks for the report.
That gas bill looks painful!!! My x30 has a 60 gallon tank and is about 1/4 full
Old    Eric Roberts (ers906)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-24-2014, 10:49 AM Reply   
Curt, the G holds 65 gallons of premium ($$$$$$$$). Pulled it on Sat with 0.7 gallons left in it. Not bad for pulling 50 riders on the day, full ballast and a dozen people in the boat (coming out of the hole probably 75+ times). Thanks for all your help, I am def going to cruise out for the pleasant surf comp.
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-24-2014, 5:27 PM Reply   
That's really good in my book! Sadly i took next to no photos, as i left my phone on my boat with Mr BombWake and Co while being on yours practically all day. And that's probably a good thing. As I got a bidet feeling a handful of times judging in the back. And drenched when i decided it was safer in the front



And yet the best photos i have are of your other nautique.






Good thing We had several people helping at the event

Old     (newwhit)      Join Date: Mar 2007       05-12-2014, 8:09 AM Reply   
Hey az guys,

How hot do the black towers, gel coats and dark vinyl get in july and august down there?
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       05-12-2014, 8:10 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by newwhit View Post
Hey az guys,

How hot do the black towers, gel coats and dark vinyl get in july and august down there?

Dont touch anything thats not white.....even then....be careful...
Old    Spencer Coon (spencercoon)      Join Date: Mar 2011       05-15-2014, 3:52 PM Reply   
Water/Air temps were perfect. Looking forward to the long days of summer!
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Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       05-15-2014, 11:04 PM Reply   
Last week the temps weren't too good... Remember how hazy it was?

Yeah thats looking directly into the sun.
Cold enough that we had to bust out the foot warmer!


And so windy that we had to ride at "the place beyond the pines" (it's a movie)


Aka past the no wake zone where RAF practically lives at the lake. Pretty crazy going fast back there, pretty darn narrow...
Old    Jon (jonsquatch)      Join Date: Aug 2013       05-16-2014, 9:47 AM Reply   
Wimps... you need a heater in that thing... ;-) You think it was cold here you should have been in California, it was so cold at Canyon Lake CA that I refused to do a practice run on a G21. Thats right I turned down a chance to ride the G21 before my competition run. With no sun I didn't want to sit in the shade in the wind wet waiting to dry off before my second run...
Old    Spencer Coon (spencercoon)      Join Date: Mar 2011       05-16-2014, 10:45 AM Reply   
Ha ha, that area past the buoys is always nice! One issue though is that it seems to have the majority of the drift wood/floating debris...
Old    Travis Champp (tnast)      Join Date: Apr 2011       05-27-2014, 5:42 PM Reply   
Anyone in the phoenix area need a third? im new to the area and need to start riding again. gass$$
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-12-2014, 11:08 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by tnast View Post
Anyone in the phoenix area need a third? im new to the area and need to start riding again. gass$$
You may wanna post what city you reside in so the people near you and that lake can hit you up.



And I'm weeks behind on posting up here...
Old    Travis Champp (tnast)      Join Date: Apr 2011       06-20-2014, 6:28 PM Reply   
THanks, Live in Tempe if anyone needs a third?
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-22-2014, 6:56 PM Reply   
I miss arizona so much
Old    Spencer Coon (spencercoon)      Join Date: Mar 2011       06-23-2014, 11:08 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilikebeaverandboats View Post
I miss arizona so much
Rightly so.
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-23-2014, 2:00 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilikebeaverandboats View Post
I miss arizona so much
Then come on back Joe, I'll welcome you back with open arms!



Not much has changed out here



Same ole ole



Sometimes we're short a driver though...



And be advised we may take out, the first day you come back!

Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-26-2014, 7:29 PM Reply   
Curt.... you are making me miss it more! Drag the 'bu up to big bear lake this weekend
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       07-01-2014, 6:59 AM Reply   
No Thx, I say you drag your azz back to AZ to shred the gnar!



Don't worry Craig, I didn't crop out your boat! This time...

Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       11-13-2014, 12:39 PM Reply   
Just throwing a little Hello towards you AZ folk.....

....because as of 11/25, I'll be a resident of your fine state!


See ya on the lake!
Old    Jon (jonsquatch)      Join Date: Aug 2013       11-14-2014, 12:51 PM Reply   
Welcome! what area?
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       11-16-2014, 6:37 PM Reply   
Thanks! I'll be living in Tempe and working in Mesa. Looking forward to dragging the boat around and checking out the different spots!

What's the water temp these days?
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       11-16-2014, 7:19 PM Reply   
NAW.... enjoy, as I miss the fine state of AZ very much.
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       11-16-2014, 7:31 PM Reply   
Got out today and during the last week day as well. Canyon lake is 68


Saguaro is 72



And Apache was at 71 three weeks ago

Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       11-17-2014, 4:07 PM Reply   
Pictures like that tell me that I'm making the right move!! ...15 degrees, 30 mph winds, and snow blowing sideways here today!
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       11-18-2014, 8:49 AM Reply   
Another dumb question for you guys:

How are the ramps at the popular lakes around the PHX area? Reason I ask is I'm going to buy an inexpensive work truck and am getting mixed information on the need for 4WD.

Would a full size 2wd pick up work for most the ramps most of the time. I won't be towing to the lake with it that much, but just wanted to get some opinions. Thanks.
Old    Spencer Coon (spencercoon)      Join Date: Mar 2011       11-18-2014, 9:18 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ripr View Post
Another dumb question for you guys:

How are the ramps at the popular lakes around the PHX area? Reason I ask is I'm going to buy an inexpensive work truck and am getting mixed information on the need for 4WD.

Would a full size 2wd pick up work for most the ramps most of the time. I won't be towing to the lake with it that much, but just wanted to get some opinions. Thanks.
Saguaro lake Dock 1 you'll be fine. Dock 2 you'll need a couple buddies to stand on the back bumper. Same thing for the ramp at Canyon lake.
Old    Jon (jonsquatch)      Join Date: Aug 2013       11-19-2014, 10:10 AM Reply   
What the Coon says... depends a lot on the boat though....

With my current 210 and anything heavier its a bit of a struggle at times at Canyon and Saguaro ramp 2 with my 2004 2WD Silverado 1500 where it was fine with a lighter boat. If you plan on going to Apache, Roosevelt, or Pleasant (at least the 10 lane and the Pleasant harbor marina) 4WD sounds like a damn good idea. I have only used the main ramp at Bartlett and I would prefer a 4WD.

A with a lighter boat, better tires, and perhaps a heavier short wheel base tow vehicle and you would be fine with a 2WD. I use a 4WD 3/4 ton Suburban with a mild lift and 33's to tow with most of the time and it works great and often I don't need 4WD but it comes in very handy.
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       11-19-2014, 9:39 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilikebeaverandboats View Post
NAW.... enjoy, as I miss the fine state of AZ very much.
And a very fine state indeed Joe! Even with you gone we still manage to find
GLASS



A$$



And... A touch of CLASS

Old     (moto96s)      Join Date: Nov 2011       11-20-2014, 11:03 AM Reply   
Hey Curtis,
How have you been!!
You folks look like you are having way too much fun out there!!
I'm jealous, I have to run down to Florida just to find some above freezing temps
Good to see you are out there having a blast.
Craig
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       11-20-2014, 9:00 PM Reply   
I've been good Craig, how's the boat doing? You added a diy surf gate on it right?
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       11-21-2014, 10:59 AM Reply   
Nice!!! Thanks for the info guys...ended up picking up a 4wd Yukon from a private owner. Hoping to hit the lake weekend after thanksgiving!
Old     (moto96s)      Join Date: Nov 2011       11-23-2014, 6:39 AM Reply   
Yeah,
I have a home made swim platform based gate for each side now and they actually work pretty great.
The Bu is all put away for the winter as of last weekend and we are just waiting on the snow
I have actually been doing more surfing than waking this past summer as I have kind of hit a wall on wakeboarding due to my age and physical conditioning.
The surfing has turned out to be a fantastic physical therapy for my knees and back as well as the rest of my body, and it is a blast!
Good to talk to you.
Craig
Old     (newwhit)      Join Date: Mar 2007       11-23-2014, 8:01 AM Reply   
Hey anyone!!!

do you know where to find ASU WakeDevils apparel? Especially women's tanks and/or tees?

thanks!

ps. hope to be back in AZ next spring!
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       11-23-2014, 11:24 AM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by newwhit View Post
Hey anyone!!!

do you know where to find ASU WakeDevils apparel? Especially women's tanks and/or tees?

thanks!

ps. hope to be back in AZ next spring!

You would have to email, fb message or DM on Instagram them to see about purchasing apparel/swag from the wake devils
Old    Eric Christensen (nwryder84)      Join Date: Jul 2008       02-06-2015, 11:47 AM Reply   
Whenever anyone from the Az crew is ready to dust off the winter cob webs let me know... Just moved to Peoria and looking to join up for a set and meet some riders for the next few months until I can make the trip home to bring my boat out here. Intermediate/advanced rider, respectful and can help with any aspect of the day. Always got $ for gas and down to wake up early. You name the lake I'll make the drive.
Eric
530 966 5462
Old    Tim Zumwalt (Zumwalttim)      Join Date: Mar 2015       03-30-2015, 7:47 PM Reply   
Hey Guys and Gals,

New to AZ... from the Portland OR area... looking to get a pull sometime... intermediate/advanced rider... slalom and wake driver... have some experience instructing on a wake boat back in OR ... always have gas money... Let me know if there is anyway I can get out on the boat...

Thanks!

-Tim

503.347.3406

Last edited by Zumwalttim; 03-30-2015 at 7:55 PM. Reason: spelling
Old    Todd Easton (11OutbackV)      Join Date: Mar 2011       03-31-2015, 7:13 PM Reply   
hey all, just ordered a new boat and its due here in mid may. let me know if anybody is up to goin out. We live near pleasant but like Bartlett a lot better due to less traffic most of the time
Old    Tim Zumwalt (Zumwalttim)      Join Date: Mar 2015       04-01-2015, 5:35 PM Reply   
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Originally Posted by 11OutbackV View Post
hey all, just ordered a new boat and its due here in mid may. let me know if anybody is up to goin out. We live near pleasant but like Bartlett a lot better due to less traffic most of the time
I'm in! let me know when and where and I will see if I can get out there!
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       04-03-2015, 8:14 PM Reply   
hey, no one move to cali, its dumb. just sayin.
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       04-15-2015, 9:32 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ilikebeaverandboats View Post
hey, no one move to cali, its dumb. just sayin.
Oh Joe! you so funny



But so am I! "Just sayin"



Old    Eric Christensen (nwryder84)      Join Date: Jul 2008       04-22-2015, 8:49 PM Reply   
As suggested by Coon for those loyal to the AZV thread... I said hello a while back, hooked up a few rides with some nice folks. Went home over Easter and rescued the boat from storage in norcal to finish my move. We made the 1,000 mile journey without complications, now it's time to give her a bath!

looking to catch an early morning set saturday 4-25 or sunday 4-26. Have one for sure sunday so that would be the preference. Would like to get on the water shortly after the sun perks up and grab a set before the crowds drop in. don't necessarily need to rush off the water, but looking for a crew with riding in mind. If your interested hit me up. Thinking pleasant or bartlett... for those curious or concerned, I have a 2003 X2 and extra bags to dial the wake.

Eric
send a text to
530 966 5462
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       04-26-2015, 10:39 PM Reply   
As Eric suggested, y'all better start waking up early to get the good water, especially with the winds we've been having lately.



You stay out too long or get out too late, ya never know how or what you'll run into

Old    Eric Christensen (nwryder84)      Join Date: Jul 2008       04-27-2015, 8:10 AM Reply   
Looks like you scored some water Curt! Not sure if you were saying you went early or got lucky later in the day? Either way I'm envious, stormed scared off the crew Saturday night and I was cussing the calm after the storm Sunday morning. Glad someone was making good use of it! Ever need another body in the boat let know...
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       04-27-2015, 3:03 PM Reply   
Sadly that wasn't from this weekend but just a few days earlier during the weekday. From most of my friends that did go out, they said it was pretty rough due to wind, rain and yes hail.
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       04-27-2015, 5:02 PM Reply   
Some pretty good water yesterday on Bartlett....between hail storms!
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Old    Eric Christensen (nwryder84)      Join Date: Jul 2008       04-30-2015, 7:05 AM Reply   
wait... wheres the pictures of the rock/paper/scissors loser that had to ride through hail pellets at 23 mph???
Old    Eric Christensen (nwryder84)      Join Date: Jul 2008       05-08-2015, 7:06 AM Reply   
Thinking about a wakenwake sunday morning for pleasant if anyone wants to meet up for an early morning set? Plan to launch the boat between 6 and 6:30 and ride until the yahoos and yocals show up. If anyone is up for it let me know via text at 5309665462.
Old    Eric Christensen (nwryder84)      Join Date: Jul 2008       05-17-2015, 10:21 AM Reply   
looking for a 3rd for monday 5-18, have the day off work and figure why not take the boat out for a weekday set at pleasant while its deserted. 530 966 5462 if you wanna join.
Old    Mike Chase (gmcraider)      Join Date: Jun 2009       05-26-2015, 8:52 AM Reply   
Hey AZ crew, heading to Wahweap for a week of houseboating and riding in a few weeks. Is the cut open at Wahweap that avoids Antelope Point Marina?
Old    Jason H (turbonine)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-26-2015, 10:07 AM Reply   
http://lakepowell.water-data.com/

15ft deep.
Old    Todd Easton (11OutbackV)      Join Date: Mar 2011       06-01-2015, 6:08 PM Reply   
Is anybody going out this weekend? Planning on going Saturday and sunday, either pleasant or Bartlett.
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-18-2015, 6:41 PM Reply   
Hey guys my buddy is looking for a third this Saturday at Bartlett on his SAN 06 210. here's his meetup link he made.

http://www.meetup.com/AZWakeboarding...nts/223316535/
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-18-2015, 6:42 PM Reply   
Whats a lake? Boats? What are these things?
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-18-2015, 7:36 PM Reply   
They're are the things you left behind when you left me
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       06-18-2015, 7:36 PM Reply   
😢😔
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-19-2015, 5:31 PM Reply   
Quote:
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😢😔
When are you gonna come back to visit az? What did you end up doing with your Tigé?
Old    Joe (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       07-27-2015, 5:14 PM Reply   
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When are you gonna come back to visit az? What did you end up doing with your Tigé?
I've been back a few times. I'll be out there on the 6th, gonna be at saguaro on the 7th i believe...

Parents still have the Tige, but you'll probably see it make an appearance on Clist in the coming months...so if you know anyone...biggest wave you'll find behind a 20V.

If only I could find a job in AZ.

I drive by a malibu dealer on PCH everyday and tear up a little
Old    DC (durty_curt)      Join Date: Apr 2008       07-27-2015, 7:42 PM Reply   
Tearing up driving by the Malibu dealership? Oh Joe, I've moved onto bigger and better boats...



I'd like you to meet the replacement for the MormonBu, GIHAD!



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