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Old    Chqwakeboarder (chqwakeboarder)      Join Date: May 2006       05-14-2006, 5:46 PM Reply   
In your opinion, which boat throws down the best wake? If possible, back up you answer with pictures. In my opinion, the 03' X-2 takes the cake:Upload
Old    Chqwakeboarder (chqwakeboarder)      Join Date: May 2006       05-14-2006, 5:51 PM Reply   
Here's the boat puttin' out that wake:Upload
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-14-2006, 5:57 PM Reply   
Aircraft carriers do it for me.
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Old    sam burns (ridetilldeath)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-14-2006, 6:08 PM Reply   
man that x2 wake looks sick
Old    walt            05-14-2006, 6:20 PM Reply   
That X-2 wake looks like you were going a little to slow.
Old    Robb Davis (boarder_x)      Join Date: Mar 2006       05-14-2006, 6:30 PM Reply   
Isn't that the MC website photo?

My choice is from a US Navy destroyer. 15' wake at about 20 knots. .. I tried to upload a pic, but all of them are too big. I don't have the patience to shrink them down. The ship to the left of the carrier is one that I'm talking about. In that pic, the ships are doing about 12 knots, and so they do not really have a wake coming from the back. ... This is a design feature, to avoid torpedo attacks.
Old    Nate (norcalmalibu)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-14-2006, 6:48 PM Reply   
robb, curious why does it mater the size of the wake to help avoid torpeod attacks?
Old    Troy (liveoz)      Join Date: May 2002       05-14-2006, 6:54 PM Reply   
It would be easier to sink the destroyer, won't need to run as much weight as the aircraft carrier plus the ac's wake is to rampy for me.
Old    elias haldeman (elo)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-14-2006, 6:58 PM Reply   
i agree!!! the destroyers put out mass wakes, they are at least a 10 footwake, my dads sail boat takes them over the bow, and thats an easy 7 feet above the water
Old    Lance (osuwaterski)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-14-2006, 7:06 PM Reply   
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06 Malibu vlx with wedge, mls, and 10 people.
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       05-14-2006, 7:12 PM Reply   
Lance, tell me that's a small person; that looks huge!
Old    walt            05-14-2006, 7:13 PM Reply   
You should see the wake this boat kicks out !

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Old    Anodyne (anodyne)      Join Date: Feb 2006       05-14-2006, 7:15 PM Reply   
HAHAHA... Thank you Lance
Old    Robb Davis (boarder_x)      Join Date: Mar 2006       05-14-2006, 7:20 PM Reply   
A torpedo works by going back and forth looking for the turbulance in the water from a wake. A new destroyer has about a 1' wake in the back up until 12 knots. The torpedo when it is looking, doesn't see this as turbulance, and then does not follow the path into the back of the boat. .. More than that is classified.

Troy, sinking a destroyer is not easier than an Aircraft Carrier. ... Again, classified, but true.
Old    walt            05-14-2006, 7:22 PM Reply   
Look what I can do.



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Old    Troy (liveoz)      Join Date: May 2002       05-14-2006, 8:55 PM Reply   
Damn, I knew I should't have tried to bash the carrier without ever rining in one
Old    Samuel Sosa (unclesam)      Join Date: Nov 2005       05-14-2006, 9:57 PM Reply   
That is a joke right, or the person is like 3 feet tall...

Here is behind a 05 XLV
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Old    DJ (greenthumb)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-15-2006, 6:13 AM Reply   
Lance, that is by far the biggest wake picture I have ever seen. There has to be something up with that picture, please tell us that it is a vertically challenged individual riding behind that boat??

It would be like hitting a wall of water, it's almost the same size as some kickers I have seen.
Old    Mike O'Callaghan (greenpinky)      Join Date: Apr 2004       05-15-2006, 6:57 AM Reply   
Yeah, I don't wanna be 'that guy', but I have to this time. Is that photoshopped? That wake is unbelievable.

For my effort, here you go. SN 2001 with 1800 lbs. Too bad the water is a little rough.

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Old    Festivus Maxximus (festivus)      Join Date: Jan 2006       05-15-2006, 7:08 AM Reply   
Walt- that is the funniest thing I've seen all day. Looks like something from the tabloids....
Old    jemiller06            05-15-2006, 3:12 PM Reply   
Lance, please come clean. Was this photo altered? Yea, we're all skeptics only because we all dream about wakes that beautiful. As an 06 VLX owner I have to know the truth. Is that photo timed perfectly with a roller passing by? Whats the catch? That is absolutely amazing.
Old    882001 (882001)      Join Date: Nov 2003       05-15-2006, 3:43 PM Reply   
that is definatly shopped. that would wipe out docks and whatever else was around. and the table in the middle is like 3 feet higher than surrounding water
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-15-2006, 4:21 PM Reply   
Guys that photo is obviously shopped. Just look at where the wake curls over, and how it just stops. No way that is an accurate picture.
Old    Flight007 (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       05-15-2006, 4:43 PM Reply   
Yeah that wake goes to about his waist thats abour 3-4 feet you would fly off that thing. I would be afraid to approach it
Old    wiz            05-15-2006, 4:55 PM Reply   
i would say supra 21v, but i have owner goggles. i dont have any pics yet but diggs will probably post his here soon. it's steep & big!
Old    Lionel (lionel)      Join Date: Nov 2005       05-15-2006, 5:13 PM Reply   
Chuck, Diggs' boat is in the shop. New V-drive. Hopefully he has a pic, tho..
Old    Greg Miller (g_miller)      Join Date: Dec 2002       05-15-2006, 6:21 PM Reply   
Hey Lance, if that wake were real then me you and Ryan will all be having knee surgery this year.
Old    Steve Winn (scheersound)      Join Date: Feb 2003       05-15-2006, 6:32 PM Reply   
HAHA stewart is wake boarding good laugh walt.
Old    Lance (osuwaterski)      Join Date: Jul 2004       05-15-2006, 7:30 PM Reply   
OK, I have to end the wet dreams and come clean with the pic. I got the picture through an email and I will probably have to agree with everyone that the picture has been shopped. I will have to admit I have pondered for hours staring at this pic, just hoping that it's real.

Anyways, I thought I would bring some humor to this post before the boat bashing started.
Old    kyle (lfxstar)      Join Date: Jul 2001       05-15-2006, 7:51 PM Reply   
Lance the only way that would be real is if he was wakeboarding behind a....nope nothing can make a wake that big and that clean
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-15-2006, 8:36 PM Reply   
paddle boat?
Old    ausbill32            05-15-2006, 9:47 PM Reply   
this is my friend catching some air off my 06 Supra 21v. Mind you this wake is only the two rear 400 pounds sack loaded with 3 people in the boat. He's riding at 70 feet

This weekend, I'll load the boat up with 1400, put the wake plate down and get 6 people or so. The wake plate seems to add about a 1 foot of height.Upload
Old    Kraig Kaiser (kraig)      Join Date: Dec 2002       05-15-2006, 10:09 PM Reply   
Sam- How much weight and what configuration are you running? It could just be the pic, but for an XLV that wake doesn't look as big as what the XLV can throw. Again, it could just be the pic. The wake behind my XLV is intimidating when we have it dialed it and in the right depth.
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-15-2006, 10:17 PM Reply   
Kraig that is my XLV, the pic doesn't do the wake justice, it was unreal, scary big. my friend came out with us for the first time and was like i'm a wake snob so we need a lot of weight for me to be happy. so we loaded up with about 2600# of ballast and about 1400# in people so about 4000# in the boat. the wake was unreal he threw a scarecrow and crashed cause he wasn't expecting it to be so big. my first heelside hit ended in a face plant, cause i wasn't prepared for how big it was.
Old    Jon Shaffer (jpshaff01)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-15-2006, 10:33 PM Reply   
anybody still have pics of somebody behind one of those 30 ft. cruisers, those always come up about now in this thread
Old    Clint (ttuclint)      Join Date: Sep 2003       05-15-2006, 10:52 PM Reply   
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Old    gator_boards06            05-15-2006, 11:37 PM Reply   
wicked wake bro!!!!!!
Old    Ty (wakeandsnow27)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-16-2006, 12:06 AM Reply   
holy sheot. I know the other one is a chop, but that one 2 up looks real. but I think its impossible.
Old    Sean Griswold (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-16-2006, 5:08 AM Reply   
how did you do that?
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-16-2006, 8:00 AM Reply   
photoshop :-)
Old    Paul (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       05-16-2006, 8:27 AM Reply   
Newbies. That photo has been floating around here for years. Of course its shopped.
Old    Frank (fhu667)      Join Date: Oct 2004       05-16-2006, 9:28 AM Reply   
21V. 65ft @ 22.5. 3 people and around 2k ballast.

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Old    Chqwakeboarder (chqwakeboarder)      Join Date: May 2006       05-22-2006, 2:07 PM Reply   
That 21V wake is pretty sweet.
Old    wiz            05-22-2006, 3:40 PM Reply   
frank, is the plate all the way down?? the wake should be alot steeper.

where the hell is diggs?? i'll have to get take some pics soon.
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-22-2006, 3:49 PM Reply   
Wow it like that wake with a little more ramp to it how many times do you think that photo shoped picture will be posted?Upload
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       05-22-2006, 3:58 PM Reply   
Ok finally I will play too... been shown several times, but the only one I have had enough energy to shrink for the board.... This was from my 05' 21V at about 70' and 2K - 2.5K lbs. Maybe some day I will get some pics behind the 06' if I ever see it...Upload
Old    Frank (fhu667)      Join Date: Oct 2004       05-22-2006, 4:02 PM Reply   
Chuck-
The plate is about halfway or maybe a bit past half towards the up position. Not steep enough? I guess we could compare some pics to some other 21Vs.
Old    discolafinger            05-22-2006, 6:07 PM Reply   
hey Diggs what 06 21v
Old    Reuben (elcarteros)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-22-2006, 6:49 PM Reply   
I think it's the one that lives in Salem, Toby's place...lol
Old    Rich (rson)      Join Date: Jun 2002       05-22-2006, 10:29 PM Reply   
Do a search on the Camo LSV .....unmatched wake
Old    norm (bigworm)      Join Date: Dec 2004       06-07-2006, 8:20 PM Reply   
biased opinion 210 wieghted right have yet to get pics but i will when i figure it out.

un biased 04^ xstar with and xtra 2000-2500lbs
original xstar, x2, x1 wieghted

new vlx and old vlx wieghted right
Old    ricktrav            06-09-2006, 5:22 PM Reply   
here's my sn2001 with 800lbs no photoshopingUpload
Old    Jeremy Krenek (crowmobe540)      Join Date: Mar 2004       06-10-2006, 6:52 AM Reply   
the sport nautiques look to have just as big of a wake as a the 21v. how is that possible
Old    ricktrav            06-10-2006, 9:52 AM Reply   
the wake on my sn is very good for an under 10k boat, but the it is shorter and in the picture I belive that we are riding at only 60 to 65 feet back. 65 feet being the max. still she throws a great wake.
Old    gonçalinho            06-13-2006, 10:03 AM Reply   
What you all think of the 2006 Mastercraft X-Star wake/boat in general?
I have some bad things to say about it but i would like to hear somone´s opinion first!

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