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Old    Wakeboarder3922 (wakeboarder3922)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-02-2006, 11:51 AM Reply   
Does anybody have any pictures of their Centurion wake? Please post your speed, length and weight setup. Here is mine at 23.5 at 75 feet with stock ballast (3 tanks) and 500 on the cockpit floor...Upload
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-02-2006, 3:15 PM Reply   
New Enzo SV216 Stock wake 23mph 2 people in the boat Upload

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Old    Brandon Key (souperfly)      Join Date: Apr 2006       08-02-2006, 3:16 PM Reply   
Ohh, one of those remote control jetski's in the background..
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-02-2006, 3:20 PM Reply   
yeah here is the sequence of pictures
I think he got all the air from my wake he could handle


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Old    wakebmxer            08-02-2006, 4:59 PM Reply   
Is that a seadoo wake?????
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       08-02-2006, 6:35 PM Reply   
Mushy and rough.I hate them.
Old    mendo247            08-02-2006, 6:58 PM Reply   
i knew it was a centurion from the last pic.. its starting to wash out..

i dig the rest of the boat though, cool new ideas..

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Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-02-2006, 7:02 PM Reply   
All the same speed 23 mph no ballast stock wake 2 people on board just rough water the wake on the 216 is clean!
Old    Scott Taylor (taylormade)      Join Date: Jun 2001       08-02-2006, 8:04 PM Reply   
I've seen about 4 different Centurions (owned one) and I've never seen one of them that threw the same wake twice. Whether that's due to passengers or gas level or whatever, the point is that EVERY Centurion I've been in is super sensitive to weight, mushy and washy. The surf wake, however, is awesome.
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-02-2006, 8:08 PM Reply   
My point is this is an all new hull you have never boarded behind the 216. If you look at the back of the 216 http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/3183/352426.html?1154574190 it is way differnt than the Avalanche,Cyclone etc. This boat is not weight senesative since it has way less V
Old    Rich (rich_g)      Join Date: May 2003       08-02-2006, 8:14 PM Reply   
I guess my 98 is pre-C4 hull and it is not that sensitive and is very consistent and not mushy. We dialed it in with 1200 lbs but that seems to be optimum. IOW more is not better. I will say the limit of the nice shaped wake is out to 75'
Old    George Aslinger (mobv)      Join Date: Jun 2002       08-03-2006, 7:56 PM Reply   
Here are 3 pics of my 2005 Avalanche wake. This is with factory ballast plus 300 pounds of lead and 3 people in the boat. There is a HS wake, TS wake and Total wake. In all cases the rider is at 75 ft and the speed is 23 - 24 mph.

I always hesitate to post wake pics because it is so difficult to capture reality. Maybe I'm just not a good photographer.

It took us a few trys with the lead to get the balance and front back ratio to clean up the wake. Previous boat as a Moomba and we spend alotof time behind friends Supra 22SSV and 24 SSV. The Centurion wake is more vertical, very solid and pops more up than out. My 16 year old son is a very good rider, he is extremly happy with the wake and has progressed tremendously in the past year with this boat. We have 300 hours on the boat since July 1, 2005.
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Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-03-2006, 8:03 PM Reply   
VERY NICE excelent job!
Old    Scott Taylor (taylormade)      Join Date: Jun 2001       08-04-2006, 4:56 AM Reply   
George, good pix...but, are you sure that the third pic was taken at 23mph? The rider looks like he's leaning back pretty hard, as most riders do while the boat's planing. The rooster tail also looks a little wide for that speed.
Not trying to argue, just asking.

Nice water!
Old    Bruce Banner (breadbutta)      Join Date: Dec 2003       08-04-2006, 9:15 AM Reply   
2000 Elite-V with 5 people and no ballast. She holds 1600 lbs, we just didn't seem to need it this day. Rope is at 70 ft. 23 mph.



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Old    Wakeboarder3922 (wakeboarder3922)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-04-2006, 9:30 AM Reply   
George, where do you put your 300 pounds of lead?
Old    George Aslinger (mobv)      Join Date: Jun 2002       08-04-2006, 6:48 PM Reply   
Scott, I'm sure we were at speed when the 3r pic was taken. The hyd wake plate on the Centurion makes the rooster tail spread like that, I believe that is one of the reasons for side to side sensitivity.

Wakeboarder3922 most of the lead is under the rear corner seat on the port side to get the wake balanced. I have 10 blocks, use 2 of them to move around for fine tuning.

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