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Old    Chad (maximum_carnage)      Join Date: Apr 2004       06-14-2007, 7:21 PM Reply   
If I were to add a single 600 lbs. water ballast to a 17' I/O Rinker or a 19' I/O Maxum would I see a significant difference in the wake size/shape? Thanks for any help.

(Message edited by maximum_carnage on June 14, 2007)
Old    Justin Lamoureux (lives2wake)      Join Date: Apr 2002       06-14-2007, 7:38 PM Reply   
I rode behind a 17' outboard for many years and we always put a fat sac in the boat(600lbs.) The wake sucked without it. I will likely make the wake alot better...but use more gas and change the handling of the boat.
Is it worth it? Oh yeah!
Old    Nick Swan (goinbigg17)      Join Date: Jul 2002       06-14-2007, 7:43 PM Reply   
For sure will make a difference! I suggest putting it more in the middle to the front of the boat rather than the back. Then if you have a 2nd one, fill it about half way in the back. (This is just what I have found to be best in my boat, 19ft Bluewater I/O)
Old     (attila916)      Join Date: Oct 2005       06-14-2007, 9:33 PM Reply   
I second what Nick said. Are you running a stock prop? I hope you have the 4.3 in the Maxum...
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       06-15-2007, 6:24 AM Reply   
600lbs will make a huge differance on a 17ft boat.
Old    Chris (committed)      Join Date: Jul 2005       06-15-2007, 6:58 AM Reply   
^Agreed 100%. Major diff..........

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