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Old    Darren Lamont (dlamont)      Join Date: Apr 2003       08-15-2007, 11:58 AM Reply   
The new X-sub for 2008...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=BwU192VU8ck
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       08-15-2007, 12:01 PM Reply   
I've seen this a few times and I'm trying to figure out how he got the nose to go down so quickly? usually when you spin like this it just spins it doesn't dive like it does in this video? any ideas? I wonder if he had a bunch of weight in the bow?
Old    Darren Lamont (dlamont)      Join Date: Apr 2003       08-15-2007, 12:03 PM Reply   
He spins it into some big rollers, I think.
Old    Rich (rson)      Join Date: Jun 2002       08-15-2007, 12:05 PM Reply   
Same post:

http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/3183/488605.html?1187204297
Old    dtw. (notsobueno)      Join Date: Dec 2004       08-15-2007, 12:38 PM Reply   
Why?
Old    cosmocat (treycleaton)      Join Date: Mar 2005       08-15-2007, 5:51 PM Reply   
Note to self....do not buy the boat with that registration #That guy must have a lot of money layin around.
Old    Dirty D (dkjbama92mariah)      Join Date: Dec 2005       08-15-2007, 6:21 PM Reply   
Its called throwing it into reverse and goosing it while going 30mph. Very fun way to grenade a transmission.

STUPID PEOPLE SHOULDN'T BREED!

DKJ
Old    rG (canecorso)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-15-2007, 6:48 PM Reply   
Just makes me realize I dont wanna ever buy a used boat... Note to ppl buying save an extra year buy new
Old    Tdc_worm C (tdc_worm)      Join Date: Sep 2002       08-15-2007, 6:57 PM Reply   
in all 3 of the different wakeboats i have owned (1 mercruiser, 1 indmar, and 1 pcm powered), each one would kill the engine if they were thrown in reversed while going forward in order to keep from grenading the tranny/v drive...

i think it is called coming off throttle hard while moving into rollers...
Old    Matt Anderson (xaggie)      Join Date: Nov 2002       08-15-2007, 7:46 PM Reply   
Reference the other thread, he is moving backward as the boat emerges. Though you are right about the cutoff which puzzles me.

(Message edited by xaggie on August 15, 2007)
Old    kevin mcginty (kmcginty)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-16-2007, 10:02 AM Reply   
It looks like he is moving backwards simply because thats how he popped back out of the water
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       08-16-2007, 10:05 AM Reply   
It is always possible that he modified the boat to allow this to happen.
Old    Chris (shawman)      Join Date: Jun 2004       08-16-2007, 10:21 AM Reply   
Here is a new post on youtube from the guy about what happened:

This wasn't done on perpose at all!!! How this happened?? I believe that when I was coming into shore that I hit some rollers left over from the twinrig and when I pulled off the throttle the nose hit those rollers and sucked the front end down.

Some people think that I may have pulled the throttle back past netural into reverse adding to the nose dive. Still not 100% sure how it happened, I just know that I don't want to do that again!! LOL...
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       08-16-2007, 10:29 AM Reply   
haha funny, well that settles things then!
Old    Shane Lafferty (pickle311)      Join Date: Oct 2005       08-18-2007, 8:39 AM Reply   
yep, only a mastercraft will swamp itself lol
Old    Matt Cour (mcsammamish)      Join Date: Jun 2002       08-21-2007, 11:26 AM Reply   
I can't believe so many people thought it was on purpose. that's LOL

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