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Old     (stepintoliquid)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-01-2006, 12:40 PM Reply   
If money was no factor, what would you be riding behind?
Old     (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       02-01-2006, 12:44 PM Reply   
I wouldn't be riding at all I would be driving something along the lines of Paul Allen's boats
Old     (stepintoliquid)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-01-2006, 12:48 PM Reply   
Haha, could probably surf one of those bad boys.
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       02-01-2006, 12:57 PM Reply   

Old     (brucemac)      Join Date: Dec 2005       02-01-2006, 1:11 PM Reply   
yeah, another vote for the octopus

octopus
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       02-01-2006, 1:27 PM Reply   
oooh Bruce, I would rather have yours.
Old     (knwebs)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-01-2006, 1:53 PM Reply   
I choose the Calabria Pro-V. For the money and amentities you can NOT beat it. Not to mention it seats 15 people!!! More weight the bigger the wake ;0).
Old     (wakestar8878)      Join Date: Oct 2003       02-01-2006, 3:01 PM Reply   
Ken - Not necessarily. The wider the boat is the more additional (over stock) ballast it takes to sink it enough to make a good wake.
Old     (jcv)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-01-2006, 3:18 PM Reply   
by "more weight the bigger the wake", i think ken meant more passengers equals more weight which equals a bigger wake, not necessarily just because the boat weighs more. my theory is, if you're using a ton of added ballast, you need to find more girls to fill your boat, instead of more sacs
Old     (knwebs)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-02-2006, 8:10 AM Reply   
Exactly Jeff...Shawn, I understand you're theory, which is why MC and SAN's are so small. Here in Oklahoma where I live the wind blows on average 15mph. That doesn't sound like much but for days it doesn't blow it makes up for it every time we decide to go to the lake. My buds in their smaller boats get killed going across the lakes to find the right cove. I've owned Supra, MS, SAN, and even a sky supreme I'm happiest with my Calabria for the conditions we suffer ;0).
Old     (depoint50ae)      Join Date: Jul 2005       02-02-2006, 9:52 AM Reply   
Where are you at in OK? What lake do you ride at? I am in OKC and I frequent T-bird and Draper. The wind sucks here. Draper blows when it is windy you only have the north or the south side of the lake to play in depending on wind direction. Most of the time there are 5+ boats fighing for space on the Dam.
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Old     (knwebs)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-02-2006, 12:15 PM Reply   
depoint50ae, we ride mostly at Draper when we don't go down to Murray, Eufaula, Arbuckle, etc. I'm the only Calabria in Oklahoma (at least as far as I have seen). It's blue and white can't miss me ;0). I know what you are saying about the dam we are usuall in that fight especially since they put that no-wake zone in that one cove that had the best protection... I'd like to drop a truckload of broken glass in there for those jet boater's that campaigned for that zoning...
Old     (crowmobe540)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-02-2006, 12:20 PM Reply   
Nautique 220 and a big houseboat as well as a ship for all the gas i would be using.

Jeff,
By the way I would be adding a ton of ballast because the chicks I bring don't weigh enough. Anybody know where I can pick up some fat chicks?
Old     (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-02-2006, 12:24 PM Reply   
try mcdonalds or in-n-out
Old     (madchild1)      Join Date: Mar 2005       02-02-2006, 12:29 PM Reply   
bruce, i agree. paul allen's octopus is my choice as well.

in terms of wake boats, i'd say, a 24v with 2500# of sacks or a 247 with the 8.1 and another 1k# on top of std.

in terms of chicks, in-n-out has the smallest of the girls, at least they are around here. mcdonalds is where the most "fit" of them eat.

(Message edited by madchild1 on February 02, 2006)
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       02-02-2006, 12:35 PM Reply   
At 414 feet, I don't think you can call that a boat. Its a ship.
Old     (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       02-02-2006, 12:58 PM Reply   
I'll take Bruce Mac's with an X-Star on the back of it that automatically lowers into the water.
Old     (insuranceman)      Join Date: Jun 2005       02-02-2006, 1:02 PM Reply   
Ken, There is a Calabria that hangs out at Lake Skiatook, just north of Tulsa.
Old     (stepintoliquid)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-02-2006, 1:12 PM Reply   
Yea, i would say the octopus with the X-Star on the back is a good set up.
Old     (sjmedic)      Join Date: May 2004       02-02-2006, 1:15 PM Reply   
USS Enterprise.
Old     (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       02-02-2006, 1:21 PM Reply   
Old X-star/Old X-2/new x-1
Old     (jcv)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-02-2006, 4:10 PM Reply   
jeremy, i stand corrected. my "more girls" method is tragically flawed. if i have more than 750 lbs. (still not a lot of extra ballast in most boats) of girls in the boat, chances are, a couple of them aren't real lookers. hey leo, i knew i recognized that name. are you still in for tsr next saturday?
Old     (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       02-02-2006, 5:24 PM Reply   
Hey, I went last weekend. I dont think I can make it this weekend. I plan on going in about 3-4 weeks. After Spring break, I might be going every weekend.
Old     (jcv)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-02-2006, 5:41 PM Reply   
ok cool, maybe next time. we're going next weekend (the 11th), not this weekend if you change your mind

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