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Old    dane (oopsds92)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-21-2006, 2:15 PM Reply   
hey
can u help me out with clearing the wake?
see the problem is...
i will come in edging as hard as i can heelside and toeside, but i still wont clear the wake.
so wats the problem?
thanks
dane
Old    DC (dan_forrest)      Join Date: Jan 2006       04-21-2006, 4:59 PM Reply   
It might be a number of things. You might be letting off your edge, or flattening the board out, when you come to the wake. You might be absorbing the wake with your knees and hips. You shouldn't need to cut out too far to clear the wake. 10-15 feet max. Work on your cut in, dont hit your max speed until you reach the top of the wake and make dang sure you still have that edge cutting through it. Straighten your legs and dont let the wake make you buckle. You should feel a sudden POP! You'll get it. A trick I use with my girlfriend is to shorten the rope ten feet so the distance across the wake is not so far and she can get the feel of crossing it.
Old    dane (oopsds92)      Join Date: Apr 2006       04-21-2006, 7:53 PM Reply   
hey dan
thanks alot!
ill try that the next time i get on the water
dane
Old    Brad24 (brad24)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-09-2006, 12:08 PM Reply   
Also, if you are having the boat drive too slowly, the tabletop will get wider making it a lot harder to clear. Just make sure you're going fast enough so that the tabletop gets nice and narrow so you can clear it easily!

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