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Old    Taylor H (maliburider456)      Join Date: Nov 2006       11-27-2006, 4:47 PM Reply   
what is your favorite boat to ride behind? do you have any advice on a wakeboard boat that doesnt have a super wide wake but gives you a good kick up into the air? i ride behind malibu 23 LSV's but the wake is so wide and it kills my knees. i either go too far or case the wake.
Old    Matt (pittsy)      Join Date: Apr 2004       11-27-2006, 5:05 PM Reply   
loaded 07' x star!
Old    Ryan Haug (ryan27r)      Join Date: Oct 2006       11-27-2006, 6:38 PM Reply   
05-06 Supra 24 SSV
Or an 04-07 X-Star
Old    abadsvt            11-27-2006, 7:09 PM Reply   
You know you could shorten the length of your rope which will shorten the width of the wake. You probably just need to adjust the length of the rope to find the sweet spot for your boat. Regarding my favorite boat i have only been on a couple boats so my opinion is very limited.
Old    soulrider (projectely4)      Join Date: Apr 2003       11-27-2006, 7:54 PM Reply   
X Star- best wake imo.
Old    Red Sovine (san210nut)      Join Date: Sep 2006       11-27-2006, 7:55 PM Reply   
CAN YOU SAY SAN??
Old    wake (buguru)      Join Date: Feb 2006       11-28-2006, 9:50 AM Reply   
WAKESETTER 247 !!!
Old     (will5150)      Join Date: Oct 2002       11-28-2006, 10:00 AM Reply   
Favorite Boat? the one that's going out the day I can ride, has gas, friends and beer.
Old    M-Dizzle (liquidmx)      Join Date: Jun 2005       11-28-2006, 10:21 AM Reply   
I agree with Josh and Will. Shorten the rope if its too wide. What are you riding at? Behind my vlx I am usually 75-80 depending on conditions. Behind a SAN its usually 80-85ft. I would also comment that a lot of riders really enjoy that 23 lsv wake and it throws a good wake with proper weighting. I doubt that changing boats purely for useable rope length would make a significant impact on your riding. Shorten the rope and go back out when your comfortable with it.

P.S. if your knees are hurting now, it will only get worse with a SAN, unless you land perfectly on the downside every time (or dont run any ballast), that wake gets pretty big.
Old    Byrd (byrd)      Join Date: Dec 2005       11-28-2006, 11:18 AM Reply   
X-1, last year's X-2, X-Star before that. IMO, one of, if not the best, wake out there for the $$. The boat is not the biggest of the bunch, but produces one awesome wake...
Old    Barrett (rwb)      Join Date: Aug 2005       11-28-2006, 11:28 AM Reply   
I agree with Byrd . . .
Old    Kevin Hoye (wakebrdr38)      Join Date: Sep 2006       11-28-2006, 11:35 AM Reply   
old school 2001 Nautique, ya cant hate on a proven classic!

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