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Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-29-2007, 1:01 AM Reply   
Hey would like to know what you guys are doing for V215 ballast set up besides the triple ballast,I have and 06.........Thanks
Old    rick (justcoz5)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-29-2007, 1:32 AM Reply   
Did you just buy this boat, I am actually looking into buying one, do you like this boat?
Old    DRA-its Lifestyle (deltariderscom)      Join Date: May 2007       05-29-2007, 7:54 AM Reply   
Heeb,

600 extra in the nose, 300 extra mid ship, stock front ballast, and 400 in each rear locker. If you have the wake plate set the plate at 3/4 up and ride at 24 to 24.5.
Old    mendo247            05-29-2007, 8:02 AM Reply   
^thats how you do it^ if you want the big dog wake..

i switch between that and this, run stock ballast and 400-500 xtra up front and about 150 xtra each rear locker and the wake is sweet..
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-29-2007, 8:36 AM Reply   
Thanks for the tips guys,Hey if you could can you send some pics of your set ups so I can see ,and DRA on the wake plate maybe a pic would help so I can see. 24 to 24.5 that seems so fast to me? Richard Coop 4 to 5 in the front what are you using thanks........Rick I bought the boat @ the end of the season last year and we Love this boat just trying to dial everything in Im new to all this so that is why Im asking advise .
Old    mendo247            05-29-2007, 8:59 AM Reply   
the second setup i listed is what i usually run.. its stock ballast plus lead bars hidden underneath the front seats and on the floor in the rear lockers.. depending on who or how many are going i will also add a couple sacks up front and one on the floor in the rear..
Old    rick (justcoz5)      Join Date: Apr 2007       05-29-2007, 10:26 AM Reply   
Heeb,
I don't even have my boat yet, I am going to be asking questions like crazy on here, it is a great resource. Let us know if you get it all dialed it, because I would love to know if that set up works. I pick my v215 up within the next two weeks.
Old    Scott (scott313)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-29-2007, 11:16 AM Reply   
Heeb,

I weight mine more rear heavy. Besides stock ballast I have 820 in the back lockers, 460 in the bow and 300 mid ship.
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-29-2007, 12:32 PM Reply   
Do all you guys board @ the speed of 24 like DRA or is the speed diff for the Sanger and also for the Sanger what rope length are you @,I know that question has been asked several times but like to get specifics for the Sanger..
Old    Scott (scott313)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-29-2007, 1:34 PM Reply   
I ride at 80ft, 23.7mph
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-29-2007, 8:53 PM Reply   
Scott,
right now I am riding @ 65 ft and today just tried 21mph stock ballast do you think that is to short and what about the speed ,like I said before I am learning and really trying to clear the wake right now....Thanks
Old    Scott (scott313)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-29-2007, 9:38 PM Reply   
That sounds about right. 65ft is good for learning wake to wake. You might be able to go a little slower, try just going fast enough to clean up the wake. I've been towing someone that's learning at 20mph and the wake is good.
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-29-2007, 9:44 PM Reply   
Thanks Scott
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       05-29-2007, 9:51 PM Reply   
Hey Scott one more thing to ask, I want to make sure Im on the right size board it is a 139 and I weigh about 135 to 140 right now and I have noticed in my pictures the rear part of the board is always low with the tip of the board very high any thoughts??
Old    Scott (scott313)      Join Date: Jul 2006       05-30-2007, 9:20 AM Reply   
The team 139 should be fine, that's actually the board I learned on. It sounds like you might have too much weight on your back leg, try evenly weighting both legs and see if that helps to get the tip of the board down.
Old    mendo247            06-04-2007, 4:10 PM Reply   
Heeb.. here is a pic of mine with "a few" xtra pounds in it lol

pic by NickJ
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Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       06-04-2007, 7:23 PM Reply   
Now thats slammed. RESPECT.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-04-2007, 8:09 PM Reply   
Dude Coop that dog is slammed tough! That must throw one sick wake. Did you change from the stock prop? If you surf whats your set up like for that?
Old    walt            06-04-2007, 9:04 PM Reply   
Coop's wake was HUGE last weekend !
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       06-04-2007, 9:07 PM Reply   
Thats a sick photo! I'd love to see a shot of the wake that thing throws...
Old    DRA-Doug (load)      Join Date: Jul 2003       06-04-2007, 9:41 PM Reply   
Check out this thread

http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/1/457726.html?1181011946

Almost all are from Coop's boat, some from Walts slammed 21o also.
Old    mendo247            06-04-2007, 10:12 PM Reply   
Thanks for the compliments guys! it was great to watch the guys throw down with the big wakes this weekend! It was definetly riding low lol.. had to keep a little closer eye on the nose than normal lol

doug and tim wont forget how low the nose was
Old    Heeb (heeb_v215)      Join Date: Feb 2007       06-05-2007, 10:43 PM Reply   
Richard ,
Sweet pic thanks for the input
Old    Ken (ghostrider_2)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-06-2007, 7:51 AM Reply   
Heeb,

I run 2 50lbs sacs (sand) in each compartment 2 50lb by each battery, and the in each side of the front cushions, then a 85lbs water brink in the nose also L/C/R to clean up the wake. When I am not rusty I will fill up the triple ballast for an additional kick, when I have brass I will also fill up the extra 600lb sack and put it by the drivers seat. I never touched my wakeplate.

I did get alot of advice from Rich, Dra and others last year when playing with my set-up.

I normally ride at 70-75ft, 22.5-23.5 depending on the day. Prop is repitched also.

I will try and get some pics this weekend.

(Message edited by ghostrider_2 on June 06, 2007)
Old    DRA-its Lifestyle (deltariderscom)      Join Date: May 2007       06-06-2007, 8:29 AM Reply   
Coops wake at 80 ft and 24.7mph, and I am not all the outside the wake.

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photo by WCW
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-09-2007, 8:06 PM Reply   
It looks like the OP got his answers, so without starting a new thread, can anyone tell me what the stock ballast was on 00-04 Sanger V210?

Also, how does the interior space/storage compare to an older VLX?

Thanks, Patrick

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