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Old    Racer #5 Team Capt (bond)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-20-2003, 8:55 AM Reply   


..LETS SEE YOUR TRANSOM PICS.
LSR BOAT
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       02-20-2003, 9:07 AM Reply   
Teak your platform dude!
(Sorry pet peeve of mine...)
Old    Racer #5 Team Capt (bond)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-20-2003, 9:13 AM Reply   


YEAH, YEAH, I KNOW BUT THATS AN OLD PIC, NEW SWIM DECK IS FIBERGLASS
Old    Phaeton (phaeton)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-20-2003, 9:15 AM Reply   
I agree bbeach. If it doesn't shine it needs another coat.


boat


Travis Farber
Wake Me Products
www.Wake-Me.com
Old    hockeyruss            02-20-2003, 11:18 AM Reply   
Here's Mine:
transom
Old    phimple            02-20-2003, 11:22 AM Reply   
Are you guys checking each others butts out?
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-20-2003, 11:55 AM Reply   
Scary

I bet that scared you
Old    TY-one-on (typhoon)      Join Date: Jul 2001       02-20-2003, 12:01 PM Reply   
oiled up with the transom guard also

Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       02-20-2003, 1:05 PM Reply   
Nothings prettier than an oiled up teak plattform on a pimp a$$ inboard!
Old    WakeOn (wakeon)      Join Date: Dec 2002       02-20-2003, 3:08 PM Reply   
Twin 454s baby!
Ciao Bella
Old    Vic DA MONE (squirt32)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-20-2003, 3:11 PM Reply   
ohhhhh yea here it is... dont worry the 03' X-2 is on its way....
Transom
Old    Racer #5 Team Capt (bond)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-20-2003, 3:14 PM Reply   




.......OH YEAH THE GOOD OLD CIAO BELLA, YOU SHOULD SEE THE WAKE ON HER.
Old    Sandy Vandebult (sandbag)      Join Date: May 2002       02-21-2003, 5:56 AM Reply   
Yeah.
a$$ shot!
Old    oldschool            02-21-2003, 6:23 AM Reply   
Wow, someone else wants kicked off for posting porn.



Old    swass            02-21-2003, 6:31 AM Reply   
When did nudity become porn?
Old    oldschool            02-21-2003, 6:56 AM Reply   
About 3 years and 25 days ago.
Old    Tony Neal (aneal000)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-21-2003, 8:10 AM Reply   
my backside...

Wedge Down
rear

Wedge Up
rear end
Old    Fb (fbroen)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-21-2003, 8:27 AM Reply   
Here's a pic of current:




Old    danp            02-21-2003, 8:49 AM Reply   
titan towers are fugly!!!
Old    swass            02-21-2003, 8:51 AM Reply   
Watch your mouth!
Old    Fb (fbroen)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-21-2003, 9:01 AM Reply   
If you had mentioned the Illusion (or any other backwards thing) I would have to agree. As far a "true" Titan tower, I strongly disagree.
Old    buckey            02-21-2003, 10:57 AM Reply   
fredrik, i was driving on 301 a couple of weeks ago and saw a ramp in the water in one of the coves down there. have you seen it? who owns it and can anyone use it?
Old    Fb (fbroen)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-21-2003, 12:41 PM Reply   
Buckey, 301 is a pretty long road... where more specifically? Although I don't know of any ramps off it, so I am afraid I wouldn't know if they are public.
Old    S Dub (sdub)      Join Date: Jan 2003       02-21-2003, 1:13 PM Reply   
Titan Towers are like your first beer, at first they dont go down so good. After a while, you can do without. Rock on Titan.
Old    Jim Bogden (bog)      Join Date: Sep 2002       02-21-2003, 1:26 PM Reply   
here is my tige (damn it was clean back then)




Old    Luke Tingley (cryptic22)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-21-2003, 4:20 PM Reply   
Here's mine:
Old    81_tru_trac            02-21-2003, 10:12 PM Reply   
Here's Ours
Old    dragon88            02-21-2003, 10:20 PM Reply   
Cryptic thats what I'm talking about man!
Old    waksetr            02-21-2003, 10:44 PM Reply   
bling
Old    gotpwr            02-22-2003, 12:27 PM Reply   
Ignore the waterskis and the two dorks cheese'n it.


(Message edited by gotpwr on February 22, 2003)
Old    Razzman (razz)      Join Date: May 2002       02-23-2003, 1:05 PM Reply   
Nice okoles! Here's ours.
Old    MIKE O (batman)      Join Date: Nov 2001       02-23-2003, 8:07 PM Reply   
Let's see if this works.
Old    81_tru_trac            02-24-2003, 5:05 PM Reply   
Hers ours If it works!!
81 Tru Trac
Old    Skylar Dubrow (skydog96)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-24-2003, 7:03 PM Reply   
Old    Jeff (jroyal)      Join Date: Jan 2003       02-25-2003, 6:56 AM Reply   
My new ride. Only been able to ride in it once since I got it from the dealer....I can't wait until spring!


Transom
Old    David Mason (rocketman)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-25-2003, 11:39 AM Reply   
Razzman,

What is the coiled up hose on the back for?
Old    Razzman (razz)      Join Date: May 2002       02-25-2003, 12:02 PM Reply   
Rocketman,

It's a binding soap sprayer. I bought a $10 bug sprayer and added some tygon tubing. I also modified the spray nozzle so it was not too long. Mounted the spray bottle in the rear locker stowage area. Mounted some clips and a nylon strap with a snap on the transom. This seemed like a tidy way to stow the nozzle and tygon tube. I wanted the extra length so when someone is doing a dockstart they can lube up their bindings from the dock. We have put 250 hours on our boat in 6 months and I've only had to refill the spray bottle a couple of times. Very handy once it is in.
Old    dropzero            02-25-2003, 12:11 PM Reply   

Old    David Mason (rocketman)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-25-2003, 5:15 PM Reply   
Razzman,

Very crafty. I like it.
Old    Fb (fbroen)      Join Date: Apr 2002       02-26-2003, 4:17 PM Reply   
Razzman,

Please excuse my limited knowledge of bug sprayers, but is it electrical, or do you manually pump to build up pressure? If so how often does it need to be re-pressurized?

Really neat idea. And _a lot_ cheaper than the one offered by MC as a factory option...
Old    Razzman (razz)      Join Date: May 2002       02-27-2003, 9:15 AM Reply   
Fredrik,
It is a one gallon bug sprayer that you have to manually pump. Borrowing from a post on WW last summer I cut a small hole in the bug sprayer resevoir and added a schraeder valve so when I stop at the gas station I can pressure up the bug sprayer. Without the schraeder valve it probably needs to be pumped up every few trips out or so. I made mine fairly excessible so manually pressurizing it or refilling the resevior is no big deal. Hope this helps.
Old    phimple            02-27-2003, 10:37 AM Reply   
Razzman,

What do you use for lube in the sprayer? Great idea....
Old    WakeOn (wakeon)      Join Date: Dec 2002       02-27-2003, 10:37 AM Reply   

Old    Racer #5 Team Capt (bond)      Join Date: Nov 2002       02-27-2003, 10:39 AM Reply   

Nice to see all the WAKESETTERS out there.
Old    CAwakesk8r (hatepwcs)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-27-2003, 10:40 AM Reply   
Old    Razzman (razz)      Join Date: May 2002       02-27-2003, 1:16 PM Reply   
Phimple,

I use a dish soap and water mix. Unfortunately I don't know the exact ratio that works best. Too little soap and it doesn't do much good. Too much soap and it gums up my sprayer. Not very scientific but I usually add soap then add water. Check the sprayer output. Then I add soap or water depending on what is needed til I get it right. It's quite the iterative process. I suppose it shouldn't be that hard. Oh well.

By the way my wife and I spent a little over a week in the South Island snowboarding in '98. We hit Coronet (Concrete) Peak, Treble Cone, and Mt. Hutt. New Zealand is an awesome place!
Old    Jefe (eljefepequeno)      Join Date: Dec 2002       02-28-2003, 6:50 AM Reply   
Here is a pic of my transom


OK, Dammit, Who stole the boat?

Old    Steve (sloboat)      Join Date: Feb 2003       02-28-2003, 7:25 AM Reply   
I'd post mine but my platform looks lame. I bought teak cleaner from Star Brite and then oiled it and it just looks like a clean gray platform. Do I need to use their Brightner too or what??
Old    Phaeton (phaeton)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-28-2003, 7:30 AM Reply   
You can use the brightner. But I think you need to sand it to get it back to looking good.

Travis Farber
Wake Me Products
www.Wake-Me.com
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-28-2003, 7:41 AM Reply   
Old    mikep            02-28-2003, 7:51 AM Reply   
2003 Tige' 22V

22V
22V
Old    Jeff Reese (jeffr)      Join Date: May 2002       02-28-2003, 8:16 AM Reply   
Porter, your new set up looks great. Did you post any pics of the interior too?? Guess we know who Hahn will be hitting up for a ride now.
Old    mikep            02-28-2003, 8:21 AM Reply   
Thanks! Actually, I didn't get any pics of the interior. I'll do that eventually. Ya, Hahn was pretty much a fixture in my boat last summer!
Old    dukekati            02-28-2003, 8:33 AM Reply   
Attn NAW I like your set up and am curious about the boat lift having just bot one. Do you use it for the MC? If so any comments or info you can share? thanks, Dave
Old    Sandy Vandebult (sandbag)      Join Date: May 2002       02-28-2003, 8:38 AM Reply   
Got one with the my new camera!

Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-28-2003, 9:20 AM Reply   
Dave-
That picture is actually at my buddy's house, he puts a '90 MC 190 on that lift. It works good for his, but would be too narrow for anything else. We use a Shorestation lift at my in-laws on the same lake for the 205. Shorestation makes a great lift, and the electronic motor for the crank wheel is a wise investment. I'll post a pic of the set up at the in-laws, feel free to fire away with any specific questions.

Nice boats guys!
Old    Justin (wakinwestcoast)      Join Date: Jan 2003       02-28-2003, 10:20 AM Reply   
here is mine.
Old    dukekati            02-28-2003, 11:30 AM Reply   
Thanx NAW that's a really nice set up you have. I bot a Naylor cantilevered lift - manual(I may add a motor later - too much cash to lay out all at once). Is there a concern about corrosion of the motor being exposed and all? Also do you have to take the lift out at the end of the season, if so how difficult is that thanks again, dave
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       02-28-2003, 11:42 AM Reply   
The motor on the Shorestation lifts are easily removeable. We take it off at the end of the season. It comes with a little canvas cover for the motor for rain and the elements. No, the lift doesn't come out for the winter, we just raise the bunks above water level, take the motor off and it's good to go. You shouldn't have a problem but check with the Naylor just to be sure. Good luck!
Old    walt            02-28-2003, 7:05 PM Reply   
Old School ! 1990
1990
Old    Sean M (magic)      Join Date: Mar 2002       03-01-2003, 6:07 PM Reply   
Couple of the Cal-Air
cal1
cal2
Old    Psyclone (cyclonecj)      Join Date: Jul 2001       03-01-2003, 8:31 PM Reply   
Here's mine.

transom
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       03-01-2003, 11:52 PM Reply   
Sandy, is the prop on the yota something special? Looks funny?
Old    Sandy Vandebult (sandbag)      Join Date: May 2002       03-03-2003, 8:22 AM Reply   
Nah... its a cutter stainless 4-blade
I think the camera angle just made it look
like a pinwheel! Its a nice prop.
Old    Nick Heckerson (kstateskier)      Join Date: May 2002       03-03-2003, 1:17 PM Reply   

Old    renegade            03-03-2003, 2:00 PM Reply   
I know it seems harsh but I don't have the room...don't worry another month and I'll be taken care of
transom
Old    jpoppa            03-08-2003, 7:17 PM Reply   
finally got a pic of the new boat
Old    jpoppa            03-08-2003, 7:21 PM Reply   
here's one from the side
Old    dholio            03-08-2003, 8:47 PM Reply   
dan (gotpwr)
did you used to live in Michigan?? or just drive up there to get your boat? I saw the Silver Spray Sports graphics on your boat and trailer!
Old    jeff_lagoon            03-10-2003, 2:27 PM Reply   
nice pic of the rear
ass pic
Old    gotpwr            03-20-2003, 7:36 PM Reply   
DJL, I lived in Lake Orion, MI for 5 1/2 years before moving back to KY. I ordered my boat right before I moved back in Oct '99 and drove up to pick it up in May '00. I wish there was a dealer like Silver Spray down here!
Old    CMC X Stars (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       03-21-2003, 6:36 AM Reply   
Here's ours

transom
transomguard
Old    jaskot            03-25-2003, 9:27 AM Reply   
Here's mine:
Old    skikelly            03-25-2003, 10:57 AM Reply   
stern
Old    renegade            03-25-2003, 4:56 PM Reply   
finally got the shrink wrap off ...so here it is
Old    wakesettermom            03-25-2003, 7:00 PM Reply   
burke how much you charge to make me a transom guard like that
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       03-25-2003, 7:50 PM Reply   
I finally got around to shooting some pics last weekend when I got the boat out!


Old    Doug (supradoug)      Join Date: Dec 2001       03-25-2003, 8:15 PM Reply   
Old    CMC X Stars (02wakesettervlx)      Join Date: Jun 2001       03-26-2003, 8:39 AM Reply   
Transom guard is not for sale. I won't make another one. Sorry. It took about 4 hours, and the teak was about $50. The logo is burned into the wood, and it was pretty difficult, so, I won't do another one.
Old    Sandy Vandebult (sandbag)      Join Date: May 2002       03-26-2003, 8:48 AM Reply   
I know this will be my third post to this thread
but this shot is with my brandnew trailer!



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