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Old    Andy M. (aansduy)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-03-2008, 5:28 PM Reply   
Hey guys just checking to see what everyone thought was the best aftermarket ballast system to buy and please give details why???? Thanks in advance for everyones help!
Old    Tanner Russell (tanner)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-03-2008, 5:45 PM Reply   
Rival
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-03-2008, 6:02 PM Reply   
Im currently building a 1140GPH self-priming pump that can fill/empty your sacs. It definately works, but I am trying to tweak things on it.

Give me an email if you are interested. leo0648@charter.net
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-03-2008, 6:49 PM Reply   
pro-x sacs -- pump depends if you want speed, reverse-a-bility -- auto or semi auto

Rule400gph pump fills like 2000 lbs in like 5 min

-if we don't watch it pushes soo much into the front bag it will bend the boat and the windshield pops out of place
Old    falcon_v            04-03-2008, 7:54 PM Reply   
6 kegs
Old    alan plotz (alanp)      Join Date: Apr 2001       04-03-2008, 7:56 PM Reply   
hot chicks

seriously tho the pro x sacs are awesome
Old    Psyclone (cyclonecj)      Join Date: Jul 2001       04-04-2008, 1:31 AM Reply   
Leo, sounds interesting.
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       04-04-2008, 9:53 AM Reply   
Evertime I read the heading of this thread all I think is:

QUESTION: Which bears best?....False, Black Bears
Old    Spencer Welch (spencerwakeside)      Join Date: Sep 2005       04-04-2008, 10:08 AM Reply   
The Rival system isn't bad. The parts are not to difficult to source so I think you should make your own system. It is easy and a fun project. Use Fly High Pro X sacs, thats a given. As for pumps you can build it using aerator style pumps like Malibu or go with the Ballast Puppy reversible pumps like Mastercraft, Centurion, and almost all the rest. The nice thing about the Ballast Puppies is that they are easy to install and come with the factory dash ballast 3 way rocker switches. Good luck.
Old    Jay (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       04-04-2008, 10:12 AM Reply   
3 way rocker switches coming with Ballast Puppies??? i think that depends on who you buy them from. i bought two last year and didn't get anything with them...just the pumps.
Old    Preston Hall (phall925)      Join Date: Feb 2005       04-04-2008, 10:39 AM Reply   
Fly High Pro x series sacs are a must well worth the extra cash. I had a make a wake system in my 205V and it worked pretty well. Definitely slower than the rival but I think the price is a little better. It is easy to install all the wiring is done for you just plug and play. The only thing you will have to do is cut the thu hull water source
Old    Andy M. (aansduy)      Join Date: Mar 2006       04-04-2008, 2:12 PM Reply   
sounds like the only aftermarket system is the rival one huh?
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-04-2008, 6:05 PM Reply   
And my system Andy. It uses manual valves, but they are all within 8 inches of each other so it takes about 5 seconds to flip valves.

(Message edited by malibuboarder75 on April 04, 2008)
Old    Cliff (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       04-04-2008, 9:43 PM Reply   
I have the make a wake 2 pump system
works well

I also have a 4 pump rival setup that I will sell
Old    AndY (andy13)      Join Date: Apr 2007       04-05-2008, 1:57 PM Reply   
"6 kegs"

as the day goes on doesnt the ballast get lighter?}
Old    Bryan Locke (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       04-05-2008, 6:25 PM Reply   
No question
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Old    kidrik            04-05-2008, 6:46 PM Reply   
Doooooood...........

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