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Old    Joshua Butler (josh_butler)      Join Date: May 2009       06-22-2009, 3:49 PM Reply   
Curious to know what everyone rides at...
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       06-22-2009, 3:57 PM Reply   
20 ft
Old    Tyler Hildebrand (ty540)      Join Date: Nov 2001       06-22-2009, 4:02 PM Reply   
Anywhere from 70' to 90', depending on the boat. My all time favorite? A slammed X-Star, 25.5 to 26mph, 87'.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       06-22-2009, 4:09 PM Reply   
Why the hell would I use a rope?
Old    Show (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       06-22-2009, 4:11 PM Reply   
OK, I use a rope but then I pitch it once I'm up.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       06-22-2009, 7:18 PM Reply   
70 feet and about 22, right now, will bump it out to 75 and 23ish once I really get rolling this summer...
Old    Sippi (sippi)      Join Date: Dec 2007       06-22-2009, 7:59 PM Reply   
It really all depends on YOU and what you're wanting to do that particular set. We'll ride at 24 or so at 80ft a good bit, or like today, if we're out there to learn something new or work on certain spins or a buddy of mine was tryin to get his crow mobe back and consistent, we pull the line in to about 65 and go about 19.5 and its money. You don't get as much hang time as you do on a longer line, but it makes the falls less painful and honestly for some reason our wake is a whole lot of fun going that slow and short.
Old    pete c (saceone)      Join Date: Jan 2009       06-22-2009, 11:50 PM Reply   
10' for about 10 seconds , then I go ropeless.. ;)
Old    BMG (wackbag)      Join Date: Feb 2009       06-23-2009, 11:30 AM Reply   
The longer the rope the faster you'll need to go. Some boats with smaller wakes are very difficult to ride longer lines because the wakes start settling down. I'd probably say that most V-drives with at least factory ballast will afford you a longer line.
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       06-23-2009, 12:28 PM Reply   
65' at 22 mph! haha. behind an I/o, our wake is best there
Old    Jay (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       06-23-2009, 5:55 PM Reply   
25-26 mph 85 or 87 ft.
Old    Ian Ashton (ian_ashton)      Join Date: Jul 2008       06-24-2009, 7:18 AM Reply   
65' at 20mph behind my Direct Drive Moomba.
Old    Skyler (skyler_25)      Join Date: Jan 2009       06-24-2009, 11:59 AM Reply   
83' at around 28-29 mph. behind my slammed MB
Old    Jeff Kukuruda (ruste)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-24-2009, 10:57 PM Reply   
70 ft, 22 mph behind Nauti SS/ SAN
Old    Jay (jayc)      Join Date: Sep 2002       06-25-2009, 12:07 AM Reply   
70ft @ 21.5mph on 2001 nautique with about 1500lbs ballast.
Old    walt            06-25-2009, 5:43 AM Reply   
75 @ 25 to 26 MPH.
Old    Joshua Butler (josh_butler)      Join Date: May 2009       06-25-2009, 7:43 PM Reply   
thanks guys, i think ill add another 5' to my rope and try it from there, and maybe a mile per hour or two and see how i like it
Old    Ryan Shimabukuro (ryan_shima1)      Join Date: Sep 2002       06-25-2009, 7:46 PM Reply   
91ft at 26.7mph
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       06-25-2009, 9:53 PM Reply   
80' @ 23 mph, vlx loaded.

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