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Old    Patrick (patrick)      Join Date: Apr 2003       08-14-2003, 8:13 AM Reply   
Just curious if I'll have any problems, the way I've been loading my boat is standard MLS, wedge down, and 2 350lb sacs on each side of the engine. Has anyone had any issues with too much weight in the back? I can still see over the bow once planed. That extra weight in the back creates a good lip to the rampy wake.
Old    damnation            08-14-2003, 8:31 AM Reply   
If you aren't having planing problems and the wake is nice, then you are fine. I don't have the wedge, but I run MLS with a 500 lb sack on each side of the engine (not completely full) and about 400 lbs of lead in the bow. The weight in the bow really helps.
Old    Alan (tigeal)      Join Date: Jul 2002       08-14-2003, 9:09 PM Reply   
I don't use the wedge much but have read from others that it needs more weight in the bow to be best. We go mls + side sacs in the lockers + tube sac under bow filler cushion + 150lbs. under observer to offset driver and full ice chest.
Old    Patrick (patrick)      Join Date: Apr 2003       08-15-2003, 11:59 AM Reply   
If I distributed the weight more evenly between front and back the wake would be big but more rampy though, whereas I'm looking for some lip on the wake. I don't seem to get any unless weighted heavily in the back.
Old    house            08-17-2003, 8:55 PM Reply   
I seem to like mine heavy in the rear also.
My boat that is. I still like my women a little
heavier in the upper front part. :-)

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