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Forum: Underwater Running Gear 04-21-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
This begs the question: Three-blade XMP or...

This begs the question:

Three-blade XMP or Four-blade? Same pitch and size.

I'm looking to upgrade now, from the original 13x13 OJ prop to a new OJ, to hopefully increase holeshot, smooth out the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Dang image limiter. Last...

Dang image limiter. Last pic:


http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b80/p-r/Boat/DSC00665.jpg

Pitots inside the brackets, the limiting factor.
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Currently in the process of cleaning off the old...

Currently in the process of cleaning off the old silicone. What a PITA. Should have the mounting spacers mounted tonight and the platform brackets mocked up and new drill-holes on the platform...
Forum: General Discussion 04-06-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Haven't mounted it yet. Home computer is...

Haven't mounted it yet. Home computer is crapping out, so I'm posting from work.

As far as removal, it actually came off really easy. All I had to do was wiggle it a little and it popped right...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,420
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Affixing folding platform brackets...

Just ordered a set of the OJ folding platform brackets for my '85 S&S and so far, they look EXCELLENT. Well-machined, well-built, etc.

Last night, I removed the platform and original brackets and...
Forum: General Discussion 03-03-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,572
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
I would have thought it was the opposite. I see...

I would have thought it was the opposite. I see 197s everywhere, but never EVER see a used 190 for sale, (at least in the 2005-current model years). Older 190s? Everywhere, but not new ones....
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,958
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
I've got USAA for my cars and renters, but they...

I've got USAA for my cars and renters, but they don't do boats, bikes, ATVs, etc, but they farm that out to Progressive, so I use them for my bikes. Quite happy with them so far, and since it's USAA...
Forum: General Discussion 02-28-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,898
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
91-94 PS190 hull, MCX or equivalent, Powerslot,...

91-94 PS190 hull, MCX or equivalent, Powerslot, bimini, zero-off, no back seat/sundeck, and metalflake old-school S&S gelcoat. "Storage" is in the bow or gunnels, like it should be.

And for me...
Forum: General / Other 02-28-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Two unrelated questions...

Well, I finally got the boat down here after my move and I'm going through the de-winterization process and general upkeep. It's led to two questions, (hence placing this in the "other"...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-14-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 60,838
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
30 SCUBA instructor and dive shop...

30
SCUBA instructor and dive shop co-manager
Prior military; Army Captain
San Marcos, TX
'85 S&S
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
I'm at Texas State in San Marcos, just south of...

I'm at Texas State in San Marcos, just south of y'all Burnt Orange folks. :D

I'm bringing my S&S down here in the next month or so and de-winterizing it for spring, so whenever you wanna go, lemme...
Forum: General Discussion 02-14-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
I fell more in love with my S&S today...

Had my first pull of the year just a couple hours ago, but not behind my boat.

I am a SCUBA instructor at a university here, and I joined the school's ski team since I wanted more water time and...
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 14,075
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Schnitz posted his thoughts on this a couple of...

Schnitz posted his thoughts on this a couple of years ago, however, since he's hardcore course skier, he analyzes it from a course skier perspective, IE, your average slalom set is X seconds, a...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,648
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
I'm kinda similar. I've got a VERY nice facility...

I'm kinda similar. I've got a VERY nice facility and MC dealer right down the road, but I rely on skidim or other online sources for parts because saying I have a 1985 S&S makes the parts guys go,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,331
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Damn sexy. If I didn't already have a S&S, I'd...

Damn sexy. If I didn't already have a S&S, I'd be all over it.

I love the S&S's. See my handle.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-20-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,583
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
My brother went down there and caught it when he...

My brother went down there and caught it when he was home on R&R around the same time. Called me and said I would have loved it. Now that I'm closer, I'm hoping this summer I can make it down...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 01-11-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,286
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
The main difference is the color. (One is white,...

The main difference is the color. (One is white, the other black).

I kid, I kid.

The Vector looks like it has more ankle support, it goes higher, it just LOOKS like a better boot, though it is...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 01-06-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,286
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
I know I've been away for a while, (new job,...

I know I've been away for a while, (new job, moving and general "life stuff"), but I want to ask about this.

I am in this EXACT situation, (almost). I have a set of Wiley Hi-wraps on a 2008 Senate...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-14-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,639
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Awesome story, and you rock the Strada! Double...

Awesome story, and you rock the Strada! Double cool!
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,782
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
S&Ss with black are some of the sexiest MCs...

S&Ss with black are some of the sexiest MCs around. If I didn't have my grey/blue, I'd go HARD for a grey/black, or a black/grey reverse gelcoat, which I have seen and think is probably the sexiest...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,782
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Once it gets down here, we TOTALLY need to hit...

Once it gets down here, we TOTALLY need to hit the water.

BTW, what's the best skiing place here? Lots of folks are saying Canyon has good glass in the morning, and in coves all day. What's the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2010, 11:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,782
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
PS: No Powerslot? Then apparently, you have a...

PS: No Powerslot? Then apparently, you have a non-AWSA-approved "sissy-pull" boat that can't pull tournaments, can't pull well in the course, is hated by "real" slalom skiers, should never have...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,782
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Life's been changing on me. Originally posted...

Life's been changing on me. Originally posted this when I was in Ft. Worth, and was in Eagle Mountain 3-4 times a week.

Now, I'm in San Marcos, and once the boat comes down to me, I'll be on Canyon...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 09-12-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11,651
Views: 1,465,805
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
Gorgeous boat. I actually would want the...

Gorgeous boat. I actually would want the ever-living heck out of that boat, (it is SUPER-sexy, to me), but for the fact that it is a "wood" boat, and from reading this forum, the...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 09-10-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11,651
Views: 1,465,805
Posted By MakeMineaS&S
That boat raises a question I've had: Say you...

That boat raises a question I've had:

Say you are looking for a used boat, and you find the ideal boat: condition, engine option, tranny option, color, everything is perfect, except the previous...
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