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Forum: General / Other Yesterday, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By chrislandy
I doubt it's a design flaw, every direct drive MC...

I doubt it's a design flaw, every direct drive MC I've ever driven that isn't weighted planes at around 20ish mph, and even the bow rise that does occur doesn't lift so much you can't see in...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-29-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,213
Posted By chrislandy
(from experience) it is really frustrating when...

(from experience) it is really frustrating when you are trying all sorts of things and nothing seems to work. I got hung up on a few things when mine was playing up, for it only to be something...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By chrislandy
The 130k does include all sales tax @ 20% though...

The 130k does include all sales tax @ 20% though and you could probably negotiate a few k off or stuff thrown in.


Still f'in expensive on this little island though.... Still it does mean if I...
Forum: Appearance 06-17-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,111
Posted By chrislandy
I love the graphics, good choice... the red...

I love the graphics, good choice... the red rainbow is one (if not my absolute) favorite colour schemes
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By chrislandy
That can work, it didn't for me though so a...

That can work, it didn't for me though so a couple of weeks later I went for the full op
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By chrislandy
I had the surgery at 31 IIRC I've still got one...

I had the surgery at 31 IIRC

I've still got one that's gone splat but it's not touching the spinal chord or any other nerves so they didn't do that one.

I like many have also got the knee issues...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By chrislandy
After years of struggling with my back I had a...

After years of struggling with my back I had a double microdiscectomy on L3/L4 & L4/S1 (the bottom two), after intensive post op physio & core work I took my first post op tentative ride at 6 weeks...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 360
Posted By chrislandy
Easier way to check the spark is just grab a...

Easier way to check the spark is just grab a spare plug and with insulated pliers hold the tang onto a bolt head on the block. Make sure you don't touch any metal on the pliers though, you'll have a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,559
Posted By chrislandy
Whenever I see these all I think is how much...

Whenever I see these all I think is how much evenly distributed ballast I could fit in one ;)
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 877
Posted By chrislandy
From experience of the older prostars, with the...

From experience of the older prostars, with the stock prop you should be able to pull 6+ skiers with ease and still get near 80kph. Christ, I've pulled 10 skiers with an old pro-comp and similar with...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-17-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By chrislandy
my money is on the firing order being slightly...

my money is on the firing order being slightly wrong, mine had a slight vibration and rich smell, plus no top end under load (it depends which plugs are the wrong way around)

checked it, found two...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,441
Posted By chrislandy
Funnily enough I was talking to someone the other...

Funnily enough I was talking to someone the other day about building a tracking dronecam
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 706
Posted By chrislandy
drinks cooler? Driver controlled hydraulic rear...

drinks cooler?
Driver controlled hydraulic rear seat/engine cover lift? - just because you can?
Forum: What is this boat worth? 05-13-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By chrislandy
Even a good condition S&S in the UK you may be...

Even a good condition S&S in the UK you may be able to get 5k at the most, a lot of them seem to be in the 3.5k-4k range.

Parts are expensive over here as you either have to buy from MCUK or...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,836
Posted By chrislandy
When the fibreglass is exposed to water, on a...

When the fibreglass is exposed to water, on a "normal" surface, there is a layer of resin which prevents the fibres from coming into contact with the water. When a cut edge and hence the fibres are...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 05-07-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,482
Posted By chrislandy
My 205 was originally owned by the British...

My 205 was originally owned by the British Disabled Water Ski Association, then we bought it from MCUK fully refurbed
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,458
Posted By chrislandy
The more pressure on the back foot the more the...

The more pressure on the back foot the more the ski will try to go vertical and you'll be pushing against half the lake.

I used to ski with a guy that was 80+ so it's all technique, he got very...
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By chrislandy
It's Lac de Guerledan in Brittany, France. There...

It's Lac de Guerledan in Brittany, France. There is a whole sunken village under there somewhere. It is on the Nantes-Breast canal and was flooded in about 1930. The building in the picture is likely...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By chrislandy
Need to find a new lake this year :(

Going over in a month or so to take a ganders myself but this is what the lake I normally ski on looks like this year :(

They have drained it to check out the dam and service the hydroelectric bits...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By chrislandy
I like it, crisper without loosing the feel of...

I like it, crisper without loosing the feel of the forum... nice.
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 04-24-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By chrislandy
142x44 This one is a mix of carbon & glass Bi...

142x44 This one is a mix of carbon & glass Bi axial & UD, wrapped rails and stringers

Weight is less than 6lb
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 04-23-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By chrislandy
latest board made

Well the latest board is finished, made for the British Masters Mens Team member Rich...
Forum: Electrical 04-23-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By chrislandy
or 3hrs of swearing and knuckle bashing if the...

or 3hrs of swearing and knuckle bashing if the bolts are seized /VOE
Forum: Electrical 04-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By chrislandy
try jumping the solenoid, short out between the...

try jumping the solenoid, short out between the two poles on the solenoid with a screwdriver and see if the motor spins, if it does then it could just be a duff solenoid - happened to mine so did...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 04-21-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By chrislandy
a cheap easy check is to rebuild (take apart and...

a cheap easy check is to rebuild (take apart and clean up) the idle control valve.

Does your check engine light come on at all? not just with an error, i.e. when you turn the ignition on and not...
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