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Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,539
Posted By bsloop
I have never pulled the tank but if you are...

I have never pulled the tank but if you are saying it is too big for the ski locker opening, removing the rear seat back may yield greater width?

Personally I think it is too much of a time waste if...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,288
Posted By bsloop
Looks like they are marketing to the "wanabe"...

Looks like they are marketing to the "wanabe" crowd. They want to look cool on the surf board.

Video spends 5 seconds (35 sec mark) actually showing a surf rider on the "wake" and another 4 seconds...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,874
Posted By bsloop
Where are the boat in pool pics

Pretty sure I recently saw a couple gag pics of boats in people's pool but cant find them.......HELP?
Forum: Audio/Stereo 02-02-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,180
Posted By bsloop
Wet Sounds will hands down be the best sound at...

Wet Sounds will hands down be the best sound at the end of the rope and in the cove.
With a 10" driver mid-bass/bass is also relatively outstanding. (remember most boats only have a single 10"...
Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 788
Posted By bsloop
So questions are: what size ski? What attachment...

So questions are:
what size ski?
What attachment options do you plan? floating dock, pier dock, or posts?
How much does water level fluctuate?
wave/wake action exposed?
Year round, seasonal or...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By bsloop
Keep in mind, boats built for export can vary...

Keep in mind, boats built for export can vary from US market.
MariStar EFI on the stern is different from US lettering that I have seen.

Serial number off engine and boat would probably be enough to...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By bsloop
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Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By bsloop
Kansas City/OP boat shows and Party Cove Girls bikini event Sat, Jan 24

Boat shows in general are rebounding well from the depression of 2008-2010 era.
Floor space is sold out for the OP show. I have not heard about the KC show.

The Perry Lake crew and Party Cove Girls...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-20-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By bsloop
Glad to hear. To bring closure to the thread,...

Glad to hear. To bring closure to the thread, what did you find / resolution?
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-20-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By bsloop
I would shop your build with a couple different...

I would shop your build with a couple different dealers.
Let them know you are considering other brands and don't tip your hand if you have your heart set on a chevy.
They can get as aggressive as...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-20-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By bsloop
I think you are being a d!ck and nit picking one...

I think you are being a d!ck and nit picking one line of an anecdotal, side piece of advice.

I alluded too and we both agree a voltage drop is causing the shutdown. He now has to back track and...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-20-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By bsloop
Maybe you miss understood my wording, JimN........

Maybe you miss understood my wording, JimN..... thick did not reference heavy.
It referred to house wire that has maybe 7 thick strands instead of audio wire that has thousands.

You should have been...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 01-17-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By bsloop
It is likely cutting out due to voltage drop...

It is likely cutting out due to voltage drop sending HU into protect.
Happens more with external amps which draw more power but can happen with a HU.

Put a volt meter as close to the HU as possible....
Forum: General Discussion 01-16-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By bsloop
Given how most use their battery bank with 1 as...

Given how most use their battery bank with 1 as the Start and 2 being House. Yes, this set up is the easiest with no general messing with the perko. Start when ever and play your stereo until the...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-14-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,920
Posted By bsloop
Quote: Originally Posted by paintpollz View Post...

Quote:
Originally Posted by paintpollz View Post
12,000 pounds towing in a half ton. lol

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Ford marketing on payload regularly pushes 3,000....
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,920
Posted By bsloop
I will bash Ford to a greater degree but all...

I will bash Ford to a greater degree but all manufacturers as well.
They do "tweak" the truth.

In fuel mileage, manufacturers help write the tests used. Then they have been proven to use stripped...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-06-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,920
Posted By bsloop
My aerodynamic comment was comparing the smooth,...

My aerodynamic comment was comparing the smooth, low test trailers to real world boats. The side profile of modern wake boats with deeper freeboard has grown substantially, then combined with an...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-05-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,920
Posted By bsloop
Since we are straying a little off topic and its...

Since we are straying a little off topic and its winter anyway........

What I don't think people, especially boat towing don't understand is - a boat is different than the loads manufacturers and...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 12-29-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,920
Posted By bsloop
CAN the 1/2 tons do it, yes. Will the 2500's do...

CAN the 1/2 tons do it, yes. Will the 2500's do it better, YES!
Honestly I love my Duramax and the power is addictive. Common prudence however says a gas motor would be your choice. Fuel price...
Forum: Trailers 12-19-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,692
Posted By bsloop
A good 20" four-way with an extra "squeak" at the...

A good 20" four-way with an extra "squeak" at the end I have found about right to hit that 70-90# number of most 4-6 lug consumer wheels.

8 lug wheels torqued to 140-150 can be on the upper end to...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 12-18-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,952
Posted By bsloop
David, I will not dispute your technical...

David, I will not dispute your technical knowledge and appreciate your inputs to the group greatly. You do lend as much bias to JL as I tend to provide alternative for the average install.
As we...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 12-17-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,952
Posted By bsloop
It is difficult to make IB's "hit", there is...

It is difficult to make IB's "hit", there is nothing to load against. I am NOT a fan of IB for anything more than sound reinforcement. Two IB are not going to yield much more.

Sealed enclosures...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 12-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,715
Posted By bsloop
Don't bring it back out there once you have...

Don't bring it back out there once you have replaced the equipment.
Now that they stole it, they know anything replaced will be brand new and twice as valuable.
Even with a camera, it is a pain in...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By bsloop
I have seen orange/blue from paradise pad. ...

I have seen orange/blue from paradise pad. http://www.paradisepad.com/our-products-water-pads/

Water Mat Shark is grey - http://www.thewatermat.com/store/products/watermat-shark.htm

Construction,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By bsloop
Depends on the trailer but a floor jack and a...

Depends on the trailer but a floor jack and a chunk of 2x4 and 4x4 can solve most problems.
Lumber has multi uses - greater height, prevent jack from sinking, drag trailer up on it to allow for...
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