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Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-17-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,033
Posted By tommurtha
what is the pink stuff.M ost people leave it in I...

what is the pink stuff.M ost people leave it in I believe
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-17-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,033
Posted By tommurtha
why do you drain the RV?

why do you drain the RV?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 10-16-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By tommurtha
here's another. it reads free STANDARD shipping...

here's another. it reads free STANDARD shipping However IMO this would be considered oversize. That's probably your original...
Forum: For Sale: Parts & Accessories 10-15-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By tommurtha
your local hardware store can easily grind a key...

your local hardware store can easily grind a key for you. There is an old thread you can search to show the correct blank.
Forum: For Sale: Watersports Equipment 10-14-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By tommurtha
pretty cool collection

pretty cool collection
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,611
Posted By tommurtha
At 63 I've had more than my share of deepwater...

At 63 I've had more than my share of deepwater start fails this year. It felt like there was far too much drag and I could not hold on as I did not come out of the water. Initially I though it was...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By tommurtha
my boat sits in the water from may till oct comes...

my boat sits in the water from may till oct comes out scummy but after a wash with on/off acid, (marine product) comes out looking very nice. Not perfect as you might find some staining but who...
Forum: General / Other 09-30-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By tommurtha
Hijack warning... How do you open these to remove...

Hijack warning... How do you open these to remove them I've got a bad one too
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By tommurtha
The medical tape works great and much cheaper. I...

The medical tape works great and much cheaper. I use CVS breathable Clear tape , double pack about 5 bucks for 2 rolls each 10 yards. I use about 4 inches
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By tommurtha
I used to use nose plugs but speedo etc stopped...

I used to use nose plugs but speedo etc stopped making the rubber ones with the strap. The current type for competitive swimmers have no strap and won't stay on no matter what I do.
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,136
Posted By tommurtha
I've been skiing on the same small lake/pond for...

I've been skiing on the same small lake/pond for over 30 years. In the last 5 or so I have the same sinus issues. If water went up my nose , it would run for days with the expected sneezes. I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By tommurtha
Damn that site is WAY more narrow than I'd care...

Damn that site is WAY more narrow than I'd care to ski
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,316
Posted By tommurtha
I'd still be surprised about the reverse...

I'd still be surprised about the reverse scenario. I have a 2003 and it won't go into reverse without pulling up the knob. Maybe if you really slam it but I doubt it


Also I saw a show where...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,316
Posted By tommurtha
Each buoy is individually anchored no cables...

Each buoy is individually anchored no cables anywhere, each is a stand alone install.. not like an accufloat etc.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,316
Posted By tommurtha
My whole course (Accufloat) is stainless steel...

My whole course (Accufloat) is stainless steel cable. I use Twine for all buoys
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By tommurtha
what the heck happened there?? Pulled an anchor...

what the heck happened there?? Pulled an anchor weight through the hull??
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,075
Posted By tommurtha
I would no doubt have to get a new wife... ski IS...

I would no doubt have to get a new wife... ski IS that important
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-07-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
That could/would be true if the basic...

That could/would be true if the basic fundamentals are met. When one does not establish any kind of reasonable angle going for the gates or any turn for that matter( and he doesn't), no ski change...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-07-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
we agree.. until I see evidence of a turn in with...

we agree.. until I see evidence of a turn in with next to no line tension establishing angle and holding that angle through the wakes , a different ski would be a waste of money.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-06-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,328
Posted By tommurtha
I'd prefer Longest Yard & Deliverance

I'd prefer Longest Yard & Deliverance
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-06-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
I bet if you started from the center of the...

I bet if you started from the center of the wake and pulled toward 1 as you went through the gates you'd score more.

As for your efforts... waste of time and gas and a precursor for new bad...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-06-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
as I said .. whatever works.. However something...

as I said .. whatever works.. However something to consider. IMO and experience Any line tension during the coast will draw you back toward the wake and limit the ability to generate more angle ...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-05-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
FWIW I have zero tension and very minimal slack ...

FWIW I have zero tension and very minimal slack on my turn in and it's planned that way. what ever works for you. Good point though , nothing is sudden
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-05-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
I've done that too got way back on the tail...

I've done that too got way back on the tail &.... SPLASH
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-05-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 23,656
Posted By tommurtha
what's a turn island? my latest miss was on the...

what's a turn island?

my latest miss was on the deep water start... seriously too weak or too fat.. probably both but I still blame my driver not being used to 350 horses
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