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Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,728
Posted By h2oski89
The X9 hull is the 209 hull. The stock tower and...

The X9 hull is the 209 hull. The stock tower and ballast give the boat the X9 status and some nice graphics. I have the MCX engine and mastercraft cruise control. At the 22 off mark you are ahead...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,728
Posted By h2oski89
Here are a couple of pictures of the exterior and...

Here are a couple of pictures of the exterior and interior. There are a few more in my album as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,728
Posted By h2oski89
I've enjoyed reading this thread, I have a 2006...

I've enjoyed reading this thread, I have a 2006 X9 and I love the boat. Part of me wishes I would have gotten a 197 for a better slalom experience, the x14 was about 15K out of my price range...I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,960
Posted By h2oski89
Congrats on the X9, I love mine. Space was a...

Congrats on the X9, I love mine. Space was a driving factor for me, prior to this boat everyone stayed back on the dock or laid on the ground dodging the rope and I was climbing over people all the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,922
Posted By h2oski89
About 15 years ago, I snapped a steering cable...

About 15 years ago, I snapped a steering cable doing power turns on my old ski centurion, did the drive of shame home steering the boat by holding the rudder (it was easily accessible). My dad...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 20,595
Posted By h2oski89
I'm planning to build one in a few weeks for my...

I'm planning to build one in a few weeks for my 2006 X9 I have an 1100 ronix bag that I ran up alongside the engine in addition to the stock ballast and it did alright but I really don't like putting...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-09-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,702
Posted By h2oski89
When I picked up my X9, I pulled it with a 2013...

When I picked up my X9, I pulled it with a 2013 Tacoma. We travelled 200 miles from the Liquid Edge in Farmers City, IL back to Wisconsin. We averaged 70 MPH and it was a solid pull.
Forum: What is this boat worth? 07-29-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,740
Posted By h2oski89
I went from a pure slalom boat that did only that...

I went from a pure slalom boat that did only that to a 2006 X9 last summer. I needed a boat that did a little of everything. Also, I wanted to get my family out on the boat vs them sitting back on...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-27-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,260
Posted By h2oski89
I'm in my 2nd year with a 2006 X9, I wish the...

I'm in my 2nd year with a 2006 X9, I wish the slalom wake was better but I can take it in the course, great form is key as the wake can throw you if you hit the wake flat, . 32+ mph and 22' off and...
Forum: Ballast 06-19-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By h2oski89
I picked up the 3700 pump and the 1100 pound...

I picked up the 3700 pump and the 1100 pound Eight.3 telescoping bag last week, it was fast! The telescoping drain empty's the bag quickly, no priming of the pump b/c you drop the entire pump in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,813
Posted By h2oski89
You get 10% off with the code but that wipes out...

You get 10% off with the code but that wipes out the free 2 day shipping. You can use one or the other. I was able to do 5 day Fedex ground for $5 which got me my ballast bag and pump by the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By h2oski89
Great looking boat, you'll love it, I picked up...

Great looking boat, you'll love it, I picked up an '06 x9 last summer and have done everything behind it, I even footed with 10 people in the boat. I just starting surfing behind it, thus far this...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,200
Posted By h2oski89
Have a blast, I picked up my X9 from Doug last...

Have a blast, I picked up my X9 from Doug last summer, place is awesome. Wade Cox was giving lessons the day I was there, if I could do it over I would have signed up for a lesson but I was to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By h2oski89
I snapped a couple of pictures of the straps...

I snapped a couple of pictures of the straps holding the tower up, the cover also fits better now without the board bending into it. I put the back seat in the up position with a boat cushion on it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By h2oski89
I only had another 3 inches of pipe so I can't go...

I only had another 3 inches of pipe so I can't go in full tower but I did try hanging the tower from the canopy and that worked great!
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By h2oski89
JPK do you have a picture of your setup? I'm...

JPK do you have a picture of your setup? I'm going to take a look and see how much I can raise my canopy!
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By h2oski89
Thanks for the info, I'm going to try hanging my...

Thanks for the info, I'm going to try hanging my tower from the canopy this weekend, I don't like the board laying on the cover so this just might work!
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,813
Posted By h2oski89
I emailed them last night for the code. I'm...

I emailed them last night for the code. I'm looking to order the Ronix Eight.3 1100lb Telescoping Ballast Bag and Ronix Eight.3 Submersible 3700 GPH Ballast Bag Pump. The equipment I want is the...
Forum: Ballast 06-06-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By h2oski89
Thanks for the advice, I haven't dipped the bow...

Thanks for the advice, I haven't dipped the bow under a wave yet but my wife has gotten really close. I'm going with Earlyriserx9's advice and order the 1100 pound bag, use the stock ballast, and a...
Forum: Ballast 06-06-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By h2oski89
Bump, any advice? I'm thinking of going with...

Bump, any advice?

I'm thinking of going with two 900 pound bags, one across the back and the other up the side of the engine and put the stock 350 pound bag from the rear in the ski locker.
Forum: General Discussion 06-05-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By h2oski89
In my old boat we took our Yellow Lab out all the...

In my old boat we took our Yellow Lab out all the time, but when I got my X9, she stays back on the pier, mainly bc of my MOCD and not wanting dog hair all over the boat. Also, when I'd be in the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By h2oski89
Collapse tower on boat lift w/canopy options?

I have a hewitt lift with a canopy and cover the boat for the week, I just picked up a waterline cover from skiboatcovers.com that isn't pictured here. I collapse the tower to get it to fit and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 05-31-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,590
Posted By h2oski89
I've dropped 6 pounds in the past 2 weeks by...

I've dropped 6 pounds in the past 2 weeks by going back to my golden rule, no snacks/food after 8 PM. Find a nutritionist and have a chat, I learned a ton about how I viewed food, think of food as...
Forum: Ballast 05-30-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By h2oski89
Upgrade Stock Ballast 2006 X9

We picked up our 2006 X9 last summer and this past weekend we surfed for the first time. After one weekend we are hooked, my wife even loves it so now I've hit the jackpot :)

Right now I have the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-23-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By h2oski89
If you are looking for a great site seeing lake...

If you are looking for a great site seeing lake and just go for a cruise I'd suggest Geneva Lake in Lake Geneva, there are several boat ramps on the lake but they fill up fast and the lake is CRAZY...
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