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Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 872
Posted By kbrighton
Yellow looks awesome on the 91 hull. I've got a...

Yellow looks awesome on the 91 hull. I've got a black stripe on my 91, which until now I thought was the best color for the 5th gen hull.


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Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 02-09-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By kbrighton
Wife and I would be happy to come up and help...

Wife and I would be happy to come up and help out. Is there decent skiing on this body of water after the event ends?


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Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,147
Posted By kbrighton
One of the guys in our group regularly takes...

One of the guys in our group regularly takes footin runs behind my 91 190. His only complaint is the already mentioned rooster about 3 ft in front of him on the 75 ft line. I have the 454 too, so...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 980
Posted By kbrighton
I'd be out without a coat if it was 15 above. I...

I'd be out without a coat if it was 15 above. I woke up to -12 actual, -28 windchills


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Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By kbrighton
I was in NYC for new years and almost went to the...

I was in NYC for new years and almost went to the show. Good I skipped I guess
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-06-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 189,741
Posted By kbrighton
Down to -38 wind chill where I sit in Eastern...

Down to -38 wind chill where I sit in Eastern Iowa. There is not a single school in all of Iowa or Minnesota that has classes tomorrow. Projected low of -22 with -48 wind chill by morning.
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By kbrighton
The old generation is 6k lbs, not sure about the...

The old generation is 6k lbs, not sure about the new E70 chassis. Here is a boat towing article a magazine did back in the day: http://www.boatingmag.com/ultimate-towing-machine



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Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,119
Posted By kbrighton
If you want to go German don't forget the X5. A...

If you want to go German don't forget the X5. A 3.5 turbo diesel 6 was offered starting in 2009 that has 425 lb/ft torque while getting 25 mpg on the highway. Compare that to my petrol V8 version...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,218
Posted By kbrighton
I would be in pending date Sent from my iPhone

I would be in pending date


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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-24-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 189,741
Posted By kbrighton
Only -17 this morning here in Eastern Iowa. Quite...

Only -17 this morning here in Eastern Iowa. Quite nice


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Forum: General Discussion 12-15-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,905
Posted By kbrighton
Looks like a nice winter buy. I bought mine last...

Looks like a nice winter buy. I bought mine last winter and had a very similar 400 mile drive home through a blizzard. Very nerve racking to say the least.


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Forum: General Discussion 12-05-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,292
Posted By kbrighton
I get 12 mpg towing my 190 on the highway with a...

I get 12 mpg towing my 190 on the highway with a BMW X5 4.4 V8. It gets between 18-22 unloaded so I guess that's not too bad.


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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-18-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 81,058
Posted By kbrighton
Let the winter buying season begin. Just picked...

Let the winter buying season begin. Just picked up a 2001 Ducati ST2 for a great price. April now has 2 reasons to get here...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,347
Posted By kbrighton
No. This was my first season with it, so I am...

No. This was my first season with it, so I am going to do another one after the first sets of the spring just for my piece of mind. The block drain hose cap was stuck on, so my mechanic had to suck...
Forum: General Discussion 10-26-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,347
Posted By kbrighton
I just paid $150 for the drain, antifreeze,...

I just paid $150 for the drain, antifreeze, sta-bil, fog, Mobil 1 change job. I can take care of the rest myself. Did new spark plugs, starter, impeller, thermostat this season. Plans for spring...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 10-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,163
Posted By kbrighton
Our season is very short unless we ski in the...

Our season is very short unless we ski in the cold. We will start again in April hopefully.



We ski the cedar river in Cedar Rapids. There were 3 layers under that dry suit, borderline too cold...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 10-25-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,163
Posted By kbrighton
Sunday morning in Iowa, 43 degrees air temp. The...

Sunday morning in Iowa, 43 degrees air temp. The water was a balmy 50.3 degrees, just enough for the hands to go numb after about 5 turns. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,642
Posted By kbrighton
Named ours the USS Big Block, however it has not...

Named ours the USS Big Block, however it has not been spelled out anywhere on the hull.....yet
Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By kbrighton
I just bought a 91 190PS as my first boat this...

I just bought a 91 190PS as my first boat this year. I looked for low hours and well maintained, and ended up with a gem. The one I ended up with is white/black, 550 hours, and has a screaming 454...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By kbrighton
I get by with a shorty until I go full drysuit in...

I get by with a shorty until I go full drysuit in a month or so. Ive got an Oneill Hybrid with the baggy top, so I just layer more sweatshirts as October turns into November
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By kbrighton
I was out on my 91 today. Great first boat

I was out on my 91 today. Great first boat
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,018
Posted By kbrighton
I would add another vote for the 94. Once you...

I would add another vote for the 94. Once you work your speed up to the mid 30s, the wake is almost non-existent and even better if you keep the ski on edge through the wake. My ski buddies comment...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 400,739
Posted By kbrighton
My 91 out on a way too busy Saturday....

My 91 out on a way too busy Saturday.

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Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 173,551
Posted By kbrighton
ISU has a good Ski Team, private lake and...

ISU has a good Ski Team, private lake and everything....
Forum: Electrical 06-21-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 20,020
Posted By kbrighton
This same problem happened to me today out on the...

This same problem happened to me today out on the river. Boat started fine at the ramp, I jumped in to ski, and the wife yells back that the boat won't start. Just the click at the solenoid like...
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