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Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Today, 11:18 AM
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Posted By 88 PS190
You're not going to find fin numbers for that ski...

You're not going to find fin numbers for that ski anymore I would highly doubt.

Just make sure the wing is not steeper than about 7 degrees.

Find a ski of a similar length and average out their...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By 88 PS190
BBB , calls to MC direct, Calls to management of...

BBB , calls to MC direct, Calls to management of dealership etc.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-12-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By 88 PS190
spotter as far your way as possible, what was...

spotter as far your way as possible, what was does your boat turn naturally?
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By 88 PS190
Two speedos is in theory for tournament or...

Two speedos is in theory for tournament or current conditions when one might to have calibration at different speeds (Trick + Slalom or Women's/Men's or Upstream/Downstream or just for...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By 88 PS190
Arguably 37 might be fast for 3400 rpm in that...

Arguably 37 might be fast for 3400 rpm in that boat - I'd think it should do north of 4200, and probably closer to 4400 rpm WOT.
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By 88 PS190
What's wrong with winch? Looks more like you...

What's wrong with winch?

Looks more like you could use some sand blasting and paint, pull the winch, pull the strap off, blast it and give it some toots of good paint, respool or replace the strap...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By 88 PS190
Speedos - pretty basic affairs - they are...

Speedos - pretty basic affairs - they are standard pitot tube drive units, check the LT rear pitot pickup to make sure it is free and clear.

There are also rubber tubes, and so called "ballast...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By 88 PS190
Alright... Gel Coat. Most "repair" gel coats...

Alright... Gel Coat.


Most "repair" gel coats have a built in wax to promote a cure - typically you want an "air free environment, and the wax performs this by creating a seal over the gel...
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 09-12-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By 88 PS190
Still curious, run the boat again? Or check the...

Still curious, run the boat again? Or check the plumbing?
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 09-12-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By 88 PS190
Here is kind of an opinion and I'm not sure it is...

Here is kind of an opinion and I'm not sure it is fully true.

I'm of the opinion that even CNC'd props are "tweaked" post machining.

Since you are starting with a cast prop, over dimensioned, but...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By 88 PS190
+1 boat in the lake and no more problems. Thing...

+1 boat in the lake and no more problems.

Thing is - if your GC is hauling a bathtub through the front hall, possibly you'd be better off moving the boat than him trashing your floors in the hallway.
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,629
Posted By 88 PS190
For a drain - if you just use a bulkhead fitting...

For a drain - if you just use a bulkhead fitting - the inside will be flush, use some silicone around it - and run some PVC tube down to the bilge.

To "keep" the water - just get a small rubber...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-11-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By 88 PS190
I hybridize some of the stuff from east tx's...

I hybridize some of the stuff from east tx's link.

I add stabil to my fuel tank the last week or so we use it to the volume in the tank, I fuel the boat from fuel cans, so I stabil those at the gas...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By 88 PS190
Many systems have bakeable liners. Radar in many...

Many systems have bakeable liners. Radar in many of their offerings, some of the reflex and goode liners, as well as the OB4 hardshell.

I don't know about "perfect fit" you're still cramming your...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By 88 PS190
So says HO. If you replaced the rail with a...

So says HO.

If you replaced the rail with a turnbuckle, mounted on the same centerline between the two releases, and cranked it longer/shorter - would the ski not flex?

It certainly changes the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,257
Posted By 88 PS190
Mines out already - but we normally let it go...

Mines out already - but we normally let it go till about early October (Northern MI) If no one is in the area to pull it urgently, I winterize on the lift so I can use it later.

But no one was...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,825
Posted By 88 PS190
This is going to sound gross - but I've always...

This is going to sound gross - but I've always been told to "lick the carpet"

That being if the rear carpet is damp from getting in/out it will either taste like salt or feet...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,297
Posted By 88 PS190
There are things boarding can teach skiers and...

There are things boarding can teach skiers and vice versa - so don't rule it out.

Things like edge not lean.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-10-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By 88 PS190
Marine electronics are critical. Atleast bring...

Marine electronics are critical.

Atleast bring the starter to an autozone and have it tested.I would not buy a new one with out verification.
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 09-10-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By 88 PS190
Wild thought. What shaft seal do you have? An...

Wild thought.

What shaft seal do you have?

An OJ? https://www.bakesonline.com/detail.aspx?ID=2182

Many of the "dripless" shaft seal systems have a line from the engine to push water through...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By 88 PS190
yes. but I'll have more thoughts below. You...

yes. but I'll have more thoughts below.

You basically want to connect the two LARGE lugs, the battery cable one and the one that go into the starter, this will confirm that if you have connectivity...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-09-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By 88 PS190
Makes sense - I would suspect that it is a...

Makes sense - I would suspect that it is a symptom of where the temp sensor is vs. actual engine temp.

If there is enough flow to keep the temps of the sender showing good but the actual engine...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,825
Posted By 88 PS190
Where as 36 seems a bit low - I don't know that I...

Where as 36 seems a bit low - I don't know that I would LEAP to prop swap.

First do the GPS phone app - or if you have a ski course near by get out the stop watch.

What I'd be really interested in...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,825
Posted By 88 PS190
My 88 goes ~47, my 94 goes 46. I don't try to...

My 88 goes ~47, my 94 goes 46.

I don't try to make them go faster, just get them to run smooth and at the RPM I want them to at slalom speed.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,825
Posted By 88 PS190
I mean... in this year they wouldn't have plywood...

I mean... in this year they wouldn't have plywood stringers in it - but you still need to take care of it, sun rots stuff as surely as water.

Water resistance of bows is ~eh. Any wave I've taken...
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