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Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-09-2015, 03:07 PM
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Posted By svxwilson
Can you do describe the counter rotate a little...

Can you do describe the counter rotate a little more. Is that the function of the outside arm just before the turn or as you are turning. Some vids it almost looks like they are waving the shoreline...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-03-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By svxwilson
Right on. I do appreciate all your advice. I...

Right on. I do appreciate all your advice. I already have browsed through the rules and looked at the course map several times through my work day...... don't tell my employer:)...... I will actually...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-03-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By svxwilson
My guess is around 10-15 yards. Which is another...

My guess is around 10-15 yards. Which is another reason I was running at 22 off. If I was at full length I would have even less room.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-03-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By svxwilson
So is it better to practice full rope length and...

So is it better to practice full rope length and at @36mph? It was my understanding the ski I picked works well at slightly slower speeds than 36mph.

Unless I travel 20+ miles on the lake I can't...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-03-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By svxwilson
Right side is up left side is down. I am right...

Right side is up left side is down. I am right handed and right foot dominate. I ride left foot forward, however learned how to ride at first right foot forward switched a few years back to left...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-03-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,296
Posted By svxwilson
Help me carve harder!

Hello,
I am looking for some advice on how to progress my Slalom abilities. I don't have any local clubs to get any help from or even a course to ride so mostly what I do is open water stuff. This...
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-13-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By svxwilson
Instead of the using plugs, when we rebuilt my...

Instead of the using plugs, when we rebuilt my engine we used 5 valves that open like a water hose with a 90degree turn. I let the water out after every use.
Forum: Storage / Winterization 10-13-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By svxwilson
How much marvels mystery oil do you pour down the...

How much marvels mystery oil do you pour down the carb? I watched a video where a guy put 4oz is that enough or to much?
Forum: Storage / Winterization 09-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,444
Posted By svxwilson
First time winterize in Montana

First end of season for me. In less than a month the average night temp will easily be around freezing if not well below. My engine is a 351, I have 5 drain valves instead of the standard drain...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-11-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By svxwilson
Oil and filter questions

I am doing my first oil change on my own. The engine builders said I must use a racing oil with zinc in my engine or a plain oil with an additive like Lucas oil treatment that has zinc in it. I have...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-31-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,075
Posted By svxwilson
Had my best run of the summer. Which being my...

Had my best run of the summer. Which being my first summer with my own ski boat, it was the best ride ever. I love my new addiction. My poor guns and reloading room are collecting dust and webs. Love...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-29-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By svxwilson
Yes it did. I think I am going to try a 69". I...

Yes it did. I think I am going to try a 69". I appreciate everyones input. I still am not sold on either particular one. I think I will just buy the one that is the best deal (winter ebay).

What...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-28-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By svxwilson
Why Radar? The only skis I have ever rode have...

Why Radar? The only skis I have ever rode have been HO so that is my only reference.

If I lift for gains I can get over 200lbs relatively easily. I have been taking a summer break from the gym. I...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 08-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,281
Posted By svxwilson
Get a 3/4 ton or larger. I have a 2001 F-250 with...

Get a 3/4 ton or larger. I have a 2001 F-250 with the V-10. Payed 7k for it. I get 10mpg at 65-70 through the Montana mountains. It has 130k miles. If I do my part on the hills it never even leaves...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-25-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By svxwilson
HO Superlight X or Radar Senate C

I believe it is time for me to get a new stick. I currently have a 2010 HO Comp Freeride with 2012 attack double boots. I have been reading up on both of these skis (HO superlight X, Radar Senate C)....
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-20-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,075
Posted By svxwilson
When this storm hit we were 15 miles downstream...

When this storm hit we were 15 miles downstream from our truck n trailer.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-20-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,075
Posted By svxwilson
Fun crash in this one.

Fun crash in this one.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-20-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,075
Posted By svxwilson
I have another thread with some videos of me but...

I have another thread with some videos of me but I didn't get many replies on how to improve. I have been watching videos on you tube for some reference points on body positioning, grip, and a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By svxwilson
New decal. Vote for boat or truck

When I saw this is had my name all over it. Every time I see it I smile. For the boat or truck?... I would see it year round if were on the truck.... Many others would also see it if it was on the...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-17-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By svxwilson
Brown bear. It was a small one. Probably only 2-3...

Brown bear. It was a small one. Probably only 2-3 yrs old.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-17-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By svxwilson
Big Horn Canyon, Yellowtail Dam is also another...

Big Horn Canyon, Yellowtail Dam is also another name. It is part in Montana and Part in Wyoming. You can cross the border on the lake. They have tiny signs that say "Montana" and "Wyoming" on the...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-16-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By svxwilson
Wild mustangs. Real wild horses. Saw these on our...

Wild mustangs. Real wild horses. Saw these on our way in, you drive through a wild horse range that is protected, kinda cool. People travel here to see them and don't always get to see them. We have...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By svxwilson
Some glass in the canyon.

Some glass in the canyon.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-16-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By svxwilson
Other views from camp site.

Other views from camp site.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 08-16-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 725
Posted By svxwilson
No more than 30 sec after we untied from the doc...

No more than 30 sec after we untied from the doc we saw this.
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