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Forum: Ballast 12-08-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 48,748
Posted By kgrove
Curious... has anyone come up with a shape that...

Curious... has anyone come up with a shape that can be flipped over and used on the other side? It would be even more convenient if a single device could be used on both port and starboard sides of...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-04-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By kgrove
Without a title, it might be difficult for banks...

Without a title, it might be difficult for banks to track their collateral and verify there actually is collateral for their loan. What that means is that theoretically a person might be able to get...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-03-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By kgrove
Check the trailer for title and liens as well as...

Check the trailer for title and liens as well as the boat. Some states don't have titles for boats, and without a title, the lender may have trouble tracking ownership of the boat and will instead...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,594
Posted By kgrove
I'm less concerned about how many jump starts it...

I'm less concerned about how many jump starts it can handle between charges and more concerned about how long it can sit there doing nothing then pull off 1-2 jumps. I know some of the earlier...
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,594
Posted By kgrove
How long are you finding these hold a charge? ...

How long are you finding these hold a charge? Are they particularly temperature sensitive? The practicality of these goes way up if they can sit for a month in a hot car and still be trusted to...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,594
Posted By kgrove
Make my own jump start unit?

I have one of those store bought jump start units with an integrated tire inflator. I keep it in my truck so that it is always handy should my boat battery not be up to starting. So far I've never...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,207
Posted By kgrove
The immature, testosterone driven part of me...

The immature, testosterone driven part of me would love to have either an X23 or G23. The older, wiser (and cheapskate) part of me knows the wake on my X-25 is already so much better than I am it's...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,207
Posted By kgrove
My prior boat (X-15) cleaned up at a slower...

My prior boat (X-15) cleaned up at a slower speed, so I had to re-think the way I taught kids to wakeboard when I got the X-25. Try using a really long rope and slow the boat down, then have them...
Forum: General Discussion 11-24-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,207
Posted By kgrove
No ballast and 2-3 people in the boat, I get a...

No ballast and 2-3 people in the boat, I get a clean wake at 60' a shade under 18mph. With full factory ballast its clean at 60' at about 18.5mph. With full factory ballast and 2-3 people and 20mph...
Forum: General Discussion 11-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By kgrove
Watching how the dealer did mine, they opened the...

Watching how the dealer did mine, they opened the bilge drains and kept squirting cleaning solution - something like 409, Simple Green, etc. - and then washing out with a hose. Nothing overly...
Forum: General Discussion 11-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By kgrove
Totally agree. You could literally blow up your...

Totally agree. You could literally blow up your boat and kill people. This isn't a "I'll fix that when I have time" kind of problem. Get it fixed ASAP.

Another possible cause: there is a vent...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 301
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Posted By kgrove
That's nothing. This is me on my test ride.

That's nothing. This is me on my test ride.
Forum: Trailers 11-05-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By kgrove
Check the actuator as well. If you get water in...

Check the actuator as well. If you get water in the brake reservoir, it can work its way through the brake system. It can rust internal parts of the actuator which normally would cause the surge...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-03-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,525
Posted By kgrove
Some of the criticism of the test is misplaced. ...

Some of the criticism of the test is misplaced. These guys should be applauded for attempting to make wake reviews more objective. What they're measuring may not be perfect, but it's great they...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-03-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,525
Posted By kgrove
Same basic motors, yes, but running differently. ...

Same basic motors, yes, but running differently. I'm guessing measuring fuel burn, RPM, and CO levels are just three different ways to measure how much work the engine is doing. Was it always the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,611
Posted By kgrove
I stand corrected - neoprene has improved since...

I stand corrected - neoprene has improved since last I paid attention. Next time I buy a wetsuit I may have to pay more attention and not just immediately grab the cheapest O'Neill I can find, which...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By kgrove
Teak is cheaper. Costs less up front and the...

Teak is cheaper. Costs less up front and the occasional can of teak oil should cost less than replacing the rubber insert that will eventually go bad on fiberglass decks. My first boat had a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-01-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,611
Posted By kgrove
The biggest difference between the high and low...

The biggest difference between the high and low priced wetsuits is not the material (all are neoprene), it's the seams and panel design. Seams let in cold water and decrease the insulating...
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 16,092
Posted By kgrove
Nope... Rule #89 says no tools allowed on board. ...

Nope... Rule #89 says no tools allowed on board. The fun goes precisely between the lines I have precisely defined for all to see.
Forum: General Discussion 09-23-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By kgrove
Agree. Thats where a hot water heater on a boat...

Agree. Thats where a hot water heater on a boat can come in handy. If you have an air heater, you can run the heater hose so it blows warm air in the neck and out the arms and legs while the rider...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 886
Posted By kgrove
You are correct that wearing it 3-6 hours would...

You are correct that wearing it 3-6 hours would be miserable. Realistically, you will want to take it all the way off or at least take off the top portion and wear it hanging around your waist. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By kgrove
Many boat dealers here where we have the same...

Many boat dealers here where we have the same zero tax on private party sales will sell used boats on consignment. The dealer never takes ownership of the boat and collects only a sellers fee or...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By kgrove
8.3% on both new and used if purchased from a...

8.3% on both new and used if purchased from a dealer, but transactions between private parties are not taxed.
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,392
Posted By kgrove
Sorry... Been there, done that. Do NOT mount a...

Sorry... Been there, done that. Do NOT mount a GoPro to the headboard.

The action is mostly nonexistent - a lot of "still life" shots. That's great if you're a basket of fruit, but it's a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,195
Posted By kgrove
Let's face it... wakeboarding is a fringe sport...

Let's face it... wakeboarding is a fringe sport and we WANT it that way. Smooth water is difficult to come by anyway. If it were popular, it wouldn't be as good.

And what's this crap about...
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