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Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By chrislandy
143 sounds too large, well for me anyway. I'm...

143 sounds too large, well for me anyway. I'm 180odd (probably pushing 190 at the moment).

I've ridden a 142 and it was way big, 139 is more like it (for me)

I've mostly imported from the US so...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-27-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,462
Posted By chrislandy
I'll play, these weren't from this year - gawd, I...

I'll play, these weren't from this year - gawd, I just looked at the dates and it was 10 years ago! where did that time go??

The first few were the first time we built a...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-27-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By chrislandy
That's a great video series, it was one I was...

That's a great video series, it was one I was thinking off too but couldn't find it
Forum: General Discussion 08-26-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By chrislandy
Nice, barely warmed up at 300hrs though!!

Nice, barely warmed up at 300hrs though!!
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-26-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By chrislandy
good form, nice tight rope throughout. I'd still...

good form, nice tight rope throughout. I'd still slow the boat down a touch maybe 1mph, do 50ft min and keep the cut up through the wake and he'll clear the wake with ease.

On the video you can see...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-25-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By chrislandy
at 45ft you'd be in the rooster tail won't you?...

at 45ft you'd be in the rooster tail won't you? that's really short.

If it's confidence he lacks then slow the boat down to 18mph, just so the wake is crisp and slushes off behind him. Falls don't...
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 08-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By chrislandy
does the rope not shorten to 55ft ? if he can't...

does the rope not shorten to 55ft ? if he can't clear the wakes on that length he should work on his technique rather than adding ballast. Work on the progressive edge and "pop" timing and it should...
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 37,226
Posted By chrislandy
It's such a shame, he was one of my inspirations...

It's such a shame, he was one of my inspirations when I was learning. One of his old boats was my first experience in a MC too
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-24-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By chrislandy
you can get the marine starters and alternators...

you can get the marine starters and alternators off fleabay reasonably cheap, or take it to a decent refurb shop - if you're handy with the spanners (with a landy you should be!) then it's not a hard...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-10-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By chrislandy
I may know someone who was/is getting theirs...

I may know someone who was/is getting theirs done, I'l be seeing them next week and can ask if you want? Pretty sure the trimmers are UK based

Any good trim shop should be able to help, there's a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By chrislandy
MC Ireland would be the first point of call, but...

MC Ireland would be the first point of call, but to be honest they are just standard switches, most likely the same as you've got in you're series landy.

For the boom, they are a rare old beast in...
Forum: General Discussion 08-06-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By chrislandy
They do have serial numbers but not in the...

They do have serial numbers but not in the standard format, MBCxxxxxx where xxx are numbers
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By chrislandy
Not in the UK market, the one we had was...

Not in the UK market, the one we had was definitely a different hull shape to the 86 we had
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By chrislandy
Just to add, they are a fantastic model. nice...

Just to add, they are a fantastic model. nice flat wake, great for slalom.

IIRC its the ford engine but don't quote me on that, it was definitely an upgrade in wake & spray from the rainbow we had...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By chrislandy
The were made in the UK, in Knottingley my MCUK....

The were made in the UK, in Knottingley my MCUK. It has the 1st gen prostar hull with the earlier deck.

This was ours

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5532/11950651773_b8d562d8c6_z.jpg
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By chrislandy
Don't know about the MCX but there is typically...

Don't know about the MCX but there is typically one for the ECU and one for guage
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By chrislandy
I can pop over on Thursday morning if you want me...

I can pop over on Thursday morning if you want me to give you a hand, have to be in Camberley for 12:30 so it would have to be a reasonably early start?
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-03-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 794
Posted By chrislandy
sounds like the ECU coolant temp sensor to me

sounds like the ECU coolant temp sensor to me
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-03-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,249
Posted By chrislandy
Far from it, get one of...

Far from it, get one of these:
http://www.bioskin.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/b/a/back_skin_01_4710_1.jpg

and crack on....

At 30 I had a double...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-01-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,427
Posted By chrislandy
Congrats, finally sorted it!!

Congrats, finally sorted it!!
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-31-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By chrislandy
Those special photos

I was looking through some old photos earlier and it made me think, everyone must have those special photos from the lake that you will cherish.

This is one of mine, the last time that I would get...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 07-31-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By chrislandy
Core is the key, I've had 2 discs sliced and...

Core is the key, I've had 2 discs sliced and diced and still got one herniated disc left untouched, the key for me was/is core strength conditioning, general fitness and trying to extend my overall...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By chrislandy
Just to back this up again, I used to ski double...

Just to back this up again, I used to ski double boot around 12/13yr old much better - apart from not being able to jump start off the dock
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By chrislandy
If you need a second pair of hands then let me...

If you need a second pair of hands then let me know and I may be able to spare a couple of hours during the weekday daytime. Just let me know and I'll programme a couple of site visits in so I'm...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 970
Posted By chrislandy
Mine had 2000+ hrs on it when I got it, it was...

Mine had 2000+ hrs on it when I got it, it was about 6yrs old too but it was a club boat
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