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Forum: General Discussion 08-02-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,447
Posted By 501s
If you don't need a ton of ballast for...

If you don't need a ton of ballast for wakeboarding, only surfing, the 5.7 is easily powerful enough. Especially with a high alt prop and auto launch.
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,447
Posted By 501s
Hey tkemperdc we usually ride a 70 foot rope but...

Hey tkemperdc we usually ride a 70 foot rope but depending on speed, we sometimes ride at 65. The X-30 wake is a little on the wider side. The kids I usually have on a 50 footer rope.
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,447
Posted By 501s
I have been running an X-30 since 2012 and am on...

I have been running an X-30 since 2012 and am on my second. My first had the 5.7 and my 2013 has the 6.0. I love the 6.0 motor but to be totally honest I found the prop made as big of a difference...
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,890
Posted By 501s
Wow is that interior NICE!!!!! I bet it gets a...

Wow is that interior NICE!!!!!

I bet it gets a "bit" hot in the Florida sun lol.
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By 501s
Ya, I have worked in electronics for almost 20...

Ya, I have worked in electronics for almost 20 years and have never seen a 12 volt pump or motor burn out because it was ran on 12 volts instead of 14.4 volts. I think the dealers were just looking...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By 501s
I think putting hours on your engine just to fill...

I think putting hours on your engine just to fill or drain ballast is a waste. Yes the voltage is higher and the pumps might run a touch faster but nothing I have ever found to make a noticeable...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,225
Posted By 501s
The heaters used for the last few years suck,...

The heaters used for the last few years suck, plain and simple, MC just doesn't want to admit it or do anything about it. Try any other inboard heater and its night and day difference. And don't...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By 501s
$49k AUD works out to about $36k USD.

$49k AUD works out to about $36k USD.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,225
Posted By 501s
The reason the MC heater is sub par is instead of...

The reason the MC heater is sub par is instead of using a quality heater core like heatercraft, MC uses cheaper China cores and they also don't use a pump to force the water through the heater core. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,242
Posted By 501s
I believe the 400 stands for Ft pounds of torque.

I believe the 400 stands for Ft pounds of torque.
Forum: General Discussion 07-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,655
Posted By 501s
We use our X30 for our small wakeboard school and...

We use our X30 for our small wakeboard school and the wake is great for beginners to pros. It's stays clean at slower speeds making it great for teaching but can also get huge for advanced riders. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-19-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By 501s
If you plan to really load the boat up with way...

If you plan to really load the boat up with way more ballast than stock go with the 7.4, but for most I would say the 6.2 is perfect.


Ok. If money is no object, just get the 7.4 she rumbles so...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,872
Posted By 501s
You guys are that upset because one guy, on the...

You guys are that upset because one guy, on the Internet, who was almost killed by jet skiers/sea doers doesn't like jet skiers/ sea doers? Get a life.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,872
Posted By 501s
I had a whole boat of family members yelling and...

I had a whole boat of family members yelling and screaming but these guys on the Jet skis (there were 2 of them doing this) knew better and took off.

Its hard to explain in a few sentences just how...
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,872
Posted By 501s
Hey tkemperdc, its not that there wasn't...

Hey tkemperdc, its not that there wasn't profiles, the Star had that just like my X-30. And the functionality of the MC system is great.

It was just with the star, we wanted to pull some kids and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,872
Posted By 501s
I agree with everything said here except "Jet...

I agree with everything said here except "Jet Skier following too closely". Those people are the most useless people around. I had a careless guy doing this behind us on the lake one time and he...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By 501s
I just joke calling them flappers. I have wanted...

I just joke calling them flappers. I have wanted to add Gen2 to my X30 as well but I just think the price is way to high for what you get.

As for the resale, I hear ya on that, but will you get the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By 501s
$9200 for flappers off the back of the boat? ...

$9200 for flappers off the back of the boat? Yikes! Seems like hiway robbery to me.
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By 501s
That right there is the perfect "lunch". To bad...

That right there is the perfect "lunch". To bad you didn't follow it up by taking the afternoon off to proceed with "might as well have said".
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,242
Posted By 501s
A wide 100" or so beam, reversible seating...

A wide 100" or so beam, reversible seating options, surf system, nice Vinyl, and a Raptor 6.2 motor all for less than an NXT. Sorry guys, but I would be all over the Moomba before an NXT. I...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,872
Posted By 501s
I really wanted to feel like the G23 was no...

I really wanted to feel like the G23 was no better than my X30. And in some ways it wasn't. The surf wave was nice but deft finitely didn't have the push of my X30. Surf wave go to the Mc. Here is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,872
Posted By 501s
After owning an 2013 X30 and putting 300 hours on...

After owning an 2013 X30 and putting 300 hours on it and after spending a week driving and riding behind a 2015 G23, all I can say is the hype is deserved. I have ridden in or behind almost every...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,218
Posted By 501s
Both are sweet. But I kind of agree with Nick. ...

Both are sweet. But I kind of agree with Nick. Quite a lot of different gels going on. I would do a grey top deck if I was designing it.
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By 501s
No problem. I was on the fence too because I had...

No problem. I was on the fence too because I had never been on a boat with FAE before mine but now I'm a believer.
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By 501s
I ordered mine with the flappers too. It's a...

I ordered mine with the flappers too. It's a great mod.
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