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Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,675
Posted By jschildm
Love that truck. I have 97 PS CCLB all white, but...

Love that truck. I have 97 PS CCLB all white, but the exterior isn't quite as clean.
Forum: General Discussion 07-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,340
Posted By jschildm
If you get an OBS Ford (pre-1999) Powerstroke...

If you get an OBS Ford (pre-1999) Powerstroke then major difference between the 250's and 350's is the front axle. The 250's have a IFS (Dana 50) that is notorious for wearing out, and the 350's come...
Forum: Trailers 07-17-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By jschildm
I did just that on my '98 205 trailer. To make...

I did just that on my '98 205 trailer. To make sure I had clearance, I built some lift blocks to go between the leaf and the axle. They might fit without some lift, depending on the size of tire you...
Forum: General / Other 07-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,971
Views: 406,042
Posted By jschildm
Interesting ... using the ratchet strap was...

Interesting ... using the ratchet strap was faster for you? I messed with that for quite a while but got no where. This method went pretty quickly.

On another note, if this is a fresh fill or you...
Forum: General / Other 07-16-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,971
Views: 406,042
Posted By jschildm
I happen to have the old inner member still in my...

I happen to have the old inner member still in my garage, so I snapped some pictures of how to go about bleeding it (keep in mind I have it setting on a work bench, normally you would be on the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-16-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,703
Posted By jschildm
I am going to have to agree with Captain Planet...

I am going to have to agree with Captain Planet on this one (though I have never lived anywhere near an HOA). I live in town now in a small town in Iowa. There are actually 2 abandoned houses near...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 07-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By jschildm
As for wakeboarding, I rode for only the second...

As for wakeboarding, I rode for only the second time this year, didn't feel like doing much, and still tweaked the knee I had a ACL surgery on a year and a half ago, so I might be done with that for...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 07-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By jschildm
After my lesson with Doug at The Liquid Edge, I...

After my lesson with Doug at The Liquid Edge, I asked if a different ski would do me any good (I was on a Connelly F1). Based on some of things I struggled with he suggested an S2 would probably be a...
Forum: General / Other 07-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,971
Views: 406,042
Posted By jschildm
I just put in a new master and from underneath...

I just put in a new master and from underneath the tongue there is a little lever you push up, and then you can get a screw drive in there to pump the piston. It is a 2 person job, since one person...
Forum: General Discussion 07-10-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By jschildm
Crappy pictures because I didn't remember until...

Crappy pictures because I didn't remember until it was dark last night, but this is what my '98 205 latch looks like...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 07-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By jschildm
I have no personal experience with one but a new...

I have no personal experience with one but a new diesel Jeep or Ram 1500 might be a good compromise. Push 30 mpg and still be able to tow when the need arises.
Forum: General / Other 07-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4,971
Views: 406,042
Posted By jschildm
Finally got some pictures loaded from work I did...

Finally got some pictures loaded from work I did over Memorial Day. I got the fender back from the body shop that was busted from a tire. I have some DinoGrip from http://www.wakejunky.com/ that I...
Forum: Appearance 07-09-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By jschildm
I used the measurements from my old honeycomb...

I used the measurements from my old honeycomb seat to draw up a print as well, in case this helps someone that doesn't have a seat, lost theirs, or theirs is completely...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 07-09-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By jschildm
Also, here is a link to my thread, though I...

Also, here is a link to my thread, though I didn't do a very good job actually documenting anything.

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=58106
Forum: Appearance 07-09-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By jschildm
Finally going to update with some pics. I reused...

Finally going to update with some pics. I reused the plastic pieces that hold the foam in place, brackets on the bottom, black screen like cover for the bottom, and existing skin. I ended up adding...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 07-09-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By jschildm
I just re-did mine as the aluminum honeycomb was...

I just re-did mine as the aluminum honeycomb was trashed in one corner. I used 3/4" marine grade plywood, and coated it with polyester resin. I also screwed a piece of angle iron under the seat for...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By jschildm
My 98 205 is a push button as well. Something...

My 98 205 is a push button as well. Something similar to the first picture.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 651
Posted By jschildm
I can get a picture either Wed. or Fri.,...

I can get a picture either Wed. or Fri., depending on our next outing if you don't have your answer by then.
Forum: Trailers 06-26-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By jschildm
If its out of fluid you will want to change the...

If its out of fluid you will want to change the actuator too because the seals are likely toast from running dry.
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,893
Posted By jschildm
Vacationing in Des Moines .... I am confused?

Vacationing in Des Moines .... I am confused?
Forum: Trailers 06-25-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By jschildm
There is also a dampener as part of the...

There is also a dampener as part of the actuator/tongue assembly that limits some of the extra motion that can go out.
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By jschildm
Looks like a shower to me. The main reason I have...

Looks like a shower to me. The main reason I have used them is because they supply hot and cold water so you can fill a wetsuit with warm water, or warm up after an early spring late fall run.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 06-16-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By jschildm
Rear boot first. It seems easier to get the rear...

Rear boot first. It seems easier to get the rear in without the front in the way.

edit: Sidewinder bindings
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 06-11-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By jschildm
I would love to make it through the course this...

I would love to make it through the course this year 15 off @ 32. The tough part is actually taking passes in the course, we just do t have one near by. I did stop by the liquid edge for a lesson...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,366
Posted By jschildm
Also, did you say he has a new prostar?

Also, did you say he has a new prostar?
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