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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By ol1970
Eh...tough to say...I am a firm believer that it...

Eh...tough to say...I am a firm believer that it is better to have it and not need it vs. the alternative. That being said, the few extra hundred pounds probably makes a difference, but would be...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,118
Posted By ol1970
Looks terrible...hate the colors, who would ever...

Looks terrible...hate the colors, who would ever ruin a perfectly good boat like that ;)

Seriously though, two thumbs up from me!
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By ol1970
Sorry for not having time to give the full scoop...

Sorry for not having time to give the full scoop on this yet...I've surfed about 5 times behind it so far, not optimal conditions because of extreme wind and time of day when there are tons of boats...
Forum: General Discussion 07-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 966
Posted By ol1970
I would tend to agree with you...now its not the...

I would tend to agree with you...now its not the most common occurrence that you'll be that loaded, but on my star with the 7.4, I've noticed that I'm really freaking glad I went with the big motor...
Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By ol1970
Gen2 is now installed on my new Star

The guys at action water got my '14 Star retro-fitted this week with the gen 2, I dropped it in yesterday evening and even with only me in the boat my eyes were as wide as saucers. Does it work,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,931
Posted By ol1970
Mine is not very accurate. I could have full...

Mine is not very accurate. I could have full tank and literally 1 hour later of driving it is on 1/2 tank....then it will stay there for 5 more hours.

...frustrating on such an expensive boat.
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,678
Posted By ol1970
I ordered two gallons and it came within a couple...

I ordered two gallons and it came within a couple of days. WOW, it works awesome on my all black boat...I'm addicted now, works so well and makes it look so nice. I hope they come out with another...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By ol1970
Minor thread highjack but I just wanting to give...

Minor thread highjack but I just wanting to give a shout out to Action Water Sports in Fenton...they are helping me out with the swap from blue to green on the LED's on my '14 that got delivered a...
Forum: General Discussion 07-02-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By ol1970
Are there any pictures of what the baseball...

Are there any pictures of what the baseball stitching looks like on the interior? Seems like that could be pretty cool on the right color combinations.

Made me smile that the XStar they choose is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By ol1970
Lee, g23 IMO is an amazing machine...wake v wake...

Lee, g23 IMO is an amazing machine...wake v wake for boarding I thing it is personal preference but maybe slight edge to the 23 for what the masses will say is "perfect". Surfing out of the box no...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By ol1970
Not the best picture,but mine is 20% as well...

Not the best picture,but mine is 20% as well...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By ol1970
Love it! How about some interior pics!

Love it! How about some interior pics!
Forum: General Discussion 06-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,878
Posted By ol1970
My 14 star will have the surf tabs installed the...

My 14 star will have the surf tabs installed the week of 7/7...I'll let you guys know the final verdict. For those who say the new or old gen xstar does not surf well either have never been on one...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By ol1970
Don't worry about it...Murphy's law states that...

Don't worry about it...Murphy's law states that wherever you would put the clear bra material at, the board would hit exactly 1" outside of it. I think if I were super worried, I'd put a foam little...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 566
Posted By ol1970
I've house boated on all of the above...all great...

I've house boated on all of the above...all great experiences, but honestly if you are towing a boat there as well I'd recommend just renting a house on Norris, we've done that the last 3 times and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,701
Posted By ol1970
I lost a tire on my '07 X Star last year on my...

I lost a tire on my '07 X Star last year on my way home from Northern Michigan in 95 degree heat at 9:00 at night...getting dark, oh and my jack from the Tahoe would not lift the trailer high enough...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By ol1970
So thinking about what fourforty said about the...

So thinking about what fourforty said about the voltage drop...the one thing that is different on my boat than stock is that I have a separate battery bank for my stereo, maybe if your volume is just...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By ol1970
I have noticed the USB plug sometimes is...

I have noticed the USB plug sometimes is tricky...if I turn the power off an on once it always works...not sure what the scoop is with that.
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By ol1970
I triple checked it...mine does not do what your...

I triple checked it...mine does not do what your boat is doing...I'd ask the dealer. It only loses connection when you turn the key off. Maybe there is a setting in the fusion head unit?
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By ol1970
I confirmed it works on my boat...sitting on it...

I confirmed it works on my boat...sitting on it now actually with cold beer in hand.
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By ol1970
O.k. I have a '14 Star and was upset about the...

O.k. I have a '14 Star and was upset about the same thing...and I think I don't have this issue anymore, but maybe I'm not remembering correctly, so please feel free to rip on me if needed:

If you...
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By ol1970
I had the same thing happen all the time on my...

I had the same thing happen all the time on my old boat...there was a black toggle switch that I learned would reset it and stop the beeping. I think it was the switch that changed what the small...
Forum: General Discussion 06-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By ol1970
It was explained to me like this by the guys at...

It was explained to me like this by the guys at the factory: The X Star is MC's flagship boat, the G23 and Malibu competitors to Star have built in great surf waves...with more and more people doing...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,314
Posted By ol1970
As a 7.4L owner, whose sole purpose is to...

As a 7.4L owner, whose sole purpose is to increase their carbon footprint...I can tell you that the big girl is thirsty...but start her up & hear her growl...completely worth it.

Btw, G2 surf tabs...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 05-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 744
Posted By ol1970
My system I have a few weeks experience with now...

My system I have a few weeks experience with now seems pretty solid. I'm running 2 8D's with 510 Ah total...system is 3500W approx...at near peak volume it pulls 260 amps on the meter. Full volume...
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