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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-21-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,276
Posted By h2oski89
Here's my journey to a Mastercraft...the...

Here's my journey to a Mastercraft...the struggles were real.

* First ski was on a 1982 24' pontoon boat with a 25 hp Johnson the next day moved to our other boat, a 16' flat bottom Jon Boat with a...
Forum: General / Other 08-16-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By h2oski89
Eye bolts at local hardware store and the quick...

Eye bolts at local hardware store and the quick links I found in the trailer section. The bar in the middle was off my old boom, since I snapped two of the bolts trying to get them out I had to...
Forum: General / Other 08-14-2016, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By h2oski89
Here's what I came up with, new eye-hooks and a...

Here's what I came up with, new eye-hooks and a quick link on each side to hook up to the cable rated up to 5000 lbs. I added a nut on the inside of the bracket for extra safety since the old bolts...
Forum: General / Other 08-13-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By h2oski89
After hearing about the boom accident, that is...

After hearing about the boom accident, that is what made me start questioning my setup. I was just trying to undo the bolts on the other cable and both eye-bolts snapped with very little pressure!
Forum: General / Other 08-13-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By h2oski89
Replace hardware - Barefoot Boom

My Barefoot International boom has not been adjusted in 27 years and was setup for my old boat. I used a short rope for it to work with my X9 but I want to have it clipped on the bow so I went to...
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 43,739
Posted By h2oski89
h2oski89 h2oski = water ski, that's pretty...

h2oski89

h2oski = water ski, that's pretty obvious
89 = I had a 1989 Ski Centurion Falcon from 1994-2013.
Forum: General Discussion 03-25-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By h2oski89
I'm going on my 3rd season with my skiboats.com...

I'm going on my 3rd season with my skiboats.com cover and it still looks like brand new. I got the sunbrella fabric, waterline and swim platform cover, I did not get the vents and have not had an...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,217
Posted By h2oski89
I live in Madison and my mom is down on Lake Como...

I live in Madison and my mom is down on Lake Como just outside Lake Geneva where I keep my boat. I was hoping to surf when I got my X9 but with the deepest spot being about 8 feet just doesn't work,...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,647
Posted By h2oski89
The X9 hull is the 209 hull. The stock tower and...

The X9 hull is the 209 hull. The stock tower and ballast give the boat the X9 status and some nice graphics. I have the MCX engine and mastercraft cruise control. At the 22 off mark you are ahead...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,647
Posted By h2oski89
Here are a couple of pictures of the exterior and...

Here are a couple of pictures of the exterior and interior. There are a few more in my album as...
Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,647
Posted By h2oski89
I've enjoyed reading this thread, I have a 2006...

I've enjoyed reading this thread, I have a 2006 X9 and I love the boat. Part of me wishes I would have gotten a 197 for a better slalom experience, the x14 was about 15K out of my price range...I...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,460
Posted By h2oski89
Congrats on the X9, I love mine. Space was a...

Congrats on the X9, I love mine. Space was a driving factor for me, prior to this boat everyone stayed back on the dock or laid on the ground dodging the rope and I was climbing over people all the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,413
Posted By h2oski89
About 15 years ago, I snapped a steering cable...

About 15 years ago, I snapped a steering cable doing power turns on my old ski centurion, did the drive of shame home steering the boat by holding the rudder (it was easily accessible). My dad...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 23,930
Posted By h2oski89
I'm planning to build one in a few weeks for my...

I'm planning to build one in a few weeks for my 2006 X9 I have an 1100 ronix bag that I ran up alongside the engine in addition to the stock ballast and it did alright but I really don't like putting...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 10-08-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,433
Posted By h2oski89
When I picked up my X9, I pulled it with a 2013...

When I picked up my X9, I pulled it with a 2013 Tacoma. We travelled 200 miles from the Liquid Edge in Farmers City, IL back to Wisconsin. We averaged 70 MPH and it was a solid pull.
Forum: What is this boat worth? 07-29-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,514
Posted By h2oski89
I went from a pure slalom boat that did only that...

I went from a pure slalom boat that did only that to a 2006 X9 last summer. I needed a boat that did a little of everything. Also, I wanted to get my family out on the boat vs them sitting back on...
Forum: Wakesurfing 06-26-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,473
Posted By h2oski89
I'm in my 2nd year with a 2006 X9, I wish the...

I'm in my 2nd year with a 2006 X9, I wish the slalom wake was better but I can take it in the course, great form is key as the wake can throw you if you hit the wake flat, . 32+ mph and 22' off and...
Forum: Ballast 06-19-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By h2oski89
I picked up the 3700 pump and the 1100 pound...

I picked up the 3700 pump and the 1100 pound Eight.3 telescoping bag last week, it was fast! The telescoping drain empty's the bag quickly, no priming of the pump b/c you drop the entire pump in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,053
Posted By h2oski89
You get 10% off with the code but that wipes out...

You get 10% off with the code but that wipes out the free 2 day shipping. You can use one or the other. I was able to do 5 day Fedex ground for $5 which got me my ballast bag and pump by the...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,178
Posted By h2oski89
Great looking boat, you'll love it, I picked up...

Great looking boat, you'll love it, I picked up an '06 x9 last summer and have done everything behind it, I even footed with 10 people in the boat. I just starting surfing behind it, thus far this...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,353
Posted By h2oski89
Have a blast, I picked up my X9 from Doug last...

Have a blast, I picked up my X9 from Doug last summer, place is awesome. Wade Cox was giving lessons the day I was there, if I could do it over I would have signed up for a lesson but I was to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By h2oski89
I snapped a couple of pictures of the straps...

I snapped a couple of pictures of the straps holding the tower up, the cover also fits better now without the board bending into it. I put the back seat in the up position with a boat cushion on it...
Forum: General Discussion 06-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By h2oski89
I only had another 3 inches of pipe so I can't go...

I only had another 3 inches of pipe so I can't go in full tower but I did try hanging the tower from the canopy and that worked great!
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By h2oski89
JPK do you have a picture of your setup? I'm...

JPK do you have a picture of your setup? I'm going to take a look and see how much I can raise my canopy!
Forum: General Discussion 06-07-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,914
Posted By h2oski89
Thanks for the info, I'm going to try hanging my...

Thanks for the info, I'm going to try hanging my tower from the canopy this weekend, I don't like the board laying on the cover so this just might work!
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