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Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-05-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,878
Posted By kgrove
Agree. There is a reason each corner of the...

Agree. There is a reason each corner of the vehicle has it's own suspension. If the bag on one corner is compressed, letting that increase the pressure on the other side could make for very dangerous...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,676
Posted By kgrove
My wife has mentioned more than one time that I...

My wife has mentioned more than one time that I can't seem to remember a single thing she asks me to do, but I can pull a 1980 movie quote from out of my a$$ like it was nothing. I'm a real catch.
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,676
Posted By kgrove
I can't believe nobody has posted this yet. These...

I can't believe nobody has posted this yet. These guys copied from here (sorry - don't know how to post this without the advertisement).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7f_19nxNfjs

Probably the...
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-18-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By kgrove
Or better - a coffee table....

Or better - a coffee table.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQ4owd3yQ_4
Forum: Wakesurfing 12-17-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By kgrove
It would really depend on your intent. There...

It would really depend on your intent. There really is an art and science to shaping, so if your intent is to create a high performing board capable of tricks, I wouldn't even think about it if you...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 12-09-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,989
Posted By kgrove
Talking Isn't Bora Bora where Bin Laden hid from us? Who...

Isn't Bora Bora where Bin Laden hid from us? Who the heck is giving you honeymoon advice? I hear there are some exciting places in Syria, too. :D

I've stayed at Couples San Souci and walked through...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,789
Posted By kgrove
Let's hope they fixed this... doesnt seem like it...

Let's hope they fixed this... doesnt seem like it should have taken so long. Despite all my efforts and precautions, it's inevitable that I take at least one gasoline shower per year, and I'm tired...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,767
Posted By kgrove
Good info. IMHO you should add more than 200lbs...

Good info.

IMHO you should add more than 200lbs for gear and other weight. Most of us will have at least one if not two anchors, wakeboards, ice chests, tubes, etc. On top of that, I bet there is...
Forum: General Discussion 12-02-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,767
Posted By kgrove
I've never exaggerated once in my entire life....

I've never exaggerated once in my entire life. Except for that one time in the previous sentence about never exaggerating.
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,767
Posted By kgrove
What you're talking about is rotational mass....

What you're talking about is rotational mass. That no doubt applies at least a little here. I think the bigger issue for a long wheelbase, however, is that a short radius needs to move a smaller...
Forum: Wakesurfing 11-10-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,078
Posted By kgrove
Actually the difference between a beginner and...

Actually the difference between a beginner and advanced board should be much more than quality. There should be some sizable design differences to make them skill appropriate.

A good beginner board...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 11-05-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,878
Posted By kgrove
I'm not familiar with the self leveling shocks...

I'm not familiar with the self leveling shocks you have to know if they work similarly to my situation or not. I've got a Land Cruiser with active suspension (hydraulic rams instead of shock...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-03-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By kgrove
How do we go about making November Shave...

How do we go about making November Shave Everything month? Oh screw it... I don't want to go to the effort, so I'll just tell my wife it's true and she needs to get with the program. If enough of you...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,546
Posted By kgrove
I voted no. If he is banned, however, how about...

I voted no.

If he is banned, however, how about we reduce workload on the moderators and just have a like / dislike button next to everybody's posts and as soon as they hit some threshold of...
Forum: Wakesurfing 10-28-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,851
Posted By kgrove
I haven't been hit with my board yet, but have...

I haven't been hit with my board yet, but have come close enough that I nearly always put my arms in front of my face and head as protection if I don't know exactly where the board is.

This is still...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-04-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,775
Posted By kgrove
My experience is you can predict the behavior of...

My experience is you can predict the behavior of an HOA better by knowing the demographics of the residents than you can by reading the rules themselves. I hate generalizing, but it seems retirees...
Forum: Electrical 08-24-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By kgrove
Took batteries out and had them tested. One of...

Took batteries out and had them tested. One of them was only at 6.8v. I'm going to replace both since they were almost three years old anyway. Fair chance that fixes the problem, or if the problem...
Forum: Electrical 08-23-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By kgrove
I think it's called the BIG... 2011 X-25 with a...

I think it's called the BIG... 2011 X-25 with a 4-5" screen dead center in the dash behind the steering wheel, small "mouse" to the right of that to move through screens and make selection. I didn't...
Forum: Electrical 08-23-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By kgrove
Pause in accessory power?

Yesterday I noticed a new problem. At idle, there was a brief pause in the power supplied to both the stereo and dc plug powering my air pump. About every 5-10 seconds, the stereo sound would stop...
Forum: General Discussion 08-21-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By kgrove
At the slow speed your talking about (10-15mph)...

At the slow speed your talking about (10-15mph) I'm not sure any wakeboard boat will have a clean wake.

My boat (X-25) has an earned reputation for not being friendly to beginners because of a big...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-18-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,203
Posted By kgrove
Deer Valley in particular should not be crowded,...

Deer Valley in particular should not be crowded, but partly because it is more expensive. I haven't been to Park City in a few years, but it is a huge resort and I never found it any more crowded...
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By kgrove
At some point no amount of technique will get a...

At some point no amount of technique will get a rider up if they are too heavy relative to their upper body strength, but a couple things can help even the odds:

1) make sure the board is big...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-16-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,203
Posted By kgrove
This is one of the biggest differences between JH...

This is one of the biggest differences between JH and the OP's experience at Keystone. JH can get really cold. Sun Valley is a little bit the same way. Being further north, both are more likely to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,964
Posted By kgrove
Eventually it would go through Powell, Mead,...

Eventually it would go through Powell, Mead, Mohave, Havasu, then work it's way down the Colorado to the Sea of Cortez. Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, and all the farms in Arizona and southern /...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By kgrove
One of those two activities is actually quite...

One of those two activities is actually quite difficult and takes real skill. The other is just silly, goofy fun.
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