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Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I'll give this a bump.... I saw the topic over on...

I'll give this a bump.... I saw the topic over on CCF and know that a lot of people have asked about the top I had on my ProStar. I kept the top when I sold the boat since I knew it would be tough to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I tore mine up a few years ago. It started out...

I tore mine up a few years ago. It started out with a bad combo of a ladder, tree and chain saw. In an effort to avoid the saw I ended up landing on my outstretched arm. Some unseen rollers midway...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,184
Views: 571,501
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I should be up there making passes across that!

I should be up there making passes across that!
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-22-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Another idea would be to let him know that he...

Another idea would be to let him know that he could upgrade the Perfect Pass to run on GPS with THIS KIT (http://nauticlaugic.com/nl4.html) from NauticLaugic. I connected one to my Perfect Pass last...
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 921
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
They will often corrode and leak as a result of...

They will often corrode and leak as a result of that. The plugs are really there to fill holes created during the casting process of the block or heads. The holes are what's left from the sand cores...
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,123
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Most of the ice was off in our area (Three Lakes)...

Most of the ice was off in our area (Three Lakes) and with the warm air temps I had to get out for a few runs. This shot was along some of the last ice on one of the lakes.
Forum: General / Other 03-22-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
No photo of this but I have a tennis ball hanging...

No photo of this but I have a tennis ball hanging on a cord from the canopy. It is lined up with the tip of the bow. It doesn't stop the boat but gives a good reference for the center and stop...
Forum: General / Other 03-13-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I put some guides together with PVC pipe. Pretty...

I put some guides together with PVC pipe. Pretty simple construction and they've handled the job well for the last 6 or 8 years. The PVC flexes a bit to help center the boat and avoids scratches on...
Forum: Underwater Running Gear 02-29-2016, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
It would be easier to check if the boat stays on...

It would be easier to check if the boat stays on the trailer :eek:
Forum: General Discussion 02-29-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I didn't see any responses on the Sky Ski yet...

I didn't see any responses on the Sky Ski yet so.....

For someone just starting out, speed will be slow 12-13 mph. As ability improves, speed will go up to the 16-20 mph range. Riders that are...
Forum: What is this boat worth? 02-25-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Great looking rig....wish I had more room dock...

Great looking rig....wish I had more room dock and garage space available!
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 02-08-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I replaced mine with this from ebay last fall -...

I replaced mine with this from ebay last fall - sold by the foot. 1 1/4" Hose...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 01-02-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,236
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Max, I'm glad that you're excited about your new...

Max, I'm glad that you're excited about your new boat. Knowing it will be moving on to someone that will appreciate it makes it a bit easier to part with. I'll keep my eyes out for another BI top and...
Forum: Wanted to Buy 12-30-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,236
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I think I may have responded to a post of yours...

I think I may have responded to a post of yours on the FaceBook Show Ski Equipment page but I was planning on putting my '91 up for sale in a few months. Same great hull and ultimate ski wake of the...
Forum: General Discussion 10-21-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 11,463
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Looks great! Can't top a red boat....and the 6.2...

Looks great! Can't top a red boat....and the 6.2 isn't bad either.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-09-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,566
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Changing the coil won't alter your timing. 40...

Changing the coil won't alter your timing. 40 degrees btdc is a lot of advance (even at WOT) and usually would cause problems with cranking the engine over for starting. I'd start with being sure...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 06-02-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,042
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I'll suggest you conduct a test to see how well...

I'll suggest you conduct a test to see how well they float before doing maneuvers that might cause your new shoe skis to fall off ...... I know of one pair made of HDPE that is at the bottom of a...
Forum: General Discussion 04-13-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,214
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
That's a sharp looking boat. Keep it original and...

That's a sharp looking boat. Keep it original and stick with the carb. They are pretty easy to work with and with a bit of tweaking (if that's even needed) will have it running every bit as good as...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,052
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Looks great! You'll be happy with that boat.

Looks great! You'll be happy with that boat.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-06-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 191,256
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
Yeah...after 30 years on the '84 it sure didn't...

Yeah...after 30 years on the '84 it sure didn't take long to appreciate the new suspension, riding position and boost in power.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-05-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 191,256
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
After thinking about an update for several years,...

After thinking about an update for several years, I finally pulled the trigger on replacing the trusty old '84 Phazer.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 09-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
It might be worth checking to see that your...

It might be worth checking to see that your valves are opening fully on the #4 cylinder. Since you swapped out heads, I'd assume you checked the valves for correct clearance on all cylinders but if...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 474,117
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
The walls are poured. 10" thick, 12' high 34'...

The walls are poured. 10" thick, 12' high 34' wide X40' deep. I built it into the side of a hill on the drive a few hundred yards from the house my shop sits on top of the garage area you see in...
Forum: General Discussion 06-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 474,117
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
The first trial of the new garage/shop's lifting...

The first trial of the new garage/shop's lifting system seems like a success. Now I'll be able to get some wax on the areas I couldn't reach when the trailer was in the way.
Forum: Other 04-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Laurel_Lake_Skier
I'll echo Tim's thoughts on the padded shorts -...

I'll echo Tim's thoughts on the padded shorts - wear them along with a barefoot suit. If you start learning with them, you'll be more likely to get comfortable riding your butt for a while rather...
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