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Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
You'll get there. I make a lot of starboard...

You'll get there. I make a lot of starboard turns when surfing.

However, weight is no longer an issue!

https://youtu.be/dcsIwUbNtU4
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
Okay, here's a tip that may impress your friends....

Okay, here's a tip that may impress your friends. When docking, I approach at approx 45 degrees (starboard -slower than no wake kinda slow). You'll have to futz around with speed and distance, but...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
I messed with it so much early in, and so many...

I messed with it so much early in, and so many factors and all without a wake shaper, so nothing is valid now. That said, 9-10 mph (indicated), full middle and port, full port locker bag (I can't...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
Oh, my ballast gauges have never read true since...

Oh, my ballast gauges have never read true since I got mine in '09. I just fill them until they puke and drain until they stop. Got a pic of your rudder?
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
Excellent! Now, gimme of those fuel prices!!

Excellent! Now, gimme of those fuel prices!!
Forum: Ballast 08-11-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,762
Posted By deminimis
Arrived today. $85 and free shipping. Unsure...

Arrived today. $85 and free shipping. Unsure about the bathtub handle (Buy it for Looks. Buy it for Life), but we'll see. ...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-11-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,324
Posted By deminimis
Thanks for posting up those pics? If you don't...

Thanks for posting up those pics? If you don't mind (give an inch, take a mile), and you ever tried, surfable or laughable starboard wake?
Forum: Trailers 08-10-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,631
Posted By deminimis
Dude.

Dude.
Forum: Trailers 08-10-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By deminimis
Trailer Jack

Thought I did a write up on this, but guess not. I fought my stupid trailer jack for years. The factory jack was in a horrible location and it, frankly, was never up to the task. I blew my back...
Forum: Trailers 08-10-2017, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,631
Posted By deminimis
Five years. Very happy.

Five years. Very happy.
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
North Dakota boats are trash. I'll do $49k flat...

North Dakota boats are trash. I'll do $49k flat (incl delivery). ;-)
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-10-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,324
Posted By deminimis
Thanks. No worries for me as I have the cheapie...

Thanks. No worries for me as I have the cheapie coming. if that doesn't work as hoped, then I may come back to see if the Nauticurl will work or if they've made a narrow version by then (I agree...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-10-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,324
Posted By deminimis
Along those same lines, the Wakemate is peanuts...

Along those same lines, the Wakemate is peanuts compared to the other offerings. Was given a good review by someone on here, so I ordered one. Arrives tonight, so can't give you a review, but for...
Forum: Wakesurfing 08-10-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 22,324
Posted By deminimis
Given the crickets we're hearing when asking...

Given the crickets we're hearing when asking about our specific boats (XStar, X45), I'm going to have to go with "no it doesn't work."
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
Ha! Fam of four. Usually an assortment of...

Ha! Fam of four. Usually an assortment of miscreants and nar'-do-wells as well. I usually limit the crowd to 8. 100 qt cooler in the middle. Plenty of storage room. Anyway, It's been a great...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
What I get is this (it works):

What I get is this (it works):
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
When I go out I hope for this:

When I go out I hope for this:
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
He does save himself the $4k+ upholstery bill...

He does save himself the $4k+ upholstery bill that I'm looking at this Winter. I imagine a lot of 04/05 Stars are still sporting the factory rag.
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
Run it, buy it, and get busy with it.

Run it, buy it, and get busy with it.
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 143,190
Posted By deminimis
Old pic, but one of my favs (long before she...

Old pic, but one of my favs (long before she became a rotten 17yo)
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
It is wide. Damn wide. However, plenty of room...

It is wide. Damn wide. However, plenty of room for a brand new newbie to play between the wakes. Last Sat. Tanks only. Three in the boat. 19MPH. (this was a weird ollie, backflip, railie,...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
The orig rudder was really puny. Perhaps it was...

The orig rudder was really puny. Perhaps it was swapped? If not, you'll want the 162 so you can dock like a boss. Okay, I'll leave you to it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qHdPhkSSNQ
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
Not trying to start an argument, and probably no...

Not trying to start an argument, and probably no point as he has joined the fold, but I strongly disagree. Kneeboard? Haven't done that since the 80's, so can't speak to that with any first hand...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
...And finally, if you ever change out those...

...And finally, if you ever change out those cabin speakers to non component speakers, you'll be left with tweeter holes. Cheap, perfect solution is 2" ABS drains. If one didn't know better, one...
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,139
Posted By deminimis
2006 and newer. Model 162 rudder. Skier to...

2006 and newer. Model 162 rudder. Skier to Skier, if I recall. http://www.skiertoskier.com/OJ%20Props/Rudders.htm
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