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Forum: General Discussion 09-16-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By h2oski89
Yes the 843 is splined. Acme 843 Propeller 3...

Yes the 843 is splined.
Acme 843 Propeller 3 Blade 13 X 12 LH Splined Bore .080 Cup
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By h2oski89
My stock 4 bladed OJ prop got dinged up on my...

My stock 4 bladed OJ prop got dinged up on my 2006 X9 w/MXC, the prop recommended to me by Nettle Props was the Acme 843 Propeller 3 Blade 13 X 12 LH. The prop rocks, hole shot is better, ski wake...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,321
Posted By h2oski89
The hose going into the gas can is fairly...

The hose going into the gas can is fairly short...designed to reach the bottom of a standard 5 gallon can. I'm sure you could modify the design and add a longer hose....
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,321
Posted By h2oski89
I got this siphon this...

I got this siphon this summer:

https://www.amazon.com/Siphon-Systems-SIPHON-Transfer-System/dp/B00V5Y5532/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1504918736&sr=8-14&keywords=boat+fuel+siphon

It has changed my...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 08-15-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,685
Posted By h2oski89
Just saw this '06 209, pop up on...

Just saw this '06 209, pop up on craigslist:

https://madison.craigslist.org/boa/6265417426.html
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By h2oski89
Great question, I was all set to buy the stock 4...

Great question, I was all set to buy the stock 4 bladed 12.5 x 12" that was on the boat and I talked to a guy at nettleprops and I could tell this guy knew his craft. We talked about how I use the...
Forum: General Discussion 07-03-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By h2oski89
I ended up with an Acme 843, initial reaction is...

I ended up with an Acme 843, initial reaction is this is an amazing prop! I haven't opened it up yet but the hole shot is...
Forum: General Discussion 06-26-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,311
Posted By h2oski89
I couldn't agree more, if you fill your tank full...

I couldn't agree more, if you fill your tank full you are going to have a bad day with a siphon system. I should have added that disclaimer, I rarely top off my boat, I'll add 10 gallons when I am...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,311
Posted By h2oski89
Finally got to try out this siphon today and I...

Finally got to try out this siphon today and I was blown away, it transferred 5 gallons in what seemed like 30 seconds. For the first time in 30+ years of pouring gas I didn't spill a drop.

I had...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By h2oski89
Theomedic, did you settle on a prop? I pulled...

Theomedic, did you settle on a prop?

I pulled my 2006 X9 with an MCX and stock 4 bladed prop out today and noticed a bent blade, I haven't noticed any vibration or anything but I don't like...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,311
Posted By h2oski89
I just picked up this siphon device and will test...

I just picked up this siphon device and will test it out this weeeknd: https://www.amazon.com/Siphon-Systems-SIPHON-Transfer-System/dp/B00V5Y5532/
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 05-25-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,750
Posted By h2oski89
Great looking boat, this forum is a great...

Great looking boat, this forum is a great resource! The subscribe to thread function is my favorite to follow threads.

I live in Madison but my Mom's place is down on Lake Como just outside of...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2017, 08:44 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 19,000
Posted By h2oski89
Having grown up in Lake Geneva, I can only...

Having grown up in Lake Geneva, I can only imagine the responses. Geneva Lake is one of the most over crowded lakes in the state and full of weekend warriors that have no business driving a boat...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 11-02-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,733
Posted By h2oski89
I have a 2006 X9. I primarily slalom and have no...

I have a 2006 X9. I primarily slalom and have no complaints at 34 mph and 22' and 28' off, where I normally ski. I took out a buddy that has a 99' ski nautique 196 and after sets at 22' and 28' off...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-24-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9,828
Views: 1,072,014
Posted By h2oski89
The hardest part of my game day is picking which...

The hardest part of my game day is picking which koozie to use.

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Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-21-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,709
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: 780
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: 780
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: 780
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: 780
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: 45,748
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: 852
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: 1,679
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: 7,595
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: 7,595
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...
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