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Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Today, 02:22 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By SKIBUMM
Nope too fast I would start at 34 MPH. I am 180...

Nope too fast I would start at 34 MPH. I am 180 with narrow small feet and I go 3838 to long line. Your thoughts are exactly what I was talking about going too fast is really not the best when...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 404
Posted By SKIBUMM
The simple rule for barefooting speed that I was...

The simple rule for barefooting speed that I was taught is take your weight drop the last digit and add twenty. Doc would be 34 MPH might be as high as 35. I do think that people try and go too...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By SKIBUMM
That one still looks good. I have had them where...

That one still looks good. I have had them where there is nothing but a round rubber core. I can't believe that you got 1300 hours out of one. I get about 200-300.

The only locations I have found...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Today, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 404
Posted By SKIBUMM
Doc they add padding to the kidney/back, butt,...

Doc they add padding to the kidney/back, butt, and chest area which gives you floatation too. The biggest thing it does is protect your butt when your in the three point stance as it can hurt. It...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Today, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 404
Posted By SKIBUMM
Put your feet in the water at a slower speed once...

Put your feet in the water at a slower speed once they are gliding then the driver adds speed. Do not put your feet in the water in front of the board. You want to mimic a barefooting three point...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Yesterday, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 404
Posted By SKIBUMM
One thing to know. Your feet are more underneath...

One thing to know. Your feet are more underneath you than you think they should be. Most people put their feet way out in front of them (picture a horse stopping fast and their front legs). Pull...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 404
Posted By SKIBUMM
I learned off a knee board before I had an...

I learned off a knee board before I had an inboard with a boom. You can easily do it off the kneeboard and just as said above get outside the wake and then you can handle the speed. Stay on the...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 05-28-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By SKIBUMM
Mine would go across to the next canyon over but...

Mine would go across to the next canyon over but the others would not. We were in Padre Bay and mine would get the houseboat to about 5 mile up the channel. The battery life was a concern for me as...
Forum: Audio/Stereo 05-28-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 170
Posted By SKIBUMM
I too will be in Powel in two weeks and having...

I too will be in Powel in two weeks and having been going to Powell my whole life a radio is a must have. I have been through several over the years and my brother has the cobra and cousin has a...
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By SKIBUMM
Mine was the same way but all I did was pull the...

Mine was the same way but all I did was pull the throttle assembly off and tighten the handle a bit and now it holds just fine.
Forum: General Discussion 05-28-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,068
Posted By SKIBUMM
I'll be down at Powell too. If your out of the...

I'll be down at Powell too. If your out of the page area unless your heading to the San Juan. My suggestion is have someone take your MC and scout out the location you want to go. Starting in June...
Forum: Trailers 05-21-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By SKIBUMM
Most likely seals are bad and probably the...

Most likely seals are bad and probably the actuator as well. You might need a new unit. Mine was going bad and I converted to electric about 5 years ago. It has been one of the best things that I...
Forum: Towers 05-21-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 98,245
Posted By SKIBUMM
No doubt that is an ugly tower but that is a very...

No doubt that is an ugly tower but that is a very old boat that is in damn good shape. I have seen a lot of newer boats that are not that clean.
Forum: General Discussion 05-18-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By SKIBUMM
That is not sealer that is just oil. Having used...

That is not sealer that is just oil. Having used oil in the past and applying often gets tedious. I now use linseed oil/mineral spirits and am soooo happy that I am.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-18-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,275
Posted By SKIBUMM
OK going out on limb here but I had some...

OK going out on limb here but I had some overheating in my 93 that I chased around for a while. What I found was an internal wall collapse of the exhaust hoses. You might want to pull those and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-17-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By SKIBUMM
At that volume it would not be your shaft seal. ...

At that volume it would not be your shaft seal. I would check water pump or exhaust hoses.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By SKIBUMM
I finally finished this project. I have a ball...

I finally finished this project. I have a ball valve off the inlet strainer then elbow toward water pump, then the tee then a 5 inch piece of hard walled tubing to the water pump. Off of the tee I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By SKIBUMM
I too love mine. They keep my speakers looking...

I too love mine. They keep my speakers looking new but more importantly as I have a min tower they absorb just a little bit of the impact when you smash your skull into one.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By SKIBUMM
I've been in both and do not own a mastercraft so...

I've been in both and do not own a mastercraft so not much bias lol. Interior I liked better in the mailbu. Skiing is better on the X2 by just a little bit (the both suck however compared to your...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-14-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By SKIBUMM
Yea it the one you leave coiled up that I was...

Yea it the one you leave coiled up that I was concerned about.
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By SKIBUMM
X2^^^ Sounds electrical to me not engine related.

X2^^^ Sounds electrical to me not engine related.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-14-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By SKIBUMM
This is exactly and I mean exactly how mine is...

This is exactly and I mean exactly how mine is now done. I finished it up last night. I am glad that you have had no issues with the section of hose from the T to the shutoff.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-14-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By SKIBUMM
I have the hose going into the pump is a hard...

I have the hose going into the pump is a hard wall hose (wire inside) but the one that I am planning on feeding to the pump from the garden hose is not. Do you think there would be too much suction...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By SKIBUMM
Besides its a "zeroflex" tower LOL

Besides its a "zeroflex" tower LOL
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,094
Posted By SKIBUMM
That is exactly how mine is set up so far except...

That is exactly how mine is set up so far except I haven't connected the other side of the tee yet. My cooler comes after my pump too. My tee is capped off and it runs fine like that with water...
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