Originally Posted by FourFourty
The only advise I would give about this, is if you are running on a surfing budget for wake upgrades, spend the money on ballast, not the tabs.
The surf tabs are not needed for a properly weighted boat. If you don't have enough ballast, they will make a marginal wake a little better. However, if properly weighted for a great wake, you will not need tabs at all.
That's what my dealer recomended. The only thing he said the tabs do is clean up and stretch out the surf wake? Not a big fan of having extra ballast, we need the storage and space for the dog, friends and extra crap!