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Old 04-10-2013, 01:22 PM
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Boat: 1998 Ski Nautique
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Originally Posted by CCAnderson View Post
I agree with East TX skier but not having the paddle wheel is even worse. I cutting the 2 inch hole in the hull for the paddle wheel this spring just to get better speed control for my nephew.
That has not been the case for me. I replaced my paddle wheel with a depth finder since Stargazer no longer takes any signal (other than water temp) from the paddle wheel. No issues. Pulled a high level trick skier recently, and he had no complaints whatsoever with the pull in trick mode, which was taking speed solely from GPS.

This was not in a river current, however.
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