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Old 01-08-2014, 12:33 PM
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^ in addition to Bud's questions, what exactly is a "pop bag"? Where would one find lead to put in the bow?
This is the site of the manufacter of pop bags http://www.pop-products.com/index.html.
A bag with some lead or steel in it. It is possible to diy.
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Old 01-08-2014, 12:56 PM
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Awesome, thanks....always learning...
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Old 04-01-2014, 03:21 PM
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Now I am convinced I need to sell my old 400# VDrive sacs and buy the bow triangle to go with my 750# sacs. I would need a filler cusion. Any how to DIY tricks there? Other than an ice chest... LOL
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Old 04-01-2014, 04:36 PM
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Now I am convinced I need to sell my old 400# VDrive sacs and buy the bow triangle to go with my 750# sacs. I would need a filler cusion. Any how to DIY tricks there? Other than an ice chest... LOL
I bought a piece of 1/2" starboard and cut it to fit and sit on the ledge of the bow seats. After that I made a cardboard template and took it to an upholstery shop and told them how thick to make the cushion. I think I paid $75 for the cushion and maybe $40 for the starboard. I put some cabinet shelf liner down on the ledge under the seat to keep the starboard from directly contacting the gelcoat under there.



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Old 04-01-2014, 10:44 PM
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I bought a piece of 1/2" starboard and cut it to fit and sit on the ledge of the bow seats. After that I made a cardboard template and took it to an upholstery shop and told them how thick to make the cushion. I think I paid $75 for the cushion and maybe $40 for the starboard. I put some cabinet shelf liner down on the ledge under the seat to keep the starboard from directly contacting the gelcoat under there.



That's perfect. Thanks JRW. Where did you purchase the starboard?
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Old 04-01-2014, 11:32 PM
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Ive been using a 400lb vdrive sac in thw bow walkway in addition to the kgb and ibs with good results. I'll post picks next time we go out.
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Old 04-01-2014, 11:45 PM
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The 400 in the walkway mellows the wave out for sure, I like my wakes nice and wall like!
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Old 04-02-2014, 12:30 AM
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RE DIY:

Quarters....a bit on the pricey side but you will always have Gas money on hand

a roll = 40 coins = $10 = 1/2 lb

2 rolls = 1 lb = $20

800 rolls = 400lbs = $8000.00


Which at $19.00 for 1/4lb is WAAAY cheaper than pinewood derby Tungsten!!

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Old 04-02-2014, 09:07 AM
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That's perfect. Thanks JRW. Where did you purchase the starboard?
I got it from plastec profiles. Their number is 717-593-9200. They can cnc cut the starboard if you send them custom measurements. I can take some measurements on mine when I get home tonight if you want to go that route. I just ordered a sheet and cut it myself.
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RE DIY:

Quarters....a bit on the pricey side but you will always have Gas money on hand

a roll = 40 coins = $10 = 1/2 lb

2 rolls = 1 lb = $20

800 rolls = 400lbs = $8000.00


Which at $19.00 for 1/4lb is WAAAY cheaper than pinewood derby Tungsten!!

This creates a whole new stereotype for mastercraft owners! Money for ballast! Lol
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