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Old 01-29-2017, 09:58 AM
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Are you guys using surf tabs too or just ballast?
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Old 01-29-2017, 11:38 AM
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Are you guys using surf tabs too or just ballast?
Before we used a delta i did use the tabs a it to try and clean up the wave but mainly just sank the crap out of the surf side. With the delta i still mess around with the tabs a bit to try and clean the goofy wave up a bit. Bottom line is get a delta/suckgate and evenly weight your boat with as much weight as you can.
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Old 01-30-2017, 09:28 AM
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And loads of ballast?
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Old 01-30-2017, 09:45 AM
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And loads of ballast?
We find that about 2,500 - 2,700 lbs of water works well for us. 2x260lbs up front under seats, 2x750 lbs in rear lockers and all hard tanks and about 11+ mph.
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Old 01-31-2017, 08:31 AM
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We find that about 2,500 - 2,700 lbs of water works well for us. 2x260lbs up front under seats, 2x750 lbs in rear lockers and all hard tanks and about 11+ mph.
How meany ppl in the boat? 2700 is more then the boat is meant to have in it
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Old 01-31-2017, 10:13 AM
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How meany ppl in the boat? 2700 is more then the boat is meant to have in it
Usually only 2 kids and 2 adults total. We used the same rough amount of weight when we listed the boat too, just mostly along one side. To be fair if we have many more adults in the boat we just reduce a bit of the H2O weight. But overall I still shoot for at least that much weight. The boat easily handles it and it is very important for a good wave. When the kids are surfing we are less concerned with sacking it out though.
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Old 03-12-2017, 04:46 PM
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Mpowerx15 - What bow kit did you buy? Get it installed yet?

sorry for the late reply but i haven't bought anything for the bow , i will be looking to get something from wake masters or wake skiers most likely the one shipped as a V for direct fitment , i think they told me it was a 650 V shaped bag that would fit underneath
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Old 03-12-2017, 04:50 PM
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I have a 2010 X15, I have 750lbs in each back locker and fit very nicely. I also moved my batteries ahead and put another 750lbs where the cooler would go. I cant totally fill it but it makes a real nice surf wake
Nice! i believe you have more space than mine , i tried the 750s but couldn't fill it up more than 500 or else it would start to push things away, so i went with the 450s plus the stock tanks , i usually have more than 4 people in the boat but i will also be adding a bow bag 650.
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:02 AM
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Getting all the gear ready to install in my X15 when it comes out of storage in about a month or so.

Two, new 750 Fly High sacs for the rear lockers which I'll piggyback on the factory hard tanks
One Suckgate from Bet_on_Black (Bobv5)
Ballast timers were just sent to TR6COUG for reprogramming

I'm going to try all this first before adding a bow sac or sacs. I use my anchor and keep it under the front center cushion and I can't think of another place to put the anchor other than there. So I'm not sure the V-shaped bow sac would work. We'll see how it goes w/o it and go from there.

I'm pretty confident with all this, the X15 will be very surfable. I'm stoked!
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Old 03-13-2017, 10:26 AM
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Getting all the gear ready to install in my X15 when it comes out of storage in about a month or so.

Two, new 750 Fly High sacs for the rear lockers which I'll piggyback on the factory hard tanks
One Suckgate from Bet_on_Black (Bobv5)
Ballast timers were just sent to TR6COUG for reprogramming

I'm going to try all this first before adding a bow sac or sacs. I use my anchor and keep it under the front center cushion and I can't think of another place to put the anchor other than there. So I'm not sure the V-shaped bow sac would work. We'll see how it goes w/o it and go from there.

I'm pretty confident with all this, the X15 will be very surfable. I'm stoked!
You'll probably want some bow weight. I uses these under the front seats as I also keep my anchor up front. I often just leave them filled.

https://www.wakemakers.com/fly-high-side-sacs.html
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