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Old 03-14-2014, 11:58 AM
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Ballin!!! great name for a boat... wait, what/
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Old 03-14-2014, 12:02 PM
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Let me say something, Pick me, Pick me - here is a story.

So my 2003 205V (has dimension tower, just not factory ballast) was on the lift. We decided to try and set it up for surfing. After reading numerous threads, we decided to go with 750 rear on surf side, 300 midship (or as full as we could get that bag - we are goofy so we had to fit it on right side of boat), 5 people in the boat. Picture this, when the boat came off the lift, the bow went straight up and the rear sank - when I say sank, I mean, the rub rail was under water. My wife started to scream, my kids were about to jump out and save themselves. I acted like this was all completely normal. I managed to start the boat and troll out, however, I couldn't see where I was going - and a funny thing happened. Since the rub rail was still practically under water, so was the bilge port, which obviously takes on water under the water line (silly boat!). So we had, shall I say, another more natural source of ballast slowing accessorizing the boat. I also noticed the boat motor was making noises I wasn't accustomed to hearing. When I flipped on the bilge (and did so because the water shooting into the bilge port was making a "whistle" sound), the bildge did start to expel water under water, which although looks really cool, can't be particulalry good (at least not if your batteries go out). I would NOT recommend 750 in a rear locker on that boat with any additional weight or persons on board. We had 5 people of which 3 were kids. 5 adults and it may have been an issue. I ultimately went with 400 rear and 300 side and it is decent, not great surf. Better for kids as they get more push. This year, I plan to experiment with more weight in the front to see if I can sweep the wake out more for more push. Hope this helps. I will never forget the feeling when the boat came off the lift - I thought we were gone'ers.
I would hope that Aric'sX15 and Budman take note of this.
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Old 03-14-2014, 02:06 PM
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Ballin!!! great name for a boat... wait, what/

Previous owner put that on there, I couldn't get the letters off of it for the life of me. Maybe bud likes it too, its a bit of a joke. Lol
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:30 PM
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I would hope that Aric'sX15 and Budman take note of this.
Thank god lewisville lake is shallow. Worst case scenario lasso it with the winch line on my jeep and yank it out!

In all seriousness, dont the older 205v's have issues with taking in water if you weight the starboard rear corner extremely heavy? With just a 750 in my boat it doesnt even lean that much.

As for "All In", I think its extremely funny that the previous owner went all in on an X1. Thus why its still there.
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Old 03-15-2014, 01:31 PM
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Just want to add that ive been on boat since I was in my moms womb, closest I've ever come to sinking a boat was a nautique with water rushing in the side vents. Ballast will float a sunken boat, I hope you take note of that.
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:18 PM
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Bags showed up today. Fittings from wakemakers should show up tomorrow.
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Old 03-17-2014, 10:28 PM
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Did you get an ibs too? Honestly the kgb isnt enough weight In the front of the boat for wakeboarding with even the stock rear tanks.
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Old 03-17-2014, 10:34 PM
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Not yet Budman but I will be. I will probably also do a couple hundred pounds of lead in the nose.
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That will be an awesome set up!!!
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Old 03-18-2014, 01:06 PM
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