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Old 01-08-2012, 09:12 AM
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X2 stock ballast

Does anyone know how much stock ballast the X2 (2011) has and the amount for each tank? I see conflicting numbers on this. I have read or been told anywhere from 650 lbs to 950 lbs. Nothing in the owners manual either. Thanks.
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Old 01-10-2012, 06:07 PM
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Thought I'd reply but don't quote me...200lbs in each rear tank and 350lbs in KGB (front). I have an 07 X2, I have added the 400lbs fly high in rear lockers all plumbed in plus just fitted the integrated bow sac, manual fill at the moment. I think the bow sac may add 500lbs and with 4 peeps in the boat the wake is solid with a sweet transition and a lip to boot. Real happy with this setup
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Old 01-10-2012, 07:51 PM
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Thanks for the reply. I have read on this site before that the rear tanks were 200#. Wakemakers told me they were 250# and the dealer told me they were 300#. Just a little confusing. Sounds like you have a sweet setup. I'm happy with the wake for boarding but I'm going to try and improve it for surfing. I'm going to add the 455# rear sac for sure and probably a 370# tube sac on the surfside. I'm just trying to put an exact number to the amount of ballast.
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Old 01-11-2012, 02:32 PM
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we have the stock ballast plus 450# in rear port side locker and ice chest filled with 175# of weights and just the driver and it is an ok surf wake. Wife free surfs it but not enough push for me so still have to hang on. i guess i just need more weight or bigger board.
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Old 01-11-2012, 02:39 PM
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i think the 200 lb in each rear is correct. i also have the fly high x2 rear ballast bags on top of the tanks. i added the surf sac last year when it's just a friend and i at the lake... wow
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Old 01-11-2012, 08:18 PM
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I can't believe know one has the answer to this... Prior to the increase total was 550#, 250# KGB and 150# in each rear, so the 200# number for the rears sounds correct but it could be 250#, I do not think the KGB has any more room to increase, but I have not looked at new ones to notice.

The 250# in each rear makes sense, this would give you 750# total weight. The X2 for wakeboarding anyway likes and does very well with a 60 rear to 40 front ratio.

My set up is stock, 425# filled to 75-80% capacity in the rears, KGB full and a 350# center if we are 5 or less people in the boat.
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:35 PM
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i think the 200 lb in each rear is correct. i also have the fly high x2 rear ballast bags on top of the tanks. i added the surf sac last year when it's just a friend and i at the lake... wow
Where did you install the surf sac, the L shape has me confused unless it sits on the rear seat area. Does anyone use the portable 150# little fat sacs?
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Old 01-12-2012, 05:08 PM
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Where did you install the surf sac, the L shape has me confused unless it sits on the rear seat area. Does anyone use the portable 150# little fat sacs?
i just put it on top of the seat. oh and you have to remember to take out the ice chest if you want a beer before filling it up!
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Old 01-27-2012, 04:21 PM
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I emailed Mastercraft about this and according to one of their tech guys the kgb is 250# and each of the rear tanks is 150#. A little surprised it's not more and that this info isn't listed somewhere like the owners manual.
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Old 01-27-2012, 04:28 PM
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I emailed Mastercraft about this and according to one of their tech guys the kgb is 250# and each of the rear tanks is 150#. A little surprised it's not more and that this info isn't listed somewhere like the owners manual.
What year is your X-2? Newer X-2 have bigger tanks in the rear!
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