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Old 07-22-2012, 10:07 PM
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After installing my ballast system on my 2004 Maristar 210, i find it very difficult keeping a consistant speed when pulling a boarder! it has no trouble getting out of the hole and what not but i cant keep her from slowing down or speeding up without toggling the trottle the whole session. I have been pretty sucuessful with runnin about 28-29RPM but i would really like to just be able to hit a switch and whala! perfect speed... I've been looking it to Perfect Passes since they are really the only brand that has a speed assistant like this but am just killed by the price.. 1200 for a GPS pefect pass. are there any competeing brands with
PP that offer a reliable speed control??? Thanks guys!
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:05 PM
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Call Cary and see what he can do for you. I'm upgrading my 2011 BU to GPS. Malibu Cruise doesn't hold Speed well at waterski speeds. Surges. RPM mode works well, but my hope is his $257 upgrade will solve my problem....

http://www.nauticlaugic.com/
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:48 PM
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but does that keep it at a steady speed you set it at?
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Old 07-23-2012, 09:21 PM
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but does that keep it at a steady speed you set it at?
That's the idea....
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Old 07-24-2012, 02:38 PM
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hahaha, but after i browsed the site for a little it seemed that there was no way to have an actual set point, just a GPS speedometer
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:03 PM
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Yeah, you need an existing cruise control I think. Still worth a phone call. Tell Cary you will try out his 'new' cruise control on your boat
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:24 PM
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Call Cary and see what he can do for you. I'm upgrading my 2011 BU to GPS. Malibu Cruise doesn't hold Speed well at waterski speeds. Surges. RPM mode works well, but my hope is his $257 upgrade will solve my problem....

http://www.nauticlaugic.com/
Make sure that you provide feedback on the nautilogic setup. Everything I've read has been very positive. I was thinking about adding this to my boat because of surging issues I struggled with last summer. Turned out that I had problems with some of the wires in one of the harnesses that plugged into the PP brain. On a side note, we're up at Priest this week. I was down at Indian Creek yesterday and it looked like a bomb went off. I hope your family's place weathered the storm-it was the worst damage I've seen up here.


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Old 07-24-2012, 08:30 PM
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I've been looking into the Hydrophase Ridesteady and it looks like a great deal! I've also found a couple reviews and they all seem great! Anyone have any experience with them!?
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:14 PM
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Perfect Pass makes a RPM based system that is only in the $675 range. I am planning that install next year. For most of what we do, holding steady RPM will suffice.
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Old 07-24-2012, 09:32 PM
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Have you adjusted the NN and KDW on your perfect pass?
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