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Old 10-02-2012, 09:52 PM
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I can get you the 50lbs pop bags. Just let me know how many you need. They come from Bomb Wake.
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:56 PM
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The best setup I've tried in my 30 is 900 in the port locker and 400 on the port (coffin) seat. The shape and push of the wave was incredible.
We tried that in the 30. The wake didn't really take shape and get really good until there was 3000lbs in it. A really good surf wake is all relative though. 1300lbs might seem great if you've never been in one with 3000lbs
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:09 AM
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Specter. Ah yes...the shape and the push....brings a smile to my face as I type and think of that wave. Thanks for that input. I was thinking of using the lead verses the 400. Then I can move them to the goofy side if we ever need to. Are you using the SUMO 900? Can you post some pics of your wave with surfers.
Yes, I'm using the Sumo 900. I don't think I have any great photos of the 900 setup but I did take this video. I was driving (170lbs) and my buddy (180lbs) was sitting on the port side. We normally surf with 3-4 people in the boat so it wasn't as clean as normal when we shot this. Around the 7 second mark it starts to come in just right. Sorry for the grainy quality.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:11 AM
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We tried that in the 30. The wake didn't really take shape and get really good until there was 3000lbs in it. A really good surf wake is all relative though. 1300lbs might seem great if you've never been in one with 3000lbs
Very true. Are you saying you used 3,000lbs on top of factory ballast or does that total include factory tanks?

With factory tanks and people included I would say the most weight we've used before is close to 2,500lbs.
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Very true. Are you saying you used 3,000lbs on top of factory ballast or does that total include factory tanks?

With factory tanks and people included I would say the most weight we've used before is close to 2,500lbs.
3000lbs with factory ballast included and it's been up to 3300lbs and that's not including people. At one point there was about 3000lbs of ballast plus 800lbs+ in people weight. We know though that it's really good with just the ballast and not much added people weight.
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Old 10-03-2012, 12:02 PM
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Specter. I think maybe we could help each other. I like the idea of the 900 in the locker. I'd like to see what you could get by filling a 750 under the bench seat. Fill port and starboard factory, leave factory bow empty. Make sure all tabs are in the full up position. If you have GPS cruise, set it at about 11.5. If you have paddle wheel use a GPS device to calibrate the PP. The extra speed should clean up your wake. Put 2 people on rear facing set and others on port side. Let me know how that works for you.
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:34 PM
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Specter. I think maybe we could help each other. I like the idea of the 900 in the locker. I'd like to see what you could get by filling a 750 under the bench seat. Fill port and starboard factory, leave factory bow empty. Make sure all tabs are in the full up position. If you have GPS cruise, set it at about 11.5. If you have paddle wheel use a GPS device to calibrate the PP. The extra speed should clean up your wake. Put 2 people on rear facing set and others on port side. Let me know how that works for you.
I'll take all the help I can get. I'm curious why you recommend no KGB (bow) ballast.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:11 PM
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I'll take all the help I can get. I'm curious why you recommend no KGB (bow) ballast.
Didn't think it really helped the surf wake. I feel like the 30 just needs all the weight in the back. You can use the center tab to shallow out the wake and still get a nice long pocket. We are used to surfing a tall, steep wake....and we wanted to emulate what we had on the 45. I want to experiment with moving as much weight back and see If we can get away with using less overall (less weight=less fuel burn). That's why I'm interested in your plan with the 900. However, you still have to get a descent amount of list to the boat, that's why I'm recommending a 750 under the bench. Maybe even a custom sac to fill the whole space.
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:58 PM
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I just ordered a 30 too but did not know you could order 750's from factory. Can you give me some more information as I want to do the same.
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I just ordered a 30 too but did not know you could order 750's from factory. Can you give me some more information as I want to do the same.
Are you selling yours? Is that an x14 your avatar?
Nevermind, just saw it's x14v.
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