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Old 07-19-2013, 05:04 PM
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Cool 2005 X-Star Ballast System

I am adding some weight to my 2005 Mastercraft X-Star.

I have been shopping at https://www.wakemakers.com

What do you all think about the:
Size: 50"L x 24"W x 24"H
Weight: 1100lbs.
Ports: 2 fill/vent - 1 drain
in the back

and the:
Size: 40"L x 22"W x 6"H
Weight: 250lbs.
Ports: 2 vent 2 fill/vent Size: 40"L x 22"W x 6"H
Capacity: 250lbs
in the front?

Also has anyone used their PiggyBack systems?

Here is a picture of my rig here:


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Old 07-19-2013, 05:27 PM
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Here is a list I am considering (If they would just give me a darn discount code!!)



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Old 07-19-2013, 05:30 PM
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PiggyBack System?

Has anyone tried their PiggyBack systems?

How well do they work and does it take too long to fill?

http://www.wakemakers.com/mastercraf...st-system.html

or

http://www.wakemakers.com/mastercraf...st-system.html
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Old 07-19-2013, 05:31 PM
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Does anyone have pictures of the made to fit 750 lb bags in the rear v/s the 1100 lb bags?
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Old 07-20-2013, 08:31 AM
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Has anyone tried their PiggyBack systems?

How well do they work and does it take too long to fill?

http://www.wakemakers.com/mastercraf...st-system.html

or

http://www.wakemakers.com/mastercraf...st-system.html
I have a set of there 750's on the way and plan on hooking them up piggyback to my stock tanks. Our local dealer has done a few piggyback m systems and I have read we real forums with people using them and it seems to work great. I will have mine in before next weekend and will let you know how it works.
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:17 PM
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THX bro I will be posting pics of mine here too!

I ended up going with the larger 1100 LB sacks in the back for Wake surfing.

It took WakeMakers too long to respond with their discount code so I refused to order through them. Kind of bad advertising in my opinion to say that you will give a discount and then make you jump through hoops to get it!

I ended up going with Paul at casanovasoutdoor (262) 783-6456

They are right down the road from Mike Seipel at Barefoot Intl. (561) 523-1947. He is 2 time world champion Barefooter and an amazing guy to talk to! Super knowledgable and friendly! They makes all the Fly High equipment.

From what I hear all distributors order from Barefoot and they drop ship. So you might as well order from someone close to the manufacturer.

-Jason
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Old 07-22-2013, 02:28 PM
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I use (2) 720 lb sacs made for the X-star and when full there isn't much room left. I don't see how an 1100 is going to fit unless it goes forward where the batteries are and under the seat.
The rear compartments are not 50" long, more like 42".
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:52 PM
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Here are some Rear Locker improvements for the 1100 lb bags!

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...100#post947132
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Old 07-22-2013, 05:11 PM
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These guys are use the 1100 lb bags in the back:

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...highlight=1100
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:49 PM
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This thread was the main reason that I chose the 1100 lb rear sacks.

http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=797600
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