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Old 10-17-2013, 12:33 PM
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I use the triangle when wakeboarding and fill the ~300lb kgb. With just one or two people in the boat, I also fill the 750s in the back. If there are more people in the boat, I run the 750s around half full. You have to run a little faster with that much weight. It's clean at 80' at 24.7mph. You can ride at 70' at around 23.0mph.

For surfing if I already have the triangle full, I'll leave it up there. I also fill the kgb and the 750 in the rear on the surf side. The only difference I've noticed with the triangle when surfing is that it will keep the corner of the platform out of the water and keep it from causing the wake to wash a little.
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Old 10-17-2013, 02:17 PM
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I run pretty much identical to JRW. 750's full, custom locker sac 400-425lbs. Ibs on top of seat and 200lbs pop bags in the bow as far forward as I can get. I ride 24.7mph at 80ft
I also have 150 lbs under my observer rear seat to balance it out as I usually ride with just my wife and daughters. If I get 4 adults in the boat I back off the 750's a bit as well.



For sufring tho I found running my ibs half full to almost nothing gave me the best surf wave. However I ride goofy as does my entire family. I don know guys whe swear keeping the bow sac full helps the surf wave on the regular side. For me tho if I do that it feels like I loose tons of push on the goofy side.
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Old 10-17-2013, 04:02 PM
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Old 10-22-2013, 11:26 AM
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In Budmanv24's x1, we run 750s in the back, the ibs on top of the seats exploding full, and kgb full, at 23.5 I think and at 70 or 75 feet. It's a wall! Love it. More weight in the front is a must. What sac would you 205V guys put in the walkway on top of kgb?
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Old 10-22-2013, 12:05 PM
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Old 10-22-2013, 10:20 PM
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Old 10-23-2013, 09:38 AM
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An old 600 cylinder sac fits perfectly if you're looking to add it in addition to the ibs. The new 750 is humongous and will take up the entire length very far into the cockpit, not to mention put a ton of stress on the side walls of the driver console and make it flex. So a new fly high v drive sac I think would fit.

Honestly though if you can grab 200-300lbs of lead/pop bags and throw them as far forward as u can it works just as well. Even when you want it empty the lead adds to the performance amd helps the ride in rough water.
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I'm looking to move the ibs from on top of my seats to under it to regain some cockpit space. At the same time I'll obviously be loosing atleast 300lbs of ballast. Anyone have success with the x-star walkway sac in the 205v/x2/x1 walkway?

http://www.wakemakers.com/fly-high-m...rough-sac.html
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^ in addition to Bud's questions, what exactly is a "pop bag"? Where would one find lead to put in the bow?
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Old 01-08-2014, 12:13 PM
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^ in addition to Bud's questions, what exactly is a "pop bag"? Where would one find lead to put in the bow?
They are just bags filled with lead or steel used for additional ballast. There is a company called pop products, but I believe they use steel shot in their bags. I have heard good things about a company called leadwake.
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