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Old 06-27-2014, 10:42 AM
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I like the ladder and would like to implement one myself but I do have a question. Does it affect the wake? Protruding below the swim deck as it does I am concerned that it would causes issues for wakesurfers. Any thoughts? I was considering something that would be stored on the top side of the swim deck and then hinged to flip over the end. Mind you I haven't found the hardware to implement this.
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Old 06-30-2014, 08:30 AM
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I like the ladder and would like to implement one myself but I do have a question. Does it affect the wake? Protruding below the swim deck as it does I am concerned that it would causes issues for wakesurfers. Any thoughts? I was considering something that would be stored on the top side of the swim deck and then hinged to flip over the end. Mind you I haven't found the hardware to implement this.
I've got this same setup and found it has zero impact on my wakesurf wave - at least that I can tell.

This was a great addition to my deck, especially with kids or older parents, etc.
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Old 06-30-2014, 10:29 AM
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I have the same setup on my '96 Prostar. At wakeboard speeds the ladder is completely out of the water and has no effect on the wake. Great addition to the boat!
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It looks like a great addition and installation! My wife would appreciate this as she doesn't have the best knees. I would be inclined to use countersink SS machine screws instead of carriage bolts, as they can be mounted flush to the surface, not snag on skis and boards.
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Bump ^

Thanks to the original poster for your summary of the ladder. Completed installation on mine this evening, almost identical to your un-patented idea. Thank you

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I received the following PM, but the system says the sender cannot receive PMs when I tried to reply, so I'll just post it here in hopes it gets to the sender...

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Does it affect surfing? Does it lock fairly tight looking to install one as well for the same reasons.
We don't surf, but I don't notice any change in the wake unless the ladder is accidentally left down. It locks in tightly and stays in place.

Very happy with the setup...
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Old 06-26-2015, 09:48 PM
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Has anyone done this with a mid 90s slatted swim platform? How does it look? Pics?
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Old 06-26-2015, 10:43 PM
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Nice work and interesting idea
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Has anyone done this with a mid 90s slatted swim platform? How does it look? Pics?
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Old 06-30-2015, 03:35 PM
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just dont be that guy running around the lake with the ladder deployed!
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