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Old 07-21-2014, 01:39 PM
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I traded a few emails with the Wicked surf folks... sounds like Malibu/Axis only right now. I figured it's a matter of time before people start building things like this in their garage... it'll be interesting to see what happen as we all try out new methods....
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Old 07-21-2014, 02:09 PM
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How deep does it go? I have an xstar and haven't figured out how to deal with the stepped bottom.
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:07 PM
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If anybody builds one of these for an Xstar 2008 hull please post the specs.
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Old 07-21-2014, 03:09 PM
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I have also seen this, mostly made for Malibus now:


http://www.wickedwakesurf.com/index.html

Cheers, Steve.
better be careful. malibu might sue them
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:30 PM
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Nice work! In the video it looks like you're attaching the device on the starboard side but when underway the port side wake cleans up. Can you attach it to either side?
This is correct. It is called delayed convergence. by placing the gate on the starboard side, it cleans up the wake on the port side. I have not made one to attach on the port side yet, as myself and most of my riders are regular footed and ride port side. I assume that it will work equally well on either side, although I have read in other forums that the starboard side is much harder to clean up. I will make one this weekend and post some results
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:34 PM
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please post some pictures of what you made.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:34 PM
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better be careful. malibu might sue them
Why these manufacturers have not come out with an affordable (I know, that word should never be mentioned around boating equipment) retrofit solution is beyond me. They are so worried about tabs being deployed over a certain speed and getting sued. This could be a huge market if people just got off the sue happy bandwagon and let people be creative so that everyone can enjoy this growing sport without owing a $140k wake monster.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:37 PM
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Thought I would chime in here on the wickedwakesurf gate. I have both gates on my malibu and the things are absolutely awesome!! They make a gate for each side. It not only cleans up the wave but extends the pocket. 5 to 8 ft. I used to list the boat however with the wickedwakesurf Now i just fill all of my factory ballast full lower my wedge half way down and go. I'll get you guys some pics and vids. I encourage you guys to get into contact with Joe at wickedwakesurf. It shouldn't be to long before they start making them for the mastercraft s!! But you have to let them know your interested!!

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Old 07-21-2014, 08:37 PM
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How deep does it go? I have an xstar and haven't figured out how to deal with the stepped bottom.
I will take some pictures of it attached out of the water so you can get a general idea. It is a very simple solution. Took all of about $20 in materials. I am all for helping people out. If you are interested in detailed specs. PM me and we work something out.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:47 PM
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I will take some pictures of it attached out of the water so you can get a general idea. It is a very simple solution. Took all of about $20 in materials. I am all for helping people out. If you are interested in detailed specs. PM me and we work something out.
sent you a pm!
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