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big dave
09-13-2010, 09:07 PM
This past weekend we pulled 12 skiers all at the same time. 2006 Outback V. Deep water start and all vintage Cypress Gardens skis for all skiers. Two years ago we pulled 9 and just knew the Moomba had a little more in her. Took 4 tries to get them up. Nobody fell, we just couldn't get up. Finally had them spread out into the positions they would be in when up and skiing. Had the far outside skiers not fight it and let the Moomba pull them back to the middle. The rest is history.

Big Dave
Horseshoe Lake Arkansas

lewisb13
09-13-2010, 09:09 PM
Unreal dude. Are they all connected to the lower pylon?

big dave
09-13-2010, 09:11 PM
Yes they are and it didn't budge!!

viking
09-13-2010, 09:36 PM
sweet........talk about tow boat huh :)

BensonWdby
09-13-2010, 10:09 PM
Makes our 8 look pretty rookie.. Great job... Looks like lots of fun .. Should have had them all drop a ski...

big dave
09-13-2010, 10:12 PM
6 of them just learned to ski this summer. They are already making bigger plans.

Big Dave

kaneboats
09-14-2010, 12:47 AM
Awesome! Bet that thing could pull me and my three brothers out in just a couple of tries no problem! :D

Nice job! Congrats to the newbies for hangin' on too!

MartinCaron
09-14-2010, 09:59 AM
Oh my god!

skiyaker
09-14-2010, 05:30 PM
makes me want to bust out my old Dick Pope Jr ski!

jmvotto
09-14-2010, 07:10 PM
Yes they are and it didn't budge!!


somebody wanted the specs on the the pylon, i think that s the "proof in the pudding""

kaneboats
09-14-2010, 11:39 PM
makes me want to bust out my old Dick Pope Jr ski!

I'm so glad I read that post all the way through. :wink:

skiyaker
09-15-2010, 06:32 PM
I'm so glad I read that post all the way through. :wink:

OK true story. The first "slalom" ski I ever had was a Dick Pope Jr that my dad bought off the owner of Chimney Corners on Crystal Lake, MI where my family used to vacation. Well when I got that Dick Jr out I could tell it had been used a lot. It was very worn down... but still firm- not rotten at all. So I took it out in the driveway and polished it down. I got some varnish remover and stripped it down, then polished it... a lot. I applied layer after layer of polish and then varnished it till it shined once again. At that point I could tell it was ready to go ride once more. When I took it out for a ride the first time it wouldn't stay up!! What I mean by that is it sank! That's when my father said "Son, you've polished that old Dick Pope Jr way too much!"

bigbreeze
09-15-2010, 07:02 PM
SWEET CYPRESS GARDENS, MAN! YOUR BOAT ROCKS! I think Moomba should sponsor the next Big Pull.

viking
09-15-2010, 11:11 PM
Big Dave - that's outrageous 12 on the pylon - whew! next year you should use your tower for a few more

and the 2 transom rings ......... man you could really test out that Assault 325 :)

kaneboats
09-16-2010, 01:45 AM
OK true story. The first "slalom" ski I ever had was a Dick Pope Jr that my dad bought off the owner of Chimney Corners on Crystal Lake, MI where my family used to vacation. Well when I got that Dick Jr out I could tell it had been used a lot. It was very worn down... but still firm- not rotten at all. So I took it out in the driveway and polished it down. I got some varnish remover and stripped it down, then polished it... a lot. I applied layer after layer of polish and then varnished it till it shined once again. At that point I could tell it was ready to go ride once more. When I took it out for a ride the first time it wouldn't stay up!! What I mean by that is it sank! That's when my father said "Son, you've polished that old Dick Pope Jr way too much!"

I'm just going to leave that one alone.

cab13367
09-23-2010, 03:59 PM
Love it!!!!!!

Canuckle Head
09-23-2010, 08:07 PM
Did he also tell you that you would go blind if you didn't stop polishing it? ;):D

Grant M
09-23-2010, 09:07 PM
12! that must be some sort of record IMHO.
I've been one of six slalom skiiers, but 12 WOW!

fsjcowboy
10-02-2010, 12:04 PM
VERY cool!

eseebeck
10-11-2010, 01:51 PM
I am a ski collector and woulc be interested in buying any of those C gardens

let me know