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lsvboombox
07-22-2011, 02:56 PM
Lets start a thread with pics of our surf wakes

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/wave.jpg

bergermaister
07-22-2011, 03:12 PM
Last year - working on lengthening out the pocket this year.

http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k414/grberglund/SeptemberSurf/P1050618.jpg

http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k414/grberglund/SeptemberSurf/P1050614.jpg

kaneboats
07-22-2011, 03:17 PM
http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/IMG_0932.jpg

http://i535.photobucket.com/albums/ee356/kaneboats/6-18%20to%206-19%202011/IMG_4809.jpg

moombadaze
07-22-2011, 08:34 PM
no reason for me to post a pic--looks just like the one above

Shooter
07-25-2011, 02:28 AM
took this one today. not really a good pic. Had 20+mph winds and it was quite choppy out there.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a103/Shooter271/034.jpg

lsvboombox
07-28-2011, 02:24 PM
a few more pics

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/wakesurf4.jpg
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/wakesurf3.jpg
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/wakesurf2.jpg
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/wakesurf.jpg

lsvboombox
07-28-2011, 02:24 PM
another digger

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/wakesurf1.jpg

bergermaister
07-28-2011, 03:43 PM
That's a good lookin board right there! :p What fin setup are you running?

lsvboombox
07-28-2011, 03:48 PM
That's a good lookin board right there! :p What fin setup are you running?

lol.. just the 2 that came with... the squirt actually will break loose pretty easily.. was thinking of messing with the fins but havent yet....

I actually just got the IS Swallow V2 today... Cant wait to give it a go...

walb0244
07-28-2011, 11:09 PM
For now this will have to work. I don't have a picture of my wake. Just this video of me trying to wakesurf.

http://youtu.be/qwTuYH6isTc

This is my 2006 Mobius LSV
This is with 400 lbs in each rear locker, a chest cooler in the surf side locker, 3 people in the boat, wake plate almost all the way down(somewhere between 3/4 and all the way down), the stock ballast bag in the ski locker full, at 11.5 mph. Any comments are helpful.

jmvotto
07-28-2011, 11:15 PM
get at least a 750 and raise the wake plate to 3/4 to all the way up.

walb0244
08-14-2011, 08:48 AM
I'm looking at getting bigger bags for the rear. When I put the wake plate up the pocket gets way small. Am I going too fast?

wolfeman131
08-14-2011, 09:55 AM
I find speeds between 9.5 & 10.5 work best, for my boat the slower speeds shorten the pocket and the faster speeds lengthen it.

moombadaze
08-14-2011, 05:22 PM
I'm looking at getting bigger bags for the rear. When I put the wake plate up the pocket gets way small. Am I going too fast?

I think your going to slow, have you checked your spedo against a gps unit?

walb0244
08-14-2011, 07:11 PM
I think your going to slow, have you checked your spedo against a gps unit?

I haven't checked this year but I did last year. I'll take my wife's TomTom out on the next trip.

wolfeman131
08-15-2011, 11:49 AM
pics from the gopro & my daughter help create an impressive pic
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/PICT0029.jpg
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/PICT0028.jpg
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/PICT0027.jpg

bergermaister
08-15-2011, 11:54 AM
Holy crap - looks like she's waaaaaaaaay off in the distance! Talk about a long pocket - cool angle for sure.

saskyrider
08-15-2011, 02:53 PM
I was just about to say the same thing!!! she looks like she's 20 feet back of the boat!! I can't wait to get my go pro running... i just bought the roll bar mount for it yesterday i think i'm gonna mount it on the tower. This looks like it's mounted on the bar on the back of the boat????

wolfeman131
08-15-2011, 04:41 PM
she might not be that far back, but she has an ability to catch up from further back than most. She pulls off some recoveries that we all shake our heads at!

The go pro was mounted on the transom with the suction cup mount, just above the rear tiedown eye. Just in case, we also had a lanyard from the camera case tied off to the rear grab handle. Camera was set to snap a pic every 2 secs. Really want to get some video from this angle next weekend.

lsvboombox
08-15-2011, 05:25 PM
I was just about to say the same thing!!! she looks like she's 20 feet back of the boat!! I can't wait to get my go pro running... i just bought the roll bar mount for it yesterday i think i'm gonna mount it on the tower. This looks like it's mounted on the bar on the back of the boat????

The roll bar mount is just big enough to fit on the rear ski pylon... its got a wkde angle screen so if u put it on the tower the rider looks really far back in the film

saskyrider
08-15-2011, 06:44 PM
ahhh perfect thanks lsvboombox!!! I had it suction cupped right beside the glove box door the other night. Thought i had it on video but it was on picture mode, i did get a couple pics that were decent but the ski pylon will be perfect!!

89PROSTAR
09-07-2011, 01:54 PM
1100 lbs rear surfside, stock center, nothing upfront (yet). It really lenghened out the pocket. I could really get back there.

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Boonejeepin
10-03-2011, 02:26 AM
Dreaming of next year....

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KG's Supra24
10-03-2011, 11:10 AM
Behind Dustys 24 this weekend ....

http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i401/kwgarner24/DSC_0194-2.jpg

http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i401/kwgarner24/DSC_0164.jpg

ericnel
10-03-2011, 11:06 PM
My Buddy surfing a month ago behind my XLV.

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t313/ericnelknox/photobucket-16117-1317670229813.jpg

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t313/ericnelknox/photobucket-16140-1317670248466.jpg

you da man
10-04-2011, 12:05 AM
08 XLV...first pic trying to ride darkside on the port wake. 2nd pic is my 6'4" buddy on his first ever attempt at wakesurfing. The wake was at his hip/waist but pocket is kinds short with a steep face. If we take out some of the wakeplate or increase the speed a little the wake mellows out. Last pic is goofy side, pocket goes way back.
http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/AJheelside.jpg
http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/P8010221.jpg
http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u197/seeajgo/P8010248.jpg

harmsway
10-04-2011, 11:10 PM
'08 Mobius LS..... 400lbs under seat, 750 lbs left side of engine against the back seat, 750lbs 1/2 full in front of the full 750lbs on left side.

jsly04XLV
10-26-2011, 09:29 AM
Just got her out for the first time this weekend. 500 locker, 750 side seats and 500 up front... Respectable but not to shabby for first try with the new XLV. My Buddy Even not I. More on my phone but this is just the beginning.
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Boonejeepin
04-10-2012, 03:26 AM
13814

XLV

~ 2800 lbs

aambermoreno
04-14-2012, 02:34 AM
Great surfing site...Every splash pictures gives the idea how exciting it might be!!!

KSmith
04-15-2012, 06:41 PM
Great surfing site...Every splash pictures gives the idea how exciting it might be!!!

So if someone clicks on your VoIP link, do you like get a comission or something? Make much money littering forums with these little gems of yours? Gotta give you props though your english is much better than most.

bslide
04-15-2012, 10:39 PM
13871 1100lb rear bags

jsly04XLV
04-20-2012, 03:43 PM
Still dialing in but we're almost there. I'd like to lengthen the pocket some more. Height is not a problem.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uQdyD-roZI&hd=1&t=1m5s

Mobius22
04-20-2012, 04:00 PM
That's a pretty sick looking wave

in the bubble
04-20-2012, 05:14 PM
Rip it up.

KG's Supra24
04-20-2012, 06:26 PM
Nice pic bslide.

Looks like the wave is solid to me xlv. Nice work

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dusty2221
04-20-2012, 06:54 PM
Woah! You can surf behind these boats?!?!?!?!?!?!

WaterBullDawg1980
04-20-2012, 08:39 PM
How fast were you going?

jsly04XLV
04-20-2012, 08:51 PM
11.5 -12. depending on rider. have ran up to 13 to stretch pocket deeper but it was a bit fast.

WaterBullDawg1980
04-20-2012, 09:08 PM
Gotcha, it just looks like your going pretty fast. I actually keep it in between 11-12 too. Get to do some testing this weekend with my new 750 fat sac and then another 400 in the seats as well as the 400lb bag in the center. I am excited to see how we do.

kpvikes
04-21-2012, 11:23 PM
Pic of my son trying for first time behind our 06 LSV, stock bag in locker, one 400lb sac next to engine and one in rear floor surf side and only two people on the boat...because we couldn't get anyone else to think it was a good idea to go out surfing on March 18th. Water was cold but air temp was 80 or so. Never could get it dialed in where he could let go of rope. Played with speed and wakeplate and this was the best we could do. Any suggestions other than force family/friends to go next time!13970

wolfeman131
04-22-2012, 10:20 AM
Put a giant cooler of ice cold beer in the surf side locker. It will add the weight you need, plus a lot more people are apt to come along regardless of the weather.

Or, try stacking the bags in the rear surf side locker so you get around 800 back there, plus the ski locker full. Wake plate all the way up and 9.5-10.5 mph. From there, it's all about technique and finding the sweet spot.

T100
04-23-2012, 12:54 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zhWpACJO3I

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_a3c..._order&list=UL

750 rear, centre ballast full and four guys.

kpvikes
04-25-2012, 11:32 PM
Thanks wolfman/T100 So...good to see an LSV only needs a full cooler or bodies to get a good wave. There's hope for us. I'll send a pic as soon as we give it a second try.

E4NASH
04-26-2012, 03:00 PM
We'll be trying out the surf wake on our new LSV with 750s tomorrow! Can't wait!


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jpetty3023
04-26-2012, 07:10 PM
I know you will have a butt load of pics for us by Saturday morning!

WaterBullDawg1980
04-27-2012, 11:54 AM
We'll be trying out the surf wake on our new LSV with 750s tomorrow! Can't wait!


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Lake Lanier?

New Guy
04-27-2012, 01:34 PM
My 02 LSV with a 750 in the rear corner and two other people


http://youtu.be/aENOya65VTY

ryan_8099
04-27-2012, 03:28 PM
Looks good Mark, our boat is going in the water tomorrow and we will pretty much be running the same weight. Hoping ours is as good as yours. Any weight in the front/center? We will likely be filling up our 1180 as much as it will go and go from there.


My 02 LSV with a 750 in the rear corner and two other people

New Guy
04-27-2012, 04:14 PM
Ryan I didn't have any front or center weight but I really haven't worked on the surf wave too much because I have been wanting to improve my wakeboarding. Port side is way better for me I can not get starboard to clean up when we start running that weight. Remember I only have the little LSV and when we ride 80% of the crew is goofy. Also my boat is rub rail deep in the corner and you really have to pay attention when turning stopping ect.

lsvboombox
07-05-2012, 05:28 PM
Here is the wake in my lsv with around 4k of ballast

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/f8eae815.jpg

mnpracing
07-05-2012, 06:19 PM
Here is the wake in my lsv with around 4k of ballast

http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i205/chopsuey-pics/f8eae815.jpg

How do you have the weight disbursed, and do you notice any pulling/stress on the swim platform? What year is your lsv?

jpetty3023
07-05-2012, 06:26 PM
Good looking wave boombox!!

lsvboombox
07-05-2012, 07:26 PM
How do you have the weight disbursed, and do you notice any pulling/stress on the swim platform? What year is your lsv?

2010 lsv

1100 in the rear
Locker sack in place of cooler
Locker sack and ibs
400 lb'er in the walkway
Wakesack( the big L sac) on the floor against the rear seat with the smaller leg on the surf side

bergermaister
07-05-2012, 07:30 PM
That is one serious load! Any pics of this thing loaded up and at rest to see the lean?

jpetty3023
07-05-2012, 07:47 PM
No doubt. I'd be scared to sink mine with that kind of balls.... I mean ballast


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spyder
07-06-2012, 01:34 AM
opinions on slow turn vs driving straight?

mnpracing
07-06-2012, 09:30 AM
opinions on slow turn vs driving straight?

straight. When I need to turn I usually bank as hard as I can while allowing the rider to stay in the wave.

saskyrider
07-06-2012, 11:48 AM
here is a crappy pic of my surf wave.... running 750 in rear locker floor locker full (500lbs ~) another 400 lber on the seat and 1100lb triangle bag in the nose about 3/4 full. I'm gonna go to the 1100 in the rear and move the 750 to the nose on whichever side were surfing from....

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bslide
07-06-2012, 09:28 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2gMoA7lLmM&feature=youtube_gdata

sybrmike
07-09-2012, 08:01 PM
My second outing since the rebuild and first attempt at a surf wake. Storms rolled in quickly & didn't get a chance to tweak much with the wake plate, speed, ballast, etc. But looks like the makings of a surfable wake...

1 x 400# rear ski locker
2 x 450# under convertible rear bench
1 x 750# on port floor next to engine
1 x 400# under port bow (the starboard bow 400 was missing a plug so couldn't fill it)

wake plates ~ 1/2 way
~10 mph (uncalibrated speedos)

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loudsubz
07-16-2012, 10:22 PM
Anyone ever tank on a huge amount of water (either side or bow) from a really loaded boat? Whenever I look at some of the weight in the boats I think all that needs to happen is for the boat to get a little rolly, dip under the waterline on a wave and your done for.

jmvotto
07-16-2012, 10:32 PM
Taken small amounts over the bow with the 07 obv. It was just so low,then added 750 rear, 400 locker and 650 ibs up front. I swam around the bow when loaded and I swear I only had 4 to 6 inches above the water.

Boonejeepin
07-16-2012, 10:49 PM
Not much more than a heavy splash with the XLV. Not often at all.

jpetty3023
07-16-2012, 10:56 PM
Little over the bow every now and then with the lsv, once got about of inch or two rolling down the walkway. Scared me a little but that was operator error

lsvboombox
07-16-2012, 11:16 PM
Same here have had water sloshing around the cockpit. With my load i can really only surf first thing in the morning.

bergermaister
07-17-2012, 03:04 AM
Never taken any over the side but I could see that day coming. Take a little over the bow fairly regularly when running weight in the nose. Have taken a few inches over the bow before and that was sorta spooky. With the playpen front it went right across the cushions, up over the windshield and doused me and everyone in the cabin. Never once felt like we were going under though.

Worst part ended up being that we did not have a single dry towel after that.

With all my ballast completely full I'll take water over the entire stern half way up onto the sun deck when I come off a plane if I don't watch it.

harmsway
07-17-2012, 10:16 PM
Big surf wave = big rollers your going to take one over the bow occassionally. 5-8 gallons of water bouncing around the bow and rushing down the walk way is a site to see.

We have been running 2800 lbs of ballast in our '08 LS this summer and there have been a few close calls with it coming over the side, but that was when the water was rough and with a lot of boats in the main chanel creating some large rollers.

spyder
07-18-2012, 12:40 AM
My second outing since the rebuild and first attempt at a surf wake. Storms rolled in quickly & didn't get a chance to tweak much with the wake plate, speed, ballast, etc. But looks like the makings of a surfable wake...

1 x 400# rear ski locker
2 x 450# under convertible rear bench
1 x 750# on port floor next to engine
1 x 400# under port bow (the starboard bow 400 was missing a plug so couldn't fill it)

wake plates ~ 1/2 way
~10 mph (uncalibrated speedos)

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that surf wave looks great

xBabyJesus
07-18-2012, 12:42 AM
Hey guys I upgraded my ballast to 1100 rear bags and the 1150 front bag. I'm trying both port and starboard wakes with the front bag full, and one rear bag full.

If I add anything to the opposite bag, the wave flattens out Also finding it hard to get a long pocket without the wakeplate down, and not feeling enough push to go completely ropeless unless i'm damn near on the swim step.

Riding IS Squirt, also have the mucus but I haven't tried it yet. Ideas, thoughts suggestions?

spyder
07-18-2012, 12:47 AM
Hey guys I upgraded my ballast to 1100 rear bags and the 1150 front bag. I'm trying both port and starboard wakes with the front bag full, and one rear bag full.

If I add anything to the opposite bag, the wave flattens out Also finding it hard to get a long pocket without the wakeplate down, and not feeling enough push to go completely ropeless unless i'm damn near on the swim step.

Riding IS Squirt, also have the mucus but I haven't tried it yet. Ideas, thoughts suggestions?

not sure, but that seems like a lot of weight in the front.

I have the LSV, I run a 400 (V-Drive Sac in rear port locker), 400 mid-port side (beside seat), and the integrated front ballast full. and i get a wake like this..


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1Jfzfx7Oxo

I'm going to upgrade the rear to a 750 and move 400 to the bow i think

also, i ride a big ass red woody

xBabyJesus
07-18-2012, 01:01 AM
I'll take a vid next time we go out, but it looks close to that... The XLV takes a TON of weight in general whether wakeboarding or surfing -- the factory GravityIII didn't even come close for surfing. How much weight is your integrated bow sack?

spyder
07-18-2012, 01:03 AM
I'll take a vid next time we go out, but it looks close to that... The XLV takes a TON of weight in general whether wakeboarding or surfing -- the factory GravityIII didn't even come close for surfing. How much weight is your integrated bow sack?i got nothing in the bow, just the floor that fills up.. i think thats about 400.. i could be way off on that.

bergermaister
07-18-2012, 02:00 PM
Another short contribution thanks to Boonjeepin and his GoPro. I can't believe some of you guys aren't running more weight in the bow. Starting to discover good improvements in shape and length going heavier.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9UonY9jFB8

jsly04XLV
07-18-2012, 02:01 PM
As far as swamping the boat, can't say I ever have... but can't say same for wife. Not often but it has happened. I will agree with the rest that it takes alot to roll my XLV on it’s side for surfing. 1100 surf v-drive locker, 1150 ski locker, 500 on observer seat, 500 on surf side bow, about 500 off surf v-drive locker. It’s tall, steep, and long with plate down running 12. I love it, but some have a problem with it’s vertical wall and transition to the flat at the bottom. Definitely have to stay back on the board. I’ve got some pics and videos on this thread somewhere.

spyder
07-18-2012, 02:02 PM
Another short contribution thanks to Boonjeepin and his GoPro. I can't believe some of you guys aren't running more weight in the bow. Starting to discover good improvements in shape and length going heavier.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9UonY9jFB8

your pocket looks nice and long but not too high, with a little more height i think it would be bang on

spyder
07-18-2012, 02:59 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjckQNbsVMw&t=1m33s

this boat has to be the most weighted wakesurf setup i'll ever seen.. incase it doesn't link properly go to 1:33

the thing is underwater! but that curl is incredible.

bergermaister
07-18-2012, 03:22 PM
I'd love to try something like that on a pure glass morning...

Any guess how much weight they are running?
http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k414/grberglund/MoombaMobiusV/loaded1.jpg

Yup, back corner is right at level or under at rest... Crazy.
http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k414/grberglund/MoombaMobiusV/loaded2.jpg

Only 2 in front - hidden ballast, maybe IBS?
http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k414/grberglund/MoombaMobiusV/loaded3.jpg

Definitely seems to be riding nose high though - more than most I've seen.
http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k414/grberglund/MoombaMobiusV/loaded4.jpg

spyder
07-18-2012, 03:24 PM
Yup, back corner is right at level or under at rest... Crazy.


if you notice when he hits the gas the water actually rolls up onto the back cushions .. insane

ga-lsv05
07-19-2012, 01:06 PM
Wow that's kinda scary

2005 mobius lsv 2900lbs ballast liquid audio quad polk tower setup. airboom light bar.

spyder
07-20-2012, 02:13 AM
750lb sac showed up at my door today, my new surfboard is hopefully going to arrive tomorrow.. now the weather needs to cooperate for the whole damn weekend.

Boonejeepin
07-20-2012, 03:21 AM
Surfing with Berg on the Columbia. The real waves on the river were almost surfable that day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20wFG5DdSlc&feature=youtube_gdata_player

bergermaister
07-20-2012, 11:16 AM
Yup - "animal"

I'm sure you are itching to hit the road for the campout but how about an edit of all the short runs and wipeouts? Get any of the platform starts?

Boonejeepin
07-20-2012, 12:43 PM
Computer is packed. I'll see what I can do this weekend.

MOOMBA_SURFER
08-13-2012, 08:50 PM
http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/pb4life_2010/DSC_0293.jpg
The old 03 LSV
08 Moomba on the way!

MOOMBA_SURFER
08-13-2012, 08:53 PM
http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/pb4life_2010/DSC_0296.jpg
http://i953.photobucket.com/albums/ae12/pb4life_2010/DSC_0295.jpg

jpetty3023
08-13-2012, 09:16 PM
Both them waves look great


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wolfeman131
08-14-2012, 12:27 AM
Hmmm . . .

Moomba surfer - is the 08 that's "on the way" a schaweet brittany blue baby?

jpetty3023
08-14-2012, 12:44 AM
Here's the wave from yesterday. Just my son, his BFF, youngest daughter, and niece In boat. 750 in rear, ski locker full and 500 in bow
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/jpetty3023/e93a0730badefe8e1d6f2bb70240842c.jpg

MOOMBA_SURFER
08-16-2012, 01:29 AM
Hmmm . . .

Moomba surfer - is the 08 that's "on the way" a schaweet brittany blue baby?
It just might be??
Hope soo anyway..

wolfeman131
08-16-2012, 09:50 AM
Keep us posted!

kaneboats
08-16-2012, 11:14 AM
Yes. You guys have to keep us updated with blue baby pics so we know you're taking care of her. Hope all's well with you. Been a while.

jmvotto
08-16-2012, 11:15 PM
Here's the wave from yesterday. Just my son, his BFF, youngest daughter, and niece In boat. 750 in rear, ski locker full and 500 in bow
http://i49.photobucket.com/albums/f287/jpetty3023/e93a0730badefe8e1d6f2bb70240842c.jpg


Nice wave, throw that rope.. Is that a pink board, In Tx ...:o


Moomba surfer congrats n that new ride.