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  1. When a ski boat company chooses to no longer make...

    When a ski boat company chooses to no longer make ski boats - it is sad - but they crossed that line a while back I think. This is why I had to change companies. But I guess you gotta sell what...
  2. Thread: PB's yet?

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    Just ran 5 - 28off-32mph. new PB.

    Just ran 5 - 28off-32mph. new PB.
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    You can't ban history. It's like burning books. ...

    You can't ban history. It's like burning books. Just plain stupid. However, there have been a lot of US flags since the original 13 stars. We don't fly any of the previous flags at government...
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    As a lakeshore owner - not a big fan of of large...

    As a lakeshore owner - not a big fan of of large wake generating boats. I can't tie my boat to the dock - it must be on the lift. And fortunately I have my shore rip-rapped with with rock. Have...
  5. Thread: PB's yet?

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    Been struggling this year. Falling into some old...

    Been struggling this year. Falling into some old bad habits and having a hard time shaking them. Last week was training at The Liquid Edge. Spent a lot of time at 15 off trying to learn good...
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    Boy - I don't know how you can ski in a 7mm. We...

    Boy - I don't know how you can ski in a 7mm.
    We are in West Central Wisconsin near the Minnesota border. My crew was in on April 1. They used a pontoon to break up the remaining ice and push it...
  7. Thread: New PB!

    by BensonWdby
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    Very nice - was that 34mph? Perfect Pass? So...

    Very nice - was that 34mph? Perfect Pass? So you liking the A3?
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    I purchased the 1999 version of this boat:...

    I purchased the 1999 version of this boat:
    http://bensonwdby.home.comcast.net/~bensonwdby/mobius_lake.jpg
    until last August.

    Hands down one the most beautiful boats on the water.

    No real...
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    Heading out to do some downhill, months before...

    Heading out to do some downhill, months before our water softens up
  10. Thread: Skiing!

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    The Liquid Edge is the local Mastercraft Dealer,...

    The Liquid Edge is the local Mastercraft Dealer, proshop, private lake at Farmer City between Bloomington and Champagne, visible from I-74 (souoth side) between the LeRoy and Farmer City exits. A...
  11. Thread: Skiing!

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    Well this is a little older video and is not...

    Well this is a little older video and is not actually me skiing - but it is my boat, my coach and a few of my friends in Illinois

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cso2BqmyM8A
  12. Thread: Skiing!

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    Nice vids. The third one is broken. As long as...

    Nice vids. The third one is broken.
    As long as you ar posting wipeout vidoe - I will resurface my old one for you to enjoy. It may require a donwload,...
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    What rope? I recommend getting photos at first...

    What rope? I recommend getting photos at first trough. Not usually as pretty but tells a lot.

    Pretty sure my next ski day will be beginning of May.
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    Now we can add - 2009 Mastercraft ProStar 197...

    Now we can add - 2009 Mastercraft ProStar 197
    Heated seats and shower
  15. Thread: Skiing!

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    Definitely jealous. How is it being at the end...

    Definitely jealous. How is it being at the end of the course? Is there a problem with rollers? Is it an optical illusion or is the course offset to one side? For a jump? That is some serious...
  16. Thread: Skiing!

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    The guy in Belize had actually pulled a Nautiqe...

    The guy in Belize had actually pulled a Nautiqe from Canada to Belize with the intent of starting a ski school down in Ambergris Cay. But the locals made that too difficult for him. So his boat...
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    Did you have to pull a permit for that? That is...

    Did you have to pull a permit for that? That is bigger than a lot of the houses in the inner city around here.
  18. Thread: Skiing!

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    Was Jamaica set inland or on the ocean? I skied...

    Was Jamaica set inland or on the ocean? I skied in Belize once, but all that was available was a fat-boy ski , a water taxi, and less than ideal conditions. But at least I got to ski on salt water...
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    My memory is a little off - but I found this for...

    My memory is a little off - but I found this for $140. Not gold - but maybe anodized?

    http://www.overtons.com/modperl/product/details.cgi?pdesc=Pro-Pull-Prop-Tool-...
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    It's like insurance - you hope you never need it...

    It's like insurance - you hope you never need it - but when you do it is nice to have. Ofcourse a second prop does you no good without a prop puller - which will be another $100-150 (I think).
    ...
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    This looks like the stuff they are using in the...

    This looks like the stuff they are using in the new MC - they use it over hard body - no carpet underneath.

    The biggest concern with any product not designed for continuous outdoor use is UV...
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    You can slalom behind anything. As part of our...

    You can slalom behind anything. As part of our traininig we run behind an MC at 17-21 MPH on a fat-boy ski. This is trick wake territory. Just because you can does not mean you should. I have a...
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    Regarding listing - I have a 2009 MC 197 and it...

    Regarding listing - I have a 2009 MC 197 and it has a ballast tank on the passenger side behind the seat specifically to counter the weight of the driver.

    Per that video - that looked like long...
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    Without knowing in advance what their reaction...

    Without knowing in advance what their reaction would be - why would you do that?
  25. Interstingly enough - my coach says if you want...

    Interstingly enough - my coach says if you want more ski in the water - Move your bindings BACK. I have not tried this - but he is pretty firm on it - recognizing it contradicts what you would...
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