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  1. Price reduction - $13,500

    After doing some checking - seems like a lower price might be in order.
  2. Regarding Wakeboarding - it's not a Mojo, but...

    Regarding Wakeboarding - it's not a Mojo, but with the launch pads my son was able to get upside down on it - which is probably more than most recreational wakeboarders do on any boat.
  3. 20664 One more photo - really sparkles in the...

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    One more photo - really sparkles in the sun.
  4. 1999 Mobius - $16,000 5.7L DD, Carb, Cage, Stargazer, 470 Hrs

    1999 Mobius - $16,000 5.7L DD, Carb, 310 HP
    http://bensonwdby.home.comcast.net/~bensonwdby/mobius_lake.jpg
    Location - West Central Wisconsin, near St. Croix Falls

    Blue metal flake
    White top...
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    My days on the Board are numbered

    Mixed feelings stir - but a great opportunity for a newer boat has arisen that will leave me without our beloved Mobius and out of the Skiers Choice family. It was just to good to pass up. So this...
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    Heading back to The Liquid Edge for a long...

    Heading back to The Liquid Edge for a long weekend training with Wade Cox and Doug Meeker. There may be room for a few more at the clinics - Farmer City, Illinois.
  7. Thread: ski wake

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    There are many factors to a wake that make skiing...

    There are many factors to a wake that make skiing difficult. The width and depth of the troughs, the shape of the wake, the peak-to-peak width, the shape of the peak, elevation change between the...
  8. Thread: Boat Hours

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    Find yourself a group of younger 30-somethings to...

    Find yourself a group of younger 30-somethings to ski with. That will keep you young and get more time on the water. If you are in a situation where you need to negotiate for someone to pull you...
  9. Thread: Boat Hours

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    Or 99 Mobius has about 475 hours on it. We are...

    Or 99 Mobius has about 475 hours on it. We are skiers and rarely pull tubes or wakeboards and only run in calm water. Plus I have 3 other boats/locations I can ski behind depending on conditions.
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    Back in the early days - when we used to fall a...

    Back in the early days - when we used to fall a lot and hard - and we had an outboard - our practice was to turn around quickly after a fall and get back to the skier right away. Not at full...
  11. I wonder if this might be the vapor lock problem...

    I wonder if this might be the vapor lock problem several folks have discussed on this forum? Not a motorhead so that is the extent of my input on the mater.
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    This is the best way to intentionally drop a...

    This is the best way to intentionally drop a skier. But I think the question was more toward picking up after falling.
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    Grant - I started slalom when I was 16 and did...

    Grant - I started slalom when I was 16 and did not get my first lesson until I was 53. Since then I have vastly improved my skiing going from 15off at 28 mph to 28 off at 32 mph and taking a serious...
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    You read it right the fist time. We used a very...

    You read it right the fist time. We used a very large HO Freeride and ran 21-22 mph. Then we had the optin to go slower or shorter. One of our guys ran 17 and 15 and then about 3 at 13 mph. I...
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    Been cold and rainy and Windy. Only managed 1...

    Been cold and rainy and Windy. Only managed 1 set a day last two days. Tuesday we got on a big HO Freeride and ran slow. Ran the course at 15, 22, and 28 off at 22 mph. Accentuated your style...
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    waiting out the wind and rain.

    waiting out the wind and rain.
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    Great start to week of training

    Down here at The Liquid Edge after the first day of skiing for the week. Working on fundamentals of body position. Looking forward to a great week.
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    I learned behind underpowered outboards and in...

    I learned behind underpowered outboards and in cold water - we almost always did hop-starts from shore. So decades have burned that into me. I have never successfully gotten up with two feet in. I...
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    2012 A2 HO rubber front with rtp

    2012 A2 HO rubber front with rtp
  20. I have a 99 Mobius - which is basically an...

    I have a 99 Mobius - which is basically an Outback. WE run it through the course all the time at shorter ropes. It is not the flattest wake in the world but it is perfectly fine for most serious...
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    Not much for open water...

    Not much for open water...
  22. My list also. How was the water level ? Is it...

    My list also. How was the water level ? Is it considered normal right now? I had heard it was way down some time ago.

    How did you nkow where it was safe to run?
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    Nice thing about the shaker siphon is you never...

    Nice thing about the shaker siphon is you never have a leaky cap to deal with. Keeps gas off the boat and out of the lake. But those are nice cans ...
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    Keep in mind that you may need to lift your caddy...

    Keep in mind that you may need to lift your caddy at some point. Unless you want to fill 5 gals and then transfer to your gas caddy, anything bigger than 11 gals will probably require two people to...
  25. Poll: Hoping for May 9 - had a chance on Sunday May 4...

    Hoping for May 9 - had a chance on Sunday May 4 (Ice went out 4/28) - but just too frigid - no dry suit. May 4 morning temp was 37F.
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