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pat6969
07-14-2017, 03:04 PM
Should I be moving while filling ballast on my 2015 Mondo Surf or can I do it while floating idle?

jmvotto
07-14-2017, 03:12 PM
At idle or moving with the reversible pumps is fine

pat6969
07-14-2017, 03:37 PM
At idle or moving with the reversible pumps is fine

Perfect! Thanks!

TJG
07-14-2017, 03:40 PM
I was told that, for filling, moving forward in an idle/no wake speed is the best bet for filling them. Can be emptied at any speed.

jstenger
07-14-2017, 06:45 PM
Driving forward will fill them slightly faster.

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rdlangston13
07-15-2017, 12:00 PM
Driving forward will fill them slightly faster.

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I always figured moving forward on plane would fill them slightly slower. Interesting.

lsupcar
07-15-2017, 09:35 PM
I always figured moving forward on plane would fill them slightly slower. Interesting.

Not on plane. Just forward.

kaneboats
07-17-2017, 11:21 AM
If you are up on plane the boat is higher out of the water and so it's further/harder to pump. With the old aerator pumps and the scoop intake you could get the boat moving and create flow. With a reversible pump and mushroom valve I would think this effect is negligible.