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    Hi, Having tried a lot of boards recently,...

    Hi,

    Having tried a lot of boards recently, wide and flat with skim style sharp rails is what you want for a fast board that will make the most of whatever wake is available on the day.

    Of all...
  2. Thread: Melted Board

    by mpbanskie
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    Quick update on the melted board as not many of...

    Quick update on the melted board as not many of us have taken a power tool to our boards, here is what I found expect first and unexpected second -

    Expected
    Its a polystyrene foam core, very...
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    I fitted an aftermarket closed loop to my 5.7...

    I fitted an aftermarket closed loop to my 5.7 engine -again cost benefit might be marginal, but my reasoning was -

    1) I run exclusively in very salty water
    2) The engine is the 2015 EXT CAT...
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    I should add, if this is happening for the first...

    I should add, if this is happening for the first time, check you engine temp and anything that could be contributing to higher temps - strainer, impeller, oil level etc

    mpbanskie.
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    Its fuel evaporating in the hose to the engine,...

    Its fuel evaporating in the hose to the engine, when the engine is running there is enough fuel flow to self cool when you stop it starts to evaporate. Easy fix is to dip a rag in cold water from the...
  6. Thread: Melted Board

    by mpbanskie
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    Winter ? 27708

    Winter ?
    27708
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    Hi, Very few saltwater boats on the forum, I...

    Hi,

    Very few saltwater boats on the forum, I did a lot of searching before buying mine, its my first inboard and wanted to be sure what I was getting into.

    Across all the major brands there is...
  8. Thread: Melted Board

    by mpbanskie
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    Hi, OP Update - My first attempt to use the...

    Hi,

    OP Update - My first attempt to use the sun to reshape the board was not the best idea, the board has become very badly delaminated to the extent that last night I used a dremel to cut out a...
  9. How To Drop The Rope Wakesurfing, From One Beginner To Others

    Hi,

    I have only just learned to drop the rope and recover back into the sweet spot at will and so thought it would be useful to other beginners to document what helped me while its still fresh.
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    Can't help on the wave shape, but can second...

    Can't help on the wave shape, but can second Moombamarc's comment about the board -

    "Once I bought a skim 2 fin style board I can ride no problem in the wave no rope."

    I have tried a few boards...
  11. Thread: Melted Board

    by mpbanskie
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    Melted Board

    Hi,

    Just a short note of caution, we left one of our boards exposed to sunlight while we were out for two hours. On return the board had sagged very badly in the areas where the paint was darkest....
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    Moomba Outback V - Saltwater Edition

    Short film of a typical day in the life of our Outback V


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I-37Uev70Q

    While there is no saltwater edition mine is possibly the only one with a full closed loop...
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    Saltwater Flush Routine

    Hi,

    I am new to inboards (30+ years of outboards in the salt). When I see other boaters flushing their inboards with fresh water after using in salt water, they give two big blips of the throttle...
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