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    if it was me, I'd remove covers from hinges and...

    if it was me, I'd remove covers from hinges and leave hinges attached to boat. then drop in new covers, ensure they fit right and reinstall screws.

    I would think if you remove hinges with covers,...
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    if you bottomed out, I bet a soda you have a...

    if you bottomed out, I bet a soda you have a slight tweak in your prop.
    happened to us bottoming out and hitting a small rock. tweaked it enough to do what you are experiencing but was hard to...
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    had a few boats that did this over the years and...

    had a few boats that did this over the years and as zabooda calls out, usually due to having the rudder turned while fully loaded up and heavy acceleration.
    if it's happening every time, might check...
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    my .02 fwiw... if you store indoors, drain raw...

    my .02 fwiw...

    if you store indoors, drain raw water empty and stick boat away for the winter.
    if you store outdoors or somewhere that gets zero or below in the winter I'd recommend draining raw...
  5. I have not seen many locations in the pacNW that...

    I have not seen many locations in the pacNW that you can do that with. most campgrounds/lakes in the west are state/federal owned and have a 2 week limit or are not in improved areas where you would...
  6. never used one on any of our boats and don't see...

    never used one on any of our boats and don't see many that do use them. Larry is right from boatmate. they build a pretty nice trailer but even our old metalcrap trailer out of SLC towed our 22ve...
  7. absolutely not unless you are going into the...

    absolutely not unless you are going into the 23/24ft premium boats that scale out pushing 9000lbs.
    1/2 ton are perfectly fine for most boats even with lead/gear. we towed a tige z3 first then an...
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    996, seeing your pics reminds me of larry gebert...

    996, seeing your pics reminds me of larry gebert in boise. saw him on the lake many times thru the years and he was a beast on the ski.
    18 years straight of waterskiing once every week. heard...
  9. my old f150 with the 5.3 was 8-10mpg's towing. ...

    my old f150 with the 5.3 was 8-10mpg's towing. the superduty is the same with the v10.
    our silverado with the 5.3 averaged 13 from wisconsin to utah and 14 here in vegas going from home to the...
  10. don't feel bad if you end up with a garage full...

    don't feel bad if you end up with a garage full of rigs that don't do much :)
    we have a '16 silverado z71 that pretty much only tows. it's only logged 4k in the last 2 years and majority was back...
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    this. we bought 2/3 wetsuits and they were great...

    this. we bought 2/3 wetsuits and they were great for upper50's water temp. surfing I'd also recommend neoprene aquasox. keeping the feet warm helps a TON if not in bindings.
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    depends on the insurance I would say.... from...

    depends on the insurance I would say....
    from skisafe:

    What am I not covered for under my policy?
    Unfortunately, we canít cover everything. Here are some things your policy may exclude:
    ...
  13. Thread: Dealer Response

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    2 thoughts here.... taking weeks to get service...

    2 thoughts here.... taking weeks to get service done and multiple follow up calls is about par for the course for boat dealers. some are better and some are MUCH worse. frustrating as it can seem,...
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    in colder climates we lived in, typically when...

    in colder climates we lived in, typically when air temps drop below 70 we stop. 65deg on the driveway seems a whole lot colder than 65deg on the lake.
    water temps in boise never went above the...
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    that engine will run all day long on 87 if all...

    that engine will run all day long on 87 if all you need to do is a 3 hour tour and back to the boat ramp as a pleasure cruise.
    that engine will grenade all day long on 87 IF you are loaded down...
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    I'd pick up the supra if it was me. my cousin...

    I'd pick up the supra if it was me. my cousin had a gs22 tho and LOVED it. said the wake was not the best at anything but solid overall and build quality was great compared to the 2 'bu's he came...
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    guy was at powell when it happened iirc. wonder...

    guy was at powell when it happened iirc. wonder if he told them he only buys gas at dangling marina?? I know this has been an issue on the tige forums for guys at powell and have the larger HP...
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    could be a likely explanation however interested...

    could be a likely explanation however interested if powell allows you to fill up yourself. the 2 marinas I have bought gas at out west do not let you fill. they have to do it from start to finish....
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    having a relationship with a dealer is good only...

    having a relationship with a dealer is good only if they have product to sell you. fwiw, we bought our supra from a dealer in spokane as the dealer in nampa at the time didn't really want our...
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    I would suspect that moomba slots are a little...

    I would suspect that moomba slots are a little tough to come by.
    supra slots are around if you look for them. some dealers sold out, some not even close.
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    not sure who this is but I know the shop in boise...

    not sure who this is but I know the shop in boise had a blown 575. took indmar a month before they warranted it after collecting water/oil and ecu data. then another couple months to ship and swap...
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    if they are out of build slots, then you should...

    if they are out of build slots, then you should be able to order from a different dealer? skiers choice territories are kinda funny that way but never hurts to ask since your dealer can't service...
  23. Thread: Winterization.

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    I always use stabil but it's because I have...

    I always use stabil but it's because I have always had good luck with it. can't go wrong with either.
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    boat manuf. should offer paint protection film on...

    boat manuf. should offer paint protection film on the rear transom as an option. for a couple hundred, I'd choose that option all day long and with all the crap removed on the transom, it would be a...
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    haha. that's pretty good. guy at work just...

    haha. that's pretty good.
    guy at work just picked up a new model 3. not impressed at all. fit/finish is kinda weak. neighbor behind me has a deposit on a launch edition rivian that is supposed...
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