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    I’m late to this thread , but wanted to add my...

    I’m late to this thread , but wanted to add my congrats.

    The Makai has so much presence on the ramp……it’s a huge boat and a head turner.

    With annual price increases and interest rates on the...
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    Don't even get me started on the MTP when...

    Don't even get me started on the MTP when equipped with a powerboost! There isn't anyone who can definitively say what it includes and what it doesn't. I lurk and occasionally post on two Gen14...
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    I giggled that he has his trailer tongue...

    I giggled that he has his trailer tongue collapsed in that photo. You could fit an entire showroom in that thing
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    Technically you are correct but there is YUGE...

    Technically you are correct but there is YUGE caveat. This little note in the 2022 (and 2021) F-150 Tow guide:

    • Do not exceed trailer weight of 5,000 lbs. when towing with bumper only.
    ...
  5. 1. Congrats on the Mojo... Best bang for your...

    1. Congrats on the Mojo... Best bang for your buck in the market (well...tied for what I bought, but I'm biased lol)

    2. Where the hell are the pics??????? That's the best part of the forum!
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    This is actually a great point so I'll even...

    This is actually a great point so I'll even derail a little further..

    I'm sure there are a lot of F-150 owners out there being the most popular vehicle and all. The hitch on the f-150 is actually...
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    Yep!! Out of all the "sexy" upgrades I was...

    Yep!!

    Out of all the "sexy" upgrades I was offered and did get, this is the one I wish I would have sprung for! I won't have another boat over 5k pounds with surge brakes.

    My particular boat...
  8. Actually an interesting post @mgswake. I'm really...

    Actually an interesting post @mgswake. I'm really not sure if the majority of modern wake boat owners are insulated from the rising price of gas. I had a friend who sold Porsches (before the SUV...
  9. It is 89 like @larryarizona says... I would...

    It is 89 like @larryarizona says...

    I would bet the majority of us 400 owners still put in high octane whenever possible just for added peace of mind. Maybe putting in 89 this year is a way to...
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    My advice if you have a 1/2 ton tow vehicle and a...

    My advice if you have a 1/2 ton tow vehicle and a relatively new wake boat....

    Don't go to the scales. Ignorance is bliss. Ask me how I know
  11. Will gas prices this summer alter your boating use/plans?

    We all knew this wasn't a poor man's hobby going in, BUT....

    Depending on what state you live in, how far you tow, and the fact that most of us put 91-93 octane in our Raptors; this year could...
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    Man. I always get jealous when you Southerners...

    Man.

    I always get jealous when you Southerners break out your boats this early.

    I'll tell you Hak, that thing looks better than it did the day you bought it! Looks good!
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    I'm sorry that happened to you @sandm The...

    I'm sorry that happened to you @sandm

    The incentivization of crime is bewildering to me. I work in Norcal, and the legislative inability for the police to enforce laws and punish criminals is...
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    Utah Boat Show was awesome!! Jam packed.... Red...

    Utah Boat Show was awesome!! Jam packed.... Red states have some advantages for sure. No masks even!

    Anyway, I always go to the boat show with full intent to buy, and this year was no exception....
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    Talked to one guy today.... Not much help. Was...

    Talked to one guy today....

    Not much help. Was told and I quote..

    "We've been making those for years, you'll be fine, it will handle your boat no problem" He also added .."I have no idea what...
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    Another aspect I never even thought about. ...

    Another aspect I never even thought about.

    I'm a pilot by profession and just like things done right and legal. Even if I was "assured" it was all good by the dealer and trailer manufacturer, I'd...
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    Nope. When you use the online configurator on...

    Nope. When you use the online configurator on MB's website, it's actually a BM. MetalCraft is used by my local dealer (the biggest MB dealer in the nation, who are actually pretty great). MC is about...
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    I hear you brother. They touted their powder...

    I hear you brother. They touted their powder coating as a huge advantage to the BM. If I had a DeLorean and could hit 88mph, I'd order a BoatMate instead.

    However...

    Right now I'm more...
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    But the sticker has a GVWR and a GAWR for "each...

    But the sticker has a GVWR and a GAWR for "each axle". Those numbers are different. Not disagreeing with you, just respectfully asking how that could be if it is indeed a single axle sticker?
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    Are you sure though? I understand that...

    Are you sure though? I understand that transferring the weight to the tow vehicle drive axle will put less stress on the trailer, but by definition the GVWR is clear....

    The maximum a trailer is...
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    I'm not sure. I will call them tomorrow and ask...

    I'm not sure. I will call them tomorrow and ask though. This is crazy if the placards are correct. The way I normally trailer my boat, it weighs in at 7880 (verified by Cat Scale). Full gas...500 in...
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    Is my trailer even legal!!??

    I donít know how I just noticed this. I went to my owners forum (I donít have a Moomba) but it is really small with not a lot of participationÖ.so I wanted to post here

    I donít see how my trailer...
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    Merry Christmas Everyone and THANK YOU

    From multiple helpful posts, from lengthy PM's, from personal texts about boats and tow vehicles, from actual offers to come help me do things....

    This forum is freaking awesome.

    Even after I...
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    Am I the only one tripping out that we are...

    Am I the only one tripping out that we are talking about 2023 model years right now???

    I have four months of solid boating with my 2021 new build, and it already feels old. lol.
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    I may try to get out there next week. Is it...

    I may try to get out there next week. Is it waaaayyyyy too cold mid-october? I have neoprene shirts and suits if needed. Never been there before and would like to get the boat once more before...
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