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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 07-03-2014, 8:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,849
Posted By Bakes
Just switch to the hydrofoil. Way better than...

Just switch to the hydrofoil. Way better than surfing.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-03-2014, 7:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,516
Posted By Bakes
Tis 60 kilometers per hour....I doubt the French...

Tis 60 kilometers per hour....I doubt the French use miles per hour.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-11-2014, 6:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By Bakes
You may have a bad water pump. Not the pump at...

You may have a bad water pump. Not the pump at the bottom of the engine, rather the water pump kind of at the top of the engine. Who knew these things had 2 pumps. It is driven by the serpentine...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-21-2014, 8:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,668
Posted By Bakes
That's the point....just like everybody else in...

That's the point....just like everybody else in the country. Seriously, most over-crowded lakes I have ever been on. As much as I hated living in Louisiana, the endless all day flat water was to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-27-2014, 8:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,956
Posted By Bakes
And he used the windshield as a grab bar....very...

And he used the windshield as a grab bar....very poor form.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-07-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By Bakes
If you are up for a little travel (2-4 hr...

If you are up for a little travel (2-4 hr depending), lousiana has endless butter. May sound like a lot of driving but I would rather drive 5 hours for good water than 10 minutes for a crowded,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-05-2014, 5:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,361
Posted By Bakes
We never have any probs with death from carbon...

We never have any probs with death from carbon monoxide with my brothers LSV and it has the same motor.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-04-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,513
Posted By Bakes
There is a reason wakeboarders peak earlier on in...

There is a reason wakeboarders peak earlier on in life. Usual path is some sort of injury resulting in imperfect biomechanics. Now add 10-15 years of hard use that a wake athlete will put on...
Forum: Find A Third/Be A Third 02-26-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,615
Posted By Bakes
There are a few dudes that put in at the oxbow in...

There are a few dudes that put in at the oxbow in Boyce on e Red River. Seems like there is a red x-star and an epic that frequent the area on the weekends. Otherwise, it is just a paradise of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-26-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bakes
This is kinda what it looked like. Towable cover...

This is kinda what it looked like. Towable cover underneath. EZ on, EZ off. No mold problems in Louisiana for 2 years. A bit spendy at $450 but well worth it.
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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,276
Posted By Bakes
For 2 years I used my towable cover with the...

For 2 years I used my towable cover with the tower up and then put a cover designed for a T top center console boat over everything. The over cover did get a little bit of what appeared to be...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-22-2014, 5:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,188
Posted By Bakes
http://www.chem1.com/acad/sci/wat-images/water_sp_...

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I would not be too concerned. But I would be unconcerned based on the fact that it takes a large chunk of metal encased in...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-20-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,556
Posted By Bakes
Baggy. No question. I have a boost, a bare and...

Baggy. No question. I have a boost, a bare and a kokatat plus about 4-5 adrenaline water sports baggies for kids. The boost leaks around the neck for some people but is really comfortable since...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 02-08-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,261
Posted By Bakes
Thanks for the info. Definitely have a few lakes...

Thanks for the info. Definitely have a few lakes to try out. All 200-300 miles away though. As much as I hated Lousiana, I did love the endless, all day, warm butter of the Red River. Prospect...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-08-2014, 4:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 27,823
Posted By Bakes
Every time a see a nice boat covered in snow it...

Every time a see a nice boat covered in snow it makes me cringe a little. That is a lot of time and energy making something nice only to store it outdoors again. I had to keep my boat out for 2...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-07-2014, 7:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By Bakes
$26k way too much for an 01 tige. I would have a...

$26k way too much for an 01 tige. I would have a hard time paying over $20k for it...especially with that engine. It is adequate at sea level unloaded...severely under powered though at altitude.
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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-06-2014, 7:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,472
Posted By Bakes
I think pricing boats at $170k is a great idea...

I think pricing boats at $170k is a great idea for boat builders. All of a sudden, $100k seems like a deal and if you can get it for $90k you are stealing it. Genius if you ask me. This way they...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-30-2014, 1:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Bakes
Well....I did the math and having a pontoon boat...

Well....I did the math and having a pontoon boat (*or any houseboat, pontoon, etc) costs quite a bit. The only way it is cost effective is if you go several times per year. If you are a hit powell...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-29-2014, 7:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Bakes
I've definitely thought about the pontoon boat...

I've definitely thought about the pontoon boat option. It is my plan of I cannot come up with a satisfactory camping plan.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-29-2014, 6:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 933
Posted By Bakes
Another boat camping question -- remote location

Working through my boat camping plans for the summer. Looking at doing Powell 1-3 times this summer but will be camping rather than house boating. I'm looking for ideas on great tent camping...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-23-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,532
Posted By Bakes
You can get in on a milehigh wakeboarding trip to...

You can get in on a milehigh wakeboarding trip to Powell for $800-$1000 all inclusive (*well that's what their website says). Only way you are going to get cheaper than that is if someone else pays...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-02-2014, 1:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,669
Posted By Bakes
Unless you are a mechanic, enjoy projects and...

Unless you are a mechanic, enjoy projects and have lots of spare time to keep it running, I would avoid $8k boats. There are a bunch of them out there that folks are having a great time in for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-27-2013, 5:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,147
Posted By Bakes
Stencil "no tubing withing 500 yards" on it then...

Stencil "no tubing withing 500 yards" on it then put it out on you favorite cove
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-26-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,261
Posted By Bakes
Thanks for the tips. John Martin and the other...

Thanks for the tips. John Martin and the other lakes in the area are definitely on my short list.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-26-2013, 9:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,261
Posted By Bakes
I'm in Colorado Springs. Chatfield can support...

I'm in Colorado Springs. Chatfield can support about 2-3 boats but has about 30 on it per day. Pueblo was ok for a couple hrs in the morning but we ended up riding through the trees at the far...
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