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Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 03-07-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
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: 1,036
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: 2,310
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: 2,209
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: 1,869
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.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-24-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
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: 1,767
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: 2,135
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: 2,974
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: 161
Views: 18,598
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: 820
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.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-06-2014, 7:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,561
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: 807
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: 807
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: 807
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: 15
Views: 2,316
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: 5,445
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: 1,904
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: 2,974
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: 2,974
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...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-26-2013, 4:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By Bakes
Blue mesa reservoir -- anybody been there?

Anyone ride at blue mesa reservoir? It's on my hitlist for next summer. Trying to find good water in Colorado is proving tough.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-24-2013, 4:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,924
Posted By Bakes
Camping and boating thread

Let's see your boat camping pics and ideas. Houseboats and lake houses don't count. We just moved from Louisiana to Colorado so we will have to start camping more to get the good water before the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-24-2013, 4:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Bakes
NO WAY. That thing screams money pit. That...

NO WAY. That thing screams money pit. That level of obvious neglect and use in brackish water? Maybe if you lived in some foreign country and there were just no other used boats available...or...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 05-16-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,993
Posted By Bakes
Why are some of you defending his drinking and...

Why are some of you defending his drinking and driving? Not really a nanny state to take away a privilege from someone who has previously shown he was clearly not responsible (DUI = clearly...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2013, 1:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By Bakes
Yep...they changed the entire brake system. New...

Yep...they changed the entire brake system. New coupler, new brake lines, new calipers, new disks, new rims (this was after the caliper falling off fiasco).

Given at the parts needed for this...
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