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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-05-2016, 7:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By johnny_defacto
I have very little experience with the x-45, so...

I have very little experience with the x-45, so this may be worthless...

put your wake plate away (all the way up). Even though it is a "shaper" and not a "planer" (although shapers do act as...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-17-2016, 8:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,953
Posted By johnny_defacto
http://www.axiswakeboardboats.com there is...

http://www.axiswakeboardboats.com

there is also and "axis" forum at TheMalibuCrew forum as well.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-16-2016, 2:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,953
Posted By johnny_defacto
DELTA-bound and down....

FINALLY going to go ride the Delta in California, been wanting to do this for 9 years now, I am so pumped. This summer we are looking at staying in a house/condo on the water. Looking online at...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-02-2016, 7:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,385
Posted By johnny_defacto
I ran about 800-900 lbs of lead and steel shot in...

I ran about 800-900 lbs of lead and steel shot in my old boat for a few years, towed long distances a lot, had no issues. Now I only have 600 lbs in my boat at all times and have no issues towing or...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 01-02-2016, 7:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,006
Posted By johnny_defacto
In my first boat i melted down wheel weights into...

In my first boat i melted down wheel weights into baking trays, probably about 300-400 lbs total. Then I found Pop-products 40 lbs steel shot bags. When I got my new boat in 2011 I ditched the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 12-12-2015, 9:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,773
Posted By johnny_defacto
This video made me so stoked for Rusty. He has...

This video made me so stoked for Rusty. He has been kiling it for so long, but for the last few years I haven't really seen much of him. This little short has some amazing riding in it.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-07-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
Yeah man, I can see this could be an issue. I...

Yeah man, I can see this could be an issue. I never really thought of it because the big lakes I go to, if it is windy enough to white cap the lake, then you are basically SOL everywhere else to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 12-07-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,420
Posted By johnny_defacto
I have "poor mans thrusters" on my boat. I...

I have "poor mans thrusters" on my boat. I switched out all the factory pumps (800 gph to 1200 gph) and bigger hose, so now when I hit "drain" on one side I can get the rear of the boat to move a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-29-2015, 8:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
And the 18 foot I/O was a joke.... I would not...

And the 18 foot I/O was a joke.... I would not run chop in an old 18' I/O... or a 23 foot wakeboat.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-29-2015, 8:19 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
I see how that was misleading, I didn't mean he...

I see how that was misleading, I didn't mean he literally just moved a few words around, I meant that he said what I was saying in a different way. We were in agreement that people buy wake boats for...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-29-2015, 7:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
lol, I wasn't referencing the incorrect quote of...

lol, I wasn't referencing the incorrect quote of "pay" and "spend", I didn't notice that. I was just saying that I do understand that people buy and use wake-specific boats for all different reasons...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-29-2015, 7:04 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
Thank you for disagreeing with my post and then...

Thank you for disagreeing with my post and then copying it and moving some words around so it sounds like different from what I said, and then describing me to a T.

I do believe people use these...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-28-2015, 9:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
lol.... rough water ride??? I understand that...

lol.... rough water ride??? I understand that this is a concern to some people, but I have no idea why. There are a lot of different reasons to buy a wakeboat... layout, status, looks, styling,...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-21-2015, 6:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,627
Posted By johnny_defacto
Would love to see a full length CWB video now....

Would love to see a full length CWB video now....
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-10-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,576
Posted By johnny_defacto
Rode yesterday, water was 60, air was 50 and...

Rode yesterday, water was 60, air was 50 and windy at 10 mph. We trunk it til December. I usually take one set in early December in a heater shirt, then a set or two in January and february in a 3/2...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-06-2015, 2:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,838
Posted By johnny_defacto
A24 is the closest I have ridden. I have been...

A24 is the closest I have ridden. I have been behind two G21's, both with over-stock weight and a lot of people. The A-24 with stock plus plug n play and no wedge was better, bigger and longer...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-03-2015, 8:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
I think their simple concept is terrible. I have...

I think their simple concept is terrible. I have a more better simple-er concept.... reveal a boat that the majority of people would want sitting on their dock, or behind their tow truck, or in...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-03-2015, 7:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By johnny_defacto
I pulled both my rear tanks out of my 2011 A22,...

I pulled both my rear tanks out of my 2011 A22, they were Identical when placed side by side... but I was just eye balling it so one may be less than the other. Walter over at the Axis forum...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-03-2015, 8:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By johnny_defacto
I agree with the "more bow weight" advice. Axis...

I agree with the "more bow weight" advice. Axis really needs a lot of bow weight. Once you go above stock ballast, stock plug n play with 450's in the rear lockers, then you really have to start...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-03-2015, 8:37 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,362
Posted By johnny_defacto
It is a Malibu... or an Axis... I can't tell....

It is a Malibu... or an Axis... I can't tell. Doesn't matter, you know it will drive very well and will have a great shaped wake, I just hope it is a wake-forward machine and not a wave-forward...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-01-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,982
Posted By johnny_defacto
1. I do not know for sure that the A24 will need...

1. I do not know for sure that the A24 will need more than the A22. I have an '11 A22 with the 335 motor. No wedge, sumo 900's in rear completely full (I pulled my hard tanks out, before I had the...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-30-2015, 1:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,085
Posted By johnny_defacto
Nah, you definitely did not get it.

Nah, you definitely did not get it.
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 10-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,085
Posted By johnny_defacto
Bryan, Do not listen to anyone unless they tell...

Bryan, Do not listen to anyone unless they tell you to go demo both and then decide for yourself.

With that being said, go demo both boats and decide for yourself.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-26-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,832
Posted By johnny_defacto
I always thought wake surfing with same amount of...

I always thought wake surfing with same amount of ballast vs wakeboarding with same ballast would burn more gas, but some of you guys are saying the opposite. this would be an interesting topic.
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-20-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,497
Posted By johnny_defacto
I run Jared's Lead-Wake bags. 600#'s throughout...

I run Jared's Lead-Wake bags. 600#'s throughout the boat. They are excellent for getting that extra bow weight you can't get out of a hidden ballast bag, or for those touchy side to side boats,...
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