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Forum: General Discussion 07-22-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,812
Posted By uplandbird
Sounds like you hated tubing before you had this...

Sounds like you hated tubing before you had this event, and you are using your own preventable mistake to justify your position. And now this thread is spiraling into the whole wake surf, wakeboard,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By uplandbird
I suppose I should knock on wood but Ive never...

I suppose I should knock on wood but Ive never had this experience. I do use USB instead of Bluetooth, mostly because the one thing Apple sucks at is phone battery life.
Forum: General Discussion 07-13-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,668
Posted By uplandbird
A value priced surf monster could be a used X23.

A value priced surf monster could be a used X23.
Forum: General Discussion 07-08-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,324
Posted By uplandbird
Honestly it looks exactly like my X23, except for...

Honestly it looks exactly like my X23, except for the curve in the windshield.
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 45,007
Posted By uplandbird
You should reach out to Sean at KC Watersports. ...

You should reach out to Sean at KC Watersports. He's handled my software updates- or helped me handle them.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,340
Posted By uplandbird
Sharp looking boat

Sharp looking boat
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,518
Posted By uplandbird
I second the idea of getting it out of the water...

I second the idea of getting it out of the water on a trailer and see what you can learn
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By uplandbird
Makes sense. Although does my mechanic weigh 300...

Makes sense. Although does my mechanic weigh 300 lbs and jump up and down on it?
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By uplandbird
My concern with lead, versus bags, is that the...

My concern with lead, versus bags, is that the hard tanks fill first, then the bags. Therefore the hard tank is in fact "hard" before the weight is on top. Insert bad joke here...

When you have...
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,169
Posted By uplandbird
Does anyone reinforce the floors under the bags...

Does anyone reinforce the floors under the bags when running lead? I saw that above and Ive been thinking about that myself. Not the engine walls, the floor. My dealer said he had to send an X20...
Forum: General Discussion 06-16-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By uplandbird
Should I reinforce the flooring under the lead? ...

Should I reinforce the flooring under the lead? Im thinking even thin plywood would distribute the weight of the bags a little. Or is this not a concern?
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,386
Posted By uplandbird
So what happens if the pontoon is tied hard to...

So what happens if the pontoon is tied hard to the dock you are moving and the dock begins to sink. Could a pontoon save it or do they both get destroyed?

2500 bucks seems like decent insurance...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By uplandbird
it seems that Centurion has done a nice job...

it seems that Centurion has done a nice job working the pro and social media circuits. It seems to me that a large number of surfing videos I see are being filmed behind a Centurion. That being...
Forum: General Discussion 06-03-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By uplandbird
X23 owners that ALSO use lead

I have read the various posts about where to put lead in the X23 and get somewhat conflicting information.

I personally feel like I achieved the best results by adding lead under the rear...
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,243
Posted By uplandbird
Wonder if the dealer took the door and bags and...

Wonder if the dealer took the door and bags and gave them to another customer under warranty. Then hoped your excitement would buy some time. I'd be shocked if that was left off the boat on the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,781
Posted By uplandbird
Cool and rain this weekend in KC I'm afraid.

Cool and rain this weekend in KC I'm afraid.
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,598
Posted By uplandbird
Despite your all caps claim the wave was 36ft out...

Despite your all caps claim the wave was 36ft out it wasn't. By their own admission.

The majority of the time that kid was out about 30-32 feet. Minus the 5 feet of the back deck. Minus the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,598
Posted By uplandbird
It would be interesting if a test was possible...

It would be interesting if a test was possible between boats that weigh highly similar amounts. Say within 100 pounds of each other.

I know this is not easily done as boats, gear, gas, people,...
Forum: General Discussion 05-06-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,355
Posted By uplandbird
So I got mine to work eventually. I'll tell you...

So I got mine to work eventually. I'll tell you I spent WAY more time trying to set it up than I ever did using it. Integration was painful and ultimately not very usable/functional. I'd love...
Forum: General Discussion 05-03-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,598
Posted By uplandbird
I'll third that motion. But you also rode behind...

I'll third that motion. But you also rode behind the wrong X23.
Forum: General Discussion 04-19-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,973
Views: 581,557
Posted By uplandbird
Had the boat pulled out of storage on Friday. ...

Had the boat pulled out of storage on Friday. Just in time for projected 2 inches of snow tonight in Kansas City. WTH. Good thing we didnt dewintertize and the dealer is keeping it in his showroom.
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 33,435
Posted By uplandbird
For those of you that put lead in your X23, could...

For those of you that put lead in your X23, could you share how much and where you place it?

I have had great success with lead under the rear bags. As I read back through early posts on the X23...
Forum: Ballast 04-07-2021, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By uplandbird
This is great info. Thanks! Where on the STBD...

This is great info. Thanks! Where on the STBD side did you put the lead? Did you sacrifice the cooler space? Or Trash Can? Or both?
Forum: Ballast 04-07-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By uplandbird
Did you ever get an answer to this question? I...

Did you ever get an answer to this question? I have 400 and I put them under the bags in the rears. Ive been happy with that. But some say its better under the tower footings. Curious if anyone...
Forum: General Discussion 04-05-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,261
Posted By uplandbird
I own 2 of them. Figured one in front and one in...

I own 2 of them. Figured one in front and one in back (boat must be boarded in the front while in my slip). They are a little big and as such do not fit securely on the seat because of the seat...
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