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Old 05-10-2021, 05:37 PM
MTB020 MTB020 is offline
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Exclamation Looking for wake help! 2018 XT23

Thought I'd see if anyone has insight or advice for my XT23 on getting the best wake possible. It throws and ok wake but really only in calm water. I usually have 2-3 total people in the boat while surfing so not a huge amount of weight. I installed the wake makers rear bags in the back though the bags don't look any bigger than the stock? I also have 8 50 pound lead bags just delivered. Usually doing 40 on the tab opposite the surfer and 0 on the other two, seems to be the best setting.

Anyone help with where I should throw the weight, what tab settings I should try? Just looking for a killer wake I can work on my 360's and or a long wake to really have fun using the entire thing. Any help greatly appreciated!!!
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Old 05-10-2021, 10:07 PM
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I'd try the lead mostly midship and factory settings and play with the speed of the factory settings. With your set-up you should be fine. What is the depth of the water in the area you surf? Others will chime in as the exact needed depth, but I think you need 15' ++

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Old 05-10-2021, 10:56 PM
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More weight does not necessary make wave bigger but will make it thicker with more push. Speed and surf tabs will control size. I would try starting a 20% less tab than stock settings and work your way up allowing time for the wave to form. Slower speed taller and faster speed longer.

Like Stevo said put extra lead midship. maybe a 50 up front and 50 to move around as needed.

What speed are you at?
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Old 05-13-2021, 11:51 AM
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[mention]LostDriver669 [/mention] has the details on that model. He can help you out
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