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Old 05-19-2017, 12:01 AM
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X2 Surf and Ski Setup

Hi All. Just purchased my first Mastercraft being a 2014 X2 with pro pack which includes the gen 2 surf system and centre plate. It has the 3 stock under floor ballast tanks. Just wondering if anyone has nailed a setup for surfing natural and goofy and also a setting for slalom skiing (I generally ski at 15 off 34mph). Any starting advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:09 AM
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Center plate down 70% for skiing. I replaced the stock rear bags with larger ones for surfing and wakeboarding. I haven't messed much with the factory surf settings. More weight in the front hurts surf performance, unless you counter it with weight in the rear.

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Old 05-19-2017, 07:09 PM
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Thanks for the info. I purchased mine second hand and the factory presets have been messed with so just wondering what the factory settings are? Do u put any ballast in the front when skiing?
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:15 PM
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These are the factory settings. I haven't tried adding any weight to the front when skiing.

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Old 05-20-2017, 07:04 AM
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Awesome thanks. I'll give it a run tomorrow and see how we go.
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Old 05-23-2017, 03:52 PM
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Center plate down 70% for skiing. I replaced the stock rear bags with larger ones for surfing and wakeboarding. I haven't messed much with the factory surf settings. More weight in the front hurts surf performance, unless you counter it with weight in the rear.

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What did you replace the rear piggy back bags with? I would like to get some additional weight back there but not sure what would fit.
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Old 05-23-2017, 05:28 PM
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What did you replace the rear piggy back bags with? I would like to get some additional weight back there but not sure what would fit.
do you have any additional ballast in the back besides the factory. wakemakers makes a bag to fit the x2 (400 lbs per side) but you can get more in there like the xstar 700lbs.
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Old 05-24-2017, 07:33 AM
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I have the gen2 piggyback sacs that I believe are 400 lbs. It would be great if I could upgrade those to something larger but wasn't sure what would fit (and be safe for the hard tanks).
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Old 05-24-2017, 08:24 AM
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I replaced mine with my previous non-gen 2 boat bags. I think they are around 450 pounds. There is probably a little more space in the compartment for a larger bag yet. I can fit a life jacket or two on top of mine and still close the top.

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Old 05-25-2017, 06:28 AM
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Found that the factory settings worked pretty well with only a few people in the boat. My x2 only has underfloor ballast with no bags in rear lockers. I found it interesting that it states pins for the surf tabs should be in the aft hole? Mine is in the front. Does it make much difference.
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