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Old 06-02-2004, 04:59 PM
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We now have a 30 mph speed limit coming out of our cove/creek. I have tried tabs all the way down, and drives in multiple positions. I still throw a huge roller! Is my Apache just a pig, or am I an idiot?

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Old 06-02-2004, 05:51 PM
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"Is my Apache just a pig, or am I an idiot?"

I can't answer that cause either way you'll be upset!!!


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Not much more you can do except add weight to the front. A ballast tank up there can get the nose down and can be drained for normal driving. I have a 32 Active Thunder and at 30 I throw a big wake also, almost any boat that size will. On the tabs, if they are too far down you are producing a drag that will slow you and make the engines and drive work harder. I spent the last 4 days at LOTO where the speed limit at night is 30, I could stay on plane ok and had the tabs up and drive up so it is level, I had a good wake going but the nose was down so I could see....in the dark.
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Come on people, all this *****in about apache threads and your not gonna take advantage of this opportunity.....

It's definitely that your boat is a pig!!!!!!!!
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Come on people, all this *****in about apache threads and your not gonna take advantage of this opportunity.....

It's definitely that your boat is a pig!!!!!!!!
I thought the proper phrase was "Resin Bucket" !
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Don't let fat chicks on your boat
or just move them to the front. should cure the problem.
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What size tabs are you running.
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Have you tryed unhooking the trailer??
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Don't let fat chicks on your boat
I was just going to say... " Throw your fat girlfriend overboard "........ but it seems some one else thought of the same thing......
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