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16 hours ago, jaciche said:
I can't believe I saw an 03 VLX for sale in Texas last weekend for 45k. Here's one for 42k with a nice stereo:
We go round and round about upgrading to a newer boat. My gut tells me to keep our current boat. Keep it simple stupid
I have no interest in selling my boat now...but if some sucker wants to give me that kind of money (I saw the other one as well...my boat has a lot more upgrades than either), I'll take their money and miss out on the remainder of the boating season.
On 7/7/2020 at 5:38 PM, Smokedvw said:
I had been reading that the Acme 2315 sounded like a good choice for the 01 VLX and Monsoon 325 for surfing but not sure about the other uses. I also found various details on different props so knowing real world experience of people with this hull and setup would be great to hear
2315 is pretty aggressive for this hull. If you are looking for an aggressive prop, do a 2313 instead. Get at least a slight bit more speed with the additional cup.On 7/7/2020 at 8:04 PM, williemon said:
i have the same boat as you and don’t use any ballast except for the wedge and people. Often about 4 adults and 3 to 4 teenagers. I chose the oj 905 which is a 14.75 x 15.25. The slalom rpm at 30 and 32 is around 3300 and 3400 give or take. Less than 3500 for sure. For surfing it seems fine but I manually try to hold 10.5 and 11 mph . Wakeboarding I try to hold 18. A lower pitch would make hand holding the speed a bit easier mostly while wakeboarding. Surfing I can hold it fine seems like. Surf rpm is around 2700 ish rpm. I could probably be happy with just a tad less pitch so that 30 mph slalom was at say 3400 to 3500. I think the old 14.5 x 14.25 props would run 3700 or 3800 rpm at 30 mph. Too much.rpm and fuel for my taste. I don’t run max rpm so top end speed is of no use to me since I don’t barefoot. 36 mph is about as fast as I go even cruising or outrunning a storm but I did not want to run over 3600 rpm since that’s a big drain on fuel. This may help in your search for a good prop.
That's not enough prop for him if he is going to run any real ballast. As for holding speed - that's what Perfect Pass is for!
Anyone have any suggestions on a seat riser for 2015 247 LSV?
my 2006 23Lsv Sunscape sold for $54k new. im guessing yours sold for $58k ish.
Can you list some of the big ticket options, trailer ... dual or single axle, brakes, tower, engine, etc?
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