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91SkiWi

Wicked wakesurf still around?

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91SkiWi

I’ve been messing with surf wedges since last year, I’ve gone through 7 different ones and still can’t find one that really gives a great curl. I’ve read numerous posts the one to have is the wicked one that imitates the Malibu surfgate style tab. Their website doesn’t work and I can’t find any info on who to email; does anyone have any insight as to if they are still making these?

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Dodger40

What kind of boat do you have?

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91SkiWi

2007 vlx, 1100 in each rear, wedge, and 300 in the middle. 

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tbullard

I ordered a shaper from them this winter.  I believe I initiated contact thru their facebook page. This is the email address they sent me tracking info from [email protected]

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Dodger40

I have the same boat as you and I have both goofy and regular sides I can sell you.  Are you interested? I’m not sure what it costs to ship? I only used it a few times. We usually wakeboard. 

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Brodie

Are you running a slight list on the surf side?  If not, this will help clean it up.  Also, curl does not add push IMO.  It is more a factor of having too steep of a wave due to not enough bow weight.

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ahopkinsVTX
3 hours ago, 91SkiWi said:

2007 vlx, 1100 in each rear, wedge, and 300 in the middle. 

If you are running 2200 pounds in the back and only 300 in the middle plus none in the bow it will not matter what surf device your use. you need the boat more equally weighted then that. You are probably washing out whatever surf device you have tried with all of that rear weight.

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91SkiWi

Generally have no one in the back and 4 people in the front and everyone else In the middle, human ballasts

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blk93jeepzj
32 minutes ago, 91SkiWi said:

Generally have no one in the back and 4 people in the front and everyone else In the middle, human ballasts

I'd say that is still not enough bow weight to overcome all the stern weight.  Need to aim for 40%/60% split bow/stern.  If you have 2200lbs plus 1000 lbs for wedge (approx) for 3300lbs in the rear you need 1320LBS in the bow and midship areas to even it out. 

 

I have a 23 foot and have 900lbs bags in the rear (1800lbs) plus wedge 1000 (approx), total 2800.

500 midship 

Around 700 in the bow.  

And a suck gate. 

Depending on passengers and where they sit can impact if I have to drain some rear ballast on one side or the other or both.  

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91SkiWi

Wow, what bags are you running for mid and bow? How many people do you generally have with that surf setup?

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blk93jeepzj

Factory midship is 500. 

Factory bow 250, additional bow bag 275, approx 200 lbs of lead. 

Can surf with as little as a driver and observer. 

The rear bags usually are not filled all the way. Around 750ish if I had to approximate.

Your boat has a smaller hull so I doubt you need the rear bags filled all the way since you are also using a surf device. But more bow weight is needed to even it out. 

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91SkiWi
15 hours ago, blk93jeepzj said:

Factory midship is 500. 

Factory bow 250, additional bow bag 275, approx 200 lbs of lead. 

Can surf with as little as a driver and observer. 

The rear bags usually are not filled all the way. Around 750ish if I had to approximate.

Your boat has a smaller hull so I doubt you need the rear bags filled all the way since you are also using a surf device. But more bow weight is needed to even it out. 

thank you! I'll try this!

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sChamblee
On 6/19/2018 at 8:36 AM, 91SkiWi said:

2007 vlx, 1100 in each rear, wedge, and 300 in the middle. 

Put a 3-500 sack in the bow. Problem solved. No reason it shouldn’t work. We run stock mls 1100 in the corners and the 3-500 in the nose. 11.2-11.8 mph 

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kerpluxal
On 6/19/2018 at 2:31 PM, blk93jeepzj said:

I'd say that is still not enough bow weight to overcome all the stern weight.  Need to aim for 40%/60% split bow/stern.  If you have 2200lbs plus 1000 lbs for wedge (approx) for 3300lbs in the rear you need 1320LBS in the bow and midship areas to even it out. 

 

I have a 23 foot and have 900lbs bags in the rear (1800lbs) plus wedge 1000 (approx), total 2800.

500 midship 

Around 700 in the bow.  

And a suck gate. 

Depending on passengers and where they sit can impact if I have to drain some rear ballast on one side or the other or both.  

almost the same here

I also have 400 in the rear coffins and 1000 in front.

Run with driver and me up to 10 people in boat... depending on people in boat I change my wedge position or no wedge at all

GoSurfAssist 

11.8 - 12.8 in speed range

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jrod604
On 2018-06-19 at 7:19 AM, Dodger40 said:

I have the same boat as you and I have both goofy and regular sides I can sell you.  Are you interested? I’m not sure what it costs to ship? I only used it a few times. We usually wakeboard. 

Hi, do you still have this for the regular side? thanks. 

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Dodger40

Sorry I sold them.

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