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Please explain Power Wedge 2 Settings

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Hey all,

2017 21 VLX.  I've tried to find a thread on this topic.  Unsuccessfully.  Can someone please explain the settings for the power wedge 2?  I've looked in the owners manual and can't find a clear answer.  I know that the settings control the amount of down force provided by the wedge, but I'm particularly confused about the "Lift" mode.  How does that one work and what benefit does it provide?  Also, what is the max speed you can go in "lift" mode?  Any help is appreciated!


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If you consider the wedge arms when viewed from the starboard side of the boat as the hour hand of a clock. 

When the wedge is "Stored", the wedge arms are at 9:30. This lifts the wedge foil out of the water so it doesn't drag on the surface of the water.

On "Lift" mode, think of the wedge arms at 5:30. This brings the front of the wedge foil higher than the rear of the foil. This causes the wedge to help lift the back of the boat at speed, therfore making the boat get on plane quicker.

On the Number settings, the foil is starting to have the rear of the foil higher than the front creating down force. #1 is the setting with the less foil angle, lets consider the wedge arms here as 6:30. #2 would be 7:00, #3 would be 7:30 and so on. Each higher numbered setting will increase the foil angle creating more down force. Also, the higher number is, the more it will lift the bow, along with a steeper wake.

Clear as mud? :)

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