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Power Wedge


Tracey66

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Hi guys, I am new to the forum and new to surfing.

I bought a 2012 VTX and can get an alright wake with all ballasts full and an extra fat sac full on the passenger side, but when I put the power wedge down the wake turns to crap, all rough and foamy. Anyone have any suggestions to help us, please?

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Sounds like you probably have that hull maximized for weight in the rear with the ballasts full, adding wedge starts to work against you.  I would try to add weight in the bow and see if that helps.  If it continues I would start dropping weight in the rear ballasts until I was able to use that wedge to adjust the wave a bit.  If the wave is better with no wedge and full rear ballasts then so be it.  There are a ton of people who surf without using the wedge at all.  

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Thank you for your reply. Yes everything is maximized.

I will try the wedge with a few different configurations of ballasts and wedge.

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