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    Just moved from Oregon to Athens (west of...

    Just moved from Oregon to Athens (west of Huntsville) last summer. Just picked up another boat and will be on Guntersville as soon as it warms up.
  2. Tie a shoelace around the bottom of the fuselage.

    Tie a shoelace around the bottom of the fuselage.
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    Boat is Sold!

    Boat is Sold!
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    2007 Calabria Team-V

    10898

    http://bend.craigslist.org/boa/4625638180.html


    http://www.onlyinboards.com/Details.aspx?ID=44759


    Y'all know the drill. Would be willing to deliver within a reasonable (agreed...
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    $8 thin neoprene fishing/hunting gloves at...

    $8 thin neoprene fishing/hunting gloves at Walmart. I used to buy a few pairs at a time. They work pretty well and you can put on another dry set for your next run time and time again.
  6. Thread: Used Boat Help

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    I would go with the Tige for a few different...

    I would go with the Tige for a few different reasons.

    Newest, cheapest, and being in TX you should have access to your choice of Tige specific dealerships. The later model years have a pretty...
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    The X Star In South Carolina popped back up on...

    The X Star In South Carolina popped back up on eBay. It was an 06 and he stated in the ad that his rock bottom was 35k.
    ...
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    Crap....it's not there anymore. I've been helping...

    Crap....it's not there anymore. I've been helping a buddy shop for a boat and stumbled on it this morning.

    I want to say the buy it now was 35k OBO. It was really nice.

    :-(

    Either someone...
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    There's an 05 x star on eBay right now in your...

    There's an 05 x star on eBay right now in your neck of the woods. SC I believe and the buy it now price was pretty good. Black and red. Pretty sure it has low hours as well.
  10. Thread: 1000th member

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    1000th member

    We're at 998 right now. Pretty cool.
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    I rode a 38" one piece bar for years before...

    I rode a 38" one piece bar for years before having a B39 two piece with an extreme front wing and N2O. I didn't have a single complaint about the two piece.

    I would recommend either doing the...
  12. Thread: Le 36

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    There's a pretty nice fork top ski on ebay right...

    There's a pretty nice fork top ski on ebay right now. 2200 and free shipping.
  13. B39 slider will have 2 inch bolt spacing and all...

    B39 slider will have 2 inch bolt spacing and all the aftermarket rear wings and sliders are set up for 1 3/4 spacing. I wouldn't machine anything on the slider because you're going to be drilling a...
  14. I did the b39 mod and got the slider from Shu. It...

    I did the b39 mod and got the slider from Shu. It was pretty easy to do and rode great. You will lose 1/4 inch of adjustment because the bolt spacing is different between the b39 and the standard 1...
  15. Thread: Boating Fails

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    Years ago I was in line at a ramp at Shasta and...

    Years ago I was in line at a ramp at Shasta and had a beautiful all black super air nautique being pulled by an all black hummer in front of me. It was busy and we had about ten minutes in line. The...
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    The front of the rear wing needs to be shimmed...

    The front of the rear wing needs to be shimmed down to increase lift.
  17. Thread: eBay

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    All legit reasons.....I can understand. Just...

    All legit reasons.....I can understand. Just venting a bit. If I sell something on eBay and decide to do it auction style then I've committed to seeing it through. People have contacted me asking...
  18. Thread: eBay

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    eBay

    It really bugs me when someone lists an item on eBay (full Anser) for auction with no buy it now price then ends the auction early. Why not just put a buy it now price....maybe someone could have...
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    Call around and get someone in the aircraft...

    Call around and get someone in the aircraft maintenance field on the phone. Ask them if they know anyone who does dye penetrant. Someone will know someone.
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    I could catch my fingernail on mine as well. I...

    I could catch my fingernail on mine as well. I was never so relieved to see a scratch.
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    Find someone who can do a dye penetrant...

    Find someone who can do a dye penetrant inspection on it. I had what I thought was a crack on my LEX and it even had a split into another direction. Dye pen confirmed it wasn't cracked. I some how...
  22. Thread: Wing review

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    Wing review

    If anyone has had a chance to ride the Next wings could you post up a review. Curious about their performance vs other oversized wings. The rear looks just like a SS LE38 bat.......true?
  23. Thread: Speakers

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    Hearing music "clearly" at the end of the rope...

    Hearing music "clearly" at the end of the rope and being on a small budget is hard. Buy some used hlcd speakers like the NVS, or wetsounds. I've seen lots of people moving older wetsounds to make...
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    When I had mine I had to remind myself that I had...

    When I had mine I had to remind myself that I had to sit further back on the seat. If you don't it will need tons of lift. Once I figured out where I needed to sit I used no more shim than on my rock...
  25. Thread: eBay find

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    It was gone within a couple hours of posting...

    It was gone within a couple hours of posting this......figured someone jumped on it.
  26. Thread: Cracked T-Bar

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    What he said. You don't know where the whole...

    What he said.

    You don't know where the whole forward fuselage and wing are going to go WHEN it comes apart. You also don't who will be riding it WHEN it comes apart.
  27. Thread: Cracked T-Bar

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    Hang it in the man cave. That's cracking in the...

    Hang it in the man cave. That's cracking in the thicker part of the fuselage and probably won't hold up for too many more hard landings.
  28. Thread: eBay find

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    eBay find

    FYI there's a shock tower with pump on eBay with a $150 buy it now price.
  29. Thread: Promo Photos

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    Marty, Is the rear wing bolt spacing 1.75 or...

    Marty,

    Is the rear wing bolt spacing 1.75 or 2.00 inches? Pretty much looks exactly like a b39 with the same fuselage mods most of us made to ours. Hopefully it has the narrower spacing.
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    Really, really, really interested in pics and...

    Really, really, really interested in pics and prices on this one!
  31. Thread: Rare SS blade

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    Rare SS blade

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-SKY-SKI-WATER-SKIIING-WITH-EXTREMELY-RARE-SS-STUNT-BLADE-/350794444501?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item51acfa6ed5

    Hmmmmm...
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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sky-Ski-/190835446123?_trk...

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sky-Ski-/190835446123?_trksid=p5197.m1992&_trkparms=aid%3D111000%26algo%3DREC.CURRENT%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D14%26meid%3D7522635264986889779%26pid%3D100015%26prg%3D1006%26rk%3D1%26sd...
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    There's a decent entry level ski on eBay right...

    There's a decent entry level ski on eBay right now. Opening bid is $800.
  34. Yeah misunderstood the first time. Never saw...

    Yeah misunderstood the first time.

    Never saw the cinch foot stays in person. The fact that they're adjustable too would pretty much make it a wash. Hard to beat the comfort of Marks though....
  35. I really liked cinch and used them for years. I...

    I really liked cinch and used them for years. I have a bigger foot so the rubber was always tight and made drysuit use even more uncomfortable. Marks are super comfortable and are loose enough for...
  36. Thread: New to me

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    New to me

    Sold my Tige to a forum member and just went and picked this baby up yesterday.

    07 Calabria Team V.

    I only wish that it wasnt February.
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    Man....if this was facebook I'd hit the like...

    Man....if this was facebook I'd hit the like button for sure.

    If I wasn't getting ready to pick up a new boat !!!
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    LE - fork top 32.5 LEX - bolt thru 33.5

    LE - fork top 32.5
    LEX - bolt thru 33.5
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    I always thought it was for LE eXtra.....hence...

    I always thought it was for LE eXtra.....hence the extra inch.
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    I think the performance gain from the wet length...

    I think the performance gain from the wet length of the new bars out weighs the low drag ride of the older LE/LEX. If someone were to try a longer version of the LEX it would probably flex too much....
  41. Thread: 2006 Tige 20i

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    It's staying in the foiling community too. :)

    It's staying in the foiling community too. :)
  42. Thread: 2006 Tige 20i

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    Sold!

    Sold!
  43. Thread: 2006 Tige 20i

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    Sale pending

    Sale pending
  44. Thread: Carbon handle.

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    Don't know about that particular one but I've had...

    Don't know about that particular one but I've had 2 carbon handles in the past. Neither one held up very well to board slappers with one resulting in a pretty good cut on my ankle after it broke.
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  45. Thread: 2006 Tige 20i

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    More interior

    More interior
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    Anyone in Maui through the 16th

    Anyone on the island interested in riding?

    Another foiler will be there through the 16th of December. Gas money and courtesy will be along for the ride.

    Thanks,

    Call Matt at 541-892-3660
  47. Thread: 2006 Tige 20i

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    2006 Tige 20i

    2006 Tige 20i (Direct Drive)
    20ft with 96 inch beam
    315hp Marine Power 5.7L (Vortec)
    55 operating hours
    Tower with pivoting board racks
    Oversized teak swim deck with hydrofoil cutout
    Stereo...
  48. Anchor buddy and dock buddy.

    Anchor buddy and dock buddy.
  49. Yep...forgot when I did mine it was epoxied and I...

    Yep...forgot when I did mine it was epoxied and I didn't want to attempt to take it apart.
  50. FYI....if you really are apprehensive about doing...

    FYI....if you really are apprehensive about doing it you can pay postage to/from me and I'll get it done for free.

    I'll leave the hand sanding and polishing up to you though....LOL
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