D3 drop-shipped a 68" Fusion such that it would arrive at my door on the day I left for a week-long 4th of July trip to the lake house. No buoys on the lake and seemingly perpetually flat water meant lots and lots and lots of free-skiing and fin tweaking- 8 days in a row of it, in fact. The first thing you notice about the Fusion is how insanely lightweight it is. It feels like...Read more
I've changed the oil twice so far this summer in my 2011 SN200. I use Mobil 1 Synthetic 10-40 with a Motorcraft filter (FL-1A).Ordinarily we would get in our skiing and get the oil nice and hot, then put the boat on the trailer when we do the change. Now that the boat is on the lift, it's we've deemed it too inconvenient to drive around to the other end of the lake to hook...Read more
I had a few different ideas for titles of this post, but I think this word was used more often than all other adjectives the other day in Milwaukee. A close second for the title would have been "It's wicked hot" which was Wade's phrase of the day as we endured the mid-40's air and water temps of the great midwest in October.
Wade Williams and his buddy Joe have been scoping out the Juneau Park...Read more
So, I had a crazy idea last night: What if I mounted my GoPro camera to the front of a helmet, facing directly DOWN? Wouldn't that capture everything my arms and core are doing? YES! Brilliant!I dusted off my old Ace Wake helmet (unused since eardrum blowout of 2007) and stuck a self-adhesive GoPro mount RIGHT to the front of it. Clamped it in place for the night and it was rock solid by this...Read more