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[Official] 2017 Supreme Surf Ballast/Tab Setup Thread

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h20king    772

I'd like to hear about his set-up too, but I think what he means is he weights his boat first to create the listed wave and only uses the QS tabs to clean up/smooth the wave. This is instead of trying to bury the QS tabs to create a wave which may not have the push.

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NW Vettes    11

1. Boat Model: 2017 S238 with 1100 lb fly highs in rear locker

2. Regular or Goofy: Regular 

3. Bow Ballast Percent: 0

4. Center Bow Tank Ballast Percent: 0

5. QF Port Percent: 100

6. QF Starboard Percent: 100

7. PnP Port Weight: 100

8. PnP Starboard Weight: 50

9. Other Ballast Weight (ie. Lead): 500 total with 300 in port locker back and 200 in starboard back locker

10. Number of Crew and positioning: 4 adults and 4 kids. Scattered but non in bow. 

11. QuickSurf Port Setting: 0

12. QuickSurf Starboard Setting: 50

13. Stinger Tab Setting: 75

14: Picture: none but large wave and lots off push. I'm 5' 10" 200#

 

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NW Vettes    11

This was the wave but still wasn't dialed in. Plus the crew saw me taking a pic and moved to starboard lol. I was able to make it a little bigger and longer later in the night

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Cwazy1    87

that looks really good! Especially with all your crew on the wrong side.

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NW Vettes    11
On 6/30/2017 at 10:31 PM, NW Boat Sports said:

What lake?

Coeur d'Alene

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MFaso    56

1. Boat Model: 2017 S238 with WakeMakers ballast upgrade

2. Regular or Goofy: Regular 

3. Bow Ballast Percent: 0

4. Center Bow Tank Ballast Percent: 0

5. QF Port Percent: 100

6. QF Starboard Percent: 100

7. PnP Port Weight: 100

8. PnP Starboard Weight: 40

9. Other Ballast Weight (ie. Lead): 500 total with 400 in port locker back and 100 in starboard back locker

10. Number of Crew and positioning: 2 adults and 2 little kids. Friend driving and wife taking pictures. Kids are up front. 

11. QuickSurf Port Setting: 0

12. QuickSurf Starboard Setting: 55

13. Stinger Tab Setting: 60-70

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xj1514    13
 
 

1. Boat Model: 2017 S238 with 1100 lb fly highs in rear locker

2. Regular or Goofy: Both

3. Bow Ballast Percent: 100%

4. Center Bow Tank Ballast Percent: 100%

5. QF Port Percent: 100%

6. QF Starboard Percent: 100%

7. PnP Port Weight: 100%

8. PnP Starboard Weight: 100%

9. Other Ballast Weight (ie. Lead):

600 total, 200lbs in each port and starboard locker far back under cup holder, and 200 in starboard back locker, move remaining 200lbs to surf side on floor  

10. Number of Crew and positioning: 4 to 8 adults. Most on surf side, one or two in bow to keep push and lengthen wave  

11. QuickSurf Port Setting and 12. QuickSurf Starboard Setting are set at 70 and 0, and conversely 0 and 70  

13. Stinger Tab Setting: 0 to 30, depending on water conditions and wind  

14: Picture: 

 
 

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DjOM21    59

 

Reference Checklist

1. Boat Model: 2017 238

2. Regular or Goofy: Both

3. Bow Ballast Percent: 0%

4. Mid Ballast Percent: 100%

5. QF Port Percent: 100%

6. QF Starboard Percent: 100%

7. PnP Port Weight: 1000

8. PnP Starboard Weight: 1000

9. Other Ballast Weight (ie. Lead): 800# - 200 Stb PNP, 200 Port PNP, 200 Stb midship, 200 Port Miship

10. Number of Crew and positioning: 2 

11. QuickSurf Port Setting: 0% Goofy, 100% Regular

12. QuickSurf Starboard Setting: 100% Goofy, 0% Regulat

13. Stinger Tab Setting: 0% Goofy, 0-15% Regular just to clean the wash. Stinger kills the wake unless you have a lot of people ballast on board. 

14: Picture: See below. 

I am really liking this set up. Almost identical wake side to side and I actually think the goofy side is slightly cleaner - weird. Anyway it's working well and the more people you add the wave just gets bigger and better. Long, clean and plenty of push. Pictures  are approximate as it seems I am always driving or surfing and nobody else can be bothered to take some shots. 

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DjOM21    59

^^^Oh ya - Speed = 11.5mph^^^^

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mattwarp    0

NW sports,

 

Thanks for the specs.  I have a 2017 s211.  It does not have a center tank as far as I know.  Also, I've noticed that when I fill the ballast (standard) and surf, I get a white smoke.  I've opened the engine compartment and do not see a source.  Any thoughts?

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mattwarp    0

NW sports,

 

Thanks for the specs.  I have a 2017 s211.  It does not have a center tank as far as I know.  Also, I've noticed that when I fill the ballast (standard) and surf, I get a white smoke.  I've opened the engine compartment and do not see a source.  Any thoughts?

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