Elevate Turbo Ballast Pump

Tech Tuesday #10: Elevate Turbo Ballast Pump

Posted by Jake on Apr, 08 2014

The Elevate Turbo Ballast Pump has been around for a few years, but riders are still unsure about the differences between it and the Fly High Tsunami Pump. We are here to dispel the rumors and give you a detailed … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday #7: How to Fill and Drain Ballast Bags with the Elevate Turbo Pump

Posted by Jake on Mar, 18 2014

How do I fill and drain my ballast bags with the Elevate Turbo Ballast Pump? We hear this question quite a bit from our customers and on the boating forums. If you are new to portable ballast systems or boating … Continue reading

Fly High Custom Ballast Bags

Tech Tuesday #5: Measuring Your Boat for the Perfect Custom Wakeboard Ballast Bag

Posted by Spencer on Mar, 04 2014

WakeMakers works closely with Fly High to build custom fitted ballast bags ensuring 100% of the free space you have is filled to capacity. Optimize your boat’s storage compartments to obtain the most water ballast. Every wakeboard boat manufacturer has … Continue reading

Johnson Ultra Ballast Reversible Pump

Tech Tuesday #4: All about the NEW Johnson Ultra Ballast Reversible Pump

Posted by Jake on Feb, 25 2014

Welcome to Tech Tuesday! Each week we will choose one question from a customer and post the answer on our blog. You can join in on the action by emailing your technical questions to sales@wakemakers.com with the subject: Tech Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Ballast 101: Basics of Adding Ballast to Your Boat

Posted by Jason on Feb, 19 2014

We wanted to develop the definitive guide to adding ballast to your boat to build a better wake. Whether you’re interested in wakeboarding, wakesurfing or both, the information included here will give you all of the knowledge you need to … Continue reading

Opening the Eight.3 Telescoping Port

Tech Tuesday #3: Eight.3 Telescoping Ballast Bag/Pump System Explained

Posted by Jason on Feb, 18 2014

Welcome to Tech Tuesday! Each week we will choose one question from a customer and post the answer on our blog. You can join in on the action by emailing your technical questions to sales@wakemakers.com with the subject: Tech Tuesday, … Continue reading

Liquid Force Straight Line Sumo BroStock 750

Tech Tuesday #2: 2014 Straight Line & Liquid Force Ballast Bag Improvements

Posted by Jake on Feb, 06 2014

Welcome to Tech Tuesday! Each week we will choose one question from a customer and post the answer on our blog. You can join in on the action by emailing your technical questions to sales@wakemakers.com with the subject: Tech Tuesday, … Continue reading

Eight.3 Sub. Pump 3700GPH

Eight.3 Wakeboard Ballast and Pumps Now Available at WakeMAKERS

Posted by Jake on Jan, 23 2014

WakeMAKERS is excited to introduce Eight.3, a new wakeboard ballast bag and pump brand brought to us by the great people at Square One Distribution (Ronix/Radar). Whether you’re a wakesurfer or wakeboarder, Eight.3 has the speed you need to spend … Continue reading

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2002 MasterCraft X30 Ballast Upgrade For Wakesurfing

Posted by Spencer on Nov, 20 2013

We have had a lot of fun behind the early model MasterCraft X30 wakeboard boats. Since 2002 was the first year that MasterCraft added Jabsco Ballast pumps, it is important that you confirm that the system does not have the older aerator pumps. We have run into a fair amount of early model 2002′s with the older system which we do have a solution for as well. Continue reading

Basic Aerator Pump Ballast System Layout

Ballast System Layout Diagram Gallery

Posted by Jason on Oct, 28 2013

This gallery includes all of the individual¬†ballast system diagrams that we’ve ever generated in one convenient location. ¬†This is by no means a complete compilation of every possible layout, but it does cover most of the basics, and with a … Continue reading