Flow Rite Quick Connect Fittings

Tech Tuesday #17: 1-1/8″ Flow Rite Quick Connect Fittings 33046

Posted by Jake on Jul, 24 2014

The 1-1/8″ Flow Rite Barbed Elbow Quick Release Connector (Part #W746) is designed to work in conjunction with the Fly High 1″ Quick Release Connect (Part #W743). We often hear from our customers that they are concerned that these fittings … Continue reading

WakeMAKERS X-Link Ballast System

Tech Tuesday #19: X-Link Ballast System Explained

Posted by Jake on Jul, 22 2014

The X-Link Ballast System is designed for owners with pre-2013 boat models that want a SurfGate or NSS style system. Installing the X-Link system gives you the option to quickly transfer water from one ballast bag to the other in … Continue reading

Malibu VLX Sumo Bow Bag

Straight Line Sumo Open Bow Bag (500lb) and (750lb)

Posted by Jake on Jul, 09 2014

The Sumo Open Bow Bags are one of the new ballast bags available from Straight Line. With a 500 and 750 pound option, the open bow bags give you the ability to level load the front of your boat for … Continue reading

Aerator Ballast Pump Schematic

Tech Tuesday #16: Wakeboard Ballast Systems Explained

Posted by Spencer on Jun, 10 2014

Wakeboard ballast is defined as the storage of mass within a boat to displace the hull deeper in the water which in turn changes both the wake size and shape. There are two common designs for a wakeboard boat ballast … Continue reading

Tech Tuesday Fly High Fittings

Tech Tuesday #14 : How to install Flow Rite 1-1/8″ fittings into 1″ Ballast Hose

Posted by Jake on May, 13 2014

In this weeks edition of Tech Tuesday, Spencer takes us through the basics of inserting a 1-1/8″ Flow Rite fitting into 1″ Ballast Hose. Most marine bilge related products use 1-1/8″ connections and a lot of factory systems come standard … Continue reading

Malibu XTIi

Tech Tuesday #13: Weighting a Malibu XTi for Wakesurfing

Posted by Spencer on May, 06 2014

The Malibu XTi can be a tricky boat to weight for wakesurfing based on the amount of room we have to work with.¬†We have had many customers that actually produce great wakes behind the direct drive Malibu’s so it is … Continue reading

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10% Off Ballast Upgrades | Save Money and Build a Better Wake

Posted by Jake on Apr, 18 2014

Save money and build a better wake with our 10% off sale. From now 4/18 until 4/21 at midnight we are offering 10% off Factory Ballast Upgrades, Ballast Combos, and Ballast Systems.   Factory Ballast Upgrades are designed to increase … Continue reading

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