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Malibu Wakesetter Ballast; A Malibu Launch System History

Posted by Spencer on Mar, 20 2013

Malibu has a reputation throughout the industry for crafting high quality, high performing boats with industry leading innovations, that offer as much value as they do fun. In the late 90′s Malibu engineers developed the Wedge which was a simple foil on the transom of the boat that when engaged would create down force in the stern for a rampy wake with more pop. To even further the sport of wakeboarding Malibu created the most comprehensive ballast system in the industry with the MLS or Malibu Launch System. Continue reading

Install Thru-hull Fittings in a Boat Hull

Posted by Spencer on Mar, 08 2013

Take the worry out of drilling a hole in the bottom of your boat when you watch our “How To Install a Thru-Hull Fitting” video. We outline the entire process from determining the best location to actually drilling through the … Continue reading

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2005-2011 Malibu Super Piggy Back Ballast System Parts List

Posted by Spencer on Feb, 20 2013

The original WakeMakers Malibu Piggy Back Upgrade Kit was designed with both price and ease of installation in mind. The system relies on gravity to drain the water from the soft bag into the hard tank below. This process can … Continue reading

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2013 Malibu HI FLO Plug N Play Ballast System Explained (UPDATED)

Posted by Spencer on Feb, 15 2013

If you purchase a 2013 Malibu that has a built date sometime in mid December it will have the newest Hi Flo PNP (Plug N’ Play) system. The system is very simple and with the new Malibu hard tank design now a lot more efficient. Continue reading

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Fly High Pro X Series Ballast Bag Walkthrough

Posted by Jason on Feb, 08 2013

Based on customer feedback and common questions, we shot a quick video that details some of the design and construction features of Fly High’s Pro X Series Ballast Bags.

Take a look and feel free to contact us if you have any questions about choosing the right ballast bag for your application. Continue reading

Build Your Own Fly High Tsunami Pump W709 / Elevate Turbo Pump

Posted by Spencer on Feb, 05 2013

We often get the question of why the Fly High Tsunami Pump W709 is so expensive when the Attwood Tsunami 1200 Pump itself is fairly inexpensive. Here is the material list and price breakdown of what is needed to build … Continue reading

Wiring Aerator Ballast Pump Switches

Posted by Spencer on Aug, 30 2012

To help our customers install their Aerator Ballast Pumps (Rule 1100, Attwood Tsunami) we have developed the guide below. Aerator ballast pump systems are the easiest to wire as each pump has its own positive and negative terminals on the … Continue reading

Wiring Johnson Ultra Ballast Pump Switches

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To help our customers install their Johnson Ultra Ballast Pumps we have developed the guide below. Wiring a reversible pump must be done correctly so that the pump will run both in forward and reverse. This is done by reversing … Continue reading

Wiring Jabsco Ballast Puppy Pump Switches

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To help our customers install their Jabsco Ballast Puppy Pumps we have developed the guide below. Wiring a reversible pump must be done correctly so that the pump will run both in forward and reverse. This is done by reversing … Continue reading

2006-2011 Mastercraft X2 Wakeboard Ballast Guide

Posted by Jason on May, 18 2012

If you’re looking to extract the most possible performance from your Mastercraft X2 for both wakeboarding and wake surfing, this guide will show you which bags to use, and what your options are for filling and draining them. For your … Continue reading