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    Awesome! It's been 5 years since we last went...

    Awesome! It's been 5 years since we last went over to Bimini thinking about a repeat trip.
  2. Maintenance keeps the skis running better, but...

    Maintenance keeps the skis running better, but most folks don't bother and it cost more $ down the road.
  3. We had really rough conditions(6-8ft waves)on the...

    We had really rough conditions(6-8ft waves)on the way over to Bimini last August and still didn't need to refuel at sea. I'd recommend bringing an extra tank or two and putting the gas in you ski...
  4. Nassau is a cruise ship port/tourist trap. There...

    Nassau is a cruise ship port/tourist trap. There is more offered on New Providence in terms of hotels, restaurants etc. than the out-islands, but I wouldn't recommend it as destination. Bimini and...
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    It was a temperature sensor issue. A resistor was...

    It was a temperature sensor issue. A resistor was used to trick the computer, we looked up the resistor values and wired a simple harness together. Where these parts were sourced from is a whole...
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    Working on a video now. We had to tow it back to...

    That is the only reason I'm afraid to do a Miami to Bimini trip; my ski becoming disabled. What happened with the ski? Did he call a towing company? or did he get towed by another ski? or were you...
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    Here is a trip report I put together for the...

    Here is a trip report I put together for the Bahamas trip just completed. Tried to summarize as much as possible. http://www.greenhulk.net/forums/showthread.php?t=223580
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    Miami To Bahamas 2014 Trip Report

    Our group just completed a trip over to the Bahamas last week with 5 riders and 5 skis. The seas were really rough from the leftovers of hurricane Cristobal making the crossing in both directions...
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    How many additional gallons are you able to put...

    How many additional gallons are you able to put in the tank when filling it all the way up to the hose and shaking the ski to settle the fuel?
  10. It depends on how late the summer conditions from...

    It depends on how late the summer conditions from the Caribbean take hold in South Florida. Southerly winds begin to occur more frequently. The preferred conditions when crossing the GS. Last year...
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    Whoa, easy there. Many people will buy these,...

    Whoa, easy there. Many people will buy these, they are like the hyundai veloster of the water, new and trendy. There has definitely been a plenty of bickering between owners of both brands for quite...
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    It seems like this is a real novice ski for an...

    It seems like this is a real novice ski for an entry level rider.The hull and concept of this craft is essentially more simplified and non turbo Honda R-12x. A very nimble and playful craft that...
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    I guess the question to ask here is when are you...

    I guess the question to ask here is when are you planning on going on the longer venture to the Exumas? We made the trip down to Haulover in May and had really rough conditions offshore and a crew...
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    Not sure if this helps you or not. This is a...

    Not sure if this helps you or not. This is a general bolt/nut torque spec chart off a yamaha pwc manual. Seadoo charges $125.00 for a new service manual, you should give one of their techs a call to...
  15. Reviews, Yamaha FX HO Riva/R&D Velocity Stacks

    I have been looking at adding the Riva or R&D Velocity Stacks to my 04' FX HO. The Riva power filter is already installed. I wanted to hear some feedback on the v-stacks. Is there any chance of water...
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    FS - Parts Do you still have a stock pump cone? Not sure if...

    Do you still have a stock pump cone? Not sure if it has been grabbed yet...
  17. Does anyone have a Yamaha MR-1 (FX-HO) engine?

    I'm looking for a MR-1 (FX-HO) engine if anyone has one. Send me a pm or reply.

    Thanks,

    EE
  18. Is the f-12x any better in rough water? Overall...

    Is the f-12x any better in rough water? Overall is the Honda a reliable machine? The MR-1 engine in the FX HO is claimed to be very reliable. Can the ECU problem be avoided by running a free flow...
  19. FX HO vs R-12X All Around Performance Comparison

    What is the overall performance comparison between the Yamaha FX-HO and Honda R12X? Performance, Rough Water Handling, Reliability, Fuel Consumption, Ski Weight, Rider Weight Capacity, Storage Room...
  20. Thread: FX HO

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    CaptainReza, could you go into some detail about...

    CaptainReza, could you go into some detail about the engine mount job and the middle bearing repair. I've done pump rebuilds on GPR's. Also do you guys have any experience with the Riva rpm kit? It...
  21. Thread: FX HO

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    I believe the ski in good running condition has...

    I believe the ski in good running condition has about 150 hours. Just for the sake of saving time the running ski makes the most sense. I was just curious to see what people on the forum had to say...
  22. Thread: FX HO

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    FX HO

    Thanks
  23. GP1200R Crusing Range On A Full Tank, Pump Tunnel Reinforcement

    Has anyone tested the GP1200r cruising range on a full tank of gas? I know that wind and wave conditions can greatly influence these numbers, but is there a conservative estimate for the cruising...
  24. fivespeedsteed, would you consider anything less...

    fivespeedsteed, would you consider anything less than 100 for the R&D grate?
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    FS - Parts Can you give me an individual price breakdown for...

    Can you give me an individual price breakdown for what you are asking for the R&D Intake Grate, R&D Ride Plate and Premix Block Off Kit if you have that also.
    Thanks
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