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Eight.3 Ballast Bags VS Fly High Pro X Series Ballast Bags

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by | posted in Gear

This is an excellent way to push products to market and Ronix should be grateful for the opportunity to compete with the undisputed champion of the world, Fly High. I do not see this as a battle of brands but more of a battle between two of the water sports industries leading men. In the south corner we have Paul O’Brien and in the North corner, a world barefoot champion, Mike Seipel.

Eight.3, is an entirely new way to fill and drain ballast bags. It is incredibly fast but there is more. Ronix, the men and women behind this new product line are fully engaged in what their riders and customers really needed. These things are build for speed and that is exactly what they will provide. The only downer we have is that the system does allow for a little more water to drip into the boat while filling and draining. This is due to the massive volume that runs into the sac when the 3700 gph pump is connected and disconnected to the bag. Turns out we can live with this. Even if we stopped to clean up a little water we are still a rider ahead of the boat next to us. For that we are great full and joyous.

Ronix Eight.3 Plug and Play Bag Video from WakeMakers.com

Posted on August 13th, 2013 by | posted in Gear, Wakesurfing

Finally, the wake boat industry has a wake enhancing product on the market that is designed by a Wakeboard / Wakesurf manufacturer. WakeMakers.com announced last week that the new Ronix Eight.3 Plug and Play ballast bags are now in stock. They look amazing but what everyone wants to know is… When will those telescope bags arrive? WakeMakers said not to worry. It is looking like the first week of September before they will see a delivery to their Bend, Oregon warehouse.

WakeShops Black Friday Sale!

Posted on November 16th, 2012 by | posted in Announcements, Deals, Events, Gear, General

Our biggest sale of the year starts Thursday the 22nd and runs through (Cyber) Monday the 26th!

Ronix 8.3 Ballast On The Way!

Posted on November 14th, 2012 by | posted in Announcements, Gear, Wakesurfing

Ronix/Square One have decided to become a big part of the wakeboard & wake surf ballast game. Safe to say their plans are to do anything but change the way we think about ballast! Check out the video!

WakeMAKERS.com Launches Wakeboard Ballast Specific Site

Posted on March 14th, 2009 by | posted in Boats, Gear, General, Industry Press Releases

WakeMAKERS Wakeboard Ballast Shop

Wakeboard Ballast is a key part of most riders time on the water, which is why it makes sense that WakeMAKERS.com has launched a wakeboard ballast site dedicated to providing all of the products wakeboarders need to build the perfect wake for riding or surfing.

They carry fat sacs, pumps, fittings and complete ballast systems from Fly High, and have knowledgeable and friendly wakeboarders available to answer any of your wakeboard boat ballast questions. They also have a pretty impressive try before you buy program that allows you to demo ballast on your boat to ensure it’s exactly what you’re looking for.

Check out WakeMAKERS.com for wakeboard ballast bags, wakeboard ballast pump and all of your wakeboard ballast needs.

Epic 23V Wakeboard Boat Wake Size Pictures, Check it Out!

Posted on January 12th, 2007 by | posted in Boats

It may have taken them a little while, but Epic is finally delivering boats to their dealers, which means we’re going to start to see more and more of them on the water (which is a good thing). As if simply stating that 4,000lbs. is the capacity of the ballast system on this wakeboard specific machine, some pictures like the one below that showcase what this machine is capable of are finally starting to leak out.

Malibu Floating Wedge Video

Posted on January 10th, 2007 by | posted in Boats, General

Here’s a cool video that explains the functionality of Malibu’s new Floating Wedge hydrofoil. It replaces their previous Wedge design which was fixed in either the up or down position. The new model can adjust automatically when deployed to achieve the best possible wake, regardless of the attitude or speed of the boat. Looks like [...]