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    2005 RXT Plowing Or Just Me??

    New guy here. I have maybe 2 hours, lifetime PWC riding time. I got an 05 RXT from a buddy. Lots of great info on this site about maintenance and care of these machines.

    My questions is about handling. On my boat (19' I/O) I can trim up at speed to raise the bow for a better ride, less "grab" when turning, etc. The RXT has no trim system and really seems to be throwing a ton of bow spray and plowing through the water.

    -Is that just the way it is with these skis?
    -Would there be any benefit to getting the bow a lil higher?


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    Trimming up reduces the ability to turn but adds speed on flat or light chop water

    Trimming down gets you better speed through chop and better turning but slower speed on flat water

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    Thats just the way the ski is. My RXP does it when trimmed up a bit compared to my old 96XP. best thing that you can buy is a spray/splash guard for the front of that ski. might help you stay a bit drier.

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    Ahhhh. That's what I was looking for.

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    You can also add a pump wedge to it and that will bring up the bow more.

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    Make sure there is no junk in your front trunk.

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    add VTS (trim) like the smaller RXP

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