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Statement Marine to Offer Authorized Waves and Wheels Kits

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Statement Marine to Offer Authorized Waves and Wheels Kits

Article from Speedonthewater.com Statement Marine’s Bill Wallace (left) and Waves and Wheels Justin Wagner stand next to Statement’s latest 35-foot center console. For many years, Justin Wagner and the crew at Waves and Wheels in Osage Beach, Mo., have been installing and overseeing audio and video entertainment systems for a variety of performance boat builders. Now Wagner is offering certified Waves and Wheels packages to various manufacturers custom designed to the style of boat and the characteristics desired from each...

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Waves and Wheels ‘Ironman’ Hustler Returns to the Water

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Waves and Wheels ‘Ironman’ Hustler Returns to the Water

Article from Speedonthewater.com Justin Wagner of Waves and Wheels has done some upgrades to the Ironman-themed Hustler 377 Talon since we last saw it at the 2012 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. Since returning from the Tickfaw 200 Poker Run in Louisiana in May, Justin Wagner of Waves and Wheels in Osage Beach, Mo., has been awaiting the return of Ironman, his Hustler Powerboats 377 Talon theme boat that we followed extensively last year on speedonthewater.com (here’s the series of articles). Yesterday I caught up with Wagner, who is...

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Speedonthewater.com Trailer

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Speedonthewater.com Trailer

Article from Speedonthewater.com After debuting the marketing trailer in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Speedonthewater.com’s Jason Johnson drove the trailer to Houston to cover the Texas Outlaw Challenge (above), as well as promote the website and new digital magazine. Admittedly, neither Matt Trulio nor myself are great self-promoters, although we’re getting better. So as I put plans in place to attend two events in August—the Big Cat Poker Run in Northern California and the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout in Missouri—I figured now was...

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Project – Apache 41′ Bushwacker Restoration

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Project – Apache 41′ Bushwacker Restoration

Article from Speedonthewater.com Ron Mahurin never thought he’d own an Apache Powerboat, let alone be restoring one of the most iconic offshore powerboats in the sport’s history—the 41’ Apache. Last year, the Union, Mo., resident, who owns a home on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks, bought the 1990 model and has since spent the winter upgrading the 41-foot V-bottom, dubbed Bushwacker. Waves and Wheels restored the cockpit of Ron Mahurin’s 1990 41′ Apache, giving it a much more modern look.Waves and Wheels restored the...

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March 2012 Performance Boats Magazine

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March 2012 Performance Boats Magazine

LIVING THE DREAM Waves and Wheels owner Justin Wagner turned a vision into reality with his Ironman-themed Hustler cat. It’s what boaters do. Whether times are good or bad, boaters are always searching for ways to fix up or improve their toys. It just so happens with the economic challenges faced nowadays, that even more people have turned to sprucing up an older boat.  For one, if you don’t already own a boat, a used one can be had for a fraction of the price of a new one—we all know that. And second, the interior, exterior and...

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July 2012 – 24th Annual Shootout Official Program – IRONMAN Unveiled

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July 2012 – 24th Annual Shootout Official Program – IRONMAN Unveiled

Everyone loves a superhero. There is something irresistible about battles between good and evil and the fantastical powers of those in the fray.  They certainly make for great movie material. There’s the story of one man: A business-owner who has no superpowers beyond his intellect. He creates a resplendent red and gold body suit with an advanced central power source and high-tech  lasers. The suit, as he cruises about, is a testament to his genius and a tool with which he fights for the good of mankind.  This man is Justin Wagner,...

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August 2012 A Ride in IRONMAN – Speed on the Water.com

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August 2012 A Ride in IRONMAN – Speed on the Water.com

Article from Speedonthewater.com Because I made the trip to central Missouri for the 24th annual the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, I had to take the opportunity to catch up with Justin Wagner, owner of Waves and Wheels in Lake of the Ozarks, and check out the Ironman-themed Hustler Powerboats 377 Talon. Justin Wagner, owner of Waves and Wheels, drives Ironman, his rebuilt Hustler Powerboats 377 Talon on Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks.Justin Wagner, owner of Waves and Wheels, drives Ironman, his rebuilt Hustler Powerboats 377 Talon on...

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August 2012 IRONMAN In Progess – Speed on the Water.com

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August 2012 IRONMAN In Progess – Speed on the Water.com

Article from Speedonthewater.com Although Justin Wagner and company from Waves and Wheels aren’t quite ready to show off the finished cockpit of the Ironman-themed Hustler Powerboats 377 Talon, Wagner did fill us in by saying everything is coming together smoothly despite being able to really only focus on the boat after hours at his Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., shop. Waves and Wheels owner Justin Wagner takes final measurements before building the pop-up speaker pod in the deck.”The level of equipment in this boat is way higher-end...

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March 2011 Performance Boats Magazine

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March 2011 Performance Boats Magazine

NOW HEAR THIS! by Cicely Wagner Photography by Justin Wagner Waves and Wheels gives this 1998 Formula a total marine makeover. Seems like all we ever hear about these days is the sagging economy. Consumers may not be running out to buy brand new boats in the way they once were, but that doesn’t have mean that your exciting life on the water is sunk—not by a long shot.  One way to reanimate the excitement of your current boat is through full retrofit marine makeovers. This month, we’re going to observe one such makeover performed by...

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June 2011 Powerboat Magazine

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June 2011 Powerboat Magazine

EARTH-MOVING FREQUENCIES Between waterproof source units and perfect-sounding speakers, the wide world of customized sound systems keeps growing. BY JASON JOHNSON The customization level of stereo systems on many of today’s boats has reached new levels.  From one-of-a-kind pop-up speakers with dramatic LED  in the deck (above) to subwoofers designed to withstand marine conditions, the equipment available nowadays is amazing.  Heart-thumping, deck-vibrating sound systems are nothing new in the world of powerboats. For dozens of years,...

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September 2009 OSS Magazine

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September 2009 OSS Magazine

With the excitement of another Offshore Super Series event at the Lake, the boating bug is hard to ignore and the options for upgrading your personal water wagon seem endless. Here, marine audio  industry leader Justin Wagner gives boat lovers a glimpse into the new, the hot and the must-haves of audio-visual.  When Waves and Wheels opened in 2001, Wagner had only $300 to invest in the company. Eight years and more than 1,000 audio installations later, Waves and Wheels has become one of the nation’s leaders in marine audio. While Waves and...

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June 2009 Powerboat Magazine

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June 2009 Powerboat Magazine

EDITOR’S PICK LOUD AND PROUD Waves and Wheels in Lake of the Ozarks, MO., is behind many high-end stereo installs in catamarans and V-bottoms from the likes of MTI, Nor-Tech and more.  And now the company has a new line of stereo components.  From subwoofer enclosures to quad speaker pods for towers, the Waves and Wheels products are designed to project sound from Focal speakers-the company’s speakers of choice-and make custom installations easier.  Take the dual coaxial spacers, which come in white, chrome and a carbon-fiber...

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April/May 2009 Mobile Electronics Magazine

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April/May 2009 Mobile Electronics Magazine

The marine-audio market shows no signs of slowing, retailers can take part in this growing segment by asking the right questions, persuading consumers, recognizing affordable and effective advertising, and taking the leap into marine audio.  Some of the most outrageous and dynamic sound systems we’ve ever seen are not only in boats specifically designed for audio show that happen once or twice a year, but in typical weekender boats.  These weekenders want everyone to know what power and sound  they’ve got in their system.  If a...

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April 2008 Powerboat Magazine

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April 2008 Powerboat Magazine

Normally you wouldn’t think a 38-foot Sea Ray would have much in common with a 747 jet.  But with Matt Massick, owner of the Sea Ray, and you’ll discover the boat’s massive audio systeme at full volume is nearly as loud as a jet taking off.  Massick’s system pumps out 154 decibels at maximum output.  A jet produces around 155 decibels.  Talk about rockin’ the suburbs.  Massick’s boat is so loud in fact, that he’s been kicked out of nearly every bar and restaurant in Lake of the Ozarks, Mo., and if...

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