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  1. RiverDave

    RiverDave Banned

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    Pretty sure it's the only one on the West Coast, retooled from the ground up and from what I hear it is pretty bad ass.. Supposed to go take some pics of it in a few hours when it arrives. :) 150,000 dollar wake boat.

    RD
     
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    28Eliminator Well-Known Member

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    $150,000 ... for a wakeboard boat??
     
  3. SBMech

    SBMech Fixes Broken Stuff

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    Yea I read a bit about it, pretty sick for a roll bar boat..! I've seen a few 100k + ones out there with new entry/exit and interior layouts, much bigger boats now with a head & bed etc
     
  4. rivergames

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    Lets see. I would buy the white and red 25' daytona in the spam section, a trailer in Parker, and 1 hell of a night in vegas.... Damn wakeboard boats :grumble:
     
  5. Cole Trickle

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    There is a guy with a house right on the water in parker that got one of those so his family wouldn't trash his nice boats. I started a thread a couple years ago about how bad ass the boat was and got thrashed...lol

    Good luck:D

    Gotta sat that master carft was alot more custom than my "custom" boat;)
     
  6. Cole Trickle

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    you know its orange right?:D:skull
     
  7. SodarSki73

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    I think you are talking about the new X-Star... not X-45. There are a few out west, but not many. It was a complete redo of the old X-star and comes complete with an Ilmor motor. I am not a boarder, but pretty damn nice for a roll bar boat.:cool

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  8. lakemadness

    lakemadness Grobe Bruste Bitte

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    150K? You have to really want to swamp other boats to pay that kinda coin.:D
     
  9. PokerRun388

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    I'm looking foward to seeing the pics.:thumbsup

    What's it got for power?. What length is it?..
     
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    So, who does our next president have to be to make this a viable boat to the masses?
     
  11. rivrrts429

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    What do you get that is so amazing for that price? I'm assuming the years of R & D are hidden in that cost somewhere, but then there would have to be some super duper never been used before technology that is going to blow the wakeboard community away.

    I just don't get it...

    Anybody know what makes this thing so much more amazing than say a $70k w/b boat?
     
  12. TCHB

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    $150K for a ski or wakeboard boat! To each its own.


    It will sit in the channel most of the time anyway.
     
  13. RiverDave

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    Lot of billet on this mc!
     

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    More pics..
     

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  15. HOOTER SLED-

    HOOTER SLED- Supercharged MOTORBOAT!!!

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    Looks like a kid from a Trident whos Momma hooked up on a one night stand and don't who the baby Daddy is. :D
     
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  16. Paul65k

    Paul65k Schiada Baby.......Yeah!!

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    I'm sure it's bitchin'....but I just don't get it
     
  17. 75 Spectra V-Drive

    75 Spectra V-Drive Gas dock greg fueler

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    Looks like a bronze prop and rudder??? cant be making that much power? for 150k I would expect stainless:D
     
  18. Fourspeednup

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    There's some cool stuff happening in the roll bar boat market. I'm mainly a fan of the huge boats since they have to buy more Boat Bling product to keep the vast expanse of gelcoat and vinyl clean! lol

    I kinda dig the crazy interior color on one of the 1st new demo's MC made. The graphics on the production models aren't really my cup of tea. I prefer the solid color boats.
    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1349455721.237407.jpg

    AZ just received one of the 1st Nautique G25's. The thing is massive and dwarfs their 23' model which is already pretty big.
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    FYI the billet you see on MC's goes toward keeping this boat fueled and maintained.
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    IMO the innovation of the year goes to Malibu for creating the surfgate system that turns the typical regular/goofy wave switch of 10 min into a few seconds. It opens the door to some new tricks too

    [video=youtube;I4Svhrrd364]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4Svhrrd364&sns=em[/video]
     
  19. jailbird141

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    This is a joke right?
     
  20. Fourspeednup

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    Dave, have them throw a battery in and check out the power tower. Pretty cool, it raises and lowers at the touch of a button. Maybe not $150k cool but cool none the less ;)

    A few have asked about power. MC's are running Ilmor motors now. Pretty sure X-stars have a few options between 320-500 hp. I don't think they offer the high hp supercharged caddy cts-v motor surprisingly.
     
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    Not impressed.

    It's an over priced piece of plastic.
     
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    No shit!....that's like three 1993 schiadas! Lol
     
  23. H20-ski

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    I don't know how they think they're going sell those things for 150k.
     
  24. Chipster27

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    What's the twin engine MasterCraft (I think its a MC). There is one in the Islander. Not sure why you need twins on a boat like that when the optimal speed is in the 30s...
     
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    I dont care for the lines from the side. I do appreciate what they are trying to do but the lines kill it. 150K for a boat probably built with a chopgun.
     
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    X-80
     
  27. mentalmatt

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    I'm sorry, I just do not see 150k in that boat... anywhere... I mean really, a tower that lifts with the push of a button? Great! 1 more thing to fucking break because lazy bastards can't raise the tower by hand. I mean, what the fuck?! I think Mastercraft has it all wrong. They need to be innovating in a way to make their boats top of the line, but cheaper so they are actually affordable. 150k wakeboard boats just don't seem like there is a huge market for that.
     
  28. Cole Trickle

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    Kind of like a 200K custom ski boat that holds 4 people:D:skull
     
  29. PokerRun388

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    Thanks for those pics RD.:thumbsup

    Its definitely a wild looking boat, the colors are loud.:D

    I like it though, very nice boat.:thumbsup
     
  30. JDKRXW

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    MC considers themselves to be the Rolls Royce of roll bar boats. Whether this is true on not is certainly debatable.
    If I have heard right, they are building all the boats they can right now ..... about 1800 /yr. (similar # to Nautique).
    In my opinion, if they want to increase revenue and not have to shell out huge $$$ for expansion, they have to increase their average $$$ per boat sold.
    Bigger boats for bigger money is how they're going to grow.
    The number of $120,000.00 previous generation X-Stars they sell is unbelievable - I don't think they will have much trouble selling this new bigger X-Star.
     
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    What a fucking joke!


    I wouldn't wipe my ass on that over priced pile of floating douchebaggery
     
  32. H20-ski

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    A few years back I was at a boat show and this sales geek told me the price on the new Mastercraft.
    He said 100k! I told him go fly a funking kite.

    He blamed the high price on law suites in the industry. I called bs.
     
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  33. hallett21

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    They did take a fucking hit on a lawsuit that was anything but MCs fault. Not sure if their prices are because of it though. I think the reality is that to the general public this boat seems more worth the money than a custom performance boat. Everyone on this website is probably not your average boater. A lot of people look at a hallett schiada Lavey DCB Howard etc and say why would you buy that??? All you can do is go fast. While I disagree I have found a lot of people think that way. They don't appreciate the work and customization so much as the flashy lights and LCD screens. That's not to say that master crafts are pile of craps.
     
  34. RLJ676

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    Who on earth is the market for this?

    I guess I picture wakeboarding for "kids" or at a minimum younger folks w/ flat billed hats and limited income? How many can own hot clothing lines or something to fund this? Most 50 year olds can't swing a 150k boat.

    Besides that it seems like a wildly overpriced deal. A few LCD's, 400 hp, 23 ft and a chop gun doesn't make 150k to me I guess.
     
  35. hallett21

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    I think people who are wealthy who have families that want to get into boating/watersports look at wakeboard boats being the family boat. And if you own a 100,000 dollar car every 3-4 years what's 150k for a boat that you plan on having for 5+ years? If you can afford nice things like a house and cars and a country club membership why not the nicest boat (rollbar that is)
     
  36. TBI

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    Rich douchebag posers who want to pretend they are in the X Games, can you picture what their tow vehicles look like?


    But that's what happens when you mix Grey Poupon with Redbull :D
     
  37. RLJ676

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    I suppose that makes sense, but would figure the family boat guys would be happy w/ a very nice 75k wakeboard boat (which is still outrageously priced).

    That's what I was talking about, but I refuse to believe there are that many of them who actually are rich enough? However I live in MI so maybe I'm missing the majority of the actual rich x-game wanna-be crowd? But how on earth does someone in a flat billed hat become $150k boat rich............other than actual x-games athlete or clothing line designer?
     
  38. H20-ski

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    IMO.
    Ski boat manufactures have lost all concept of what their making for the price.

    There's not that much to them.

    Think about what you could buy for 150k.
     
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    I dont really understand why so many people dislike wakeboard boats. So they give off a bigger wake and sometime assholes drive them. But I could say the same thing about allot of people regardless of boat type.Or those guys who have a 25-29ft on parker?? You know the size of wakes those boat give off!!!! Is this person too scared to take there boat to a body of water that is appropriate size for that size boat? No...... they just like to go were he like to go and have a good time,no big deal. Me personnly I love all types/sizes of boats, they all have there sort of charm. And I love seeing all of them at the lake/river together.

    But with that said, That MC is way over priced!!! For less that $100,000 you could have a way better boat!!! Regarless of the type. I know I am going to catch some slack for this next commet, but Chapparell makes some really really nice boats in that price range!!:D

    Just my 02cents
     
  40. Outlaw

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    Focking 1% ers. Lol

    Lots of rich people with kids be buying
    The chit out of them
     
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    I,d take my old boat I paid 25 for in a heartbeat.1fidy is crazy for any boat.I kinda like the old school pilons,so you can go around the boat.Nice looking,but not my style.
     
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    And the rest of the time they sit in the garage :D
     
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    squirtnmyload now its recording

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    What a bunch of haters. Have fun with your one dimensional boat.

    Lets see, Go drive your boats to the sandbar and sit all day, yeah thats fun. Not

    Or actually use your boat with a bunch of your friends boarding, tubing, surfing or skiing. Hmm lets see, yeah i'll take one.

    I think this boat is perfect for that.


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    mother in law has a mastercraft x15 and they've always bragged about it being such an amazing boat and how its built so well. this season was a humbling experience for them as they had a few major repairs on it that left them stranded on the lake, being towed in by a buddy. but their mastercraft is great with loading it up and doing more than sitting in a cove eating sandwiches. we have a great time with it.

    everytime i take my boat out they're always worried and ask if i have my phone with me... its nice to look back and say "what, im not gonna break down... its not a mastercraft..." hehe.

    i personally dont like the styling of the new ones with the bow angling down like that, it looks funky.
     
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    I would Rock the fuck out of that boat and I don't even wake board.
     
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    LOL....Thats a good one!!:D
     
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    Fag.jpg


    :D
     
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    Drive it like you stole it Tyrone :thumbsup




    However..... I don't think they're available in "faded red" :point
     
  49. rivrrts429

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    It has nothing to do with it being a wakeboard boat... It has everything to do with it being a wakeboard boat that is listing for $150k

    To me its very similar to Ranger Bass Boats coming out with a $150k bass boat... Why!?

    Regardless of how much money I had I would want the facts as to why this $150k wakeboard boat is worth double, and in some cases, triple what a nice roll bar boat goes for.

    THe only people who will rock this thing will be the pro athletes and anyone who wants to be able to tell people that they can purchase a $150k wakeboard boat. Thats it...
     
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    That's kinda funny, quite possibly sig material :D
     

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