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Old 10-11-2003, 03:30 PM
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I still have my 19ft Mastercraft that I bought in The Atlanta Boat Show in 1984 - it is still like new (1800 hrs). I also have a 1988 Barefoot Nautique w/ a 454 . Its for sale if anybody is interested - MINT - BH
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Old 10-11-2003, 04:39 PM
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I have both... A 01' Powerquest and a 98' Mastercraft. Both are for sale. The mastercraft is a 30th anniversary boat, with the corvette LT1 in it... They will pull like nothing else... We used to ski A LOT.. but pretty mcu have stopped... thus selling the boat... Stored it inside also its whole life.. I treat it better than my truck! It sleeps outside. If anyone is interested in either.. lemme know...
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Old 10-11-2003, 11:02 PM
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Allan4 has one of them slow ski boats with the motor mounted in the middle!!!
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Old 10-11-2003, 11:20 PM
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Been a two boat family for three yrs now- have owned tige inboards since 95, have a 99 now with a tower and taps (big trim tab for "shaping" the wake. Had the Daytona for three yrs. Found ourselve's spending less and less time doing watersports- my 10 yr old would rather cruise and swim, wife got injured barefooting, then wakeboarding. Tidge for sale as well as the Daytona.

Our Pantera (Ok, I own 3 right, I'm a dummy) will stay on plane at 18 and will occasional see rec wakeboarding use.

I'd pass on the jetboats- they fall in the water under 30, tubing, kneeboards and wakeboards are all 15-20 sports.

Put too much power to an inboard and you'll lift the transom and plow the nose- just no point in trying to go faster than 50 with these hulls.
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Old 10-11-2003, 11:33 PM
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Yup....97 Malibu Response LX...320hp and 49mph...bought new.

I tell ya though...it will pull up 2 barefooters deep water start like it's nothing...

Absolutely love that boat...about 180 hours and basically mint......

I should really sell it...but ya know how it goes.
 
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Old 10-12-2003, 03:27 PM
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I had sold my ski boat to buy problemchild, I couldn't afford two boats. It was my pride and joy. 3 months of hard work to bring it back into shape.. 1986 century CTS tournament skier. Low freeboard, 260 merc and no mufflers

Check out the pics.. it was unique..


http://community.webshots.com/album/28317330TIIQTAZgMo


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Old 10-12-2003, 08:00 PM
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I have a 1960 16 foot century resorter. I just repowered it with a 350 Mercruiser. Its great to ski, kneeboard, and wakeboard with. And it will still do 180's with ease.
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