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-   -   1998 Mastercraft 205 vs 1997 Mastercraft 190 (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=230714)

honestinokc 05-25-2005 9:33 AM

Can someone please help me as to which boat would be the best for wake boarding and the best wake? 1998 Mastercraft 205 vs 1997 Mastercraft 190, I would really appreciate it. <BR> <BR>Also have found a 1996 Mastercraft 205 and a 1995 Mastercraft 205...what do you think would be best out of all of these boats? <BR> <BR>Thanks!

acurtis_ttu 05-25-2005 9:48 AM

205 hands down....same hull as the old x-star. which is now the x-2....I don't know what year is better I believe they all have the same hull????I've got a 96 190...the wake is nice with abotu 2200lbs...but the 205 will be better.

psudy 05-25-2005 9:49 AM

The 98 205 has the same hull as the old X-Star/X2. It throws a fantastic wake.

skibum69 05-25-2005 10:03 AM

96 or 98 205. The hull differances are slight as far as I know. Stay away from the 95, not a very good hull for skiing or boarding.

guido 05-25-2005 10:05 AM

'98 205 would be a sick ride and a hands down choice for me.

mastercraft1995 05-25-2005 10:05 AM

I use to have a 1995 205 and with about 1100 pounds of phat sacks made a great wake it also skied very well. <BR> <BR>I thought that 96 is when they chaged the hull to the current X-2. <BR> <BR>No matter what year you buy your going to get the best all round boat on the market.

psudy 05-25-2005 10:15 AM

It was 98-2000, then they did away with the 205dd. I use to have an 00 and loved it. It handled like an indy car and threw a hell of a wake loaded. Had to trade it for more room though.

big_ed_x2 05-25-2005 10:42 PM

205 for ~ boarding! <BR> <BR> <BR>190 for ~ skiing!

tommyg 05-26-2005 7:32 AM

I used to own a '97 205...just to echo everyone else's recommendations, definitely go with the 205 if you're into boarding. More space, better wake, what else do you need?

honestinokc 05-27-2005 9:26 AM

Thanks for the help guys...I went with the 98 205. I will post some pics sometime when I get it, like I want it. Thanks again for all the help!

bstroop 06-02-2005 2:57 PM

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ktmwakeboarder 06-02-2005 8:44 PM

205, you made the right choice


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