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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-24-2014, 7:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,466
Posted By Brett_B
You should do some more research. Every Malibu...

You should do some more research. Every Malibu 2012 and up comes from the factory with a backup key that starts and runs the engine independent of any electronics or screens. 2010 and prior used a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-15-2014, 7:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By Brett_B
Would love to hear how the Vision 180 compares to...

Would love to hear how the Vision 180 compares to the PTM Edge 140 Pro for anybody who has used both.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2014, 8:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,035
Posted By Brett_B
Our local river: ...

Our local river:

https://scontent-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/529050_4156422197458_202498886_n.jpg
...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-11-2013, 6:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,158
Posted By Brett_B
The dry weight numbers really don't mean...

The dry weight numbers really don't mean anything, you need to research what the boat actually weighs lake-ready on the trailer. That 247 on the trailer probably weighs 6500-7000 lbs when full of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-25-2013, 8:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,504
Posted By Brett_B
If you are still confused then you just need to...

If you are still confused then you just need to spend more time in and around each boat to see which ones fits your needs the best. Anything by the big 3 are all great boats so you really can't go...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-08-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,977
Posted By Brett_B
That is carpet. It might be low pile, but it's...

That is carpet. It might be low pile, but it's still carpet, even if given a cute name. That's why it's called carpet on the Nautique parts website.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-08-2013, 6:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,977
Posted By Brett_B
How come in 2014 Nautique still lines their...

How come in 2014 Nautique still lines their storage areas with carpet in a $100k boat? That 230 has probably 3 times more carpet in the storage areas than my VLX does since I ordered mine with the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-22-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 21,791
Posted By Brett_B
Wow, that dash does not look good. Overall the...

Wow, that dash does not look good. Overall the boat is nice but some things just really make you scratch your head. That large chunck of aluminum hanging off the side of the windshield is another...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-13-2013, 9:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,686
Posted By Brett_B
You would want the 1235 prop instead of the stock...

You would want the 1235 prop instead of the stock 1939 prop even if you were only running stock ballast. It will save you gas and get you on plane faster, pretty much paying for itself in the first...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-12-2013, 2:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,686
Posted By Brett_B
My setup: 2012 VLX 350 Monsoon Acme 2315...

My setup:
2012 VLX
350 Monsoon
Acme 2315 prop
Stock 4-tank ballast setup all full
1000lb bow triangle (~90% full)
750lb in each rear locker (~90% full)
Wedge ~2 clicks up (Start in full down...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-17-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 66,800
Posted By Brett_B
The 2013 Mojo at our show was $61K, boat show...

The 2013 Mojo at our show was $61K, boat show price, not MSRP. That Mondo looks good (terrible name), but I would be surprised to see it in the 40's as pictured given what they are selling the Mojo...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-15-2013, 6:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,496
Posted By Brett_B
Yep, agree with all of this.

Yep, agree with all of this.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-11-2013, 7:59 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 66,800
Posted By Brett_B
Here's the G-lineup picture from wakemakers: ...

Here's the G-lineup picture from wakemakers:

http://media.wakemakers.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Nautique-G21-G23-G25-Wakeboard-Boats.jpg
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-06-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,525
Posted By Brett_B
The MXZ 22 is already over 7000lbs on the...

The MXZ 22 is already over 7000lbs on the trailer. One member on the Malibu Crew weighed his and it was 7200lbs. Even my 21.5' VLX is 6000lbs on the trailer when lake ready with fuel (I weighed it)....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-09-2013, 9:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,608
Posted By Brett_B
Congrats! That's a sharp looking X30, very...

Congrats! That's a sharp looking X30, very classy. I like the look of the dark interiors too but would imagine it gets pretty hot.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-05-2013, 1:45 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 97,209
Posted By Brett_B
Lots of nice rigs in here! Please...

Lots of nice rigs in here!




Please be careful as you are likely exceeding that 5K tow rating by a substantial bit. You should weigh your boat on a trailer to make sure, but I would bet lake...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-03-2013, 9:45 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,589
Posted By Brett_B
I think that IXFE made a good point. Despite...

I think that IXFE made a good point. Despite everything SC has posted on that bio, if SC’s goal was to make a MXZ knockoff they probably didn’t really need to hire anybody new to do it. So if he is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-03-2013, 6:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,589
Posted By Brett_B
So then what SC has listed in his bio is wrong? ...

So then what SC has listed in his bio is wrong?

http://moombaboats.blogspot.com/2011/12/skiers-choice-adds-another-difference.html

Since you have the inside scoop, please by all means set us...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-02-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,589
Posted By Brett_B
I never said anything about the hull. Nowhere in...

I never said anything about the hull. Nowhere in my entire post did I even use the word hull. Last time I checked boat design and engineering encompasses much more than just the hull, and the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-02-2013, 8:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,589
Posted By Brett_B
The boat show price for the 2013 SA450 was $97k....

The boat show price for the 2013 SA450 was $97k. At the same boat show the MXZ with the LS3, surfgate, and a few additional options was $90k. So local to me the SA is also $10k more than a comparable...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-27-2013, 7:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By Brett_B
In every picture that show a storage area or an...

In every picture that show a storage area or an exposed panel you can see the fake teak on the floors and gray carpeting lining all of the walls.

http://i.imgur.com/i4vvbd1h.jpg
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-26-2013, 8:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,294
Posted By Brett_B
Great pictures, I really like the interior...

Great pictures, I really like the interior colors. There’s been a lot of negative talk about carpeting lately. It’s interesting to get a reminder that even the G23 has quite a bit of carpeting in all...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-13-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,807
Posted By Brett_B
This is my 993 turbo. I built this car several...

This is my 993 turbo. I built this car several years ago, it started off life as a Carrera. Lots and lots of little details, here are the important bits:

Custom Garrett GT40 single turbo setup...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-12-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,220
Posted By Brett_B
This is great, you get called out on your BS and...

This is great, you get called out on your BS and suddenly everybody else is defensive. So the Mastercraft dry weights are conservative, but the Malibu ones aren't? Well when put on the scales the 22...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-12-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,220
Posted By Brett_B
I love it, when presented with some actual facts...

I love it, when presented with some actual facts your tone completely changes.

So does MC pick and chose which boats it "overbuilds" then? The 2011 X15 wasn't "overbuilt" but the X10 is? How do I...
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