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Old    Matthew Bird (ldr)      Join Date: Nov 2002       07-06-2009, 11:28 AM Reply   
My dad and i are constatly talking about upgrades/projects that we'd like to do to our boats, and one day i brought up the question of whether we will ever be done. Now my boat is a late 80's malibu sunsetter so obviously i have a lot of projects to get it closer to todays standards but my dad has an 06 X Star and he is still finding stuff to do on it.

So what do you guys think, will you ever get to a point where you feel that your done, or will there always be something that you'll want to change or upgrade?
Old    Brad Chesley (bchesley)      Join Date: Apr 2001       07-06-2009, 11:33 AM Reply   
If they never came up with another new thingamabob for your boat than I would be close. I dont see that happening as it seems every year there is a something new. I am working on LED upgrades right now so we shall see what next year brings.
Old    Cody (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       07-06-2009, 11:33 AM Reply   
I owned my last boat for 5 years, it was a 1986 I/O that every year received some sort of upgrade/change (prop, LED lights, tower, tower speakers, racks, stereo, etc). Now that I've owned my Supra for a week now I've already added a rack from my old boat to this one and have plans to get the Stargazer Perfect Pass (whenever the funds become available to do so) and to do some tow-vehicle upgrades.

So I agree with you, I'm never done with my boat, nor do I imagine I'll be done with it.
Old    SulMaxwell (sulmaxwell)      Join Date: Dec 2003       07-06-2009, 11:33 AM Reply   
As soon as you think you are done..you will see a new model you just have to have..and then you start all over! that's what makes it so much fun!
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       07-06-2009, 11:34 AM Reply   
Yeah, I'm almost finished...
Old    AtTheLake (bmartin)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-06-2009, 11:42 AM Reply   
Between job, 3 kids, and other pursuits, I'm pretty much done when the boat starts, the PP works, the ballast fills, the fuel is topped off and have a place to hold my wakeboards.
Old    Tallredrider (talltigeguy)      Join Date: Sep 2003       07-06-2009, 12:15 PM Reply   
When I get done, and I think it is perfect, then I buy something else.
Old    Bill K (bill_airjunky)      Join Date: Apr 2002       07-06-2009, 12:15 PM Reply   
Never done. Just got a Flag Buddy in today's mail.
Old    Jonathan Bay (john211)      Join Date: Aug 2008       07-06-2009, 12:18 PM Reply   
Never thought about it but ... guilty, with both the wake boat and the bass boat. Eek.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-06-2009, 12:21 PM Reply   
NO!!!
Old    Greg (silvermustang35)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-06-2009, 12:23 PM Reply   
Lol, I thought the same thing, will it ever stop?

So far this year, its been Pro80s, Rear interiors, Syn4, Syn2, WS420, XS10 sub, new Deck, Front xs650s to match the rear, even though the front never existed, so had to drill for that...Perfect Pass stargazer...4 Port Heater, more fatsacs, towel heater tray, LED lights throughout, Different prop.. LED cupholders (upcoming), underwater LEDs (upcoming), bow cover (ordered)...

And I still have more projects, just not enough fundage lol...
I dont think it will ever stop, and just like talltigeguy, when its done, then i'll buy somethin else...lol
Old    Isaac Gredinberg (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       07-06-2009, 4:20 PM Reply   
with the boat? how about with anything??? I have a problem where I can not own ANYTHING stock.. Trucks, cars, suvs, quads, boat, Dirtbikes.. Im never done with anything in my garage

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Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       07-06-2009, 5:21 PM Reply   
I have the same problem.Wife calls it ICANTLEAVEANYTHINGALONEITUS.

Boat- slowly becoming what I want.

Harley-I just put apes on it

Truck-just bought it last weekend,wife is worried.

LOL.
Old    SEAN DEAN (05elitevc4)      Join Date: Jan 2008       07-06-2009, 6:49 PM Reply   
I would really like to be done with the payment...
Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       07-06-2009, 7:11 PM Reply   
I'm never done with mine.... I have to keep fixing things that were piss-poor when it was built, broken things that don't last, or upgrading the piss-poor equipment that came in it.
Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       07-06-2009, 7:54 PM Reply   
^you sound angry.
Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       07-06-2009, 8:34 PM Reply   
That's how I feel everytime I load it up.
Old    Andy Graham (ottog1979)      Join Date: Apr 2007       07-06-2009, 8:46 PM Reply   
Let's get real...Do we ever REALLY want to be done with it?
Old    Cody (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       07-06-2009, 9:01 PM Reply   
John, just curious what is wrong with your 24? I just got an '05 and find it's very well built.
Old    Cory McLean (kikitlo)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-06-2009, 9:56 PM Reply   
Are you ever really done with your boat?
Just Ask Grant

NO
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       07-06-2009, 10:14 PM Reply   
I had the 1995 just about done, then bought a new boat in 2005. By 2015 I should be just about done and then it will be time to start over again. I dread starting over again.
Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       07-06-2009, 10:17 PM Reply   
John, just curious what is wrong with your 24? I just got an '05 and find it's very well built.

Lots of things that I won't litter this thread with, not to mention the poor dealer support and not very good Skier's Choice support.
Old    Edgar Ramon (jame04)      Join Date: Nov 2007       07-07-2009, 7:37 AM Reply   
I mess with everything I own but sometimes I go too far!
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       07-07-2009, 2:53 PM Reply   
I sure hope I'm done soon...It's been almost 3 years on this project.Upload

(Message edited by Otown_dave on July 07, 2009)
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       07-07-2009, 3:22 PM Reply   
http://s116.photobucket.com/albums/o32/millerman340/71%20Century%20Coronado/?albumview=slideshow
password is " Wakeworld "
Old    Montgomery (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       07-08-2009, 9:53 AM Reply   
You're never really done, there will always be something else you wanna do to it
Old    Johnny Neves (johnny_jr)      Join Date: Mar 2006       07-08-2009, 10:09 AM Reply   
David that is one GREAT project you took on. Last summer we completely rebuilt a 72 Sleekcraft openbow jet boat for a friend of ours. It was quite a large project to take on, but in the end I was just as proud if not more proud then the owner.

Congrats!
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       07-08-2009, 10:46 AM Reply   
Yea you won't see another like it out wakeboarding. It's a 1971 Century Coronado ( #50 of 56 built that year) Was 440 powered, Now a 300 hp 360 magnum...
Old    BMG (wackbag)      Join Date: Feb 2009       07-08-2009, 11:53 AM Reply   
I had a list of things I wanted to do to my boat constantly. Always adding things to the list and never finished. I sold it, and looking to buy new next spring. I will have the same problem with that one....
Old    pete c (saceone)      Join Date: Jan 2009       07-08-2009, 2:42 PM Reply   
david that's a great looking boat, good job!
Old    David Miller (otown_dave)      Join Date: Dec 2007       07-08-2009, 3:27 PM Reply   
Thanks!I think it's inherit in guys to make something better (in their own eyes) whether it's adding a sound system or ballast, removing some or adding to the designs on the boat. It's what make us unique!
Old    Andrew"Jet"Mitchell (andrewjet)      Join Date: Jan 2003       07-08-2009, 4:17 PM Reply   
NO! 12-13 years (89' Supra) 20-25 THOUSAND DOLLARS LATER. I still have do. LOL! Jet

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