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Old    Bret (wakeride26)      Join Date: Dec 2006       12-19-2009, 10:31 AM Reply   
I am finalizing my orders for Malibu and would love your input on color schemes. sometimes as dealers we get lost in the " Safe Color" mode and do not think outside the box. Any new ideas would be great.
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       12-19-2009, 10:38 AM Reply   
IMO...

Blacks and greys are great.
Tans and browns are awful.

Vibrant colors should be kept simple like this...

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Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       12-19-2009, 1:19 PM Reply   
I'd like to see this too.
Old    Bryan Locke (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       12-19-2009, 1:37 PM Reply   
My all time fav

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Old    Drew Pancoast (dru1974)      Join Date: Nov 2009       12-19-2009, 5:29 PM Reply   
having the deck constantly in white gets old, I ordered my new boat with a black deck, but some solid colours would be a nice change, blue, grey, I ordered black.....anyone agree?
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       12-19-2009, 7:42 PM Reply   
I'm not really a blue guy but this one looked nice in person.

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Old    Bu Coo (brett564)      Join Date: Jul 2006       12-20-2009, 6:34 AM Reply   
I agree with GD. I also like hulls being white on the bottom, so they don't show gravel and rock dings as easily as other colors.
Old    Drew Pancoast (dru1974)      Join Date: Nov 2009       12-20-2009, 7:24 AM Reply   
Yes on the bottom, but the deck is the top
Old    scooter (spherren)      Join Date: Aug 2005       12-20-2009, 8:25 PM Reply   
I love this scheme! I'm not sure who's boat but I found it on here!

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Old    Jay T. (wakebrdjay)      Join Date: Apr 2008       12-21-2009, 7:42 AM Reply   
That's for sale at a dealer,I think that's what it says in the thread it was posted in.
Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       12-21-2009, 8:06 AM Reply   
I;ve got a boat with black and gray in it. The grey is fine, but gets hotter than you think in the sunlight. The black is awful for maintenance. I've said I'll never own another black vehicle, and that goes for boats as well.

Personally, the blue on the Malibu's is my favorite. I like the schemes simple....
Old    Jay T. (wakebrdjay)      Join Date: Apr 2008       12-21-2009, 8:35 AM Reply   
I have an almost all black boat,had an all white one before it.I don't notice much difference in the getting hot part,but the maintenance is another story.I can say black forces you to take care of your boat or it will look like crap after one outing.Black gel looks so great when it's kept up.
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       12-21-2009, 8:47 AM Reply   
Bret, the Sunscape 23 and Sunscape 247 from the 2009 brochure are 2 of the best looking boats I have seen. I would avoid the wakesetter graphic as much as possible as well. That graphic will be out dated by February. Go clean and simple.
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       12-21-2009, 8:58 AM Reply   
Here are a couple pics of the 23 and 247 I am talking about. I actually thought the 247 pictured was black and red but I guess it is navy and red. I think subbing the navy with black would make a killer looking boat.


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Old    Bret (wakeride26)      Join Date: Dec 2006       12-21-2009, 9:15 AM Reply   
Polarbill- We have that exact 247 on our lake and I happen to have a boat very similar to the bottom one on order. I miss not being able to do the color matched towers, as it adds so much to the look of the boat.We have this boat in stock.Upload
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       12-21-2009, 9:19 AM Reply   
That looks good, but would look really good without the wakesetter graphic. It is too bad they got rid of the Illusion and Illusion XS. That boat would look better with a gloss black tower. White boats like the one I posted look a ton better with a white tower.
Old    Chris (cjh1669)      Join Date: Apr 2005       12-21-2009, 9:24 AM Reply   
I personally love my color schemeUpload
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Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       12-21-2009, 9:36 AM Reply   
Wakesetter lines are sure ugly these days.
Old    Brady (pdxWAKE.com) (big_b_21v)      Join Date: Oct 2006       12-21-2009, 10:25 AM Reply   
Bret, Love that last color scheme....Looks familiar. Im glad we went with the 2009 and the XS tower.
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Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       12-21-2009, 10:50 AM Reply   
Brady, that looks great. The XS tower looks much better.
Old    Dave Gast (nautiquesonly)      Join Date: Sep 2007       12-21-2009, 6:59 PM Reply   
brady's gets my vote
Old    wake_addict (radikal)      Join Date: Feb 2004       12-21-2009, 7:38 PM Reply   
here is mine but sorry i dont have any pics on the water ....

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Old    ryan (mckid)      Join Date: Dec 2009       12-22-2009, 1:24 AM Reply   
a dark blue with sparkle with black looks really good on the lake when its sunny
Old    Chad (koop)      Join Date: Jan 2008       12-22-2009, 6:48 AM Reply   
I like the look of the orange and green options malibu has available but opted for a simple white and black. Worried about retail with "loud" colours! My first boat, so I wanted something I could sell later. Sorry no water shots.Upload
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Old    Is it summer yet? (trentj6930)      Join Date: Oct 2007       12-22-2009, 12:17 PM Reply   
Here is black, white, and black iris.Upload
Old    Mark (flyingbeaver)      Join Date: Aug 2004       12-29-2009, 9:57 PM Reply   
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Old    Tony Medaglia (h2ohangtime)      Join Date: Aug 2002       12-29-2009, 10:08 PM Reply   
Brady needs to add the A-Team Van as his tow vehicle and then he's set. Looks sweet!
Old    Chance Alex (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       12-29-2009, 11:40 PM Reply   
Nice color scheme Brady.... hahaha

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Old    Nic Aldinger (nicvtx1994)      Join Date: Sep 2009       01-03-2010, 12:33 AM Reply   
heres my 08 vtx, rueben and charcoal

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