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Old    Steve L (okcwakebrdr)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-02-2010, 4:50 PM Reply   
A freind of mine is building a new 2010 23 LSV malibu. delivery in June. She thinks she wants all black with green accents. Would you guys own a boat like that. I think it would look good, and i like the green, just not sure if i would wanna look at it every day. Opinions!? Good things and bad?
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       03-02-2010, 4:57 PM Reply   
my buddy tom knotek got an all green (dark) with black accents and it looks great.
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       03-02-2010, 5:03 PM Reply   
As long as the trailer is not green I think they look good.
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-02-2010, 5:13 PM Reply   
I think it would look sharp. I actually think it would be more practical as a green boat with black accents but the black would be sharp if you're into that.
I've always been a firm believer in being able to spot your boat on the water.
Old    Steve L (okcwakebrdr)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-02-2010, 5:15 PM Reply   
Exreme green by the way not the dark green, ny one got any Pics?
Old    Dave Morrison (dmorrison22)      Join Date: Oct 2008       03-02-2010, 5:18 PM Reply   
You just described like my dream boat. Extreme green and black looks sick.
Old    Chris (worththewake)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-02-2010, 5:36 PM Reply   
Those are the colors of my current boat! Extreme green is the way to go. My next boat is going to be all black with the extreme green accent. Check out my profile pic....
Old    Mike Parker (roughrivermike)      Join Date: Apr 2006       03-02-2010, 5:40 PM Reply   
love the black and green combo
Old    Brian (TXSurf) (bac)      Join Date: Feb 2008       03-02-2010, 6:31 PM Reply   


http://www.boattrader.com/listing/20...R-VLX-96191878

Not all black, but doesn't look bad
Old    Soli (nsolis220)      Join Date: May 2007       03-02-2010, 6:42 PM Reply   
My VLX is green and black.

It never gets old opening up the storgage door to see it.
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Old    Christian Barker (mcb611)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-02-2010, 7:03 PM Reply   
black and green is a good combo, go for it
Old     (tro)      Join Date: May 2009       03-02-2010, 7:54 PM Reply   
anyone have a pic of that Malibu Wakesetter that was done with the Monster logos? that color scheme was SICK. although the Monster logos were a little too much. I think it was at one of the boat shows.
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       03-02-2010, 8:00 PM Reply   
Black with the extreme green should look great. I also like white with extreme green. Here is a pic of the old Northwest Riders boat. One of my favorites.

Old    Bryan Locke (gwnkids)      Join Date: Nov 2003       03-02-2010, 8:31 PM Reply   
Bill that is a nice shot.
Old    Cody (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       03-02-2010, 8:51 PM Reply   
I think it's a great color combo on a boat. I've had a crush on this RZ4 for a while...

Old    Bevan (stxr_racer)      Join Date: Jun 2006       03-02-2010, 9:03 PM Reply   
My mates 210, looks sharp in black and white with green accent!
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Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       03-02-2010, 9:36 PM Reply   
I love black and green or a dark gray and green. I remember a SANTE that Byerly had years back and it was gray with a lime green accent and I have liked that color combo ever since.
Old    Shaun Brinkle (highrock)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-03-2010, 5:31 AM Reply   
I think Black and green would look great. On our lake their are already at least two malibu's with that color combo (Years 2006-2007 I believe) they are opposites of each other (Green and Black switched).
Old    Ian Brown (wakereviews)      Join Date: Sep 2006       03-03-2010, 5:48 AM Reply   
The Monster VLX from last year's boat show was black with green accents and it was sick. I had a pic of it but can't find it anywhere.
Old    Steve L (okcwakebrdr)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-03-2010, 6:43 AM Reply   


I really like this one. Not to much green but just enough to pop! And the charcoal looks sick!
Old    Wayne Jefferson (jeffersw)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-03-2010, 10:33 PM Reply   
Here's my 2007 SAN 220 in Green and Black
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Old    DBC (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       03-03-2010, 11:40 PM Reply   
Obviously, this isn't my boat. But I have always thought black with a lime green accent is sweet (escpecially the seat piping).





Old    DBC (ixfe)      Join Date: Aug 2008       03-03-2010, 11:43 PM Reply   
Here is another green Calabria. I actually considered buying this leftover because the price was super low (any wonder why it was leftover?). My kids took to calling this boat, "Lucky Charms."

Old    Jennifer Elmore (jennifere)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-04-2010, 5:56 AM Reply   
Hi everyone I am the friend that is trying to make the decision on my new boat. I am so excited to get this boat I canít stand it!!!!! I have built several color combinations of boats on Malibu.com. I like the extreme green, but I also really like the vapor blue. Itís such a hard decision?????? I know I am going to have the boat mostly black with either extreme green or vapor blue accents........So I need your help I see everyoneís opinion on the green so what do yall think about vapor blue??????


Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       03-04-2010, 6:52 AM Reply   
How long do you plan to keep the boat? I think all those boats above look sick!!! If you plan to keep the boat for a long time go for it. If you are not planning to keep it forever and want good resale, I would stick with very basic colors. I have to admit, all the boats above look amazing though.....
Old    Jennifer Elmore (jennifere)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-04-2010, 7:11 AM Reply   
I plan on keeping the boat for probably at least 5 years. This one is gonna be my pride and joy!!!
Old    Sippi (sippi)      Join Date: Dec 2007       03-04-2010, 7:49 AM Reply   
I like the black and green together. i have to admit the white and green looks slick too. The black and green reminds me of the brostock boats. which i love! somebody post a pic of the malibu brostock boat!
Old    Chance Alex (calexan)      Join Date: Dec 2008       03-04-2010, 9:09 AM Reply   
Monster had an all black VLX with green accents at a boat show last year..... (I forgot who i stole the pictures from..... so im not claiming them as my own.)

Even had the green LEDs in the wheel wells of the trailer.

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Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       03-04-2010, 2:56 PM Reply   
Chance, you beat me to it, that is the best looking Malibu I've seen.
Old    Jennifer Elmore (jennifere)      Join Date: Feb 2010       03-05-2010, 6:35 AM Reply   
Hey just wanted to say thanks for finding the pics of the monster boat. That boat is so sick!!!
Old    Jay T. (wakebrdjay)      Join Date: Apr 2008       03-05-2010, 7:11 AM Reply   
I say when you are spending $70,000 on something whatever color you like is the perfect color for YOUR boat.I agree the black and green look great together.Don't believe the black is hotter crap,fiberglass boats sitting in the blazing hot summer sun get hot no matter what color they are.I owned an all white boat and now have a mostly black one and don't notice much difference in the heat comfort factor between the two.Now the upkeep,that's a different story.You have to completely dry the black or it will look terrible because of water spots.Any water missed will stick out like a sore thumb.
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       03-05-2010, 7:23 AM Reply   
uhhh I own a black boat and yes it is a lot hotter than white fiberglass. Maybe not if you live in Alaska, but regardless, black looks so amazing on a boat if you keep it up.
Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       03-05-2010, 8:21 AM Reply   
That Monster boat looks amazing. You could pretty much substitute any color in for the green and it would look awesome. Heck, you could even make the black white and pic any accent colors and it would look great.

I say go for the same exact gelcoat as that Monster boat.
Old    Steve L (okcwakebrdr)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-05-2010, 10:26 AM Reply   
Could you get VLX graphics on a 23 LSV, if you ordered from the factory? Would they do that?
Old    JL (vlx10rl)      Join Date: Dec 2009       03-05-2010, 11:12 AM Reply   
That's what it looks like with the new tower. Matt from Minnesota Inboards was kind enough to send me the photo. I ordered the same color scheme from our local dealer. I'm not sure if you can get the same gel scheme on the LSV. Black and red were the other colors we considered. Calexan's boat looks awesome. I drool every time I see that photo.
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Old    Miguel (migs)      Join Date: Aug 2006       03-05-2010, 11:47 AM Reply   
Nicks VLX above - Green with black is SICK!!! i see that boat on that water pretty often and that pic above doesnt do it justice. And greens alot easier to keep clean than black. Either way u go though - green/black - is LEGIT!
Old    Dennis Meyers (DMeyersLT)      Join Date: Mar 2010       03-27-2010, 1:02 AM Reply   
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little late for the post... but check it Eric Persson 2007 247 Wakesetter Liquid Trends style.
Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       03-27-2010, 8:04 AM Reply   
More pics of that one please!
Old    Dwight Kinley (beretta5spd)      Join Date: Jan 2010       03-27-2010, 8:16 AM Reply   
x2!!!!!!!
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       03-27-2010, 10:08 AM Reply   
There was a bunch of pics of it a couple years ago (from spring ride I think) detailing the system. Its pretty much all ARC Audio. You can see the Amps on the floor, I wanna say it has 6 or 7 Arc flatline subs, all those tower speakers are Arc too. Its a crazy ass set up.
Old    Hate N Pain (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       03-27-2010, 10:10 AM Reply   
I just clicked on the picture and it brought me to Photo Bucket with about 15 pictures of it.
Old    Dennis Meyers (DMeyersLT)      Join Date: Mar 2010       03-27-2010, 10:19 AM Reply   
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Here is couple more..
Old    Dennis Meyers (DMeyersLT)      Join Date: Mar 2010       03-27-2010, 10:41 AM Reply   
The audio system , 8 Arc Audio Flat Line Subs, 2 Arc SE4200 and 4 Arc SE4200 amps, 4 sets of Focal 165K2P for the boat and 6 sets of Focal 165 CVX for the tower, it also has 8 stinger 2150 gell cells and a 210 amp Balmar alternator. along with the xbox 360, two tv's remote star and all the other goodies and a LEDS everywhere..
Old    Dennis Meyers (DMeyersLT)      Join Date: Mar 2010       03-27-2010, 10:49 AM Reply   
2 Arc SE4200 and 4 Arc SE2300
Old    Bruizza (bruizza)      Join Date: May 2009       03-27-2010, 11:30 AM Reply   
Black and green is a great looking combo!
Old    Steve L (okcwakebrdr)      Join Date: Dec 2004       03-27-2010, 12:03 PM Reply   
She ordered it. LOL...it wont be in till august 2nd tho!! WOW.... she is not so pumped on that..HAHA! But its gonna be sweet looking! And it will be worth the wait!
Old    John Bauer (jonyb)      Join Date: Nov 2008       03-27-2010, 2:50 PM Reply   
The Green Monster has U2-55's on teh trailer. Anyone know what size they are? My tow rig has the same wheels in 22"...

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