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Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 12:34 PM Reply   
i am going to order new x-star tommorrow. i need any suggestion on color. here the two i am wanting. one is standard color white with mediterranean blue the other option is black bottom hull, blue middle with black metal flakes in it with white top. heres what the second one looks like. if the picture works. if anybody has the med blue on there boat please post a pic. so i can compare. thanks yall
Old    Chris (chill720)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-01-2003, 12:36 PM Reply   
I ordered my new one today as well, i got all yellow from the rub rail down. your picture didn't work though, but id like to see that color combo.

(Message edited by chill720 on August 01, 2003)
Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 12:40 PM Reply   

xstar- flake
Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 12:42 PM Reply   
you really can see the flake in picture or from far away but when u get close u can. it is not bass boat look either.
Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 12:44 PM Reply   
i mean u really cant see the flake
Old    adkelley            08-01-2003, 12:55 PM Reply   
All black. Looks mean as $&*!
Old    calawho            08-01-2003, 1:21 PM Reply   
is that a pic of maeghan major's boat?
Old    Jessica (jess)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-01-2003, 1:38 PM Reply   
I got the mediterranean blue on my X2 and I love the color.
Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 1:40 PM Reply   
yup its maeghan's boat

(Message edited by triplexracing on August 01, 2003)
Old    plane_doc            08-01-2003, 2:59 PM Reply   

I like the Black color
Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 3:26 PM Reply   
hey don is your tower speakers all factory or both factory and aftermarket?
Old    boozcruz33            08-01-2003, 3:57 PM Reply   
The all black is sweet!

Mind us asking a general idea of the price that you are paying?
Old    triplexracing            08-01-2003, 3:58 PM Reply   
i will post price tommorrow after i decided which color.
Old    Grant Stewart (elmog)      Join Date: Nov 2002       08-01-2003, 4:13 PM Reply   
Color is totally a personal decision but I would not go with a black/blue combination of anything because I was told long ago by a fashion person, "You don't wear black and blue together because black and blue is a bruise."
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-01-2003, 9:43 PM Reply   
Damn, is that nose raked down!
Old    wakelvr            08-01-2003, 10:36 PM Reply   
Something about that all black hull.... looks like one mean machine!!! LOVE IT!!!!!

We love our Blue X2. But, if we could do it all over again, we'd get the solid black hull up to the rub rail (like above).
Old    English (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       08-01-2003, 11:27 PM Reply   
Black. No two ways about it.}
Old    travis moye (driving)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-02-2003, 6:24 AM Reply   
i ordered black from the rub rail down, and the accent stripe above the rub rail is going to be gunmetal flake. of all the ones i've seen, i think the black is the tightest.
Old    travis moye (driving)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-02-2003, 6:29 AM Reply   
if you guys havn't seen one with the stripe above the rail, i would greatly consider it. it ads alot to the boat, IMO. it is about the size of the stripe that would be above the rail on an x-2 until about the windshield, and then it flares up towards the rear. i really, really like it, but that's just me.
Old    Zedz Dead (ktm250)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-02-2003, 7:27 AM Reply   
Here is Maeghan's boat on water. Gives you a better idea of the colors.
X-Star
Old    Kirk (kirk)      Join Date: May 2003       08-02-2003, 7:59 AM Reply   
Does the tower fold down?
The all black boat is gorgeous!
How about a front shot??? It's got a nice butt but does it need a nose job?

Old    plane_doc            08-02-2003, 8:29 AM Reply   


Here it is fully loaded with ballast, fuel and 7 adults 2 kids
Old    wakelvr            08-02-2003, 5:10 PM Reply   
oooh, I like that solid blue too. I do wish we went with a solid... but are happy overall.

Travis, are you getting the x-star or x-2? Great choice on the color option but please be sure to post a picture. How do you recommend weighing down an X-2 for someone who rides at about 22-23.5 mph? (sorry to get a little off subject...) I've noticed that too much weight at a slower speed will wash the wake out. Someone told me that you would know best...

Dodge: Post a pic when you get a chance!
Old    travis moye (driving)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-03-2003, 6:04 AM Reply   
i'm getting an x-star. its on order now. i'll post a pic when it gets here. i'll email you directly about the x-2 so we don't spin this off into something completely different.
Old    travis moye (driving)      Join Date: Jan 2003       08-03-2003, 6:08 AM Reply   
stefani, your address isn't in your profile. just email me at travis@ridethespot.com
Old    norcal_99            08-03-2003, 1:43 PM Reply   
The all black like Don's looks best IMO.

Old    clint_h            08-07-2003, 8:45 AM Reply   
Whatever your favorite color is get from the rub rail down. I think Mastercraft calls it the reverse hull color. I have seen an all black one which is hot. All red is also money. When you start mixing the colors on the hull I think it looks like crap - i just saw an Xstar with red sides and black bottom and it looked nasty.
Old    Alex Holden (nautiair)      Join Date: Sep 2002       08-07-2003, 10:46 AM Reply   
I'm with Travis on this one...... Black is the way to go.... it's seXier!!!!!
Old    Aaron Nielsen (lzyboy)      Join Date: Jun 2001       08-07-2003, 11:48 AM Reply   
What about addtl board racks?

Old    cdm (cdm)      Join Date: Aug 2003       08-07-2003, 7:38 PM Reply   
Regarding the 03 X-Star..... I have a black/White 03' with the optional 350 Hp engine with all the options. I have also owned an 00 X-Star with the optional 330 Hp engine. I agree, it is a large boat and does require a larger engine and additional wieght. I fill the stock ballast (~1100 lbs) add two hippo bags (~550 lbs each) in back and 8 lead heads (65 lbs each)6 in the bow/2 midship = 2720 lbs total. I don't usually ride with a lot of people but the wake is "larger" than the 00 X-Star with equal weight. Granted it is different... 03 - 100 inch beam, 22'3 inches in length /00 - 90 inch beam, 20'7 inches. This may not sound like a lot but it is.. These # produce = 00 steeper ramp like wake / 03 less steep, huge ramp like wake. I ride @ ~24.2 mph with 2720 lbs ballast + a few riders. A few more things... The nose on the 03' rides so much lower than the 00 allowing obstruction free driving without the booster seat. The 00 nose rode so high the driver could barely see above the nose without booster = steeper wake. Anyway.. Overall the 03 X-Star is a large wakeboard boat best suited for the intermediate - advanced rider. However, by reducing ballast and or shortening the rope, a "beginner" can easily clear the both wakes...even at slow speeds. One really has to ride to the top of the wake, but if done correctly watch out!! Oh, double ups.. LOL try one if you dare!
Have fun! CDM
Old    jlm            08-08-2003, 7:13 AM Reply   
I want a black one...damn it looks good.
Old    bambamski            08-08-2003, 9:54 AM Reply   
Dave posted a black and red one when they first rolled off the production line. That was the best looking one for sure.
Old    bambamski            08-08-2003, 9:59 AM Reply   
here it is
Xstar
Old    clint_h            08-08-2003, 12:11 PM Reply   
Just my opinion but I don't like that black and red combo. Make it either all black or all red. Any pictures inside that boat? I would be curious to see what the red looks like inside the boat.
Old    Andrew Moreton (andrew_moreton)      Join Date: Feb 2003       08-09-2003, 11:02 AM Reply   
Texas Mastercraft had one on the lot in late July that was red above the rubrail, red main stripe, and a black bottom that looked great. The swim platform was color matched red and the trailer and cover were black. It looked great sitting on the trailer and I am sure it would in the water too.
Old    triplexracing            08-10-2003, 2:23 AM Reply   
i got the blue metal flake strip and black botom hull with blue accents in interior. all i have to do now is wait. price 63thou.
Old    bambamski            08-10-2003, 11:35 AM Reply   
Here you go Clint. It's an X-10 but the xstar would look the same inside.

interior
Old    givninx            08-13-2003, 1:03 AM Reply   
How much does the X-Star run, I can find prices anywhere.
Old    Chris (chill720)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-14-2003, 11:49 AM Reply   
anybody got any ideas on when there boats are coming in? I ordered mine 2 weeks ago and its going to take forever! sucks.
Old    av8tens            08-14-2003, 1:37 PM Reply   
That black and red is one of the nicest looking boats I have ever seen. My boat has color above the rub rail (yellow), and I will never get another boat without it (but will avoid black).
Old    triplexracing            08-14-2003, 5:24 PM Reply   
hey chris did they give you a guess on when it should be here? i ordered mine 4 days ago and they told me it could be 4 to 8 weeks.
Old    Chris (chill720)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-14-2003, 8:15 PM Reply   
nah Dodge, they said the same thing like 6 weeks. I'll keep you posted though if I hear anything. which engine did you end up getting?
Old    triplexracing            08-14-2003, 8:57 PM Reply   
the mcx, chris

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