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Old     (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-26-2006, 8:01 PM Reply   
here it is...just got back from North Carolina and took her out this weekend. Let me know what you all think! I love it! The wake is sick and Southern Ski boats did a great job with the stereo system!
Old     (silverlude)      Join Date: Apr 2004       06-26-2006, 8:16 PM Reply   
AWESOME! i love b52 boats, i just don't have a dealer in the area i can trust. luv the paint/graphics scheme very nice choice,enjoy it
Old     (batman)      Join Date: Nov 2001       06-26-2006, 8:40 PM Reply   
Keep us posted on how you like the boat as my dealer maybe selling them next year!
Old    bocephus            06-26-2006, 8:59 PM Reply   
Good luck brother..Nice looking boat.
Old     (alans)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-27-2006, 8:38 AM Reply   
Congrats Sean, your boat is sick! I will post some more pics of your boat when I get to my work computer. Enjoy!
Old     (unclesam)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-27-2006, 11:56 AM Reply   
awesome colors. I love boats with dark top decks.
Old     (fifitrixabelle)      Join Date: May 2004       06-27-2006, 12:18 PM Reply   
I second the awesome colors!! Great looking!
Old     (gnelson)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-27-2006, 6:04 PM Reply   
Sean-Sweet boat, Congrats!

Just curious what the deal is with you and MB. Did you get a lemon? Drop me an email if you dont want to post here.
Old     (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-27-2006, 6:43 PM Reply   
thanks all....hopefully after this weekend i will have some more pics!
Old    bocephus            06-27-2006, 8:28 PM Reply   
Huh? I have a SAN, not an MB. Sean has the MB. Are you Jay Connelly, the head of customer service, he asked the same thing today?
Old     (djiali)      Join Date: Aug 2005       06-28-2006, 11:55 AM Reply   
the guys from southern are top notch...great great guys.

Sweet boat man.
Old     (macgiver)      Join Date: Jun 2006       06-28-2006, 11:57 AM Reply   
Is it an 06? I am ordering one and I hear they have made some changes to the interior. Wit
ch tower is that? The boat is beautiful! Use it in good health! MB's are the best built boats out there.
Old     (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-28-2006, 6:33 PM Reply   
it is an 06 and is the the classic tower not the pro tower. I was not crazy about the blade design on the side of the pro this tower made mounting the tower accessories much easier. The pro tower might be a big more stiff..not that this one is not. It does not move too much for me.
Old     (goodwin)      Join Date: Feb 2006       06-29-2006, 8:03 AM Reply   
Sweet boat! I like the colors you picked for the puzzle graphics and the classic tower looks good.
Did you get the two speed tranny and ZR6 too?
Congrats and enjoy! MB's are top notch.
Old     (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-29-2006, 4:08 PM Reply   
I did not get the two speed tranny and it has the 330 excalibur. The zr6 is sweet, but it was a bit pricey
Old     (bkman211)      Join Date: May 2006       06-30-2006, 12:54 AM Reply   
Here is mine with the other tower. Love the boat, the tower does move around alot but really doesnt bother me. I did go with the 6L but no two speed, works great.

Old     (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-30-2006, 5:21 AM Reply   
nice..colors are sweet
Old     (tomferguson)      Join Date: Nov 2005       06-30-2006, 6:28 AM Reply   
Sweet Boat Sean. I love my 05 b52 v3 team edition. your colors are sick. I like it man. Here's mine.. these MB's throw a killer surf wave too..Upload
Old     (wetsounds1)      Join Date: Jan 2006       06-30-2006, 7:02 AM Reply   

Here is our demo boat. I love the MB too. It really draws a crowd. We did the team edition with the ZR6 but no 2 speed. Loaded down with people and ballast and we still get out of the hole with ease. Smart move Sean and Tom on going with the classic tower. we are pulling the pro one off and going with the classic tower.

What have ya'll found is the best combo to get a clean wake. I am having problems finding the right combo to produce a clean wake. Mine is washed out. It does put out a super sick surf wake though. We had 11 people and 1000 pounds on the left and the wake was un real!

(Message edited by wetsounds1 on June 30, 2006)
Old     (bkman211)      Join Date: May 2006       06-30-2006, 10:13 AM Reply   
My wake was is a little washed around 20MPH with a lot of wieght in the boat. I just use a longer line and go a little faster 22-23 and it is very big and clean. Why are you getting rid of the pro tower? Is the dealer hooking you up with the new one. I am not very happy with the pro only because it moves around a lot, but I figured that had to do with all the speakers. Also it is a pain to fold and all of the rubber pads under the bases have moved and are sticking out. Does the other tower not have these issues?
Old     (seangriswold)      Join Date: Apr 2006       06-30-2006, 3:31 PM Reply   
I have 300lbs of lead in the front to help with bow rise...that only really happens when nobody sits up front and the tanks are filled. You definitely have to go faster. I dont have my speedo calibrated, but i would guess we are going around 23-24. With no weight in the boat the wake is clean around 20lbs. If you can Find Alan Slabaugh on this forum he has his team edition dialed in nice!
Old     (talltigeguy)      Join Date: Sep 2003       06-30-2006, 9:03 PM Reply   
What is the price of one of those? Which market are they competing for - Tige and Malibu, or SAN and MC, or Bayliner and Four Winns?
Old     (trash4life)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-30-2006, 10:33 PM Reply   
I've been seriously thinking of buying the 23 as well but haven't been out on the water with one yet. I've heard that for wakeboarding the wake is great, but my wife likes to ski. Me buying it depends on if it can ski decently. I'm not wanting a tournament level ski boat but she likes to open water ski. Have any of you skied much and hows the wake?
Old     (domin8)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-01-2006, 2:52 PM Reply   
t-guy - surley you know Bayliner/Tige/Fourwinns are in market of their own.
Old     (talltigeguy)      Join Date: Sep 2003       07-01-2006, 4:23 PM Reply   

Instead of being rude why don't you answer the question?

I hope that my question didn't come across as demeaning. It is an honest question - what price range are these boats?
Old     (domin8)      Join Date: Mar 2004       07-01-2006, 8:34 PM Reply   
It did come accross that that way and I was being light harted as I expecting you were. Not being rude, no problem.

I would they are similarly priced as a same size Tige. Just they come with most all included.
Old     (poser007)      Join Date: Nov 2004       07-02-2006, 9:00 AM Reply   
Just p[icked up mine 05 B-52 V23 Taking her out for the first time todayUpload
Old     (pdxviperguy)      Join Date: Jul 2006       07-16-2006, 4:01 PM Reply   
B52 V23 with the 330 engine and no two speed. Getting 4 fusion 6.5 t's put on the bar and replacin the interior speaks and amps and adding a sub. Upload


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