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Old    Chad (cfd313)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-10-2007, 8:39 PM Reply   
Give me some opinions on the XLV, I don't see many in my area, and I was just wandering what people that had one or have rode in or behind thought of them....
Old    Chad (cfd313)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-11-2007, 5:41 AM Reply   
nobody has at least 1 opinion.....
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-11-2007, 7:13 AM Reply   
Here is one for sale

http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/3183/485446.html?1186530442
Old    kevin mcginty (kmcginty)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-11-2007, 7:14 AM Reply   
If your looking used, I believe that 2005 is when Moomba really started stepping up the fit and finish quality. If your looking new, remember that the quality of the dealer is juat as important as the boat itself. Sorry I cant be more helpful...
Old    kevin mcginty (kmcginty)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-11-2007, 7:21 AM Reply   
Leo, I was going to point at that one too, I really like that boat.
Old    supra for me (supra24ssv)      Join Date: Mar 2006       08-11-2007, 7:24 AM Reply   
i had one in 04 and loved it, prices differ from place to place and if you find a good deal they have good resale
Old    Chad (cfd313)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-11-2007, 8:56 AM Reply   
appreciate the info...I just don't see many around here that's why I was asking...I thinking about ordering a new one for 08 but if theres not that much price difference in it and the BU vlx i'll prob just pay the little bit extra and get the BU
Old    Shon G. (shon_g)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-11-2007, 9:52 AM Reply   
I have the XLV and the boat is great. Puts out a killer wake and drives nice too. I dont think you could find a better boat or wake for the price these go for.Upload
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       08-11-2007, 9:08 PM Reply   
i have one and i love it! interior layout is amazing! i have friends with all types of boat and everyone likes the interior layout on mine the best!

the wake is amazing! i run 2600# of ballast plus people and the wake gets scary! its big and steep very similar to a 210!

if you are looking for a boat with a killer wake and lots of storage and room for people the xlv can't be beat for the money!

my is for sale by the way :-)
Old    Kraig Kaiser (kraig)      Join Date: Dec 2002       08-12-2007, 9:32 PM Reply   
I have an 04 and love it! The boat is huge inside and throws an incredible wake. Everyone I ride with loves the wake and the size of the boat. Especially when the party gets crackin!
Old    Cody (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       08-13-2007, 6:36 AM Reply   
Entrust, I'd probably buy yours in a heartbeat if you weren't on the other side of the world from me.
Old    Zach (zacharoo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       08-13-2007, 7:19 AM Reply   
I love mine too. Wake is great and very roomy.UploadUpload
Old    entrust clothing (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       08-13-2007, 7:34 AM Reply   
cody i will gladly arrange shipping and work on the cost with you if you are interested?
Old    edpaz (mred)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-13-2007, 1:23 PM Reply   
just to start i have an mb b52 and love it i also have a friend with an xlv and think it is a great boat he put the gravity bags in it and honestly it has to be one of the best wakes i have riden. but i do like a steeper wake. his boat performs great more room than mine and alot less $ers i dont think you could go wrong with a xlv. i dont own one but i would happily.
Old    Cody Kauzlarich (codykauz)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-13-2007, 6:46 PM Reply   
if you are going to order an '08 xlv then i would suggest getting the gravity III ballast and the wakeplate those are going to be the most important factory options you can get. the nice thing about the xlv is that some people will say it is too big and hard to sink into the water, but with a slightly upgraded ballast you can have a tournament quality wake that can be mellow with the wakeplate down or steep with it up and you don't have to worry about any rollers coming over the front or sides like with smaller boats once you add some weight.
Old    Chad (cfd313)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-13-2007, 8:07 PM Reply   
I actually got the opportunity to tour the plant today. It was pretty cool...I don't if anybody has saw the new graphics on the gravity xlv but they are really sick. moomba really stepped it up this year with the xlv. I was disappointed to hear they didn't have the same graphics with LSV. I don't know what to do....I think I may just get a Bu VLX like I really wanted to begin with I was just trying to save some change....I dunno, who knows....
Old    Kraig Kaiser (kraig)      Join Date: Dec 2002       08-13-2007, 8:20 PM Reply   
The XLV is not hard to sink. The hull is notched out in the back to help it sink easier and faster. I heard that they redesigned the hull on the XLV this year. How does it look? Differences? It surprises me that they redesigned it. SC keeps impressing me with the Moomba line.
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-14-2007, 8:22 AM Reply   
Definetetly some changes to the XLV for '08. But, the previous years hull and boat were great IMO. I've ridden behind one a handful of times and loved the wake when properly dialed.
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-14-2007, 1:00 PM Reply   
Whats not to like about this boat. Love it in every way!!

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Old    Chad (cfd313)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-14-2007, 3:54 PM Reply   
It's got the gravity games logo in where mobius usually is, still has the sponsor stickers but with a huge hand painted looking XLV angled down the back of the boat...pretty sweet
Old    Shawn (helinut)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-14-2007, 4:05 PM Reply   
Upload

That right there is why I went with a Bu. I sat in the seat and my noggin was completely above the windshield. It seemed to be quite a bit "shallower" than a Bu. And with a 3 and a 2 year old, they don't need encouragement to fall over the side.
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-14-2007, 4:12 PM Reply   
Shawn...your a dork. I have the seat booster swung up.

My head is perfect sitting up or down
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-14-2007, 4:16 PM Reply   
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see booster

(Message edited by tmobe on August 14, 2007)
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-14-2007, 4:22 PM Reply   
Chad, are you talking about the oval Moomba decal on the side. I had mine taken off at the dealer and put on the Mobius decal. I like the looks better. Post your pic!
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-14-2007, 4:25 PM Reply   
Shon_g, I saw your boat at the dealer the other day. Why did you put the boat wrap over the boat decal? Are you bringing it to Bell Aqua this weekend?
Old    Manzo (zo1)      Join Date: Aug 2002       08-14-2007, 4:58 PM Reply   
Shawn, I can tell ya that you are missing something. I am 6'5"+ and WITH my XLV booster seat up my head is not completly over the windshield.
Old    Chad (cfd313)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-14-2007, 6:53 PM Reply   
Todd, no it's not the regular oval...it has an arrow pointing down in the middle of it...I didn't think to get any pics with my phone sorry for the let down...maybe the 08 website will come up in a few weeks
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-14-2007, 6:57 PM Reply   
Thanks Chad. I will see them at the release in Tahoe on the 23rd. So it sounds like you bought a XLV right?
Old    Nate R (rollna01)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-15-2007, 8:40 AM Reply   
Does anybody know what changes they have made on the '08 models.
Old    Shon G. (shon_g)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-15-2007, 9:33 AM Reply   
I put the wrap over the graphic so if I ever sell the boat I can take off the wrap and the graphic will still be there.

What did you think?
Old    Shawn (helinut)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-15-2007, 9:50 AM Reply   
Hmm.. yeah it was the LSV I was sitting in. Without the booster I guarantee my head was clear above the windshield. I thought you might be sitting on the booster, but I kid you not, that is exactly how it was without the booster in that boat. I'm 6'4". I would assume the XLV is a bit deeper eh?
Old    Todd S (tmobe)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-15-2007, 10:54 AM Reply   
Nate- only little things on most models but I hear they changed the hull on the XLV. I'll let you know after the 23rd.

Shon- Good idea about putting it over to save you a buck if you sell it. Not like its going in a show. Not many like the orange but I am a fan! Looks good. Who did your wrap? And how much was it?

Shawn- yes...the LSV has a little higher floor I think. If your 6'4" I think you will find yourself rather tall in most 21' boats. I will be on a LSV today. Ill compare it to my XLV and measure..you have me curious.
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-15-2007, 10:59 AM Reply   
New hull and new interior....more to come. Should be sweet.
Old    Shon G. (shon_g)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-15-2007, 1:31 PM Reply   
Todd..SUN SIGN in Auburn did it. A friend own the shop so I got the buddy deal...The guys there are great at what they do and if anybody mentions my shop they will get a price cut.
Old    Nate R (rollna01)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-23-2007, 4:50 PM Reply   
The 23rd is hear and I am excited to hear about the changes made to the XLV so everyone who got a peak let me know what you think!

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