Articles
   
       
Pics/Video
       
Wake 101
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > >> Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Archive > Archive through March 15, 2006

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-29-2006, 2:54 PM Reply   
O.K. all, I've read all of the this boat vs that threads. I'm a beginner wakeboarder with a family of four. I want to move from my I/O into a "crossover" boat on a budget. My choices have boiled down to 99-01 Wakesetter VLX, TIGE 21V, or 01-02 Mobius LSV, all equally equipped(PP, ballast, tower, racks..). Without starting another boat bashing thread, could those of you who know offer your advice. Thanks in advance.
Old     (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       01-29-2006, 4:37 PM Reply   
That year, the Wakesetter is pretty nice to ski behind. However, I would ride behind all of them before deciding and pick the one that fits your riding/skiing.
Old     (jzd)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-29-2006, 5:00 PM Reply   
Hey Mike, do you mean crossover as in slalom/wakeboard ?
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-29-2006, 5:05 PM Reply   
Kids are into everything(skiing,kneeboards),so I'd like to be able to cut the wake down. I'm the only one who slaloms, but I prefer to wakeboard. Just want something roomy and versatile, time to improve my boarding.
Old     (jzd)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-29-2006, 5:19 PM Reply   
I still Slalom,and Barefoot don't think I'll stop any time soon.I went out on a Moomba a couple of months ago, the wake was decent for us non pro's.Once he sped up it laid down enough to slalom & enjoy yourself.Personaly speaking I'll be looking to buy one late this year. Jerry
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-29-2006, 5:25 PM Reply   
There's a nice lsv for sale in your area now.
Old     (jzd)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-29-2006, 5:34 PM Reply   
Todd's boat is pretty sweet,I'm selling some toys to buy one cash.I don't like payments,sounds silly but I like to own my toys.
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-29-2006, 5:45 PM Reply   
Can't blame you for that. What did you think about the low gunwhales/seat height? I was in one a few months ago as well, felt like I was sitting on the floor. Otherwise I liked it.
Old     (jzd)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-29-2006, 6:31 PM Reply   
I agree,I went to the boat show yesterday & forgot to look to see what if anything could be done.Try to get Slalom & Wakeboard pulls behind the boat you decide on before you buy.I don't know how old your kids are but if they are real young you may not want a LARGE wake.
Old     (jzd)      Join Date: Jul 2005       01-29-2006, 6:39 PM Reply   
http://www.wakesiderides.com/rides/index.php?page=out&id=1483 This ones TOO DANG FAR figures he only wants 20 for it
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-29-2006, 6:56 PM Reply   
It's only 8 hrs from me. But, he lists it as a V-drive, it's a DD. Thanks for the input.
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-30-2006, 10:11 AM Reply   
Not many opinions out there???
Old     (rich_g)      Join Date: May 2003       01-30-2006, 11:03 AM Reply   
Of the 3 boats you listed, the only one I've slalomed behind is a 2001 VLX. My friend had one and they used it as a family, multisport boat more than a hardcore wakeboard boat. I thought it had a good recreational slalom wake at 30 and above. I've got a 98 Elite-V, and the slalom wake is comparable to mine, but his was maybe just a tad softer. The unweighted wake was fine for tubing, skiing, etc. Obviously, with wedge and weight, you can make a great wake when you want it. His did not have the wedge.
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-30-2006, 2:20 PM Reply   
Boarding wake is more important to me than slalom wake. I guess I mad a mistake using the term "crossover". I really want something that has a mild-esh wake for the kids activities, and a board wake that is good enough to progress on. I don't want to buy a wake specific boat in a year because we outgrow the wake. Sounds like I'm on the right track.
Old    malibu36            01-30-2006, 2:23 PM Reply   
mike- i have a 2000 malibu sunsetter up for sale. check it out: http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/8/279567.html?1138030342
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-30-2006, 6:05 PM Reply   
Todd, nice boat. I'm really looking for a V Drive though.
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-31-2006, 12:05 PM Reply   
Anybody else?
Old     (psudy)      Join Date: Dec 2003       01-31-2006, 12:17 PM Reply   
Old X-Star/X2. AWSA approved hull(in DD form)in a V/Drive. I run the course all the time with ours.
Old     (iagainsti)      Join Date: Apr 2004       01-31-2006, 1:39 PM Reply   
I agree with Psudy. I have an 01 xstar/X2/now X1 and with no ballast it has a great ski wake for a v-drive
Old     (stepintoliquid)      Join Date: Sep 2005       02-01-2006, 11:39 AM Reply   
The old Mastercraft 205V/ X-2 / X-Star / X-1 (2006) is the way to go for a crossover boat with a great wakeboarding wake. My father runs the slalom course with it, and I weight it down and ride behind it. This boat has proven itself time and time again.
Old     (shortman)      Join Date: Jan 2006       02-01-2006, 6:16 PM Reply   
Haven't looked at many of those. Most I've seen are a little over my budget. I'll do some more checking. Thanks for the input.

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 4:09 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2016 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us