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Old    Richard (ramhouse)      Join Date: Apr 2004       02-21-2005, 9:26 AM Reply   
Okay here we go. Show off your boat, BUT!, it must be old school...1996 and older. A lot of us have such nice boats, build with care, that we worry every time we think of getting something newer. Are they worth 60K,? Yes and no...
Mastercraft Prostar 190...'93
Old    Richard (ramhouse)      Join Date: Apr 2004       02-21-2005, 9:28 AM Reply   
Oh ya, mine is a '93 Prostar 190...all origional..interior pics to follow after rain..
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       02-21-2005, 9:56 AM Reply   
96 PS 190, this is from last summer, its all I have on this comoputer.
Old     (fatsac)      Join Date: Jun 2004       02-21-2005, 10:18 AM Reply   
Richard - I am really digging your set-up. Mine is for sale but I am definately going to miss the old school.

Old    Derek House (munky_flip)      Join Date: Sep 2004       02-21-2005, 10:37 AM Reply   
1990 sunsport
before and 1/2 after...it now has a different supra graphic tinted windows and board racks
Old    Derek House (munky_flip)      Join Date: Sep 2004       02-21-2005, 10:38 AM Reply   
sorry for the crappy little pic im tryin to get a better more recent one
Old    Trace (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-21-2005, 11:11 AM Reply   
96 VLX
READY TO ROLL
TOWER DOWN
ON THE WATER
Old    KStateAlumni (bbeach)      Join Date: Jul 2002       02-21-2005, 12:06 PM Reply   
1990 Prostar 190... 775 hours.

Old    Brendan (kybool)      Join Date: Aug 2004       02-21-2005, 2:06 PM Reply   
95' SS soon to be converted to SAN with Tower, ballast, PP, new graphics, etc.
Old    walt            02-21-2005, 2:31 PM Reply   
91 Bluewater.

Old    Sam Aikele (atropine)      Join Date: Aug 2004       02-21-2005, 3:09 PM Reply   
1991 Malibu Sunsetter

[img]http://www.fototime.com/538772F02B85ABF/standard.jpg[/img]

[img]http://www.fototime.com/9FF91D329CEB2B3/standard.jpg[/img]

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Old    Charles (chas)      Join Date: Feb 2002       02-21-2005, 3:09 PM Reply   
92 Sanger DXII
Old    ladalske (oldcentury76)      Join Date: Dec 2004       02-21-2005, 4:03 PM Reply   
1976 SN... OLD SCHOOL!!


Old    Ricardo (gunz)      Join Date: Sep 2001       02-21-2005, 5:57 PM Reply   
1990 Sanger DXII

Old    Nick V. (nvip9r)      Join Date: Feb 2004       02-21-2005, 6:29 PM Reply   
1986 Dixie SuperSkier...thinking of adding a tower...but for now just waiting for Spring...

Old    greg (malibususpect)      Join Date: Mar 2003       02-21-2005, 6:35 PM Reply   
nick- my dad had a dixie super skier 199 that looked just like that except it was an I/O it was a great boat, we upgraded to a wakesetter a couple years ago
Old    Trevor (centralcali)      Join Date: Jan 2005       02-21-2005, 9:30 PM Reply   
Aint no shame in old school!
Old    Richard (ramhouse)      Join Date: Apr 2004       02-21-2005, 10:05 PM Reply   
Some nice boats have popped up..But i sort of had it in mind to post old school boats redone in a wakeboard form...
Old    d_fresh            02-22-2005, 4:41 AM Reply   
Here are a few pics I have of my'92 Euro Sunsetter.



Old    TR (biz)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-22-2005, 7:14 AM Reply   
95 Sport Nautique... and its for sale. I will miss her!!! With "Skybox" seating before Tige stole my idea...


Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       02-22-2005, 7:59 AM Reply   
TR- how did you make that skybox seating??
Old    TR (biz)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-22-2005, 10:27 AM Reply   
I modified the base of the rear seat by cutting out the two pieces that ran front to rear and putting a support running the width of the base for the new piece and the original rear seat cushions to rest on, the new piece is the longer, skinnier piece. I gained more storage by doing this as well. The base unit fits under the back cushion when the whole base unit is not pulled out. The rear back cushion (where your back rests against, was also altered I cut about 4" of the bottom). I just pull the rear seat towards the engine box and use that as the back rest. I never made any backrests for the sides between the motor box and the gunnels just because i did not really need them. Two people can use the motor box as a back rest. The way it panned out was people can still move around the boat and not have to step over a side back rest to get to the back of the boat. There is also space between the rear seat and the back of the boat to put your feet and step from the inside of the boat to the swim platform. If i only have a couple of people with me i put a tube sac here and it fits perfect, that along with the other tube sac i put in my ski locker and other assorted hidden ballast leaves a lot of room to move around (i.e no huge sacs to step over all the time) and the boat still puts out a great wake. I also had to modify the side pieces below rear speaker. In 95 they had that piece extend to the floor. I cut that piece (it had no structural integrity to worry about)and restapled the vinyl. A bonus is there is enough room to stretch out and use the rear eat as a sunpad/napzone. a couple more pics....



(Message edited by biz on February 22, 2005)
Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       02-22-2005, 11:53 AM Reply   
TR-
I don't know if I can do that with my Brendella.
What size is your boat? I like the idea though.
My rear seat is just one piece that lies right on the floor.
Old    TR (biz)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-22-2005, 12:03 PM Reply   
Post or PM me pics of your interior... I have a lot of ideas that I could not/did not use in my boat. You may want to start another thread (as to not hijack ths one or do a search on interior modifications and see what that pulls up. A lot of people have done some great mods on this message board. Kinda just depends on what you have as your end goal... Mine was space.
Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       02-22-2005, 12:24 PM Reply   
i will have to send you some pics because I don't have any with me right now.
I was hoping to turn the back seat around and allow for sack back there without sacraficing much room. But in a 20ft boat, there is only so much room to go around.
Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       02-22-2005, 12:29 PM Reply   
ACtually, my interior is like doug's eurosetter in this thread.
Old    Mike Snyder (rem_pss308)      Join Date: Mar 2004       02-22-2005, 4:03 PM Reply   
1993 prostar 205. Old and I love it!!!!!!
2000 lbs of ballast, and decent sterio who needs more.
Old    Gordon (rake)      Join Date: Jun 2003       02-27-2005, 2:32 PM Reply   
Old school works for me.
'86 Silver Nautique


Drysuit Weather
Old    jeff goldblum (jeffcanary62)      Join Date: Apr 2003       02-27-2005, 4:02 PM Reply   
Representing the oldschool 205. 1992
Old    jeff goldblum (jeffcanary62)      Join Date: Apr 2003       02-27-2005, 4:03 PM Reply   

1992 prostar 205
Old    jeff goldblum (jeffcanary62)      Join Date: Apr 2003       02-27-2005, 4:04 PM Reply   

Old    Trevor (centralcali)      Join Date: Jan 2005       02-27-2005, 6:33 PM Reply   
I saw that silver nautique this weekend on the delta - what a beautiful boat! Looks better in person. That silver flake is a very nice touch.
Old    hyperryd            02-27-2005, 7:12 PM Reply   
These are pics of my last boat a '96 Tige.



Old    Allan Novotny (canada_air)      Join Date: Nov 2003       03-01-2005, 8:38 AM Reply   
here is my 95 maristar 200 with the tower i made and it has a 1500lb semi-automatic ballast system that i plumbed and wired in.
95 maristar
Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-01-2005, 9:35 AM Reply   
1994 Ski Brendella Pro Comp
1148 hrs!!!!! still running like a champ (knock on wood)


Old    Kevin Potter (dba4life)      Join Date: Jun 2002       03-01-2005, 11:03 PM Reply   
94 Sport Nautique with a FCT
Old    tea_boy            03-02-2005, 4:05 AM Reply   
Still going strong 79ish Pro Comp.
Old    fun9c1            03-02-2005, 10:05 AM Reply   
Adam that is one of my favorite boats of all time! I grew up spending a big chunk of my summers growing up on a 200 acre lake, and in 1976 (I was 6) a couple guys across the lake bought a brand new red Stars and Stripes and put in a slalom course. It was the first V8 on the lake! I grew up watching those guys ski and used to just about kill myself to get down on the dock when I saw them so I could watch and listen to the beautiful music of that 351 dual exhuast as they turned around at 36mph right in front of our dock. They still have it, it has over 4000 hours on it now (2 or 3 engine rebuilds), faded and scratched but runs like a champ. I think they may be to blame for my love of ski boats...

Gordon, that's a beautiful Silver, too! I've heard of them, but that's the first one I've seen. I love it! Of course my opinion is a little biased... ;)

Man if '96 is old school, what the hell are our boats from the '70s and '80s? ;)
Old    Dave Burns (dbjts)      Join Date: Nov 2003       03-02-2005, 10:18 AM Reply   
88

88 Prostar, nearly old enough to buy Alcohol

(Message edited by dbjts on March 02, 2005)
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-02-2005, 10:29 AM Reply   
Adam ~ where are the pics with the new set up?
Old    Lloyd Smith (nlitworld)      Join Date: Feb 2005       03-02-2005, 10:43 AM Reply   
Adam,
That is a classic Master Craft if I've ever seen one. Looks to be in beautiful shape. How tall is that tower though? It looks ginormous!
Old    Trevor (centralcali)      Join Date: Jan 2005       03-02-2005, 7:29 PM Reply   
Adam-
That is one of the tallest towers I think I have ever seen. Is it custom made?
Old    CBrown (powdrhound)      Join Date: Nov 2002       03-02-2005, 7:54 PM Reply   
This is a cool thread guys keep em coming
Old    tea_boy            03-03-2005, 7:42 AM Reply   
Thanks for all the feed back on the old pro comp. Hooked me good and proper. Mates have her now, and they were the one's responseable for the custom made tower. It's only my opinion but i also think they went a little large on the stainless. Stands a good 7ft from the floor.

Ant bug.Thanks.
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-03-2005, 7:58 AM Reply   
yeah Adam they looks sick with the light bar. Right on bro. Enjoy.
Old    Nacho (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       03-04-2005, 12:10 PM Reply   
Adam - your tower looks taller than that. I would say seven feet from the base of the tower/top deck. prob more like 10 ft from the floor! Nice boat, nonetheless. I need to put up some pics of '86 MC.
Old    tea_boy            03-05-2005, 3:02 AM Reply   
It's only 7ft from the floor, just the camera angle makeing the boat look small I think, will try and look out some more pics.
Old    starman31            03-05-2005, 1:00 PM Reply   
Here is my 82 Ski Centurion



Old    David Mason (rocketman)      Join Date: Feb 2003       03-07-2005, 5:18 PM Reply   
John,

How did you put that logo on your back seat? That's pretty cool and stuff.
Old    hyperryd            03-07-2005, 5:54 PM Reply   
David, I had it embroidered when I was reupholstering the interior.
Old    Kraig Hawkins (juice75)      Join Date: Jul 2004       03-08-2005, 8:14 AM Reply   
Here's my '89 Comp. I'm hopefully adding a tower this year.
'89 Surpa Comp on Lake Austin
Old    Steve™ (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       03-11-2005, 3:31 PM Reply   
Here was my first boat, 1985 SeaRay Seville:
(was originally tan with brown interior)




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