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Old    zakman (zacky)      Join Date: Apr 2003       09-28-2005, 4:42 PM Reply   
I've been to the Supra website searching for info on the 20SSV, but it only has one picture and the specs. Anybody have any additional info/pics or been in or around this boat?
Old    Stanfield (stanfield)      Join Date: Mar 2004       09-28-2005, 5:21 PM Reply   
Here's a thread with additional info and pics. I dig it personally, love the new bimini.

http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/3183/248477.html?1124948066
Old    Jon Allen (jon_a)      Join Date: Feb 2003       09-28-2005, 6:01 PM Reply   
I am a Supra dealer but if I were to buy a Supra tomorrow, it would be a 20 SSV. It fits my needs perfectly. I wakeskate about 60% of the time and wakeboard 40% all on a smaller lake. Its pretty much just a shrunk down version of the 22SSV. I also think this boat will attract some Moomba buyers with the price being so low.

If you have any specific questions, feel free to email me at jrallen02@hotmail.com.
Old    zakman (zacky)      Join Date: Apr 2003       09-28-2005, 6:49 PM Reply   
Right on, that's the thread I was looking for. I knew I saw it somewhere...

Jon- I am assuming you have been in one. What's the ride like? How does it drive? I'll send you an e-mail...
Old    depoint50ae (depoint50ae)      Join Date: Jul 2005       09-29-2005, 11:59 AM Reply   
What is the price of the 20SSV??
Old    Leo LaCheki (leo0648)      Join Date: Jan 2002       09-29-2005, 12:06 PM Reply   
Price loaded with trailer, speakers, bimini, PP...all the essentials?
Old    Jon Allen (jon_a)      Join Date: Feb 2003       09-29-2005, 12:19 PM Reply   
The boat starts at $40,595
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-03-2005, 8:21 AM Reply   
I took one out last weekend. It's a pretty sweet boat if you're in the 20' market.

This boat had the 340 engine upgrade, bimini, pimped trailer (LED's, Polished wheels, etc, etc).

I rode it with factory ballast, driver, observer and no gas. IMO the wake had a great shape and had some serious potential when loaded up.

The drivability is awesome. Handles great and takes rough water well!

The interior reminds of my 21V, but smaller and without the playpen, however, it's very roomy for a smaller boat. The exterior takes alot of styling cues from the 24SSV.

All in all, it was a sick boat. With all the trailer upgrades, motor, bimini and a few other options, I think it was in the mid to upper 40's.
Old    zakman (zacky)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-03-2005, 5:56 PM Reply   
Nice ride in your profile NAW. How do you like the 21V?
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-04-2005, 7:39 AM Reply   
Thanks Oscar.

For me, the 21V is the best boat on the market. I have a 21' limit, typically have 5-10 people out with me with a wide range of riding ability.

The 21V meets, and in most cases exceeds, my needs in a boat:

1. Room/Storage for 21' boat: A+
2. Wake size (with stock ballast): B+
3. Wake shape (with stock ballast): A
4. Wake adjustability: A+
5. Rough water ride: B+
6. Handling/performance: B-
7. Looks/Styling: You be the judge

Those are my needs in order of importance.
Old    21VRobert T (robert_t)      Join Date: Feb 2005       10-04-2005, 10:27 PM Reply   
NAW
Do you have any problem with your trailer when you are loading your boat?
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       10-05-2005, 7:28 AM Reply   
Robert T
What kind of prob do you speak of? I don't have any with mine...
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       10-05-2005, 8:33 AM Reply   
I do with my 22SSV...the bow is very low...you have to be very careful on most ramps. Some ramps are almost impossible to get the boat back on.
Old    Marty McFly (mcfly)      Join Date: Jan 2002       10-05-2005, 8:48 AM Reply   
Typically if the bow seems to low when you are putting the boat on the trailer, it is a sign that the trailer is too deep in the water.

McFly
Old    Jon Allen (jon_a)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-05-2005, 8:49 AM Reply   
I guess you just have to get used to loading. I load a 22SSV on a trailer 2-3 times a week and have no problems. You just have to have your trailer at the right place in the water. It also helps if you put most people in the back of the boat. It probably depends on the angle of the ramp also.
Old     (insuranceman)      Join Date: Jun 2005       10-05-2005, 9:01 AM Reply   
Marty, Thanks for speaking with me on the phone on Saturday regarding the 05 ssv that you have for sell and all the info regarding the new LSV.
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       10-05-2005, 10:29 AM Reply   
rule of thumb at most ramps is to have the water just cresting the stainless steel fenders. Most ramps that works like butter everytime. So many people are scared to drive the boat on the bunks, but that is the key... I agree with Marty. Most people back their trailers too deep
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       10-05-2005, 11:37 AM Reply   
The traielr coudl be in to low, it seems about right. I've never had an issue liek this on any other boat I've owned. Even the guy I bought it from mentioned it to me. Not a big deal to me , just something I noticed. I'll try pulling the trailer a little higher out of the water.
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       10-05-2005, 12:36 PM Reply   
Adam are you floating the boat up to the boat buddy or is it resting on the bunks and you are throttling it up?
Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       10-05-2005, 12:41 PM Reply   
I put 3/4 of the back bunks in the water, the rest of the trailer is out of the water and we pull it up with no problem.
Old    Adam Curtis (acurtis_ttu)      Join Date: May 2004       10-05-2005, 1:08 PM Reply   
resting on the bunks, and throttling up
Old    Stanfield (stanfield)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-05-2005, 1:43 PM Reply   
Very steep, short ramps (where the truck and trailer are at different angles) do not at all agree with getting a 22SSV on the trailer. Most ramps it's not an issue, if you've got the fenders a couple inches out of the water. The ramp I use most frequently is like that and I eventually had the trailer altered by about an inch so it wouldn't be a problem.

And for the record I've been trailering boats since before I could drive a car. The bow on the SSV just has a huge downslope.
Old    21VRobert T (robert_t)      Join Date: Feb 2005       10-05-2005, 9:00 PM Reply   
Here's the problem, the mechanic at the dealer where we bought our boat told us to sink the trailer 2-3 inches below the fenders. When I do that if I'm not real careful the boat will ride over the fender and bend it or warp the bumper. I have done that twice. It sounds like I'm putting the trailer too deep.
Old    Ronia (ladythump)      Join Date: Jul 2004       10-06-2005, 6:17 AM Reply   
that sounds deep... especially with the incline on the two ramps at LSL.
Old    Stanfield (stanfield)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-06-2005, 6:34 AM Reply   
Robert, for sure putting the trailer way too deep.

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