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Old    Jeffrey Byron (99xstar)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-12-2006, 8:26 AM Reply   
Is anyone still rockin the first X-Star and do you have pics?
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-12-2006, 8:39 AM Reply   
In '96 I think they used a 205DD with a pole for the Tour....was it white?

Then in '97, the blue one came out...still a DD with a pole.

Would love to see someone rockin' one of those!
Old    Wakejens (wakejens)      Join Date: Nov 2003       05-12-2006, 10:02 AM Reply   
here are links to photos from the first x-star
http://www.wakepics.de/details.php?image_id=73&mode=search
http://www.wakepics.de/details.php?image_id=71&mode=search


(Message edited by wakejens on May 12, 2006)
Old    Midwestwakeboarder.com (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-12-2006, 10:25 AM Reply   
naw, id like to buy one of those!

www.midwestwakeboarder.com
Old    Thane Dogg (thane_dogg)      Join Date: Jun 2002       05-12-2006, 10:27 AM Reply   
I know that Gid(whazzup) that's on the board from time to time used to have one, but he has a VLX now I think. I remember his wake was siiiiiick.
Old    Jeff Moore (jeff359)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-12-2006, 10:27 AM Reply   
I think there is a Nor Cal guy around here that has one
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       05-12-2006, 10:39 AM Reply   
While its not the X-Star my dad has a '98 Prostar 205DD with a pole. The thing has a sick wake. We ride at Havasu a bunch and people make fun of the extended pylon. Whereupon my friends and I ride and make fun of their lame skills. I always find riding status more impressive than boat status. Upload
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Old    Eric (mjfan23)      Join Date: Nov 2003       05-12-2006, 10:46 AM Reply   
thats a nice lookin boa, hows the wake for skiing behind it? (shh I didnt ask that)

(Message edited by mjfan23 on May 12, 2006)
Old    B.C.P...........Mike (wakeeater2003)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-12-2006, 10:50 AM Reply   
Dude i had a 96 mastercraft 205 before I got an X2 and it was a sick boat. I had 1000 pounds of lead and four fat sacs in it and it would barely go but the wake was sick. I put over 1700 hours on that boat before I sold it to my girl friends brother. I still ride behind it once in a while. It has a great wake. Later, Mike
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-12-2006, 10:53 AM Reply   
I also had a '99 Prostar 205DD. The ski wake was decent, but a bit of a hump...not like an early 90's 190, but you could charge course on it.

The wakeboarding wake was the balls for it's time...and still is if you have the 1/2 hour to fill 4 sacks.
Old    Jeff Schwartz (jschwart73)      Join Date: Apr 2002       05-12-2006, 11:26 AM Reply   
The first X-Star was a 19' DD in 1997. The 2000 X-5 and Prostar 195 had the same hull with a small open bow scooped out.
Old    NAW (ripr)      Join Date: Mar 2002       05-12-2006, 11:31 AM Reply   
Are you certain?

I'm pretty sure it was 205DD.
Old    Tings (tings00)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-12-2006, 12:10 PM Reply   
so why is it called wake-star, everytime i hear the star part of it i think of that movie with the chick from SNL, saying "I'm a star". i think wakesetter is the best name in the industry
Old    B.C.P...........Mike (wakeeater2003)      Join Date: Mar 2004       05-12-2006, 12:33 PM Reply   
It was definately a 205DD
Old    Jeffrey Byron (99xstar)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-12-2006, 12:35 PM Reply   
I was under the impression that it was a 205DD in 1996 also. It came with a pylon and 1 fat sac. Yeah, it takes me at least a half hour to weight my 99' before riding. Gotta love it.
Old    Leo Lasecki (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       05-12-2006, 7:03 PM Reply   
I saw one of the old blue X-stars in Mississippi. They were all kneeboarding on it.
Old    wakebmxer            05-12-2006, 7:56 PM Reply   
The first X-star was a DD 205. I have a 2000 DD with the X-star tower and it rocks the wake. I ride in a river alot and it is very manueverable for double-ups in tight places. Again the wake is huge and sick.
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-12-2006, 8:48 PM Reply   
The original X Star had the same hull as my X-1, correct?
Old    Scot M Berner (scottyb)      Join Date: Sep 2002       05-12-2006, 10:38 PM Reply   
Do you guys remember something called the X-sport, I think we had one at the shop I while ago, looked like the first wakeboard specific type of package.
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-12-2006, 10:43 PM Reply   
Hi everyone, we have the original X-Star. 1997 was the first year they came out, and featured only in green. 1998 they produced it in green and blue. The things that made it "wakeboard edition" was a stereo, pole, and 550lb fat sac. It is direct drive, before the V-drive took over the market, but I weight it front and back (~2,000 lbs). It is the same thing as a ProStar 205 with special graphics. I ride the Delta every weekend, just keep an eye out for the OG Green X-Star flying dual pirate flags :-) (see profile and attached pics). The only other time I have seen another was in San Diego when they had the X-Games. By the way, I'm really happy a thread like this came up, yay! I can prolly find some more pix

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Old    Team Neptunes (audiopro74)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-12-2006, 10:48 PM Reply   
Luvin the double stack in the walkway.
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-13-2006, 3:24 AM Reply   
glad you aprprove :-) I do what I can, stay beautiful!!! I do the Fat Seat (1200 lbs) in the back) and then the double 350 lbs sacs (~700) up in the walkway. Plus 9 people, the wake is definitely ridiculous.
Old    Jeff Moore (jeff359)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-13-2006, 6:50 AM Reply   
I knew I saw one in someones profile, who was from the delta. Pimp boat, a true classic at only 9 years old.

I remember drooling over one when they first cam out, but I had just bought my Malibu, so a new boat was atleast a few years off.

The good ol' days, when a 10 ft pole and a fat sack were big pimpin.
Old    R M (dr_inc)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-13-2006, 10:22 AM Reply   
KEVIN Mc!

we see you all the time at rivers end..i always thought that that was a graphic you made...ive seen you guys every where out there like at the delta hangtime open.. good looking boat i must say
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-13-2006, 11:20 AM Reply   
Yeah, one of the pix in the brochure when we got it, Parks was doing a raley with the sandal wrap bindings... hahaha. One time, just before the pickle-fork bow X-Star came out, someone asked if it was the new X-Star, that was funny

Jeff- I used to fill up coolers with water all over the boat before I got the sacs, super ghetto haha. (many many years ago, back when we had the pole)

Ryan- Yeah that's me, I 'religiously' launch out of there every weekend. And I definitely made an appearance at the Hangtime Open! Way rad you recognize the boat. I'll be out on Sunday! Maybe see you out there :-) ciao!
Old    el doubleyou (lukewtwt)      Join Date: Apr 2003       05-13-2006, 12:11 PM Reply   
leo, i have ridden behind the boat you saw, if it was blue. a family in bay st louis bought it after darin shapiro put 800 hrs on it, back when he was sponsored by mc. it, unfortunately, sank a few years after they bought it.
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       05-13-2006, 12:16 PM Reply   
i remember riding behind zane's 98, it was blue, back in spring of '99 at dave briscoe's school.

he had that wake dialed, probably one of the best wakes I have ridden to this day!
Old    R M (dr_inc)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-14-2006, 9:55 PM Reply   
kevin yep you were out there today... my dad talked to you today... we have the 05 red x2
Old    Jeffrey Byron (99xstar)      Join Date: Aug 2005       05-15-2006, 8:12 AM Reply   
Kevin, that's what I'm talking about! Nice boat man.
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-15-2006, 8:38 AM Reply   
Oh sweet! Yeah, it was beautiful out yesterday, and I'm an idiot because I got hella sunburnt. Oh well. Was he wearing a Team MasterCraft white/grey shirt?
Old    Jeff Moore (jeff359)      Join Date: Jun 2005       05-15-2006, 9:06 AM Reply   
"I got hella sunburnt"


I feel your pain, I was in the backyard getting things done, and I am hurting bigtime
Old    wakebmxer            05-15-2006, 3:55 PM Reply   
Those girls are hot, Any pics of them in bikini's riding??? or not riding........
Old    R M (dr_inc)      Join Date: Mar 2005       05-15-2006, 5:21 PM Reply   
yep repin the mastercraft... the island right out of rivers end... we have a house on it.. the blue one on the corner.... ull see the big ol X2 in the dock
Old    Kevin McGuirk (ktmwakeboarder)      Join Date: Jun 2004       05-15-2006, 9:14 PM Reply   
wow, very nice! I'm jealous, I wish we had a house out there. I'll be looking out for you guys next time :-)




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