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Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-27-2008, 4:17 PM Reply   
Took it out for a short ride, wrote the check, and now I am in debt. But I am a proud new owner of a 08 VLX.
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Old    tpj (tpj)      Join Date: Sep 2007       01-27-2008, 4:21 PM Reply   
congrats on the new boat, i love the color scheme
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       01-27-2008, 4:39 PM Reply   
GO RAIDERS, had to sorry. sick ride my friend. how about a list of options and some interior pics. she looks beautiful. congrats and great choice of graphics, check profile pics, lates
Old    The Truth (boomshot)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-27-2008, 5:47 PM Reply   
love it.
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-27-2008, 6:06 PM Reply   
It was 36 air temp and 37 water temp when we put in. It was cold, but im pumped. Thanks for the comments. I need a boost.

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Old    eric ivey (ericlee)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-27-2008, 6:38 PM Reply   
Gorgeous!!!!! Congrats. I am from Missouri and noticed your from Conway. What like you ride at?
Old     matt c (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       01-27-2008, 6:46 PM Reply   
I like it. Is it black and grey or black white and grey? It is hard to tell.
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-27-2008, 7:21 PM Reply   
Eric, we ride at Greers Ferry, about an hour north of Little Rock. The gelcoat is black and light graphite.
Old    Ben (soundbox)      Join Date: Oct 2007       01-27-2008, 7:30 PM Reply   
GREAT boat. Congrats!!!
Old    Jeff Newton (jnewton7)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-27-2008, 8:10 PM Reply   
Nice boat man! I got up to Greers last year once and liked it...gonna have to try to make it up again this year!
Old    mendo247            01-27-2008, 8:16 PM Reply   
NICE! Congrats.. Thats a really good looking boat
Old    MIKE O (batman)      Join Date: Nov 2001       01-27-2008, 8:21 PM Reply   
Great looking ride!!!!
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       01-27-2008, 8:37 PM Reply   
She's a beauty..
Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       01-27-2008, 8:43 PM Reply   
Good looking boat
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-30-2008, 12:38 AM Reply   
Thanks for all the comments guys. Looking foward to the summer, as well as, im sure everyone else is.
Old    cody (csparks13)      Join Date: Apr 2004       01-30-2008, 6:28 AM Reply   
Congrats! Nice looking boat. I bet it's hard to have that new boat and not be able to ride behind it. Dont worry spring is just around the corner.
Old    Britt Hogland (bhog)      Join Date: Jul 2006       01-30-2008, 7:41 AM Reply   
Nice ride. I am from Dallas and I took a vacation and stayed on Greers Ferry. Very nice lake. We met some Shirley girls and they were fun too
Old    Richard (nauty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       01-30-2008, 8:07 AM Reply   
You're going to confuse all of the fishermen on your lake by getting into a wake boat wearing camo. They're not going to know what to think (j/k)

Congrats on the new Bu. It's beautiful!!
Old    tj (tj_in_kc)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-30-2008, 8:09 AM Reply   
Jonathan,

Let me get this straight....you took it out on the water last week?

ha-ha, were you high?
Old    Ben Kerran            01-30-2008, 9:04 AM Reply   
Sic Boat, congrats!! Get those boots out of there
Old    all eyez on me (ponte_06_x2)      Join Date: Jan 2006       01-30-2008, 9:18 AM Reply   
great looking boat. have fun with it
Old    K.B.C.            01-30-2008, 10:07 AM Reply   
wow, she's purty
Old    Greers Ferry Lake Marine & ATV (greers_ferry_boats)      Join Date: Dec 2007       01-30-2008, 10:09 AM Reply   
Very nice Jonathan. I am good friends with Neil at S & G so I know you will get great service with your new boat.
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-30-2008, 8:03 PM Reply   
Thanks for the comments again guys. Rick from stuckeys wanted to take me out in it before we finalized everything and I appreciate that from him. It was supposed to be in the 50's that day, but when we put it in the water it was 36. It was cold but well worth it. I am from Arkansas, so yes we do wear camo, its duck season. Greers, hope to see ya on the lake. Thanks again for all the comments.
Old    Bobby Hamner (tigebob)      Join Date: Apr 2004       02-05-2008, 10:41 PM Reply   
Jonathan sweet boat man...what part of Greers Ferry do u usually hang out on? I'm always over in the Twin Coves area if you know where that is.
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       02-06-2008, 7:12 PM Reply   
Hamner, we usually put in at Choctaw and head north around the corner towards the back cove. Have alot of friends who hangout around Sugarloaf so we are usually back and forth. Hope to see ya up there.
Old    Robert Jacuzzi (bobby_hottub)      Join Date: Sep 2007       02-07-2008, 3:55 AM Reply   
Jonathon, the boat looks great you and the family are going to love it. Rick and Neil are great to work with. We love our 07 VLX. Congratulations! I will look for you on the lake. We are usually around the Eden Isle area.
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       02-07-2008, 7:08 PM Reply   
Hey guys, just wondering if you happened to check out the Supra's down at Diamond Lakes WaterSports in Malvern before you bought?

Neil is the coolest slalom skier you weill meet, but dont let it out that he slaloms
Old    Robert Jacuzzi (bobby_hottub)      Join Date: Sep 2007       02-07-2008, 8:01 PM Reply   
Caleb, did not really do any comparative shopping. I really like the Supra line, but have never been in one. Actually, the only other "tow" boat that I have ever been in is my neighbors 2006 Team Nautique 226 (the big blue one currently for sale at Stuckey's). My 3 year old son's favorite color is orange, so we bought the orange and tan boat from Stuckey. We also really like the roominess of the VLX as compared to our Cobalt so it just fit our needs. Pretty much an impulse purchase, I guess. Rick and Neil help seal the deal though.
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       02-08-2008, 11:40 PM Reply   
Robert, I actually did do a little shopping before buying. I was interested in the X2, X15, VLX, and the 22SSV. I live in Conway so the MC dealer is right here. Talked to them a few times, but just felt the MC's were not for me. I was pretty dead set on the supra, went to Malvern and after a while just felt the salesman and I were not seeing i to i. I am a younger guy and so was he. It seemed like he thought i was playing with him. Drove to Cabot to check the Mali's and after talking to Neil for an hour or so he called Rick and he came down. Rick was at the arenacross in little rock and drove to cabot on a saturday afternoon, (about the time the shop was closing), when he didnt have to. The boat was still wraped from the factory and they opened it up, and after talking to Rick for and hour or so, He sold me on the Malibu. I want to thank Rick and Neil again for being great people. Nothing against the Supra dealer or the MC dealer, which i know is a great dealer.
Old    Jonathan Peck (jvpeck)      Join Date: Jan 2008       02-08-2008, 11:58 PM Reply   
Robert, sorry my last post was to Caleb. I agree with you though, Rick and Neil helped seal the deal 4 me too.
Old    Caleb Rountree (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       02-12-2008, 6:55 PM Reply   
I gotcha man.

Thats really weird, because Jon (The guy who own's diamond lakes) will go to any length to please customers. I have seen him meet people on the dock's of their local lakes across Arkansas when the shop is closed just to hand them a screw or something. Awesome salesman and even better person. Plus DLWS sold over 30 new boats last year, and results dont lie, haha.

Come on out to the INT this year, it's pulled by nothing but Supra's for the most part, and everyone there knows what their favorite boat is for sure. Plus its great people, and the compitition is fun and friendly.

But if it's not from us, Neil and Rick are good guys for sure.
Old    Robert Jacuzzi (bobby_hottub)      Join Date: Sep 2007       02-13-2008, 6:44 PM Reply   
Jonathon,

Saw your boat today at Stuckey's. Looks great. Give me a report on the Wet Sounds. We are switching to them this spring. Think we will go with two pair of 60s and the WS 420 EQ.
Old    Steve Jones (steve_jones)      Join Date: Jun 2006       02-13-2008, 8:46 PM Reply   
Nice ride! You'll like the Bu. The wake is sweet.
Old    Cliff (ord27)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-13-2008, 9:04 PM Reply   
you're gunna love it Jonathan when things warm up!
sweet lookin boat!
Old    Dhtige Hill (dh03r6)      Join Date: Mar 2007       02-13-2008, 9:14 PM Reply   
Do you ride around in it and blast MY BOO by so so def bass allstars? At night i think of you. Yeah i can here it now

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