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Old    pierre dandrimont (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       11-26-2008, 8:03 AM Reply   
YO, i have a correct craft of 1979 that i'm trying to sold (really difficult in Belgium) and i'm looking tu buy a correct craft of 1991. I used to charge mine with 660 lb and about 3 or 4 people in the boat (cant really charge it more) the wake is not that big and too stiff and its like 50% of the weight in the nose... Do you know how would be the wake with a correct craft of 1991. I think I can charge it more than mine but i don't really wanna put 2000lb in the boat because fuel is sooo expensive in Belgium....
hehe kinda difficult ... maybe i should move to Texas
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       11-26-2008, 8:06 AM Reply   
i would think it depends on the model of the 91
Old    John Gardner (roverjohn)      Join Date: Dec 2007       11-26-2008, 8:26 AM Reply   
Come to Kansas City. $0.36 USD/litre.
Of course our beer isn't quite as good and we're a lot farther from Amsterdam.
Old    tj (tj_in_kc)      Join Date: Jan 2008       11-26-2008, 8:30 AM Reply   
Yeah pierre, we need to know what model of CC you are talking about in order to help you.

I have been to Belgium, nice place there. Drink a Duvel for me today!


p.s. Kansas City rocks!

(Message edited by tj_in_kc on November 26, 2008)
Old    pierre dandrimont (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       11-26-2008, 11:29 AM Reply   
its a 260 hp v8 5,7l http://www.skimaster.be/pages/boat_detail.php?id=15
wtf 0,36$ thats cheap!!!!!!!
yeah duvel is good, jupiler the best!!!
Old    Brian Kaufman (madison_boarder)      Join Date: Apr 2006       11-30-2008, 12:28 AM Reply   
ON a non-related note, I think the term "charged" meaning "to add weight" sounds really cool. I may have to start using it, it just sounds so appropriate.

Pierre, if you are looking at a Sport Nautique from 1991 then you will be able to get a very nice wake without much weight. If it is a 1991 SKI nautique, you won't be able to get a good wake very easily (especially compared to a 79 ski).

Hope that helps, man!
Old    Jay (jayc)      Join Date: Sep 2002       11-30-2008, 12:31 PM Reply   
For nearly 13000 euro it's not very cheap. You'd get a better deal buying something over here in the UK and then just trailer it back.
Old    pierre dandrimont (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-01-2008, 1:09 AM Reply   
Yeah i know, very expensive for what is it. I know US's boats are much more cheaper but i didn't about england, i m gonna chek that. thx
Old    pierre dandrimont (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-01-2008, 1:11 AM Reply   
But so you think that the wake will be worst than the 79 ?
Old    Tom (laptom)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-01-2008, 8:52 AM Reply   
Pierre, I wakeboarded behind a '70ish Nautique, a '88 2001 and '92 Ski Nautique... Hands down the '92 Ski has the "worst" wake between the 3. It is not really bad and you should be able to do most of the tricks behind it, but by all means it is not better then your current '79 (in my opinion)...

I would keep on looking for a 2001 (from 1988 or 1989) or a Sport Nautique.
I know a nice Barefoot V-drive from 1991 for a little less then e13000,- . With tower and LPG system.

Let me know if I can help you further. Where are you in Belgium, I'm living in Eindhoven and board on the Maas...

Jupiler is good, but Hoegaarden is better ;-)
Old    Nick Bigger (nbigger)      Join Date: May 2008       12-01-2008, 8:52 AM Reply   
It looks like a ski the sport would be a better wake boat. I have a 90 and ride with about 1200lbs in the boat and it has a really nice wake. The only bad thing about the 90's is water will come over the rear of the boat because they have a angle to them. They also have a open bow which is nice.
Old    pierre dandrimont (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-01-2008, 9:49 AM Reply   
Thanks for the information Tom. How much is the Barefoot V-drive ?? Do you have photos?? That would be great because i would like to put my boat on lpg anyways
Old    owen sealy (osealy)      Join Date: Aug 2006       12-01-2008, 11:12 AM Reply   
I just paid Euro 3,300 for a 90's MC prostar 190 in UK.With boom & pylon ,painted rusty trailer.
Waiting for Xmas hols to try. Cold at moment.
Old    pierre dandrimont (pierem)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-02-2008, 4:44 AM Reply   
That's cheap!!!
What about a MC 190 pro-sport of 1996? does anyone know how would be the wake?
Old    Tom (laptom)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-02-2008, 4:51 AM Reply   
I think the Barefoot would be sell for e12500,- but I'm not sure. Drop me an email at tvhoek (@at) gmail.com and I will get you in contact with the original sellers. They have the boat for some years and took good care of it.. It has the BigBlock 7,4ltr 350HP engine in it. So you can load it up with weigth, but the boat itself without any ballast will have a better wake then a Ski Nautique '91 or a MC 190 loaded with 2000lbs!!
Old    owen sealy (osealy)      Join Date: Aug 2006       12-02-2008, 11:00 AM Reply   
There was someone trying to sell a barefoot 2001 454 for ages on uk ebay i think it went for 4k ish 500 hrs galv tandem trailer , modern looking dash.

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