Articles
   
       
       
Pics/Video
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WAKE WORLD HOME
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > >> Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Archive > Archive through May 29, 2009

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old    superairguy (superairguy)      Join Date: Apr 2009       04-30-2009, 6:21 PM Reply   
I am looking at purchasing a 2001 wakesetter but was told I should stick to Correct Craft or Mastercraft because Malibu used plywood instead of fiberglass in their seat supports and bases. Is this true? Not trying to bash, just want the facts on whether the interior is all fiberglass or not.
Old    Inigo Montoya (eyedvride)      Join Date: Aug 2006       04-30-2009, 6:36 PM Reply   
aren't you a "superairguy"? just get the correct craft they are great boats.
Old    Chris Brown (cbrown)      Join Date: Jan 2004       04-30-2009, 6:43 PM Reply   
Malibu boats have not had any wood since the early 90s, just as MC and Correct Craft.
Old     matt c (curtisco24)      Join Date: Dec 2005       04-30-2009, 6:48 PM Reply   
Nice one dude not in many many years have they had wood
Old    Anodyne (anodyne)      Join Date: Feb 2006       04-30-2009, 6:54 PM Reply   
But rotted wood is soooo much more comfortable for seat supports than fiberglass... I mean, come ON!
Old    Jonathan Nix (lakebum14)      Join Date: Mar 2008       04-30-2009, 9:05 PM Reply   
I just bought a 2000 wakesetter in March, No wood anywhere. Awesome boat so far.
Old    Lil Tuna (rmack)      Join Date: Jul 2005       05-01-2009, 12:20 PM Reply   
2000 lsv. NO WOOD!
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       05-01-2009, 12:58 PM Reply   
Let me guess, you were told that by a MC dealer
Old    pete c (saceone)      Join Date: Jan 2009       05-01-2009, 2:14 PM Reply   
yup sounds like a typical MC sales tactic LOL.
Old    Sam Ingram (wakeboardsam)      Join Date: Jun 2008       05-01-2009, 2:29 PM Reply   
SANGER!! They have wood in them and will outlast them all!

SANGER!!
Old    Andy (michridr69)      Join Date: Dec 2008       05-01-2009, 2:36 PM Reply   
lololol im suprised the MC dealer hasnt told you that the wedge will split ur boat in half
Old    stillstandin            05-01-2009, 3:26 PM Reply   
I had a MC salesmen tell me once, that my Sanger would be completely rotted within 8 years. Guy was an idiot.
Old    Manny (mrm2083)      Join Date: Nov 2005       05-02-2009, 5:47 PM Reply   
I think what malibu has are aluminum floor boards compared to fiberglass for nautique and mastercraft. Its all preference, boats built with fiberglass and boats built with wood are both great, in their own ways. For example look at sport fishing boats, your talking about multimillion dollar yachts. The north carolina custom builders use wood. The reasons are: it's much lighter, it allows for more shapes than typical mold and it can flex in ways that would cause fiberglass to crack. Now the downisde, could rattle when it gets old and does have the ability to rot, also many times the boat may feel less solid. It's all preference but of course the dealer of each boat will tell you one method is better than the other.
Old    Dave (davomaddo)      Join Date: Feb 2003       05-02-2009, 8:55 PM Reply   
Cheech and Chong could make it out of ???
Old     (malibudude)      Join Date: Feb 2001       05-04-2009, 10:37 AM Reply   
Malibu phased out wood starting in '93 w/ the Echelon and by '95 all wood had been removed from any part of the boat build process. The seat bases in Malibu's ARE NOT WOOD. Simply go take a look at them at your local dealer.

No aluminum in the floor of Malibu's either.
Old    Trace (trace)      Join Date: Feb 2002       05-04-2009, 11:00 AM Reply   
I'm almost certain the floor of my 96 VLX is honeycomb aluminum board. I have a couple dents in it, and it does not feel like fiberglass at all. I know for it's used in the deck lid.
Old    Robert Mitchell (2006maliblue)      Join Date: Mar 2009       05-04-2009, 6:18 PM Reply   
I just got done cutting up alot of stuff in my 2006 Malibu for the new stereo install and everything is a black composite plastic material. Not exactly sure what it is but can guarantee you its not wood!

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 5:40 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2012 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us