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Old    Josh (josharre2000)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-26-2009, 7:49 PM Reply   
Well folks, it took almost 2 years of research, testing, and a ton a patience to find the perfect boat for my family. I found a 2008 X-45 with the LY6. The boat is in perfect condidtion and was completely inspected my the MC dealer, including a compression test, just to make sure. Plus its under warranty until 2014.

Some of the main areas I focused on was build quality, ride (our lake can get rough at times), wake potential, and room. We have 3 small boys which are getting more and more into wakeboarding and need a boat which we can take all of them and their friends wihout falling all over each other and required gear. The X-45 is just plain big. However with the LY6, this boat handles/rides better than all of the other boats I drove. Those included the Nautique 236/230, Supra 24, Tige RZ4, Malibu LSV 23 & 24, X15, X30 and X-Star. All of those other boat are quality rides and liked each one in their own way. The X-45 just met our needs better.

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Old    Shawn Hammond (eargasm)      Join Date: May 2007       07-26-2009, 8:08 PM Reply   
Congrats...very nice boat! Better update ur profile though..LOL!
Old    Josh (josharre2000)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-26-2009, 8:43 PM Reply   
Thanks Shawn... Forgot about the ole tug boat on the profile
Old    Newty (newty)      Join Date: May 2005       07-26-2009, 8:59 PM Reply   
Nice bro, congrats!
Throw up some more pics.
Old    Brock Landers (formfunction)      Join Date: Jun 2008       07-27-2009, 6:30 AM Reply   
Sweet boat,now you need to build a garage so it stays nice.
Old    Ewing (johnsvt)      Join Date: Dec 2006       07-27-2009, 6:37 AM Reply   
congrats
Old    Trevor Gleadhill (trevorg7)      Join Date: Mar 2008       07-27-2009, 6:46 AM Reply   
Congrats, lets see it without the cover.

T
Old    pdxWAKE.com            07-27-2009, 6:54 AM Reply   
Beauty
Old    Paul Weintz (paulw)      Join Date: Dec 2006       07-27-2009, 7:29 AM Reply   
nice ride it should be good for your family
Old    pete c (saceone)      Join Date: Jan 2009       07-27-2009, 7:30 AM Reply   
very slick! congrats
Old    Josh (josharre2000)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-27-2009, 8:19 AM Reply   
Brock- I have to reset my boat lift bunks to accomidate the prop shaft. Hopefully that will be done by Wednesday. Then it will be safe and sound down at the covered dock. It kills me having un-covered.

I will get some shots in the water and post them up in a couple of days.
Old    Brock Landers (formfunction)      Join Date: Jun 2008       07-27-2009, 9:46 AM Reply   
Its amazing what kids growup on these days.I remember being stoked about our outboard johnson now its gps cruise,heaters,stereos and beautiful wakes.
Old    Josh (josharre2000)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-27-2009, 11:01 AM Reply   
I learned to slalom behind a 20ft camo duck boat with a 20hp hand throttle Mercury. And used it until we broke the transom welds.
Old    michael z (absoluteboarder)      Join Date: Aug 2002       07-27-2009, 4:19 PM Reply   
......yeah right ...thats what i said too "the kids need it"

congrats on "your" new boat though, enjoy!
Old    Sean (hudd007)      Join Date: May 2006       07-27-2009, 5:39 PM Reply   
Nice boat. Can I ask what you paid? If too personal I understand.

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