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erkoehler
01-19-2007, 02:39 AM
GOING ON NOW!

Stop by and check out the booth if your going to be in the area. If your not in the area, get busy and start driving! :)

Boats on display:

CSX
214
197
X-1
X-2
X-15
X-Star
X-45
MariStar 215

Hope to see you there:D

X-45
01-19-2007, 08:06 AM
GOING ON NOW!
Boats on display:

CSX
214


Good luck erkoehler.

I went to the Nashville boat show to see the new mastercrafts and was very disapointed :( . Why is it mastercraft didn't show off it's new line in Nashville :mad: . They had 4 boats X-45, X-Star, X-15 or maybe it was 3:confused: . I'm still pissed

Farmer Ted
01-19-2007, 08:32 AM
GOING ON NOW!

Stop by and check out the booth if your going to be in the area. If your not in the area, get busy and start driving! :)

Boats on display:

CSX
214
197
X-1
X-2
X-15
X-Star
X-45
MariStar 215

Hope to see you there:D


Let's see some pictures of the 214

chudson
01-19-2007, 08:34 AM
:steering:

We're comin up tonight and going to the show Saturday. :D

Eric hope you have a real productive show, Goodluck !!!

http://www.chicagoboatshow.com/

whitedog
01-19-2007, 08:56 AM
I'll be there today, try to get picts up late tonight. :cool:

Workin' 4 Toys
01-19-2007, 09:25 AM
See you there Erk....I'll bring the camera and take a few hundred pics...as usual...:rolleyes:

jkski
01-19-2007, 10:04 AM
At the risk of sounding redundant....take as many photos of the 214 as you can. It would be great to see the actual storage it has/doesn't have, ballast, bow area, as well as the rear and side of the boat and running surface (you know, all the things that MC would have made available in some type of brochure)
Thanks in advance.

Workin' 4 Toys
01-19-2007, 10:18 AM
At the risk of sounding redundant....take as many photos of the 214 as you can. It would be great to see the actual storage it has/doesn't have, ballast, bow area, as well as the rear and side of the boat and running surface (you know, all the things that MC would have made available in some type of brochure)
Thanks in advance.
Shall I bring my tool bag and take the engine cover off the 214, and the center console off the CSX?:rolleyes: Don't temp me....;) I also hope they detailed the trailers...

milkmania
01-19-2007, 10:22 AM
Good Luck Eric,

found the exibitor's list
http://www.chicagoboatshow.com/attendees/directory/exhibitorslist.aspx


even saw they had Bull Shoals Lake & Boat Dock representation
http://www.chicagoboatshow.com/attendees/directory/exhibitorslist.aspx?id=410



looks like a huge show!:popcorn:

Workin' 4 Toys
01-19-2007, 10:34 AM
looks like a huge show!:popcorn:
We shall see how this year compares, this was a picture I took last year from about the center of the show....It's pretty good size...I think that first boat up front was only about 36'....To give you an idea...

BIGBADBLUE
01-19-2007, 10:49 AM
Good luck erkoehler.

I went to the Nashville boat show to see the new mastercrafts and was very disapointed :( . Why is it mastercraft didn't show off it's new line in Nashville :mad: . They had 4 boats X-45, X-Star, X-15 or maybe it was 3:confused: . I'm still pissed

I agree that the display of MC's in Nashville was pathetic. He had more of those AZORE than MC's. I was really dissappointed in the show and want my $8 back!! No 214, no CSX, no 197 or even X7. They are not getting a 214 or CSX until March 15th. Sad. Performance has been a great dealer to me but this show was bad.

milkmania
01-19-2007, 10:52 AM
We shall see how this year compares, this was a picture I took last year from about the center of the show....It's pretty good size...I think that first boat up front was only about 36'....To give you an idea...

dayum, you could play frisbee in there!:eek3:

kycat2007
01-19-2007, 03:40 PM
From my conversations with the local KY dealers both MC and competitors, they say the they have a hard time selling the inboards and better selling the wakeboard boats. I think the only way I would see a 214 in Kentucky showroom would be if it was sold first.

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:09 AM
Just got home from Chicago :steering: here are some picts.
Show floor first boats are 35' + in length

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:11 AM
Another of the floor

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:12 AM
one more ......

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:13 AM
Eric was a good host
X2

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:13 AM
Another X2

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:14 AM
Yellow X1....

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:15 AM
X1...............

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:16 AM
Maristar 215...........

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:18 AM
X-Star PWT Edition

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:18 AM
more X-star........

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:20 AM
X-STAR bling real sweet

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:21 AM
more x-star bling

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:22 AM
one more x-star

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:22 AM
Prostar 197......... I like the colors

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:24 AM
Prostar 197 .......

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:25 AM
CSX 220 after seeing this first hand, I like it. Not the boat for me but will definatly have a fit in the coastal regions.

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:26 AM
More CSX.........

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:27 AM
More CSX......

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:28 AM
And now the Prostar 214 :)

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:28 AM
more 214........

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:30 AM
My CFO and 214 :rolleyes:

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:30 AM
214...............................

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:31 AM
Last 214 picture

whitedog
01-20-2007, 02:36 AM
This years show was good as always, Chicago Mastercraft had a very nice display. Got to meet Eric and Zane. The compitition was there also with wakeboard boats dominating the displays. IMOP there is not another wake boat even close to the X-Star if that is you game.

erkoehler
01-20-2007, 10:36 PM
Thanks for coming out! :)

Footin
01-20-2007, 11:25 PM
How many boats did you sell?

Leroy
01-20-2007, 11:40 PM
Eric; What is the hot model this year, 214?

erkoehler
01-21-2007, 12:30 AM
214 got alot of attention, and we heard all good things about the CSX.

Best seller was the X-45 :) :)

Leroy
01-21-2007, 12:38 AM
THat's great to hear.

What are people in Chicago thinking of using a CSX for? Regular lake use, lake Michigan, or boat to take to their FL condo?

I still think we are going to find it is a very practical lake boat.

erkoehler
01-21-2007, 12:59 AM
We have one CSX order for a guy that wants to be able to wakeboard, and is also going to use it as a dive boat.

Otherwise, it has a great wakeboard wake when equipped with the ballast, so parents that fish and have kids that board will love the boat with the T-top :)

I am here to please :)

Footin
01-21-2007, 01:03 AM
What did YOU sell???????????

Did your demo or the Xstar sell?

chudson
01-21-2007, 02:27 PM
This years show was good as always, Chicago Mastercraft had a very nice display. Got to meet Eric and Zane. The compitition was there also with wakeboard boats dominating the displays. IMOP there is not another wake boat even close to the X-Star if that is you game.

I was there yesterday with my wife and daughter too. We need to wear a picture of our avatar like dog tags so we could recognize each other. Got to meet and talk to Eric that was great. One down a couple hundred to go!!! I have to tell you and I may be prejudice but the MasterCraft display was by and far the best!!! They were down so you could walk right up and look in, I thought they did a super job!!! Way to go to all involved.

Workin' 4 Toys
01-22-2007, 09:40 AM
Erk, to whom it may concern....
Great display...They could have made it one better by have a "test" pool.....Check into it for '08 would ya...:cool:

My pics look the same as whitedog's so I won't bother...:)

I like the CSX even more now that I have seen it in person.:cool: