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corey
12-17-2009, 02:36 PM
Just a heads up that the Minneapolis Boat show is running this January 20-24, 2010. Midwest MasterCraft will be at the show with 11 boats and a complete assortment of wakeboards, waterskis and the like. Stop by and check out our NEW booth!

New this year is a wakeboard rail jam!!!

thatsmrmastercraft
12-17-2009, 03:01 PM
I will definitely stop by when I'm there. The booth is always very impressive.

I may see you sooner if you are around the shop Monday or Tuesday.

corey
12-17-2009, 03:48 PM
Yep I'll be here.

Just an FYI we are closing for Christmas Eve and will reopen on January 4th, gotta spend some time with the family for the holidays!

starman205
12-17-2009, 04:28 PM
Corey,

How's Madeline doing?

Fred

corey
12-17-2009, 04:59 PM
Madeline is doing really well, she's at home now and out of the NICU. The bad news is her intital diagnosis is correct and she will need several heart surgeries to correct it, the good news is that she is stable and the cardiac surgeon has said that her condition is better than most.

Thanks for asking, and a special thanks for your thoughts and prayers.

EricB
12-17-2009, 06:06 PM
Cory;
I was unaware of your daughter's condition. My heartfelt support goes to you and your family. She's a cut little bug!

Happy Holidays. See you at the show.

EricB

thatsmrmastercraft
12-17-2009, 06:24 PM
Corey,

Really sorry to hear about your daughters health problems. She sure is a beautiful girl.

My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family.

corey
12-17-2009, 06:33 PM
Thanks guys, it was tough to learn that she had a heart condition but having her here with us has been amazing. Being in the NICU was a pretty sobering experience, glad that we're all able to be at home.

starman205
12-18-2009, 01:20 PM
Coery,

She sure is a cutie!!!! :D

Patrick Hardy
12-18-2009, 01:35 PM
Corey,
That photo made me realize that my problems of late are not that bad. Her look could melt the heart of the biggest Holiday Grinch. Happy Holidays and all my prayers to your family in the future.

corey
12-18-2009, 04:02 PM
Pat, thank you for the thoughts. It's been a very humbling time for my wife and I. It really made me realize that there are some things that are just not worth fretting over, lifes just too short and too amazing!

trickskier
12-19-2009, 03:14 PM
Corey,

Madeline is one beautiful little girl!!! Glad to hear that she is doing better and at home for Christmas. Thoughts and Prayers are with her!!!

Rick

TX.X-30 fan
12-19-2009, 06:01 PM
She is a cutie, we have a 5 year old terror that never should have made it.......... Prayers.

JohnE
12-21-2009, 10:33 AM
Corey, I'll echo what everyone has already said. Beautiful little girl there.

jdl xstar
12-26-2009, 01:49 PM
Anyone know what boats MC will have at the Miami Boat show Feb 11-14? I hope they have the x25.

corey
12-28-2009, 06:31 PM
I'm not sure about the Miami show might be worth checking their website. I know we can upload our inventory to the Minneapolis site to help give people a preview.

Right now it looks like we will have (subject to change)
ProStar 197 - white and blue
ProStar 214V - white and viper red
X-14 - TBD
X-14V -Canadian Blue Metal Flake (on spinner)
X-14V - Pro Tour Red?
X-2 - Black
X-15 - white and viper red
X-25 - viper red and black
X-30 - black
X-45 - viper red and black
X-55 - white and gunmetal flake

corey
01-05-2010, 08:08 PM
Just a heads up Pro Riders Erik Ruck, Josh Palma and Adam Errington are confirmed for the show rail jam.

tcmercil
01-06-2010, 11:31 AM
Madeline - adorable, I'm looking forward to meeting her, and seeing you and Heather again! We have a little gift from Thailand for her...

Boats - ah... that x-25 sounds pretty interesting...
WakeJam - any idea on the schedule/days - best time to go?


take care Corey -

Finnsdad
01-06-2010, 01:46 PM
I'll be at the show and would like to check out the rail jam too... if anyone knows times please post them!

corey
01-06-2010, 02:03 PM
They havent posted the schedule yet but it should be on here shortly http://www.minneapolisboatshow.com/attendees/features/features.aspx?featureId=1504

corey
01-06-2010, 04:58 PM
We just got word that Kevin Henshaw from Liquid Force will be at the show too!

Kevin 89MC
01-07-2010, 06:06 PM
Corey, first of all glad to hear things are good with your daughter.
I just looked at the boat show website, looks like tickets are a bit cheaper this year (with $3 off) and kids are free! Awesome, I may swing over there with my daughters. Keep us posted when you know more about the rail jam schedule, that could be pretty fun to watch.
Kevin

thatsmrmastercraft
01-12-2010, 10:09 AM
Rail Jam Schedule:

NEW! Rail Jam

Prepare to be amazed! Watch as pro wakeboarders Erik Ruck, Josh Palma, Adam Errington, and Kevin Henshaw perform spectacular tricks and stunts on over 160' of wateróright on the show floor. Unlike on-the-water competitions where the riders are
100 feet away on the lake, this is up-in-your-face action with riders blasting 20-ft airs off the kicker! Produced by Step Up Productions.

Shows run for 20mns.

Wed 1/20 - 7:30pm
Thurs 1/21 - 2pm, 4pm, 7pm
Fri 1/22 - 2pm, 4pm, 7pm
Sat 1/23 - 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 7pm
Sun 1/24 - 11am, 1pm, 3pm

corey
01-12-2010, 01:43 PM
^^^^Beat me to it!!!

thatsmrmastercraft
01-12-2010, 03:14 PM
^^^^Beat me to it!!!

Your plate is waaaaaaay more full than mine is right now.

americanskierJim
01-13-2010, 10:02 PM
Corey, What a little angle you have. Are prayers are with you.

corey
01-14-2010, 04:24 PM
Ha, ha. Not trying to work any angles but thanks for the thoughts!

corey
01-14-2010, 04:26 PM
Wait, I just reread the post and I think you said angel. Thanks, she has been awesome, I can't believe we waited as long as we did in the kid department. It's truely been an amazing experience. I can't wait to get her out in the boat, she's already got a wakeboard shirt!

americanskierJim
01-15-2010, 09:39 AM
Sorry for the miss spelling there Cory, Angel is right. Dont feel bad about wating I did that same verry thing. I have 2 boys and they are wonderful. Aww that is cute she must be a bundle of joy.

corey
01-15-2010, 03:23 PM
Our first X-25 arrived today, it's getting prepped and shrinkwrapped. She gets moved over to the Convention Center on Sunday.

duckguy
01-20-2010, 04:25 PM
Corey, I am coming up this weekend. 25 will be there for the last day then? What color is she?

corey
01-21-2010, 09:58 AM
She's Viper Red with Black logos, DVD player, Tower Camera, Heated Seats, Surf Tabs, Bimini, LY6....

#47of100TeamMC
01-21-2010, 10:54 AM
Corey, how was the first evening of the Boat Show?

I'm heading there this evening, Long 2 block walk to the Convention Center from my office!

thatsmrmastercraft
01-21-2010, 11:05 AM
I was planning on tonight as well but may change plans since I'm coming from St. Paul. I would be fine if I could ride my sled with 144 carbide tipped stainless steel studs. Too far to skate. I will just have to see how traffic is moving.

#47of100TeamMC
01-21-2010, 12:39 PM
I was planning on tonight as well but may change plans since I'm coming from St. Paul. I would be fine if I could ride my sled with 144 carbide tipped stainless steel studs. Too far to skate. I will just have to see how traffic is moving.

Just come, The drive won't be that bad. They will have salted for the ice. I'll be driving home from Minneapolis through St.Paul and 20 miles farther to Hudson.

thatsmrmastercraft
01-21-2010, 01:44 PM
Just come, The drive won't be that bad. They will have salted for the ice. I'll be driving home from Minneapolis through St.Paul and 20 miles farther to Hudson.

Doesn't look like much so far. Roads should have enough salt by this evening that my truck tires won't even be touching the road. I imagine I will be there.

Plymouth Family Guy
01-28-2010, 04:00 PM
We had a great time at the Minneapolis Boat Show. The X-25 is a real beauty. Midwest Mastercraft had a great display.

We were able to watch the rail jam show. It was very well done. Can you tell which daughter caught the free t-shirt thrown out to the crowd and which one didn't????

Corey and Eric, thanks for lining up the guys to sign autographs.

Brian, Melissa, Carolyn, Kathryn and Margaux

corey
01-28-2010, 04:15 PM
Brian,

I have a coupon for a free H.O. Sports if you need it!

Plymouth Family Guy
01-29-2010, 10:15 PM
Thanks Corey. PM to you.

Brian

corey
02-25-2010, 06:13 PM
Figured it was time to post some pics of the show!

corey
02-25-2010, 06:14 PM
And a couple more, thanks to all who made it out!

thatsmrmastercraft
02-25-2010, 06:22 PM
Great pics. I tried a couple times and there were always way too many people. Always good to see you.

corey
02-25-2010, 07:29 PM
Damn people messing up the boat show!