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Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 01:40 AM
Found this boat through tx mastercraft, and I went and looked at it tonight. The owner has owned it since 91, and has every single receipt for all work done to it, and also the original build sheet. The interior is 2 weeks old, gel is 9/10 and motor looks like it's in good shape with an electronic ignition. Has a brand new stereo with alpine speakers, and a new head unit. Has new tires, wheels and leaf springs on the trailer. Owner wants 11k, obviously dreaming but id like to know I fair offer. I was thinking going in at 6500 and topping out at 7500. Here are the pics, oh also its a powerslot.

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 01:42 AM
More pics

justinglow
04-26-2014, 02:01 AM
Yeah he's dreaming @$11k. My 86 I just sold was much nicer IMO and I didn't get close to $11k for it. That boat is $7500 tops in my book and that might be a stretch.

liledgy
04-26-2014, 02:34 AM
Are you sure that's a powerslot trans? Looks like a 1:1. Looks nice for almost being 30 years old.

thatsmrmastercraft
04-26-2014, 03:11 AM
Nice looking boat Aric. Appears that you have the correct price about pegged. How many hours on the boat?

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 09:26 AM
Boat has 575 hours! I thought powerslots were the tranny and the curvature in the hull for a bigger prop?

cruiser
04-26-2014, 09:35 AM
I don't see a powerslot.

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Is this a slot?

CruisinGA
04-26-2014, 09:57 AM
I think after a certain year all boats had the "slot" in the hull. I also believe powerslot boats had 4 blade props.

Nordicron
04-26-2014, 10:17 AM
My buddy Madcity has an 85. I'm sure he'll be able to answer any questions u have on it. What's your intended purpose for this sucker?


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Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 10:56 AM
Be our footin', slaloming rig! My buddy has an x1/x25 so this would be my early morning boat.

justinglow
04-26-2014, 10:57 AM
Look at the prop size. If it's a 14x18 it's a slot.
If it's a 1 1/8" shaft it's a slot. Should be able to see that info on the prop.

justinglow
04-26-2014, 10:59 AM
I think after a certain year all boats had the "slot" in the hull. I also believe powerslot boats had 4 blade props.

My slot was a 3 blade. The number of blades doesn't mean anything in determining if it's a powerslot. You can run either a 3 or 4, it's up to you. The shaft size in those early boats is the dead giveaway.

Nordicron
04-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Be our footin', slaloming rig! My buddy has an x1/x25 so this would be my early morning boat.


Well it will work pretty dang good for that! But I fear this guy isn't to worried about selling if he's looking at $11k! Good luck in the negotiations!


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cruiser
04-26-2014, 11:27 AM
I have a powerslot with 3 blade prop.

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Calling to make an offer. Will keep yall updated!

justinglow
04-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Calling to make an offer. Will keep yall updated!

Good luck!

EricB
04-26-2014, 02:51 PM
Thats a std. 1:1 transmission. Boat is not a Powerslot.

occva
04-26-2014, 03:50 PM
Looks like the trailer is in need of some work.

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 06:43 PM
She needs minor amount of love, still waiting to hear from the owner!

Jerseydave
04-26-2014, 06:49 PM
As said before the trailer needs some love.
Are the gauge bezels discolored? Looks odd for some reason.

I'd lean more toward $5K. I think the orange S&S that was on here about a month ago was between $6K-$6.5K wasn't it? That boat looked worth it.

$11K is crazy......you can buy '92-'94 Prostars for that all day long.

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Pictures dont really do the boat justice to be fair

BudmanV24
04-26-2014, 07:12 PM
Does this look normal?

waterlogged882
04-26-2014, 08:11 PM
Does this look normal?

yes xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Aric'sX15
04-26-2014, 10:30 PM
Spoke with the owner, will know tomorrow if she's mine!

BrianM
04-27-2014, 01:48 PM
$11k is dreaming. $7500 would be about top dollar for that boat.

Aric'sX15
04-27-2014, 03:03 PM
I put in an offer at 7k and he is supposed to get back to me today. Pretty excited!

justinglow
04-27-2014, 04:21 PM
I put in an offer at 7k and he is supposed to get back to me today. Pretty excited!

That's a great offer. Hopefully he takes it and you'll be on the water with it!

Aric'sX15
04-27-2014, 09:39 PM
Looking like shes mine!

EricB
04-27-2014, 10:27 PM
Good boat at a good price....

justinglow
04-27-2014, 10:53 PM
Looking like shes mine!

Way to go!

madcityskier
04-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Great looking ride. Congrats.

thatsmrmastercraft
04-27-2014, 11:06 PM
Looking like shes mine!

Congrats!

thatsmrmastercraft
04-27-2014, 11:09 PM
Looking like shes mine!

Let me know if you need pricing on anything. My LED tail lights are a direct replacement for the lights on that trailer. Takes about a minute to replace.

Aric'sX15
04-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Let me know if you need pricing on anything. My LED tail lights are a direct replacement for the lights on that trailer. Takes about a minute to replace.

She needs some trailer love, I will keep that in mind!

thatsmrmastercraft
04-27-2014, 11:17 PM
She needs some trailer love, I will keep that in mind!

I should have most everything you need except elbow grease. Been using all mine plus some extra in the last week.:rolleyes:

Aric'sX15
04-27-2014, 11:18 PM
I am gonna have my hands full when my truck gets back to TX, the parts are flying in left and right! now I added this into the mix, i am in trouble. lol

thatsmrmastercraft
04-27-2014, 11:23 PM
I am gonna have my hands full when my truck gets back to TX, the parts are flying in left and right! now I added this into the mix, i am in trouble. lol

Yeah, but good trouble.;)

Sydney Skier
04-27-2014, 11:32 PM
I am gonna have my hands full when my truck gets back to TX, the parts are flying in left and right! now I added this into the mix, i am in trouble. lol

HAHAHAHAHA dont worry about being in trouble. Us aussies have a saying "were always in the the $hit just the depths varies

Let me know if you need pricing on anything. My LED tail lights are a direct replacement for the lights on that trailer. Takes about a minute to replace.

LED tails ay? might be a good investment when I get the boat off the trailer during the slow season. :D

scott023
04-27-2014, 11:34 PM
Congrats Aric

thatsmrmastercraft
04-27-2014, 11:41 PM
HAHAHAHAHA dont worry about being in trouble. Us aussies have a saying "were always in the the $hit just the depths varies



LED tails ay? might be a good investment when I get the boat off the trailer during the slow season. :D

Shoot me an email when you get around to it. I have what you need for the right price.

Tristarboarder
04-28-2014, 01:42 AM
Sweet boat Aric! A little love, and she'll be even sweeter! Congrats! Now you got a toy!

Aric'sX15
04-28-2014, 01:51 AM
hope it all falls into place after water testing, then she's gonna be in my garage for admiration/beer drinking and a big ole stereo. lol

cruiser
04-28-2014, 10:22 AM
Good Deal!

damaged442
04-28-2014, 11:36 AM
Congrats! That boat is a beauty!

Aric'sX15
04-28-2014, 11:47 AM
Thanks guys! Hope the water test goes good!

thatsmrmastercraft
04-28-2014, 12:12 PM
Thanks guys! Hope the water test goes good!

Be sure to do a hot re-start check. It is good for negotiating tune-up and carb rebuild costs from asking price.

Also check that it has a marine 4160 carb. Look at both fuel bowls to ensure they don't have adjustable floats. Check that the J-tubes are intact (last two carbs I have received had broken J-tubes. They are a pain to drill out).

Check DOT date codes on the tires. More negotiating can come from old tires.

Good luck.

thatsmrmastercraft
04-29-2014, 04:05 PM
Well.............................................. ..........?

Aric'sX15
04-29-2014, 04:13 PM
Waiting to see when i can get this puppy on the lake!

neil.anderson63
04-29-2014, 04:13 PM
:popcorn:

Aric'sX15
04-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Taking her home tomorrow!

soacj
04-30-2014, 10:11 PM
Congrats on the S&S!

Bet you never thought your first Mastercraft would be a slalom rig!

Aric'sX15
04-30-2014, 10:39 PM
Im looking forward to it! Gonna be a good footin rig!!!

orbeamlb
04-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Taking her home tomorrow!

Congrats on your S&S. Enjoy!

Aric'sX15
04-30-2014, 11:00 PM
Parents are getting a house on lake austin, so maybe we will see eachother when I drag it down there!

snork
04-30-2014, 11:25 PM
I'm in

orbeamlb
04-30-2014, 11:59 PM
Parents are getting a house on lake austin, so maybe we will see eachother when I drag it down there!

Sounds good. Just look for the only MC with an outboard. We put in at Walsh Landing by Hula Hut and do our skiing and boarding upstream from Emma Long Park.

It gets pretty crowded at times and the water gets choppy but it's still a beautiful place to boat.

Bring your mountain bike too, there are great trails right in the city.

Mike

Aric'sX15
05-01-2014, 12:10 AM
I'm in

Where do you normally boat?

Aric'sX15
05-01-2014, 12:14 AM
Sounds good. Just look for the only MC with an outboard. We put in at Walsh Landing by Hula Hut and do our skiing and boarding upstream from Emma Long Park.

It gets pretty crowded at times and the water gets choppy but it's still a beautiful place to boat.

Bring your mountain bike too, there are great trails right in the city.

Mike


Im definitely going to, finally just got clip in pedals for it, so I am eager to get out and ride another trail!

Aric'sX15
05-01-2014, 08:16 PM
Picking her up now!!

thatsmrmastercraft
05-01-2014, 09:50 PM
Picking her up now!!

:woohoo::woohoo::woohoo:

texasjet
05-02-2014, 01:05 AM
Good for you. Congrats Aric. This boat will make for a fun summer.


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Aric'sX15
05-17-2014, 10:11 PM
Quick question.... boat hesitates on acceleration, and has hot starting issues. So what needs to happen to the carb?

mikeg205
05-17-2014, 10:17 PM
Quick question.... boat hesitates on acceleration, and has hot starting issues. So what needs to happen to the carb?

Send it to the Dr. --- Dr. Peter that is. ;)

Aric'sX15
05-17-2014, 10:29 PM
He seems to know the deal with carbs!!

snork
05-18-2014, 12:04 PM
carb diaphragm pump?