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ridehype4life
05-11-2006, 09:37 PM
What size hitch ball is required for an X-1 trailer? 2 in.?
Thanks

Footin
05-11-2006, 09:39 PM
Yes, 2 inch.

ridehype4life
05-11-2006, 09:45 PM
Thanks. How can I delete this thread?

Cloaked
05-11-2006, 09:48 PM
Thanks. How can I delete this thread?You can't... :wavey:



Ideally, someone else may need to know the same thing..... :eek3: :eek3:


How about a few pics of your boat?

ridehype4life
05-11-2006, 10:14 PM
Thanks, just didn't want to clutter the board with my petty questions!

Here she is, my first Mastercraft, my first inboard; delivery is next Saturday :cool: . In-water pics to come shortly, I can't wait!

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e37/Vaughnwarrior09/X-11.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e37/Vaughnwarrior09/X-12.jpg

http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e37/Vaughnwarrior09/X-14.jpg

ridehype4life
05-11-2006, 10:15 PM
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e37/Vaughnwarrior09/X-23.jpg

Cloaked
05-11-2006, 10:24 PM
Nice looking machine indeed.


What I'd really like to see is some more pics of the overhead loft storage and the stair access.... I have a large garage and am wanting to see a few ideas for open overhead space.

88 PS190
05-11-2006, 10:41 PM
Action watersports... hudsonville?

ridehype4life
05-12-2006, 12:52 AM
The photos were taken at Action in Traverse City. The boat was ordered through Hudsonville, but as we have a place on lake Charlevoix up north we are dealing with the service dept./delivery through Traverse City.

I don't have any other shots of the overhead storage, but if I'm at the dealer with my camera any time soon, I will shoot some for you!

Ric
05-12-2006, 12:54 AM
she is a beaut!
dont even think twice about cluttering this board again... it's what we all do!


and you can get a thread deleted if you know the right people or if you post filthy pics in it

the latter will get deleted the quickest :friday:

6ballsisall
05-12-2006, 01:03 AM
Great lookin boat!!! I love that color scheme.

88 PS190
05-12-2006, 01:37 AM
Charlevoix is a nice area, some very large boats in the area though, i'd imagine you have to do some searching for good water.

ski_king
05-12-2006, 07:59 AM
Very nice boat!!

For the record:
1-7/8 in.: small utility type trailers
2 in.: Most boat trailers
2 5/16 in.: Larger trailers such as travel trailers, etc.

unfortunatly I have a hitch for each of them

ttu
05-12-2006, 09:54 AM
Beautiful boat.

It looks like it should be the official boat of the oklahoma state cowboys......

Davo
05-12-2006, 10:03 AM
she is a beaut!
dont even think twice about cluttering this board again... it's what we all do!
and you can get a thread deleted if you know the right people or if you post filthy pics in it
the latter will get deleted the quickest :friday:

LOL, Ric!

SWEET RIDE DUDE...anytime you want to haul that baby down to Central Florida, I'll bring the warm butter, cold beers and Southern hospitality. :D

SkiDog
05-12-2006, 10:04 AM
Beautiful boat.

It looks like it should be the official boat of the oklahoma state cowboys......



Or HOOTERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :woohoo:

Davo
05-12-2006, 10:22 AM
Or HOOTERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :woohoo:

OOOh, maybe you could swing through there for some wings after a session and get the ladies to pause for some pics with the boat. You can tell 'em that you own a Hooter's in the next County over - whatever it takes.

Just make sure you post up da pics. :D :cool:

east tx skier
05-12-2006, 12:04 PM
Beautiful boat. Please don't ever hesitate to ask a question on here.

Ric
05-12-2006, 01:51 PM
she is a beaut!
dont even think twice about cluttering this board again... it's what we all do!


and you can get a thread deleted if you know the right people or if you post filthy pics in it

the latter will get deleted the quickest :friday:
since I'd had a few beers when I typed that, let me clarify
you are welcome here even if your thread is only about making up superhero names or some weird things that people on the northern US border would do ;)
You can actually pm ttadmin and request your thread be deleted... I did it once but not without first enduring a weeks worth of good natured ridicule for the inaccuracy of the poll I'd created.

as far as the filthyness... you can figure that out I'm sure

east tx skier
05-12-2006, 02:29 PM
Actually, I have the capability to delete and move threads. In Ric's example would be one of those situations where I'd think it was okay to remove it without bothering TMC about it, i.e., not because it's offensive apart from Ric's poll creating ability. Moving and merging can be done as well for threads you accidentilly put in the wrong folder or maybe you posted the same thread twice by accident.

WakePowell
05-12-2006, 02:36 PM
Back on the topic of hitch balls; make sure you look at the rating stamped on the top. Not all 2 balls are rated the same. I had to go to a specialty hitch shop last summer to find one rated at 8,000 lbs. for my boat. The ones you find at most automotive and hardware stores are only rated between 3,000 and 4,500 lbs.. Which may be okay if your boat and trailer are light.

rick s.
05-12-2006, 03:04 PM
Back on the topic of hitch balls; make sure you look at the rating stamped on the top. Not all 2 balls are rated the same. I had to go to a specialty hitch shop last summer to find one rated at 8,000 lbs. for my boat. The ones you find at most automotive and hardware stores are only rated between 3,000 and 4,500 lbs.. Which may be okay if your boat and trailer are light.

Great. Something else I probably have to buy...

jraben8
05-12-2006, 03:13 PM
Great. Something else I probably have to buy...


Don't think for a minute that it will stop there either...

ajgressette
05-12-2006, 03:14 PM
Boats are worst than a woman, always having to buy it something. :headbang:

6ballsisall
05-12-2006, 03:26 PM
Boats are worst than a woman, always having to buy it something. :headbang:


LOL!!! :toast:

sanjuan23
05-12-2006, 03:31 PM
Sometimes I think it is cheaper "purchasing" the boat. Than everything else involved.

east tx skier
05-12-2006, 03:54 PM
Sometimes I think it is cheaper "purchasing" the boat. Than everything else involved.

HA! No kidding!

ridehype4life
05-12-2006, 04:23 PM
Thanks for all the kind words guys! Simply from my past experiences on other boards some people are obsessed with 'petty' questions from newbies that they think clutter the board with nonsense, but you all seem like sesible guys :cool: . Thanks for the help and compliments on the boat!

Ric
05-12-2006, 04:28 PM
I don't know about sensible, we all own inboards :o well all of us except for our resident boat pimp erkle

Leroy
05-12-2006, 04:33 PM
I think we all have at least one of these threads. Maybe this is the new ............................ thread!:uglyhamme

blackbeauty02
05-12-2006, 05:52 PM
damn that's nice. how long are the X-1's? and if you don't mind me asking how much did you pay? I just bought a 92 prostar and my dream is to upgrade to something like an X-10 in about 5 years. My fantasy of course is the $90k X-star

east tx skier
05-12-2006, 06:02 PM
If nothing changed from the straight drive to the v-drive as far as overall length goes, the X1 should be 20' 7" w/o the platform.

BigBarney
05-12-2006, 06:48 PM
That's a funky looking bow light. The boats in the '06 brochure don't have that type on them. Is it a 'Mastercraft By Design' item?

TMCNo1
05-12-2006, 11:16 PM
That's a funky looking bow light. The boats in the '06 brochure don't have that type on them. Is it a 'Mastercraft By Design' item?

That is the MC standard equipment '06 LED Bowlight. Just put one on our '89 PS190. It is smaller than conventional bow light. Innovative Lighting Inc. West Marine catalogue, pg 582, Model #5358650, $59.99 +tax if applicable and shipping.

TMCNo1
05-12-2006, 11:21 PM
Back on the topic of hitch balls; make sure you look at the rating stamped on the top. Not all 2 balls are rated the same. I had to go to a specialty hitch shop last summer to find one rated at 8,000 lbs. for my boat. The ones you find at most automotive and hardware stores are only rated between 3,000 and 4,500 lbs.. Which may be okay if your boat and trailer are light.


Wal-Mart sell Reese 2" S/S balls rated @ 8000 lbs., also Advance, Autozone and Overtons 2" S/S ball is rated at 7000lbs. $19.99 + tx + shipping.

ridehype4life
05-13-2006, 02:50 PM
Yup, thats just the stock bow light, and length without the platform is 20 ft. 7 in.

erkoehler
05-13-2006, 03:14 PM
That's a funky looking bow light. The boats in the '06 brochure don't have that type on them. Is it a 'Mastercraft By Design' item?


All of the new "X" boats on the lot right now have the bow light as shown in the pic.

6ballsisall
05-13-2006, 03:33 PM
All of the new "X" boats on the lot right now have the bow light as shown in the pic.

Glad you know that. Now SELL one!! :popcorn:

oldschool84
05-15-2006, 09:20 AM
Saw this boat at action on thursday sure is NICE Congrats :woohoo: Hope to see it in the Charlovix area soon my friend. Boyne has the mushroom fest this weekend should be fun and Boyne Thunder later in the summer hope to see that X1!!

rick s.
05-15-2006, 04:56 PM
Great. Something else I probably have to buy...

I needed to go out and buy one anywas as the new trailer requires a 2-5/16ths ball....

ridehype4life
05-15-2006, 07:56 PM
Saw this boat at action on thursday sure is NICE Congrats :woohoo: Hope to see it in the Charlovix area soon my friend. Boyne has the mushroom fest this weekend should be fun and Boyne Thunder later in the summer hope to see that X1!!

Ah, thanks for keeping an eye out for her :D ! Delivery this Saturday to Boyne City... lets hope all this rain lets up, it seems like it hasn't stopped in a month. I'll cruise in 40 degree weather if thats what it takes, but please no rain!

It won't be hard to find her on the water this summer; have only seen 3 other wakeboats on Charlevoix near Boyne, none of which being orange and black ;)

jmyers
05-15-2006, 08:07 PM
Ah, thanks for keeping an eye out for her :D ! Delivery this Saturday to Boyne City... lets hope all this rain lets up, it seems like it hasn't stopped in a month. I'll cruise in 40 degree weather if thats what it takes, but please no rain!

It won't be hard to find her on the water this summer; have only seen 3 other wakeboats on Charlevoix near Boyne, none of which being orange and black ;)
Are those board racks new? They have straps to hold the boards on, mine has the clamps! :confused:

ridehype4life
05-15-2006, 08:12 PM
They are the stock X-1 board racks. They secure the boards with bungees and do not swivel. Nothing fancy, just enough to get the job done.

erkoehler
05-15-2006, 08:14 PM
Are those board racks new? They have straps to hold the boards on, mine has the clamps! :confused:


Are yours the swivel racks?

jmyers
05-15-2006, 08:17 PM
Are yours the swivel racks?
Yea, they are the swivel. I just didn't know they had different one's! Now I know. See you learn something new everday!~ :D