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Old 03-01-2012, 01:29 PM
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The fate of the X1

I was trying to do a search but wasn't getting very far so I thought I would ask if MC has for sure discontinued building the X1 (205V hull). I guess that is a small hull compared to what most people are looking for nowadays. Also, with the newly designed X Star, do you think MC will quit building that hull or could you see them introducing it as a different X model like they did to the 205 hull when they retired it from X star naming?
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Old 03-01-2012, 01:54 PM
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Unless you are overseas, the 205v X-1 and 03-11 X-Star are discontinued. They are shipping a hand full of X-1's over seas without motors as they don't have the catalyst requirement that the US has.
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Old 03-01-2012, 01:59 PM
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Ok. I figured they were prolly done with the 205v hull. There is a ton of them out there and MC has definitely made their money with the molds they used to make them, but I was wondering since they used them for so long if they would decide to continue to use the 03-11 X star hull. I guess when you think about it they really don't need to with all the pickle forks in their line up currently.
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Old 03-01-2012, 07:12 PM
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Unless you are overseas, the 205v X-1 and 03-11 X-Star are discontinued. They are shipping a hand full of X-1's over seas without motors as they don't have the catalyst requirement that the US has.
Can you please elaborate on this?
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:34 PM
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If they release the old Xstar hull, will it be called the X-xstar or Ex-xstar?
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:39 PM
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Old 03-02-2012, 12:47 PM
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Last time I bemoan this decision..promise!

In my gut I don't see how this is a great idea - the economy has pushed people two ways - those who can buy a boat, buy an Xstar or upper level boat - those who can't, can't. When things turn around, I just feel there will be a lot of people in the market for a boat in line with where the X1 was.
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If the factory is running at full capacity, it makes sense to drop the less profitable boats. If they were hurting for orders then I could see the need to keep it around, but I don't think that is the case.
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:51 PM
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Someone had said that they continued to make the X1 because it was a cheaper boat that people would pay for to have the new warranty. The way I figure is they have made a lot of money on their 03-11 X star hull, so I just thought that maybe they might do the same thing with it. Sell yesterday's technology with a warranty so its a less expensive quality boat that everyone ie buyer, company, dealer can be happy that a transaction has taken place. Isn't that basically what the Moomba is?
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Old 03-02-2012, 05:26 PM
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I heard the new motors wouldn't fit in the X1 and once the Indmars were gone that would be the end of the X1. Appearently the Indmars are all gone.
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