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Old 10-30-2012, 01:04 PM
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If he is a good buddy I'd steer him away from the x2 and into a star of same year. For $55k he can get just as nice a star.
Yeah x-2 can do alittle bit of everything but doesnt do anything great.
I would say, that to the average consumer, the "little bit of everything" boat, would be better than the "only wakeboard boat". The X2 doesnt have the wakeboard wake of the star, but it certainly surfs and ski's a lot better..... The X2 is not a Xstar or a prostar. It is for people who like to dabble in a bunch of watersports. Which is exactly what most boat buyers are looking for these days.
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:07 PM
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I would say, that to the average consumer, the "little bit of everything" boat, would be better than the "only wakeboard boat". The X2 doesnt have the wakeboard wake of the star, but it certainly surfs and ski's a lot better..... The X2 is not a Xstar or a prostar. It is for people who like to dabble in a bunch of watersports. Which is exactly what most boat buyers are looking for these days.
FourFourty - You are correct. My buddy has a family with 2 small kids ages 13 and 10. The X-2 would be good family boat. A little on the small sise but it has to go into his garage.
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Well if he is limited to storage space then yes I guess an x-2 fills that part of equation. But does he like to wakeboard,surf or ski more? Because personally I'd rather have a boat that did what I liked most great and was atleast ok in my other interests.

Had he looked at any MB's? He can get a brand new MB for the price of that x-2.
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:15 PM
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Pro-Star- You should send that link, that I posted, to your friend. Castaway Marina is on a big lake, and they have a hard time selling X2s. The one they have, has just sat in the showroom for two years, with nobody to buy it on that lake. They all buy X55s....

It is a beautiful boat and they have it priced right.
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:27 PM
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Well if he is limited to storage space then yes I guess an x-2 fills that part of equation. But does he like to wakeboard,surf or ski more? Because personally I'd rather have a boat that did what I liked most great and was atleast ok in my other interests.

Had he looked at any MB's? He can get a brand new MB for the price of that x-2.
He likes to wakeboard and surf, no skiing.

As for the MB - no, not going to happen.
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:29 PM
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Pro-Star- You should send that link, that I posted, to your friend. Castaway Marina is on a big lake, and they have a hard time selling X2s. The one they have, has just sat in the showroom for two years, with nobody to buy it on that lake. They all buy X55s....

It is a beautiful boat and they have it priced right.
Agreed that it is a beautiful boat but my buddy lives in Colorado and needs the extra hp to combat the altitude issues. He wants an X-2 with at least the MCX. The 20088 he's looking at has the LY6 and that will certainly get the job done at altitude.
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:32 PM
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here's another one on teamtalk...
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=51330

i can personally vouch for that boat, its in awesome condition and has some really nice upgrades. the guys at cincymc are great to deal with too
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:39 PM
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Agreed that it is a beautiful boat but my buddy lives in Colorado and needs the extra hp to combat the altitude issues. He wants an X-2 with at least the MCX. The 20088 he's looking at has the LY6 and that will certainly get the job done at altitude.
That makes perfect sense. Up there, I don't blame him for wanting the LY6, as it will probably only be able to muster up 300-350hp at those altitudes.
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Old 10-30-2012, 02:52 PM
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I don't think the LY-6 will burn any more fuel than the MCX. It's been discussed in very technical terms a few years ago. LY-6 isn't as great out of the hole as the mcx, but that shouldn't be a concern. It would be preferable for footing.

I agree that it comes down to the fact that the LY6 will add a few dollars to the boat and buyer needs to decide if it is worth it. If I loved the boat, and had the money it would be worth it.
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Old 10-30-2012, 07:14 PM
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Anyone know anything about this 2008 Red X-2?

http://www.carolinawatersports.com/b...y/usedboat.htm

Your impressions are greatly appreciated. It's at Carolina Watersports.
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