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Old 06-04-2013, 09:10 AM
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It'll be very easy to dunk the bow with passengers up there, watch for rollers. Great boat.
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:14 AM
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Put down a deposit tonight, sale pending the lake test on Wednesday! Excited!!!
Congrats.

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Old 06-04-2013, 10:20 AM
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Congrats.

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Old 06-04-2013, 10:25 AM
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Good deal. I used it when I bought my current boat. I would have forgotten to check a lot of things without it.
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:42 AM
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That is a nice looking boat. Good luck with the test drive!
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:08 PM
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The 195 is the 95--97 190 hull. The 205 is an evolution of that hull. I think the 195 will throw a better slalom wake than the 96--2000 205 hull if the 95--97 190 is any indication. The question in my mind is how the open bow affects the weight distribution.
Kind of my point. The 195 'evolved' from the 95-97 190 hull when they cut the hole in the bow. The 205 was just a more in depth evolution. Not to be confused with the evolution hull.
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:11 PM
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And the boss (wife) loved it. I made the 195 out to be a sardine can compared to similar sized I/Os, but she didn't seem phased.
If you want the performance of an inboard, it doesn't much metter how much roomier an IO is. Also keep in mind that an X2 is a similare sized inboard and it has a ton of room. Just remember what is drawint you to an open bow DD ski boat.
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:44 PM
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Thanks to everyone for your feedback. The price is a little high (maybe a K), but this boat rides great and with only 234 hours, it should give us many years of faithful service!

I should finalize the purchase on Thursday, and I'll do an introductory post with many pictures
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Old 06-05-2013, 01:47 AM
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I sold my 01 X5 last month for $17,700. It sold within two days of listing and I could have sold it a half dozen times over within the next few days as calls kept coming in. It was a great ski boat and good beginner wake boat. You'll enjoy yours. (i redid the upholstery on the rear seat, observer seat and bow seats. Same issue as yours.)
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