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Old 01-12-2014, 07:49 PM
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Touchscreen definitly is retrofittable, list price of the touchscreen should be around 2-3k$ depending on your luck...
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:34 AM
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I disagree on a relatively light boat like the X2.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:34 AM
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I'd prefer one without the electronics, fwiw.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:44 AM
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I'd prefer one without the electronics, fwiw.
i would much prefer to have one without all the additional electronics. my 07 x2 has over 450 hrs with zero electrical issues. love guages and stargazer!
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Old 01-13-2014, 11:12 AM
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I agree with all the above guys that say forget the electronics...... especially if you're planning to keep the boat a long time.
I'm really curious to see what MC's support for this package will be like in 10 years.
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:06 PM
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I am planning to keep it for about 10-15 years. At least that's the plan right now. I'd really like the convenience of push button settings for each rider or at least each class of rider, but can certainly live without it. I'm just thinking of when I'm in the water that no one else will be able get the boat adjusted correctly, but I suppose I can do that before jumping in. I'm about to have my MC dealer pull the options list for the hull ID (just got it). The sticker options list is a bit different and doesn't list the speed control. So hopefully what the dealer pulls will be accurate.
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:14 PM
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I am planning to keep it for about 10-15 years.
That was my plan on my last 3 boats. Longest I kept one was 3 years.

I don't plan on keeping current boat for long. Hope I can stick to that plan.
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Old 01-14-2014, 01:00 PM
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So I've not heard one voice that loves the electronics package. Seems as though it would be better to invest in extra ballast and gear. Anyone in the forum love their Medallion or Murphy electronics package?

Separate question: What's an X2 like around the dock? Are they easy to turn in a tight space? We have a T dock that is close to neighboring docks. With our current boat (I/O mercruiser) we head into the T nose first and then flip the boat around so it's pointed around with the nose on the inside corner of the T. Is that possible with the X2? Alternately we pull it in to the T and pull it around with lines. Thanks.
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Old 01-15-2014, 01:18 AM
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Medallion gauges are what my 06 has. I believe. Been flawless. A buddy's 06 with close to 700hrs has had no problems either.
It will not turn like an IO.
A direct or v drive boat pretty much only pulls in one direction in reverse depending on prop rotation regardless of rudder direction.
MC's pull to the starboard side in reverse so if you're spinning a 180 that direction then it is easier but not as easy as a IO. Getting the backend to come around to the port side is a challenge.
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Old 01-15-2014, 07:50 AM
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i had a 2012 and a 2013. Murphy>medallion...... by far.

On your X2, Id save the money and get Stargazer, new boards and more ballast. The touchscreens are cool at first but the novelty wears off quick when there are problems. With Stargazer you might be able to do rider presets directly on the gauge anways.
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