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wolfeman131
01-05-2012, 09:36 AM
I've invited myself to again help Atlanta Marine at the boat show this year. My wife thinks I'm crazy using up 2 vacation days to "work" but I had such a good time last year. I'm hoping the weather ends up being better than last year when the ice & 2 inches of snow basicallly shut down Atlanta for a week. I'm also hoping to see some faces from last year and to get more folks into a Moomba or Supra than I did last year.

Here is a link to the show. If you stop by the booth, be sure to grab me and say, "Hey!"

http://www.atlantaboatshow.com/

kaneboats
01-05-2012, 11:12 AM
I was thinking about taking a run up your way that weekend but my plans got overruled by a cheer competition. But, the silver lining is that there's one in Tampa in a few weeks so I may get to see Moombadaze and break the seal on the new surfing year.

RickT
01-05-2012, 11:41 AM
See you there! Should be there by Friday PM.

Houston this weekend. But they canceled the Saturday part of the show...due to a Texan Game. Unbelievable

kaneboats
01-05-2012, 12:43 PM
Dang it! Sorry I'm going to miss you, RT.

zabooda
01-06-2012, 12:30 AM
Who would of thunk it. Texans having a home playoff game. The organizers probably got their payoff.

kaneboats
01-06-2012, 11:16 AM
You know how rare a playoff game is anywhere in Texas these days?????? There'd be nobody on the floor.

E4NASH
01-07-2012, 04:10 PM
I've invited myself to again help Atlanta Marine at the boat show this year. My wife thinks I'm crazy using up 2 vacation days to "work" but I had such a good time last year. I'm hoping the weather ends up being better than last year when the ice & 2 inches of snow basicallly shut down Atlanta for a week. I'm also hoping to see some faces from last year and to get more folks into a Moomba or Supra than I did last year.

Here is a link to the show. If you stop by the booth, be sure to grab me and say, "Hey!"

http://www.atlantaboatshow.com/

Gonna try and get there next weekend Drew! I'll make sure I wear my best Gator hat for you... :D

wolfeman131
01-07-2012, 09:28 PM
I'll make sure I wear my best Gator hat for you... :D

That ain't gonna help you get a good deal!

wolfeman131
01-12-2012, 10:43 AM
I took care of you thread jackers!

wolfeman131
01-12-2012, 10:46 AM
So, not a good start to the show again this year! Last year the snow & ice had Atlanta shut down. I was on my way down earlier and got a call that the show wont open until 2:00 pm today because the rail jam pool busted and the floor is covered in water! I can't imagine the mess with the carpets and all of the power running on the floor. Guess I better wear my boots!

KG's Supra24
01-12-2012, 10:54 AM
So, not a good start to the show again this year! Last year the snow & ice had Atlanta shut down. I was on my way down earlier and got a call that the show wont open until 2:00 pm today because the rail jam pool busted and the floor is covered in water! I can't imagine the mess with the carpets and all of the power running on the floor. Guess I better wear my boots!

Whoa! Someone is getting yelled at right now.

bergermaister
01-12-2012, 12:41 PM
No doubt. Bummer but that would have been wild to see...

http://www.ajc.com/news/water-tank-bursts-at-1300558.html

It was ONLY 70,000 gallons!

E4NASH
01-12-2012, 12:51 PM
My buddy just called and told me about this...tonight should be interesting...


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wolfeman131
01-12-2012, 01:55 PM
Wild start!

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-12_13-44-15_144.jpg

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-12_13-43-28_236.jpg

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-12_13-42-21_167.jpg

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-12_13-42-14_283.jpg

moombadaze
01-12-2012, 09:01 PM
thats going to smell just great, nothing better than wet carpet

Drew, good luck at the show, wish I could swing by and buy.

wolfeman131
01-12-2012, 10:44 PM
Had a blast today! Took a deposit on a Mojo, got to finally meet e4nash & family and say hello again to jpage & family and Suprahunter & wife. Thanks for coming by everyone.

kaneboats
01-12-2012, 11:35 PM
Lets see some pics of what ATL Marine has on site.

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 07:33 AM
I will try and get some pics today, but it is such a hectic pace that it's hard to find a minute to even take a pee break! Off the top of my head, this is what they have on the floor:

2 - Supra 242
1 - Supra 22V World's
1 - Supra 22V
2 - Moomba Mojo
1 - Moomba LSV
1 - Moomba Outback V

I think there are a few more boats down by where the rail jam pool was, but I didn't venture down there yesterday.

E4NASH
01-13-2012, 09:05 AM
We didn't get many pics like I wanted to, mainly because we were chasing a disgruntled 2 year old around. There were some nice rides there for sure. The Mojo definitely looks MUCH better in person! I really liked the Supra Worlds edition that was there. I didn't get any pictures of the Moomba's as I was too busy talking to Drew and then had to go grab some grub. We didn't make it back to the SC area we had to leave to get the kids in bed. I will post what little pictures I do have soon.

On a side note the Malibu/Axis dealer's display was pretty Impressive I thought. I was impressed with Atlanta Marine's as well they had a LOT of boats there! Was surprised to see 2 Mojos.

And the Mastercraft Towers are still fugly and I still don't get the price tags on them or the Nautiques...ridiculous!


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JPAGE
01-13-2012, 09:11 AM
Had a blast today! Took a deposit on a Mojo, got to finally meet e4nash & family and say hello again to jpage & family and Suprahunter & wife. Thanks for coming by everyone.

Good to see you again Drew!! We came back buy to talk to you but you were "Sellin dem boats!" Anyway give me a call sometime you got my number.. Oh and yeah first thing my wife said was that she could smell the wet carpet.

As for the Mojo we didn't like it at all. Drew get inside it today and kind of bounce on the floor near the back in the center. It felt like it was soft and would flex. Maybe it was just me. My wife told me it was because i was "Over the weight limit" ;)

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 11:23 AM
JP - in it now & yes I do feel the flex. Hadn't noticed that b4.

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 12:14 PM
Here are pics of boats. Let me know if you want to see anything specific or close ups.

Supra 21V
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-59-11_519.jpg

Supra 242
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-58-46_667.jpg

Supra 242
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-58-31_453.jpg

Malibu booth
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-58-23_431.jpg

Waiting for others to upload to photobucket.

KG's Supra24
01-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Do all the SC boats have the "surf" platform?

bergermaister
01-13-2012, 01:52 PM
^^ That yellow Malibu looks hideous! At least in that pic...

And that's coming from a guy with a yellow boat!

sicktc06
01-13-2012, 02:02 PM
See you there tomorrow!

KG's Supra24
01-13-2012, 02:09 PM
Hold on ... Time out ... What is that on the red/black Supra 242?!?

I don't really like it but I didn't know it was coming.

rdlangston13
01-13-2012, 02:11 PM
Hold on ... Time out ... What is that on the red/black Supra 242?!?

I don't really like it but I didn't know it was coming.

yeah what the hell?? the supra tower is already one of the best looking out there, that new one looks like a natique. i dont approve

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 02:13 PM
Do all the SC boats have the "surf" platform?

Almost. The white & blue 242 has the standard.

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 07:08 PM
JP - in it now & yes I do feel the flex. Hadn't noticed that b4.

Got to talk to someone from the factory about the floor and understand that they had noticed this already and the issue has been addressed/fixed. Gotta love SC's continuous improvement process.

jmvotto
01-13-2012, 10:28 PM
Hold on ... Time out ... What is that on the red/black Supra 242?!?

I don't really like it but I didn't know it was coming.

Good catch, the progressive tower is cool looking, that looks like the Oz Tower on crack.How did this get buried among the OZ and Mojo News..

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 11:54 PM
Blue Mojo
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-59-49_689.jpg

LSV
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-59-59_980.jpg

22 Supra Worlds
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_10-59-19_545.jpg

LSV that was positioned over the rail jam pool that gave way and dumped water all across the show floor
http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-13_11-02-42_352.jpg

wolfeman131
01-13-2012, 11:56 PM
The new Supra tower is schweeeeet! Its so new, you won't even find it pictured in the 2012 Supra catalogs.

wolfeman131
01-14-2012, 07:53 AM
Oh yeah, the highlight of my weekend is sure to be the hour or so I got to hang with Supra Team Rider, Mr. Reed Hansen!!

Reed is an extremely down to earth, pleasant & polite guy who let me pepper him with stupid questions. He gave me some training tips for learning wake skate tricks so guess we'll be buying one for the upcoming season. Thanks, Reed!

jmvotto
01-14-2012, 08:14 AM
Drew, think you got to get close up pics of the new supra tower, for the D&K Spra boys.. World premier pics

cbboarder
01-14-2012, 09:21 AM
Joe - When you coming down to Atlanta to pick a new boat?

jmvotto
01-14-2012, 03:16 PM
I wish, just waiting for some frozen water so I can use my other boards. Lol

wolfeman131
01-17-2012, 06:02 PM
Drew, think you got to get close up pics of the new supra tower, for the D&K Spra boys.. World premier pics

Here they are. Great looking desgin, but not able to handle a Z5.

I was able to talk with Ray from Z5 again this year and I think we may soon see something very cool from his company. Not 2012 soon, but soon!

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-15_18-23-17_903.jpg

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-15_18-23-47_957.jpg

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-15_18-24-06_905.jpg

http://i530.photobucket.com/albums/dd344/wolfeman131/2012-01-15_18-23-36_880.jpg

newty
01-17-2012, 06:14 PM
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I hope the tower stays an option.

sandm
01-17-2012, 06:25 PM
that tower looks like a nautique or centurion tower.

guess I'm old school, but I still like my rad-a-cage. the illusion's are the only front-facing tower that I'd consider.
kudos for giving buyers a choice tho.

I just hope we don't ever see a wakecraft-style tower on a skiers product :)

wolfeman131
01-17-2012, 06:47 PM
My favorite tower on the market is the Supra Progressive tower. I like that it eliminates the forward tower legs for unobstructed vision and the ability to utilize the Z5 bimini.

KSmith
01-17-2012, 07:11 PM
My favorite tower on the market is the Supra Progressive tower. I like that it eliminates the forward tower legs for unobstructed vision and the ability to utilize the Z5 bimini.

^^ Ditto ^^

KG's Supra24
01-17-2012, 07:22 PM
Progressive is the best looking tower out right now, imo.

Im sure its no coincedence that is the tower supra picked for forward leaning option as we have seen that tower outfitted with a z5 on other brands.

I talked to Ray at z5 last week and he was real helpful. Seems like a great company with an awesome product. As a boat manufacterer I wouldn't pick a tower that didn't work with z5. My favorite option. Wish them the best.

I def hope supra doesn't give up the traditional option. I can't be the only one that loves the classic wakeboat look!

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moombadaze
01-17-2012, 07:59 PM
thanks for sharing the photos Drew.

only showed the wife one picture-the 22 supra worlds, i think i would sign on the bottom line in a split second to have that one.