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    Need some input on a ski.

    I haven't owned a ski in a couple of years. Currently I have a newer pontoon boat, and I'm looking at downgrading to a PWC. I've owned a '96 XP and JS440 in the past. I've ridden some of the newer 4-stroke Yamaha's (2006+) and really liked them. Problem is they are more than I'm WANTING to spend. I can probably get $9k for my boat and am really wanting to get something in the $3k range. My criteria is that it's relatively fast (50mph rang), stable (2 people can ride it without fear of always falling off), and lastly reliable. I know this normally leans towards new 3-seater 4-strokes, which are great, but are really hard to find under $3k. I'm sure there are a few 2-stroke, 2 or 3 seaters out there that would get the job done. Any help on what my best bet would be would be great.


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    Hate to say it but 3k isnt going to get you much of a ski with what you are looking for.....

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    We bought a 2006 Yamaha VX110 for $3,000 on an older trailer with a cover. Zero mechanical issues, compression was high and equal, just had a few gel coat issues. So they can be found, I'm just curious what other models are similar in the stability and reliability department.

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