condition: good engine hours (total): 25 length overall (LOA): 20 make / manufacturer: MasterCraft model name / number: ProStar 190 propulsion type: power year manufactured: 1992
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1992 Mastercraft ProStar 190, matching single axle trailer, Indmar 351Ford, 285hp. 850ish hours. About 25 hours on professionally rebuilt engine. Interior vinyl is rough, but usable, mainly the driver seat and back seat need attention. Exterior is fair, needs a deep cleaning and polish. One small gouge on the bottom, otherwise good. Detachable teak deck. New steering cable, driveshaft repacked. Carpet is okay, has a few spots. If I redid the carpet, I wouldn't do the whole thing, just the main floor, the rest is very good. Four speaker stereo, nothing special, but it works, missing a speaker grill I think. Stainless steel tower, custom built, very sturdy, folds down. Board rack. No Bimini, no cover. Trailer lights work, wiring good, tires good, tongue jack works, but is old and doesn't swivel well, bunks seem fine, gel coat is faded, but it's all there, one guide post is crooked, obviously it got bumped hard, but I'm not sure if it's bent or just needs to be adjusted, works fine as is. One pitot is broken, but the other speedo works, I assume the speedo with the broken pitot works. The original style pitots are very hard (impossible?) to find. The new owner may have to drill new holes for a different style pitot, or may opt to go with gps or blow it off. Either way, I'm not gonna go drilling holes on a boat I'm not keeping. Tach works, but has to be tapped to life at low rpm. The dash......a chronic problem on many models, the plastic is all broken away where the dash face screws into the dash hood, it needs some ingenuity, although it is functional the way it is. All switches work as they should. Windshield is good, no surprises, paint on windshield frame is chipped/worn a bit, nothing crazy. Tow pylon is good.
It's really a great boat, here's the story...we have a pontoon boat, and I got the itch to get a tournament boat to go along with it. Watching the web closely, I came across this boat. I'll skip the details and tell you I jumped on it at $5500. Thought I stole it. The seller was unable to lake test until the weekend. I was about two hours away, so I bought it without a water test. Wanna guess the rest? You probably already did. Cracked block, manifolds, transmission cooler, and some odds and ends. After much cussing and discussing, I bit the bullet and had it fixed. Mike's Mobile Marine in Lewisville, TX did the work (great guy, very upfront, excellent work!). Total bill was just over $5k, but what else was I gonna do with it? Some odds and ends replaced (blower, bilge, glove box latch, etc.), and now I'm into this for almost $12k. I'm not expecting to recoup that. If I put another $1500, I'd still be maybe pushing it at $10k. I'm putting it out there off season, now, for $7900.
It is currently winterized (oh, the irony). I'm happy to run the boat on the lake for you, but only after everything else is to your satisfaction and we agree on the price. It's at Lake Texoma at Grandpappy Marina in dry, enclosed storage. The storage is paid thru March. You may keep it there until then if you buy it. I have clean Texas titles for the boat AND trailer.
The rebuild was pretty basic. The actual motor work was done by an engine shop in Denton, and Mike's did the pull and install. It starts hard after it's been sitting more than a few days, but using it over consecutive days it's fine. I think the carburetor needs an adjustment. The choke is probably not setting correctly when it's "cold", and maybe the mixtures need to be tweaked. It runs out great. Last summer I barely got 25 hours on the rebuilt engine. Lots of wake boarding and just cruising around at various moderate rpm. A couple checks at WOT, no problem. Gets up and goes like a tournament boat should.
Pictures aren't the best, but it's all I've got right now. The shots of the driver seat, back seat, and motor box should be enough to get estimates from an interior shop if you wanted. I was going to, but discovered a bigger issue :(
Give a shout if you're interested. Call or text, either is fine. Greg. 4zero5-420-fifty nine ninety five.
PLEASE...no brokers, dealers, or calls to tell me I'm $7000 high on the price. You're wasting our time.