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Old 08-10-2017, 10:02 PM
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First off. I love gladiators. Ill definitely have one again. They are 1 of the most under appreciated, misunderstood and overlooked boats ever made! Several reason for selling. I live 1.5 hours minimum from water. The lake I have a cabin on hates the noise it makes and i refuse to muffle these new badass engines. I have a potential investment/dream property deal looming overhead as a very close family friend is getting up there in age and I need to be in a position financially and time wise to make the deal happen. Gladiators require more attention to take boating. The only people I can trust to keep me off docks and pay attention are other boaters and all my buddies, you guessed it, already have their own boats. I had it for a year but I feel ive done my part to make it an awesome boat. Many day trips and 4 poker runs with it. It runs better than it did new and its ran the best speeds ever under my operation. I take pride in finding my boats good homes as I have with my last 2 and Jon is a perfect fit for this boat. I knew he was the guy to take over preservation of it 5 minutes into our first call. His passion for Gladiators is near the top if the list. It feels great to pass this boat on to him and make his dream come true as scott did for me a year ago.

Ok. Too much emotional babble. But I hope that answers things.
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Old 08-11-2017, 06:38 AM
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Old 08-11-2017, 10:26 AM
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Cool, thanks for the insight. they are hot rods for sure. Good luck on the property, sometimes you have to sacrifice the toys for the bigger picture.
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Old 08-11-2017, 04:40 PM
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Jordan has a great head on his shoulders.

Been a little quiet the last few days getting all the plans and paperwork completed. New lift being built, indoor storage arranged for trailer and periodic boat storage. Insurance being bound. Boat leaves Michigan tomorrow.

Jordan, I know you'll be sad to see her go. She'll be cared for and loved. You can visit any time, brother!
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Old 08-14-2017, 10:40 AM
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She's coming to town, brother! Details soon.

So awesome to hear that! Big congrats and hope to see her in the near future!
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Old 08-15-2017, 11:23 AM
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thanks. ill for sure be coming down to check on her. just don't get anymore vacation till after the new year lol

being responsible is hard work. everyone is sending me links of boats I should buy... ha
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Old 08-15-2017, 05:01 PM
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Wonder what a gladiator would do with trip 400s? Yes it would be just wrong but the way the market is going. They could even make a bigger cockpit with that set up.
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Wonder what a gladiator would do with trip 400s? Yes it would be just wrong but the way the market is going. They could even make a bigger cockpit with that set up.
That would be cool if it was re tooled up for outboards. I agree changing one over would be just wrong...
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Blasphemy I tell ya
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Outboards on a Glad would be so, so wrong.
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