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Old 09-19-2007, 08:27 PM
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I would personally like to thank Reggie Fountain, Wyatt Fountain, Scott Shogren & my friend Chad Knaus for including me in what I consider to be the opportunity of a lifetime. That being a full blown behind the scenes tour of the Fountain facility and the chance to test ride any boat we wanted including the infamous "Cat Killer". When I tell you they rolled out the red carpet for us today I'm not exagerating!!!!

A 300,000+ sq ft operation, employing 300+ people building in excess of 300 boats a year. I have toured several other boat manufacturers in my day but nothing of this magnitude. I think I was the most surprised by the fact that Fountain Powerboats manufactures every component of the boat in house w/ the exception of the engines, drives, gauges & controls.

We spent 6 hrs together touring the facility, meeting the men & women behind the scenes as well as driving several boats.

Cat Killer w/ Twin Sterling 1550's @ 140mph (obviously a Sun PM drive for this boat)

35' ICBM w/ Twin Merc 600's @ 100+mph

47' Lightening w/ Twin Merc 700's @ 90+mph

Being a cat owner currently & having only owned 1 single engine V hull previously I must tell you that I was very impressed w/ the fit, finish, quality, workmanship & handling of these boats.

Thank You Reggie, Wyatt & Scott!

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That is cool. I am sure Skip would have extended you the same invitation...............................not
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More pics!
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COOL!!!!
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and some more
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a few more
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Very Cool! How did you happen upon such royal treatment?
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Great pic's Nascat, So are you going back to a vee once you sell the 32cs, or were you shopping with Chad?
Looks to be a great facility and it had to be cool hanging with Reggie and running his boats.
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