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Old 04-12-2005, 03:38 PM
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I'd get a 253 Checkmate Convincer, kicks the crap out of both of them for less $....my .02
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I know how you feel,, Fountain and Formual's don't do it for me either,, my wife had a formula when we met and I hated that boat,, we looked at a 271 at the NY boat show and I couldn't fit between the wheel and the seat,, my 6'2" next door neighbor couldn't get his knees between the dash and the passenger seat,, was a piss poor layout IMO.. I like the 272 Baja's,, I think they are a great bang for the buck boat..

We looked at some brand new 26 and 28 PQ's at Ducky's and we were not thrilled with their quality..

Anywho,, there was a 2000 288 w/ 454 mag with meteor graphics for 42,000 2 years ago, for sale in NY, had I not just bought the Baja I would have been all over that baby in a heart beat.. I'm sure there are some late 90's intimidators for sale in your range..
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Call Sunsation they may know of one in your price range for sale. They are great people and will also keep a eye open for one that may come available.
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like these, The first is a 25 with a 385 hp mag for 33K and the second is a 28 with twins foe 44K. It wont up load the pic of the 25 look on the trader site it looks about the same as the 28....
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Old 04-12-2005, 04:29 PM
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I made a note on this boat last night - the "needs TLC" scares me a bit. That sort of thing is usually "broker-ese" for "complete POS". But it is near me and I'm planning to take a look at it if possible.
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I, I mean "my friend" was leaning toward the PQ, but you are making me think twice....
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Please let your "friend" know that he can't go wrong with the PQ that I think you're talking about! I know it is one of the cleanest and well taken care of boats I have ever seen!

BTW, have ya got a picture of the Formula your "friend" is looking at? May help with the comparison to see the important shots (the engines and the interior) of both boats.

Best of luck!
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Tell your friend he should save just a couple more bucks and give me a call.
Im not a collector so Im quite motivated on this 98 "Turn Key" Active Thunder.
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Old 04-12-2005, 05:20 PM
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Turn key
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Fits nicely behind a Durango

Geesh Dock, if you dont do somethin here people are going to start talkin about you.
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between the 2 boats he has found.......... a friend has a '93 303 Formula, another friend a 2000 34' PQ, while both are nice boats, there is a difference. Formula will always be hard to beat and will hold more resale valu between the 2. The '93 is still as rock solid as day 1.
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