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Old 04-27-2005, 01:16 AM
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32 Ative Thunder. My '99 with 500 efi's runs hard and fast, crushes lake chop and swell, solid ride and you feel safe in the cockpit, lot of boat around you.
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Old 04-27-2005, 05:52 AM
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344 Hustler is expensive if you look at showpieces where they try to do something very different ie. turbo motors, arneson surface drives, special paint and exotic fabrics...

However if you look at a stock boat with 496s, which is still a great boat, I believe it's competitive.
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Old 04-27-2005, 07:19 AM
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Do you at least have a year preferance? Some of these boats are 10 years old. What do you what? Price, hours, year???

32 Hustler, 30 Sonic, great boats but I think both are at least 10 year old models, or close. If your going that old, great. But if not, tell us.
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Thinking about making the switch back to V bottom's, sick of the insurance woes. Looking for a 30-35 V bottom, I really like the looks of the 32' Sunsation but what do you guy's think?
I'm going the opposite way, ordered a cat.. My 2002 32' sunsation with vortech superchargers runs over 100mph with a full cabin ,a/c ref./and more.Call if your interested. 214-538-5385.
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Old 04-27-2005, 05:05 PM
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i would look @ 344 hustler for the fastest with stock power, but not the most room.
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A friend of mine has a 2003 Velocity 32' twin 496's runs 85mph.
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A 32 velocity with 496 hos will run 82-85 any day. Now the new 30 should run faster.
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Old 04-27-2005, 09:44 PM
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Cat-n-Around,
You've seen some great suggestions being made. It sounds as though you, (like me) are looking for a "Hot Rod" with twins. I've looked hard at the size range you've mentioned. If you're looking at used, I'm always a fan of the 33 PowerPlay and the 32 Active Thunder, with a very close honorable mention to the 32 Sutphen. If water conditions are questionable, these are tried n true unbeatable boats. If you're looking at new, easy choice. I'd go with the new 32 Sunsation Innovator with the new deck. I crawled in this boat top to bottom-front to back-inside n out and was extremely impressed with the fit, finish, and overall build quality. Not to mention the fact that Sunsation is probably the best in the business for Customer satisfaction. I'll also give an honorable mention to the new Active Thunder/Chief 33 with the new step hull. If the guys at Chief can carry on the Active Thunder tradition of build quality, yet add better customer relations, this could/should be a real contender for the Sunsation. I'd be real anxious to run one to see what it can do.
Let us know what you find, what you liked and why. Good luck and good shopping!
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Not to mention the fact that Sunsation is probably the best in the business for Customer satisfaction.

I second that
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Old 04-27-2005, 10:57 PM
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Ya, I'm leaning towards the 32 Sunsation, at least a 2002 or newer. I just hate getting rid of my 28' Daytona I've got it just they way I want it. Not to mention loosing the stability a cat gives you. But those insurance rates a tough to swallow.

Thanks for all the input.
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