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Old 07-05-2005, 05:24 PM
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Question anyone know anything about Ocean Express Cats

I'm looking for some input on Ocean Express Cats 26'
The owner says they built the 1st cat & have been around for 30 yrs but you never read or hear anything about them. Help
Any input would be appreciated Owner,Quality,past or present deals. If you would rather not post my addy is [email protected]
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Old 07-05-2005, 05:33 PM
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They're located in Algonac Mi. Yes they have been around for years. They make a big strong and slightly heavy cat. They aren't as fast as a Skater but they're not slugs either. I like their 39 because you can take 8 people out and everyone has a seat at 100 mph.
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Old 07-05-2005, 06:03 PM
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just ask Mark Smith and expresscat 39, they are experts and I am sure they will chime in
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Old 07-05-2005, 07:14 PM
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I know know nothing, ask Tizbad and Sylvester and Phatcat. Now we have the Swift Kick joining in on the fun. Lets not forget about Boot.

We all have their 39.
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i hear that chi town hustler is a real shaker!! see you friday mark. love the new paint.
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Big,Bad,Fast party barge!!expresscat 39's is ausome and I cant wait to see The Chitown in new colors!!!!what sizes do they come in?
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A guy here on Grand has a full race Ocean Express. It was a really slick boat when he would run it. Unfortunately, he bought an Eliminator and put the engines in it.
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Old 07-06-2005, 06:34 AM
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I ran a 26' as a stock boat when US Offshore was around - ran it with 200, 2.4's & 2.5 's - beat the boat, stuffed the boat big three times and it kept on ticking - I ran the boat as a two seat with cover over the rear - Boat may be a little ass heavy with seats in the back - Boat also wanted to porpoise @ 75 mph - great choppy water boat - ask for Ross up there in MI- he might still be alive - I sold by Express ??? 12+ years ago - Max speed with 2.5's was 100 mph
 
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I would talk to Tizbad.

He has done a lot of work on his and makes trips up to Ocean once in a while.

The 39 is awesome.

I have seen several 39s. Never saw a 26.
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There was a 26 that ran in the Great Lakes Silver Cup Series with T-2.5 Mercs. It was always one of the top finishers.
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