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Should I buy a V bottom or Cat?

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Old 08-03-2005, 05:14 PM
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when I way this question I compare Stock boats (Mapei, hulk, berry cuda etc.) to the v-s with 525 efi's what ever they call that class now.......the stock boats usually come out ahead but the margin is narrowing and I believe the last race i read about was fairly rough and a fountain v edged out the fasted cat......I use this because in calm water they have similar top end.......I can tell you my 28 skater would cover my 32 thunder by about 10 mph cruising on LOTO and they both were 95-100mph boats..
Hard to compare 525's to O/B anything in rough water. The BBC just have more weight to hold them in the water. SVL vs SCL would be a better comparison.
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Old 08-03-2005, 05:50 PM
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I'd say that's a HUGE exaggeration.....I would rather be in a V bottom in rough water anyday
I HAVE TO AGREE WITH YA BUD NOTHING RIDES LIKE A V IN THE ROUGH PERIOD ENOUGH SAID. NOW IF YA WANT THE SPEED THEN THOSE ENGINES WILL GIVE YA MORE SPEED IN THE CAT.

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