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Which boat to buy, 40 Skater or 39 MTI?

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Old 08-26-2005, 07:41 PM
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Calm water- MTI
Rough water - Skater

This is according to Johnny Tomlinson, and he should know.
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I don't always agree with this Ron P guy but here he is correct. I would also strongly suggest a call to Dave Scott. He owns a few of both flavors. Call if you need his number. SQ
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Old 08-26-2005, 07:42 PM
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Neither.. .save your money
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Old 08-26-2005, 08:06 PM
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Is this a trick question?
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Isn't MTI what you get when you don't want to be another Skater at a Poker run. The only step to go up after MTI is maybe a Platinum
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Old 08-26-2005, 08:16 PM
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How was the first MTI made?
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The 1350's are a done deal. I know it will be fast. I was not aware the 39 MTI has a cabin? Truth be told a cabin means nothing to me. I am most interested in which will be the best rough water boat. I expect top speeds to really close so that is not a factor. I really like the Skater for build quality and reputation. I love the MTI styling and the cockpit. It seems to me the offshore racers are drifting towards MTI's lately. Must be for reasons?
Post #4 I believe partially answered your question. If your a racer who wants a new boat, chances are you won't be driving a Skater next season.
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Post #4 I believe partially answered your question. If your a racer who wants a new boat, chances are you won't be driving a Skater next season.
After visiting Peter's shop I'd take a Skater over almost any boat. Sure he's not the fastest but how many builders keep the boat in the mold for nearly a month. There is a lot to be said by low volume builders that take their time to make sure everthing is perfect.
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Old 08-26-2005, 10:53 PM
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How about resale, skater may produce 20 boat's per year, good for resale
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Holy Crap.... I'm trying to decide weather to eat or put gas in the boat tomorrow!!!!
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Holy Crap.... I'm trying to decide weather to eat or put gas in the boat tomorrow!!!!

I dont care who you are, that right dar is funny ,

Flip a coin man you cant go wrong with either one of those
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