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Old 02-17-2006, 10:30 AM
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New 38 Lightning

Folks heres a couple of pics of the new 38 Lightning with the new 600's and cockpit. Love the new door!! But no billet Drink holders????

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I borrowed the pics from Shogren's web site. Hope they don't mind
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Old 02-17-2006, 10:40 AM
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Old 02-17-2006, 10:46 AM
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Much nicer door. Fountain should have done that years ago
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Much nicer door. Fountain should have done that years ago. Looks like a very simple dash with the Merc smart gauges (less gauges)
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I like the door but to be honest, I think the dash in a 105 mph go-fast should be jaw dropping sexy - to me, that dash seems big and clunky and looks like it came off a city bus - and Im a fountain guy saying this. Maybe it grows on you. I wish there was a pic that showed how much space was between the front bolster and the rear bench - looks pretty tight.
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i still dont get that shift/throttle placement... i'm sure it's nice for left-haders, but would never work for me...

not to mention on the older boats, you used to bang into the controls when getting in the bolster...
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The bolsters and door look nice. Why only a 100 MPH speedo if it goes 105??
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i still dont get that shift/throttle placement... i'm sure it's nice for left-haders, but would never work for me...

not to mention on the older boats, you used to bang into the controls when getting in the bolster...
It does not take long to get used to. My Skater has the throttles in the center so you can throttle from either side and I throttle with my left hand because my wife is always the other person in the boat. I don't even think about it now.
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I like the door but to be honest, I think the dash in a 105 mph go-fast should be jaw dropping sexy - to me, that dash seems big and clunky and looks like it came off a city bus - and Im a fountain guy saying this. Maybe it grows on you. I wish there was a pic that showed how much space was between the front bolster and the rear bench - looks pretty tight.
It does look kind of tight and no cup holders that I can see.
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It does look kind of tight and no cup holders that I can see.

Sure does, but I guess that's the price you pay to get the full stagger and such high speeds. I'll bet it rides and flies great though.

THANKS A Bunch for the pictures itilldo!!!!!!
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