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Old 09-02-2006, 10:43 AM
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I think it started out as way to be a little different. Which in my opinion is a good thing. That's why I have a Super Hawaii, to be a little different. Now there are so many Fountains, it is no longer different. But you can always tell when it is a Fountain.
What I don't understand is why there is such a love/hate relationship to peoples opinions of Fountains. I feel they are great boats for a decent price. Leave it at that. Why on earth do some people feel the need to bash other peoples boats?
Get your boat out on the water, line up with a Fountain , and race. Then do it in rough water. see who is faster. A lot will depend on the driver!!!!
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:49 AM
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it provides lift.
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Fountain hull was originally an Executioner hull.He added the beak to make it his own.
you mean Excaliber, and I believe it was a 28 at that
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perhaps it was to differt the airflow over that high windshield to prevent hair piece failures in some cases
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If Fountains did not have beaks then OSO would be the most boring place on the face of the earth, So i will stand by my theory that the beak is in place for the good of OSO....
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If Fountains did not have beaks then OSO would be the most boring place on the face of the earth, So i will stand by my theory that the beak is in place for the good of OSO....
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The only benefit I can see is that it makes it obvious that itīs a fountain and canīt be mistaken for anything else
You answered your own question.
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you mean Excaliber, and I believe it was a 28 at that

It was a 32 Excaliber
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Old 09-02-2006, 11:35 AM
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It was a 32 Excaliber
ok if you say so, I was thinking that after I said 28. so add the beak and what have you got? 33 that was later called 35
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Old 09-02-2006, 11:54 AM
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You guys all have it wrong, the shape of the beak provides aerodynamic lift which increases the speed and improves the handling of the boat.

At least that's what Reggie said years ago in advertisements and interviews. How do I know it's true??

BECAUSE YOU CAN'T MAKE THIS SH*T UP
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