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Old 10-22-2006, 10:36 PM
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Sunsations perform well in the rough - there are a few on the forum (ask Reckless32 - long time Sunsation owner and primary waterway is VA Beach) that swear by them. Of course, as with the Nordic, this is a stepped hull (1 step vs 2 in the Nordic). If you boat primarily in rough water, go with the AT as the straight bottom will keep you sorted and give you comparible speed...

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Old 10-22-2006, 10:56 PM
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Thanks for the info Heat. Bern resale is also a concern of mine as well.
If i can get a deal in another part of the country, it seems boats seem to go for more money in the NW part of the country. So it would be nice to come out even or even ahead after a couple of years of use.

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What do you think is a fair price for the AT? Also it will be kept in a heated rack storage facility, so if a boat comes with a steel trailer not a big deal.


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I would say Audacity is priced fair. I never buy stuff that is priced fair though. I buy stuff that is priced to sell and stuff I know I will not get hurt on if I sell in a couple years or have to put some $$$ into it. I can see full engine rebuilds as a possibility in 2 years. Thats either 10k I would have to spend or $$$ off the resale.
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Thanks for the info Heat. Bern resale is also a concern of mine as well.
If i can get a deal in another part of the country, it seems boats seem to go for more money in the NW part of the country. So it would be nice to come out even or even ahead after a couple of years of use.

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Think I can get this for 80K??

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Its a local boat. If its still for sale, its worth a look. I don't think that Mike will go that low, however
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Old 10-23-2006, 12:02 AM
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I am located in Seattle, Wa.

thanks for the input guys,

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On that nordic...I will be driving through Dubque (its not all that big) Friday evening if I could help out info wise let me know I'll see what the time looks like..

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I don't know the Nordic or the A/T but I do know the Hustler and its seller. The boat is in great shape and super well maintained. It ran great in many of our poker runs.
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I would go with the Nordic or Sunsation. The Hustler has new drives because a Bravo 1 can't handle the power of a 525.It needs Bravo XR drives.
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