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Old 10-31-2006, 11:16 PM
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Rik: Tell me more if you know; I just saw the blower belt on the back.
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Rik: Tell me more if you know; I just saw the blower belt on the back.
HEY TOMCAT JUST WROTE A HALF PAGE NOTE TO YA ABOUT WHY THE BELT IS ON THE BACK BUT I PUSHED SEND AND IT DIAPERD **** IT.TO AL OTHER IF YOU WANT TO GO FAST YOU WILL PUT ARNESONS ON YOUR BOAT .
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Old 11-08-2006, 08:36 PM
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What kind of cat is that? The nortech?
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:43 AM
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Hmmmmm....... I wonder which is better in the southern hemisphere where the water swirls counter clockwise in the bowl?......
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:49 AM
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I like the fact that the Arneson drive does NOT have a gimbal housing... It has a ball socket. You cannot break the ball socket. The Arneson doesn't have as many shafts and gears. Can you say " Elegance in simplicity" ? Why would anyone want a drive with so many moving parts, when you can get the same performance with a simpler drive?... Resale value?... All boats crash in value after a few years.
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I like the fact that the Arneson drive does NOT have a gimbal housing... It has a ball socket. You cannot break the ball socket. The Arneson doesn't have as many shafts and gears. Can you say " Elegance in simplicity" ? Why would anyone want a drive with so many moving parts, when you can get the same performance with a simpler drive?... Resale value?... All boats crash in value after a few years.

Exactly...boats arent investments just like cars. Buy the thing with disposable income and sell it when your done. And dont buy the thing based on how the next person will perceive the value. Go arneson.
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Old 11-09-2006, 05:45 PM
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Exactly...boats arent investments just like cars. Buy the thing with disposable income and sell it when your done. And dont buy the thing based on how the next person will perceive the value. Go arneson.
I agree. Buy what YOU like, and don't worry about the next buyer. I laugh when someone doesn't want to put the miles on thier car, or truck, hell, that's exactly what I buy them for! The only way to get your money out of a car is to drive it out of it.
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Old 11-10-2006, 02:22 PM
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I don't think the question ever got answered as to why more OEMs are not using surface drives. I'd be interested in knowing.

Also can someone point me to an Arneson drive price list?

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