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Old 11-07-2006, 04:36 PM
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Which one would you guys choose? The TG is a twin Step.
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Default Re: 38 fastec vs. 38TG

I have been out in both and there is no comparison. You can see which one I bought. I also owned the 31 Fastech prior to this purchase.

The Fastech also topped out in the mid 70's and the TG is mid 80's.
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Default Re: 38 fastec vs. 38TG

NADA says that an 2002 top gun is $188,000
2002 fastec is 134k
big difference but the TG would have a better qualtiy right?
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I have been in both, trust me you want the Top Gun

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Default Re: 38 fastec vs. 38TG

What year did cig start putting steps in the TG?
Formula was 1997 I belive.
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Old 11-07-2006, 05:04 PM
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No one ever came up to me and asked "Is that a Formula boat?"

Cig- quality, holds its value, better performance, hotter looks.

Formula is more of a wife & kids offshore.
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I love both boats. Pros and cons, as you get with any comparison

Cig for performance, helm/cockpit layout, wave crushing capability, legendary reputation (tried tested and true)

Formula for sexy lines, interior layout/liveability, luxury options, "new wave" technology

IMO, either one would make you happy!
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Default Re: 38 fastec vs. 38TG

Both are great boats. I was a salesman at a dealership that sold both. Both were Factory 2 national champions. Very different ride in big water. Both great but different. The formula has a lot more "wife" features like a pump out head, adjustable footrests, glove box with a mirror inside. The Cigarette is more of the pureist offshore boat. I would take the Cig but my wife likes the Formula...thats why I own a Cigarette.

I have never seen any problems with the quality of either, if you hear about more quality issues with formula it's probably because they build a whole lot more boats than Cig.
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