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Old 02-12-2007, 06:17 PM
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I've got a 39 Cig w/ 700's/NXT but only 35 hours. So far so good. Cig ran their factory boat last summer with the same set-up on 18+/- poker runs with no problems. And they ran it HARD!

The only problem I have heard of with the NXT drive were with Fountain and I believe OL who both have a higher X dimension than Cig. The cure for that is a #6 lower unit.
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Old 02-12-2007, 06:49 PM
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Jeff,
give me a call or PM me.My 2006 OL quattro w 600/bravo XR is for sale, never an issue
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Originally Posted by Jassman View Post
Have a buddy that is looking at a few models, primarily same size boat as I have, 4300 Nortech. He is also looking at sunsation, and possibly Cig or OL, but I know he doesn't have the coin for these two. We both have had bravo boats before and our soured on their performance of lasting. With the newer style of bravo drives that have come out as well as the new NXT drives, can you guys share your experience on how both of these drives are lasting. Good or Bad....Give me the type of boat, power and drives as well as hours with out rebuild. Thanks Guys, I'm trying to get him straightened out before he goes to Miami. Jeff
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At 38 ft nothing beats the Powerquest for cabin space but if you need 6' plus you have to go to the 43 Black Thunder.
Always liked the powerquest - big difference between a 38 powerquest and a 43 BT - Is powerquest still in business???
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I heard Merc is sending some manufactures the NXTs with #6 lowers to remedy some of the water pickup/pressure prblemss that some have had.
The pick up is in the nosecone.
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Originally Posted by Donzi38ZXXX View Post
Always liked the powerquest - big difference between a 38 powerquest and a 43 BT - Is powerquest still in business???
They got bought by someone and are just getting ready to reopen.
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