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Old 03-15-2007, 05:39 PM
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Iv'e driven both, but i'm not saying a thing until i finish digging my foxhole !!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-15-2007, 05:40 PM
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I imagine that this is going to get messy...so do you need to be over 21 to watch this thread?
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Old 03-15-2007, 05:43 PM
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Old 03-15-2007, 05:56 PM
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You ask an honest question I'll give you an honest anserw. I think Outerlimits is a better handliong boat. My anserw is based on the fact that I have been in both a 42 Ol and a 42 Fountain with very similar power. I thought the fountain was very unstable at high speed were as on the Outrerlimits it was like we were riding in a 52 foot sportfish doing a 100mph. As for the turning I cant anserw that fairly because I was not driving, I think the driver could tell more about how that feels. Happy St. Paddy's day!!! I might start a little early, were suppose to get like 6" of snow friday and friday night!
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Old 03-15-2007, 07:06 PM
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I have driven both a 42 Legacy and a 42 lightning. First off a baby could drive a 42 lightning at 100mph holding a rattle in one hand and a bottle of baby formula in the other. Fountain very stable and solid at speed anyone who says different is lying about haveing driven one because a stag 42 is one of the best handeling bottoms out there. The 42 Legacy handles very well as well. The boat flies level and feels rock solid at speed. Can definately feel the weight difference as I was in my buddies 02 Leg that was not an epoxy lay up. I did not think the boat chewed the rough up any better than a 42 lightning. Both very cool boats and rock solid. I am not biased because I am a Fountain owner but anyone who has pushed a 42 lightning offshore knows that it is a hell of a hull. All responses to this post are welcome. I am going to the fridge for a beer I'll be back in a little bit to check on you guys.


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Old 03-15-2007, 08:16 PM
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First let me just say that I do like Founatains, I think they are a distinct looking offshore boat and they will be around for a long time. MY experiance in a 42 Fountain was not enjoyable. thats all I am going by, to be honest with you.I have been in both epxoxy and vinylester 42 OL both great rides. Those are just my experiances and .02 cents.Take it for what it is worth! Bottom line is I love performance boats just like everyone else here, I'm just expressing myself here on this open forum.
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what hes trying to say is fountains are junk and eveyone who owns one are clowns, outerlimits are fine machines and the owners are classy guys.. this guy is all class...
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what hes trying to say is fountains are junk and eveyone who owns one are clowns, outerlimits are fine machines and the owners are classy guys.. this guy is all class...
Looks like ALL Class is about to puke .
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Is that Skip?
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