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Old 03-16-2007, 01:13 PM
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I appreciate all the feed back.
I know with all the choices out there, opinions on what is better relaies heavily on what you’ve invested in.
To answer a few questions
1.moving up from what? changing strides from a 360 cobalt
2.how fast? Depends on the day. Don’t want/expect to be the fastest on the water but w/ options listed shouldn’t be the slowest either.
3.how fast can I afford? I have done a bit of checking around and am under no dilutions the price tag associated w/ the boats listed
4.Cabin? No overnights but “use full” space
5.Mentioned the lightening just to get some feedback, have some experience w/ not that model but that manufacturer and ya your right, not really comparing apples to apples compared to the other 3.

Again, thanks for all the info.
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Old 03-16-2007, 01:15 PM
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Good question. Strange circumstances. I ran that Chicago Poker Run HARD.
http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/s...d.php?t=135904
Trailered the 37 back to VA; and spent 2 hours on the James River, and broke the drive. Turns out the allen head set screw that holds the shift mechanism together in the top of the drive backed out, and turned the gears to apple sauce. That drive was just put together a couple weeks earlier, by a technician that will never touch my boat again. That should have never happened.

Wouldn't happen to be a local guy just south-east of Richmond would it?????
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Old 03-16-2007, 01:19 PM
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I see useful cabin space and cockpit on your criteria list there. I think that you will find Gladiator cabin to be a bit "tight" given your requirements
What are you talking about? True, the cabin door is a little tight, but after you enter, and go down the spiral stair case, the Gladiator cabin is quite expansive.
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Wouldn't happen to be a local guy just south-east of Richmond would it?????
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Funny thing is, I had no idea anything was wrong with the drive. I thought it was a broken shift cable, as the boat was stuck in forward. The drive was not even making any noise.
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