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Old 03-31-2007, 11:20 PM
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If you want to see a difference, look in places you would ordinarily not look, like behind the headliner, under the carpet and up under gunwale caps. I currently own both so I know.
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2 names are synonymous with power boating

1) FOUNTAIN
2)MERCURY
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I agree that the Cig has a better fit and finish but you pay for it. I have owned both and I think they both are good boats. I do like Cigarettes better but a Fountain is a good boat for the money, in my opinion.
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can someone explain why a Cig has a big freeboard, deep hull but weighs less than a Fountain with shallow freeboard?

Where's the beef for more fiberglass?????
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say a 38 Gun to a 42 Fountain.
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I think they would look better on each others trailer also.
yes your right on that good eye man

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Old 04-01-2007, 12:51 PM
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I agree that the Cig has a better fit and finish but you pay for it. I have owned both and I think they both are good boats. I do like Cigarettes better but a Fountain is a good boat for the money, in my opinion.
I am not talking about fit and finish. You can see that. I am talking about structural integrity. Stuff you would never see under average circumstances. Maybe it is different though if you buy a 47 with triple 1075 mercs for full retail. Maybe it would not matter if you buy a boat, use it hard for a year or two and trade it off the next guy.

I will admit though for functional (hull) design, One stands alone.

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say a 38 Gun to a 42 Fountain.
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still waiting????????
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