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Old 06-17-2007, 10:41 PM
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can you walk into the dealer and build it from scratch...to every aspect of your tastes?? Then yea, it's custom...And yes, Phil builds them that way....
Meaning what ??? Are you saying that You could get
any,color,interior and power package ??Or are you
saying I could order one with the steps,bulk head
and windscreen placed in different positions if that
was to my liking...maybe place the steering wheel
in the center, move the cabin door to the left. Oh
yea & I'll supply my own power. If they will do that
then the are truly a custom shop.
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Old 06-17-2007, 11:18 PM
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What ever the customer wants.
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Old 06-17-2007, 11:44 PM
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Meaning what ??? Are you saying that You could get
any,color,interior and power package ??Or are you
saying I could order one with the steps,bulk head
and windscreen placed in different positions if that
was to my liking...maybe place the steering wheel
in the center, move the cabin door to the left. Oh
yea & I'll supply my own power. If they will do that
then the are truly a custom shop.
Yea, go ahead and name me any boat manufacturere that will let you move bulk heads or steps...That's a safety issue and I would venture to say there's no builder in the world that would take the liability.

In the marine industry "custom built" has become synonymous with "non-production built"...i.e. less models a year, more attention to detail and better quality rigging, layup, etc. Yes, you can play semantics with the saying "custom built" and compare it to a custom built car (which there is no comparison) but I think for most it's common knowledge the difference between a production boat and a hand built (custom) boat is quit obvious. However, back on the topic of this thread...I still believe Baja is a great boat.
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Old 06-18-2007, 07:00 AM
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There are a lot of Baja bashers. As a former DONZI owner I loved that boat and had a great time on the water. As a Baja owner now.. I love my boat and have a great time on the water. I went with cabin room with AC and the comforts of home. I still make poker runs and run with the best of them..maybe not as fast...but love watching them pass me
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Baja ownership is a lot like Harley Davidson ownership - you've got an army of EXTREMELY loyal & proud buyers. A lot of them could afford to buy other boats but don't - they stick to Baja because they've had great experiences with the brand and with the commeraderie that goes along with the brand.

In the HD world, you see a lot of the same bikes on the road, but the individual owners customize their own bikes to make them stand out. On a nice day, any HD owner will probably see 10 identical bikes to theirs on the road, but that doesn't make them any less proud than if they had bought a one-off custom bike.
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Old 06-18-2007, 11:33 AM
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Bill, hows life?? Hows the Baja (s) running?? We may do a little running on the 4th of july and anchor up in the harbor to watch the fireworks if you're around, get the boat wet!

I'll be there ... stay safe
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Old 06-18-2007, 03:39 PM
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[QUOTE=thisistank;2166429]Yea, go ahead and name me any boat manufacturere that will let you move bulk heads or steps...That's a safety issue and I would venture to say there's no builder in the world that would take the liability.

Actually if he is speaking about Fountain, they are all custom especially the "Steps", just ask the trailer Mfgrs, NONE of them line up twice in a row...
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Outerlimits/Cigerette/Skater, those are like lamborghinis, porshes, and Ferraris
A baja is just like a camaro or mustang, cool, but everyones got one

I guess it could be worse ..... where's the Bayliner section on OSO?
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Old 06-18-2007, 10:15 PM
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Actually if he is speaking about Fountain, they are all custom especially the "Steps", just ask the trailer Mfgrs, NONE of them line up twice in a row... [/QUOTE]

He..He...I'll bet you wouldn't want to run one for
pink slips though.
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