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Old 07-19-2007, 12:01 AM
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i have a donzi z21 want to upgrade to a real power boat...i know that i am going to open up a can of worms? but need some opinions on a 25-30' boat (single or twins) have @50k to spend cash. what is the best boat for the buck. i mainly boat on the ohio river (huntington, wv to cincinnati, oh), cave run lake (morehead ky), maybe take to several other lakes within 5-6 hrs from home. all suggestions welcome. please advise

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there are older Motion, Skater and Spectre cats in that price range that would be a blast to drive and run plenty fast enough to get your attention
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there are older Motion, Skater and Spectre cats in that price range that would be a blast to drive and run plenty fast enough to get your attention

Thats great! The only thing is,,,,we better find out what kind of budget he has to cover the insurance on a CAT....first.....
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There are 2 nice 30' Superboats in the classifieds.

What is your critereia for a boat? Do you want to overnight, 8' beam or 7, bells and whistles or Plain Jane, full cabin or bare. Lots of good boats out there but you need to narrow them down according to what you want.
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thanks guys for the reply...i am not worried about upkeep, insurance or gas... i have 7 new franchise stores (chevy, gmc, cadillac, pont, buick, honda toyota) most of my techs have a lot of hi-po toys, an insurance agency and an oil/gas distribution center. i get everything at a discount i have been looking at some fountains...let me tell you my problem, the area that i run in is full of open bows and cruisers, not many power boats to choose from. i will have to travel to get my hands on something different.
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sorry, i should have mentioned my criteria... overnite ready (bed, porta-potti, sink optional), 8 foot beam, some bells/whistles...i don't want a re-rigger or anything.
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You want single or twin screw?
Do you want a stand up bolster boat, or sit down?
And yes, you will have to travel to get something different.
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Check out the Sonic section. Couple of 31s in that price range, great cabins!!
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