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Old 10-13-2007, 12:04 AM
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why would they be more expensive on maintenance than other? .
Because most have large blower motors that are expensive to maintain and rebuild when necessary and 93 or more octaine fuel. So not only more expensive fuel but burns plenty of it.

Also they are heavy so they take a pretty good size tow vehicle. You need a bigger lift or hoist, most have at least 3s, 3as, 5s or 6s to maintain. Also when you maintain a 15-20 year old boat things break.
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Old 10-13-2007, 04:50 AM
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I wanted that boat so bad, just couldn't do it,great deal. The ride---- the ride----- the ride Like you said everyone else is bounceing and banging while you could cruse and be sipping a martini. They may not be the fastest all the time but when it gets rough,,, they don't slow down.

I thought about it seriously also and if my garage had been 5 feet longer, it would probably be in there now.
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Old 10-13-2007, 07:15 AM
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Design, build quality, rough water performance.
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Old 10-13-2007, 07:43 AM
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I always liked those Indian boats. But.. again.. I like Indians to.

But for a bit lower price I got an Avanti. Also rare, also handles rough water, and not just a nother typ. go fast boat.
It would be nice to get some more speed out of this, and working on it.
I can dig the Avanti
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Whats in a name????? Great question. It says something when your at a poker run or other boating event and you have a boat like no other boat there. In my opinion, Apaches are plain bad a%%, I would love to own one someday!
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Whats in a name????? Great question. It says something when your at a poker run or other boating event and you have a boat like no other boat there. In my opinion, Apaches are plain bad a%%, I would love to own one someday!
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your 1989 41 apache is for sale?
Not a chance!
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Old 10-13-2007, 10:37 AM
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apache's have personality.
btw, t montana, i'll be in PB in Feb. hint hint...


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be careful what you say! I'm supposed to go to our house in Boynton beach in march 2008...

Tony Montana... I have to remember this name!
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apache's have personality.
btw, t montana, i'll be in PB in Feb. hint hint...
Rob is a fine navigator......m.m....
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Think Shelby Cobra, Ferrari 288GTO, etc. - rare, fast, & loaded with heritage. Yes, there are many new or newer vehicles that are faster, but none with with that certain 'flare' of these rare, collectable & highly sought after exotics. Apache, the name and the boats, has attained over time what NO other manufacturer has been able to - a LEGEND. So many factors have built it, as previously mentioned - McManus, Saccenti, Kramer, drugs, crime, the Feds, speed, wins, ride, & the list keeps growing. Also, not many other boats retain their original christened names over time BUT several Apaches have been able to. Why? Perhaps because Apache owners take alot of pride in their ownership, rightfully so, and do so much to retain the authenticity and heritage of their boats. What price do you place on a certified Legend? I suppose it depends on how fat your bank acct is.
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