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Old 05-26-2008, 05:51 PM
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Have a question, looking at a few boats, Fountain 35, Donzi 35
Superboat 34, and Hustler 34. All well know boats except the Superboat . So my question do you go with the well named boat that people know, just because the market is so bad more people know the Donzi and Fountain's for resale.But on the other hand more Fountains and Donzis for sale then Hustlers and Superboats.
1.Superboat
2.Hustler
3.Donzi
4.Fountain
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Have a question, looking at a few boats, Fountain 35, Donzi 35
Superboat 34, and Hustler 34. All well know boats except the Superboat . So my question do you go with the well named boat that people know, just because the market is so bad more people know the Donzi and Fountain's for resale.But on the other hand more Fountains and Donzis for sale then Hustlers and Superboats.
1.Superboat
2.Hustler
3.Donzi
4.Fountain
How about a Sonic 35? My Sonic 31ss is probably the same
size as a Fountain 35.
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I'd buy my Formula.

But given the batch you speak of, the boat, the condition, its history, the type of water it has been run in and whether it was flushed consistently, the maintenance habits of the owner, etc will matter more than just the brand. Also, depending on the year model, construction techniques and workmanship have varied on some of those brands. Also, your intended usage will help match you as an owner up to a boat.

But I'd buy my Formula.

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I'd buy my Formula.

But given the batch you speak of, the boat, the condition, its history, the type of water it has been run in and whether it was flushed consistently, the maintenance habits of the owner, etc will matter more than just the brand. Also, depending on the year model, construction techniques and workmanship have varied on some of those brands. Also, your intended usage will help match you as an owner up to a boat.

But I'd buy my Formula.

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2006 fountain 525 ex with 37 hours on it and its a friends boat.
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Fountain no question
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my opinion.....but then again i am partial to locally built boats....

1.Superboat
2.Hustler
3.Donzi
4.Fountain

my list in preference order....
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This is classic.

Everyone with a fountain claims you should get a Fountain. Guy with a Superboat thinks you should get that.

As far as more fountains being for sale, that is probably simply because there are/were more produced.
I'm going to say............... FOUNTAIN!
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2005 Superboat 525 100 hours
2006 fountain 525 ex with 37 hours on it and its a friends boat.
Donzi 2006 496 ho 250 hours
Hustler 2003 496 ho 96 hours
If those 525 are staggered motors, go ahead and plan on the CMI headers leaking.
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there all nice boats but i would go with
superboat
Fountain
Hustler
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Hustler #1
Good in rough water, built very well, great paint, well into the 90s with 525s.
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