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Old 07-09-2008, 06:32 AM
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Tell me which one you think is best and why, center pod or true tunnel? Best ride, handling and speed between Spectre or Eliminator.
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Skater, MTI or Nor-Tech.
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let's not forget doug wright!
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Or the Mystic C5000, or the new 4800. And to answer your question, I would think in big water, any TRUE Tunnel cat will ride better and be faster also. Therefore, the Spectre would be my choice. BTW, I had a Eliminator 25' Daytona with twin Merc 2.5 Offshores motors, so I know how that little boat ran in the rough!
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Motion !They are a True tunnel cat also ! The ride is very similiar to the spectre ,32 & 36 skater !Rough water both boats are close and the Spectre just has more cockpit room than a Motion !
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bayliner rendevous deck boat hull , powered with a Force 125o/b , those things rock!!! , i would not hesitate taking one into the Bering sea next to those deadliest catch guys

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No votes for Eliminator then?
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Eliminators are a great lake boat. The fit and finish is the best out there. The interior are very nice. Rough water with the center pod is a problem. I have owned both designs hulls, center pod and true cat. For under 100 mph the pod boat is great and the cats not as good. Over 100 the cat really shines and the pod tunnels get a little scary in rough water.

MTI, Skater, Motion, Spectre in that order.

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I have not been in an Eliminator but have had a few runs in a 36 Spectre and have nothing but praise for the way it ran and handled.
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MTI, Skater, Motion, Spectre in that order.[/QUOTE]

wow, nortech doesn't even make the short list.
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