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Old 12-15-2008, 08:30 AM
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My choice is.....




.....it runs circles around a 700 Fountain especially in 4-6s!
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I say 38ZR
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Old 12-15-2008, 09:32 AM
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One thinh to think about is the fact that you will be able to sell the Donzi when you want to. How many 38zr's are for sale vs. 38-42 Foutains. Go to some of the other threads in here some people with nice Foutains can't even get an offer for their boats, not a low ball, NO OFFERS, they cant trade them or sell them.
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My choice is.....




.....it runs circles around a 700 Fountain especially in 4-6s!
Your joking right?? 38 Lighting 115mph with 700's, 42 Lighting 106mph, BTW both pleasure versions, if you want to break out the 42 PR edition

I see talk but no speed #'s

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I would go with the 42 lighting , Much better cabin than a Donzi.
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One thinh to think about is the fact that you will be able to sell the Donzi when you want to. How many 38zr's are for sale vs. 38-42 Foutains. Go to some of the other threads in here some people with nice Foutains can't even get an offer for their boats, not a low ball, NO OFFERS, they cant trade them or sell them.
thats because there so many fountain sold comparred to donzi.i think out of all the performance boats out there fountain sells more.i am not knocking donzi,great boats.
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Your going to get a lot of one sided opinions here....you need to setup sea trials on all three to see how the shoe fits so to speak.
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I have never owned either but have riden in both.

The Donzi has the look and feel I like and it fits me better.

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i like both, but go sea trial and see what fits your style better.
but i would use the 42 Fountain to compare
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Your joking right?? 38 Lighting 115mph with 700's, 42 Lighting 106mph, BTW both pleasure versions, if you want to break out the 42 PR edition

I see talk but no speed #'s

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I have 700hps (Ron Potter prepped 575's) in my Comp. and it HAS beat the 700 Fountains. I have yet to run a 700 PR 42 yet so I can not say how it will run but I know it will hold its own.
Walked a 37 Outerlimits GTX with the same power too.

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