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Old 07-09-2009, 02:47 AM
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Ok I got one more .. this one about 30 min away.. a bit more than I wanna spend but a smokin deal I think.. a week ago his lowest price was $32K.

93 octane thou I don`t know, that could get expensive.
Fast boat, maybe only push it when the kids are at granmas

So how would this boat handle Lake Michigan oh boat gurus???

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Activ...3A1%7C72%3A317
A much better choice IMO. The 600sc will suck a lot of fuel though. My AT is rock solid and 12 years old. Also they have a very deep cockpit which is great for the kids. My kids are 5 & 8.
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Old 07-09-2009, 10:14 PM
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I went to see it today.. some tears in the seams of the bench and seats but clean over all. Very loud.. no captains choice.. not sure if that gets annoying after a while.
Over all a .. I`m torn.
Am i going to get tired of the powerquest speed?
I did put a blower on My F150 cause it was too slow.. all my toys are supped up .. I don`t think I need to go 80mph .. but never having to own a boat I`m not sure.. arrg so hard
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...not sure if that gets annoying after a while.
Am i going to get tired of the powerquest speed?
Quick Answer.. Noise.. Yes, especially with wife, kids, friends while not running.. Speed.... Do I even need to answer that question!! LOL
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...no captains choice.. not sure if that gets annoying after a while...


It WILL get annoying when you start getting tickets. But you can always add it if you buy the boat.
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Old 07-11-2009, 01:54 AM
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Came home with her today, woohooo!!!

thanx everyone!!


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Old 07-11-2009, 02:17 AM
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Congrats on the purchase!!!! AT makes a great boat.

My 525SC was pretty loud with straight tips, and louder than I wanted it. Some Drew marine Shotgun mufflers definately toned it down some without breaking the bank.
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Nice boat!
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I would say you will definately like the fountain better regardless of cockpit space. far more solid boat in the rough in terms of ride and handeling. Cockpit space compared to the PQ is a little less as is the cabin but your wife and kids will appreciate the ride. We did a poker run a couple years ago on Lake erie and this guy in a 27 Fever was haulin ass right with us. Its a great boat.

With that being said I love Powerquest boats. I would suggest looking into a 28 silencer. I had this boat for a couple seasons on Lake Erie and loved it. It is substantialy bigger than a 26 PQ and a 27 Fever. Lots more cockpit roomand in the cabin. It feels like a 30. Awsome boat and easy to handle. Has a sindle step so it will be a little faster. You will like it much better. You can use this one for reference.

http://www.offshoreonly.com/classifi...o23863-en.html


That would be my choice if I had kids and wanted my first powerboat. Heck I bought this boat when I was single with no kids. I loved it.

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Congrats!

Nice boat, I think you'll definitely enjoy it.

I have a HP500 with no mufflers, and it sounds great.
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Nice job-

Every one of the AT guys Ive ever spoken or mailed with seems obsessed with their brand- I think youll like it better than either of the other rigs little heavy for its length but that will translate into a better ride, and with the 600sci thumping youll have great midrange and low end grunt out of her. Ill bet is actual bigger than the 27 fountain as well.

Now- just one more of Da wife for us to close out the thread....

Nothing better than a smokin hot redhead with great style, threads and nice....

Nice work there buddy- she got a sister?

All fun aside great ride- give us an update on the ride and have fun!

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