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Old 09-16-2009, 01:34 PM
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exactly... look at the list of the owners forums...

and the boat market is tiny vs motrcycles...

smaller market and wayyyyyyyy to many brands
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at last count how many models did fountain have... perf and fish


and what ever happent to the monster fountan fish boat?
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Wow never looked at it that way but there is alot of builders all fighting for the same sale. But I also think that Fountian in the CC Fish Market was a smart move for them. You might see more builders do that over time to keep sales up.
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It was a constant parade of projects like no-expense-spared speed records and the ill-fated yacht that really hurt Fountain. It might be fine for the brand to survive in a pared-down version with the most popular models continuing. There are a lot of loyal owners out there, and a few of them must be planning to upgrade at some point.

Regardless of the outcome, this is classic case of capitalism at work. Hopefully Hustler's gamble will pay off, the market will recover, and the maximum number of jobs can be saved.

But - Darwin can be a b!tch.
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are we getting the FAJA Hustle ?
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add to the back of the old Baja boats and call it a Bustler and to the back of the Fountains and call it a Fustler LOL
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If someone is in negotiations to buy a company,why post on a public forum prior to sealing the deal?
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Any positive publicity is good.
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If someone is in negotiations to buy a company,why post on a public forum prior to sealing the deal?
This is what I was thinking - from the post, it sounds like no cash has been transferred and no deal has been set.

I do agree it would be awesome to see all the brands come together under one roof. In being through a similar transition in a different category, the synergies are great and benefit all.
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