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Old 10-08-2009, 06:51 PM
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Default 1997 31 scarab/ 1988 fountain

I was wondering if anybody happens to know anything about one of these two boats?
1997 31 scarab
http://www.yachtauctions.com/listing.php?vessel=3998
1988 12 meter fountain
http://www.yachtauctions.com/listing.php?vessel=3886

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Old 10-08-2009, 10:57 PM
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they both look nice,alot of boat for the money.
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That is a disgusting price on that Scarab. It is ten years newer and will outrun that fountain, big time.
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Old 10-09-2009, 01:03 PM
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The Scarab looks to be in very good condition! Lotta boat for that money.
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The Scarab appears to be a way better deal, but you never know when buying used. That old Fountain just looks so tough though. I'm by no means a Fountain fanatic, but I love the ones from the 80's when they went by meters. I guess I'm just replaying the " old times " in my head. Way better days in my opinion.
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Both are from LC Marine check them thoroughly. Guy just bought a Baja from them and found out it had a cracked block. I'm pretty sure they were there for a long time also.
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A friend of mine looked at the Fountain earlier in the week. Nice boat for the money. Either looks like a decent deal, personally i like the older flat transom Fountains.
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That is a disgusting price on that Scarab. It is ten years newer and will outrun that fountain, big time.
not takeing anything away from the scarab,but put the same power in the fountain and the fountain will walk the scarab in any water.
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Both are from LC Marine check them thoroughly. Guy just bought a Baja from them and found out it had a cracked block. I'm pretty sure they were there for a long time also.
I agree!
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A lot more to work on with the scarab with the blowers , but fast , the hp500 are probly more user frendly and reliable . tough call to make . newer is nice .
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