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Old 11-11-2009, 04:59 PM
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25 Active Thunders are great boats! And can be had for mid $30's
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Old 11-11-2009, 05:01 PM
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24' SUPERBOAT.....

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I may be a little biased but my pick would be the 288 Sunny . Great looking lines ,Great cabin , Great interior , Great open bow , Great speed ( 70ish w/ 496HO ) and INCREDIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE on every boat they have ever bulit. Just sayin
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I may be a little biased but my pick would be the 288 Sunny . Great looking lines ,Great cabin , Great interior , Great open bow , Great speed ( 70ish w/ 496HO ) and INCREDIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE on every boat they have ever bulit. Just sayin
For under 40K?
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Question on the heat,
how do peeps get on the bow? Through the hatch I presume?
Yup! I'll try to be objective here, I don't own one anymore so I have no horn to toot

Positives:
I know it's subjective but it's a hot looking boat
cabin room
tooling
gel work
overall space in the cockpit
ride most of the time
great glass work
helm lay out is nice
unique railings and bow light
decent performance

Negatives:
carpet in the engine compartment
side saddle tanks, not a problem in a lake environment though
hard to get to the deck unless through hatch
glue down carpet in cockpit in some models
no angled footrest for driver
bolsters screwed to floor instead of through bolted
stupid extending transom running light breaks all the time
wind screen angles the wind right into your face...need deflectors.
horrible trailer for the salt water

Hope you get some objective feedback from the other brands, usually you just get someone justifying their purchase.
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Old 11-11-2009, 05:30 PM
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Yup! I'll try to be objective here, I don't own one anymore so I have no horn to toot

Positives:
I know it's subjective but it's a hot looking boat
cabin room
tooling
gel work
overall space in the cockpit
ride most of the time
great glass work
helm lay out is nice
unique railings and bow light
decent performance

Negatives:
carpet in the engine compartment
side saddle tanks, not a problem in a lake environment though
hard to get to the deck unless through hatch
glue down carpet in cockpit in some models
no angled footrest for driver
bolsters screwed to floor instead of through bolted
stupid extending transom running light breaks all the time
wind screen angles the wind right into your face...need deflectors.
horrible trailer for the salt water

Hope you get some objective feedback from the other brands, usually you just get someone justifying their purchase.

that is perfect. thank you.
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Old 11-11-2009, 05:31 PM
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For under 40K?

there are a few out there. Not huge power, but a few years older, but I have seen some for less then 40
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Old 11-11-2009, 05:37 PM
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For under 40K?
Here is a 2000 288 w/ 502 asking $ 44000 I found in the OSO classifieds with not much effort I'm sure thier are more out there. I'd bet with a little bargining you could get it under $40,000
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Old 11-11-2009, 05:50 PM
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The purple Sunny...

This boat is great looking. I have not seen it in person in a few years but I did talk to the seller. I believe it is a low 60mph boat he(seller) thinks it just needs some prop tuning.
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