Like Tree0Likes

25 Talon or 25 Daytona??

Reply
Old 04-22-2010, 03:40 PM
  #31
Registered
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Columbia S.C.
My Boats: 89 Talon
Posts: 1,352
Default

I have a 1989 25 Talon with twin modded 260's. It's built like a tank and hauls Ass. I would like the Illmore package, but I would buy a Talon before an eliminator. Personal preference. Either should be a good buy and the Talon will hold it's value. Congrats. Bob P. S. the previous owner will buy my boat back when i'm ready to sell.
bulletbob is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2012, 05:53 PM
  #32
Registered
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 1
Default Congrats on your choice !

You....Will ...Love that Talon ! I have a 1998 Talon 25 with a factory 525 SC , Running just under 100 mph GPS with a tuned 28 pitch prop . I've had it for 6 years now , this boat compared to a shotty rigged So. Cal "E" Boat is far superior . The Talon is solid ( no deck flex ) and has superior handling , superior ride and all around timeless lines , not to mention 0 to 60 that melts the competition . Keep me in the loop , would love to here about your performance quest !
USAVAH is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2012, 07:42 PM
  #33
Registered
 
thisistank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Channel Islands, So. Cal.
My Boats: Making the best in the industry BETTER for over 25 years...... Lip-Ship Performance 305-933-9988
Posts: 10,677
Default

I got the chance to run a 25' Eliminator tall deck with 525EFI for a weekend. I was absolutely suprised at the over all "feel" of the boat. You really feel like it's a much bigger boat while running. Thing performed very nice, handled great and was super comfy. Great little boat.

I don't have any experience with the Talon but know they have a good rep.

Good luck with your purchase.
Attached Thumbnails
25 Talon or 25 Daytona??-photo_3.jpg   25 Talon or 25 Daytona??-8.jpg  
thisistank is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-19-2012, 09:41 PM
  #34
Registered
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: SoCal
My Boats: Eliminator
Posts: 2,228
Thumbs up

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brad Zastrow View Post
I would go with the Daytona. Both will handle similar and both are good looking boats. The Daytona has very good reputation and a large following of loyal owners. The Talon was and still is a very limited build boat. The Illmor is a nice feature. Down the road I think the Eliminator would be an easier sell as it is more popular.
X2
PokerRun388 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:21 PM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.