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Old 06-17-2010, 05:11 PM
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Caught up with Wyatt Fountain today, http://www.boats.com/boat-content/20...l-dealerships/.

Compared to what Fountain once produced, one to two boats a week isn't much. But the company is alive and Fountain was positive about its present state and optimistic about its future.
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is m. sandborn still there? he used to be the one to meet to become a fountain dealer.
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Yes at one point they were prob doing 12 a week I think nice to see them survive
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I certainly hope building only a few boats a week will help them get their quality back up where is used to be. The last few I saw were not up to Reggie's usual standards at all.

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Not my choice for a new boat but I am dam glad to see them hanging in there and building boats.

Go Fountain!
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Good to hear.
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is m. sandborn still there? he used to be the one to meet to become a fountain dealer.
Hey Jeff,

Martin Sanborn was definitely a key figure at Fountain for a long time, but he hasn't been with the company the company for several years.

Martin is currently the director of North American operations for Powerboat P1 USA.
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Good to hear they are still around and able to have 100 people employeed right now.
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is the parts dept open?
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Strip Poker yep the parts dept is open. I am ordering new vinyl skins for my upholstery.

I love my 38TE Fountain. It has been an excellent boat for the 5 years.

Only thing I wish Fountain would do better is clean up the electrical wire rigging under the helm....it is aweful!
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