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Old 02-03-2012, 12:19 PM
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My '05 Donzi 22 Classic which I purchased new and extensively up-graded with 525, Bravo XR/Imco, BBlades, Zeiger steering and lots more. This boat can get me on the smaller lakes and off-shore on the Greats. Here is a crappy video that I still like: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSUWplf6m6A
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Old 02-03-2012, 12:42 PM
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Most my boats were really fun. My Eliminator Daytona 24 was Rocket, so was my old Hydrostream Vegas XT, Our Nordic Flame is fast for the power it has, BUT in the end, our 2006 Hustler 388 is a GREAT boat for us.
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Most my boats were really fun. My Eliminator Daytona 24 was Rocket, so was my old Hydrostream Vegas XT, Our Nordic Flame is fast for the power it has, BUT in the end, our 2006 Hustler 388 is a GREAT boat for us.
I had a Vegas XT for 7 years. Had a modified Merc 200, hydraulic jack plate, foot throttle, nitrous that I only used a couple times. Had dual cable steering and the steering wheel torque was crazy. I traded it in on the new Donzi.
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24 skater twin 300s...
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Old 02-03-2012, 03:19 PM
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05 30' Spectre 300X's
IMO perfect Havasu/Colorado River boat. Small enough to tow, easy to dock, rode like a magic carpet. Big enough to ride nice on the worst Havasu weather days, small enough to be fun to drive
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Old 02-03-2012, 04:00 PM
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18' Donzi. I was in my twenties, bartending, in college, living in Avalon and Stone Harbor, in the summertime with college friends, boating. The boat was lots of fun, life was very fun then too. The Pantera was my fathers.
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Old 02-03-2012, 05:10 PM
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Current 40ft long 14ft beam cruiser with a stand up jet ski on the back! But this is OSO!

Love the current 33' Outlaw!


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27 Mirage Intimidator twin 400hp small blocks I would love to own again!


What was your favorite CAT?

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Old 02-03-2012, 11:49 PM
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First boat was a 23' Sea Ray bowrider I bought for the kids to ski behind. Second, last and most favorite boat was the 24' Carlson Trimaran I bought from Martin Sanborn in 2004. I could turn that boat at 90. The knife-like front edges of the sponsons turned it like a cheetah. The British-built Bladerunner(www.icemarine.com) has sponsons just like that and is a very similar hull except it's designed for outboards only. (Note the foot throttle in my boat. The shifter was just that; a shifter only.)

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http://www.yachtforums.com/forums/ge...erunner-4.html

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I had A 2001 23' stingray with a 502 ran like crazy. We did a few poker runs with it , it was kind of a little sleeper,lots of fun
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Don't Stingrays have what they call "negative chines" that are supposed to increase speed somehow? I never did understand that...
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