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Old 08-11-2002, 07:17 PM
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Default Fountain 35 vs Fountain 38Stag 500efi's

Need an opinion when comparing these two Fountains. 35 is Faster but the 38 Stag seems more trick. Whats everyones General Opinion. Thanks
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Old 08-11-2002, 11:08 PM
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42...Get a cat and rock the house..

Seriously, My buddy has the 35, quick but too small 38 is the way to go ..lose a little space in the cockpit but have the size for heavier water. remember 38 is going to act like a 3 ft shorter boat.

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Old 08-11-2002, 11:14 PM
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I have several friends with Fountains and have driven most all of them including the following.

29 Fever w/500EFI
35 Lightning w/500EFI
35 Lightning w/575SC
38 Lightning w/575SC
42 Lightning w/ Stag 500 EFI

The 35 twin step is really a sweet boat. For me they are just a little too small in the cuddy. The 38 is the perfect size I think. It all depends on what you want in a boat and how you intend to use it.

My 36 Outlaw is actually larger than the 38 Fountain. My buddy with the 38 can not believe how large our cuddy is. But he is MUCH faster. Currently he is running very close to 90 MPH with 575 sc's and 32 pitch five blade props.

The down side on the staggered motors is that the drives are closer together and you loose some handling around the docks. It is still a very nice set up.

Hope this helps a little.

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Old 08-11-2002, 11:26 PM
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Baja- dont forget to mention your cockpit is about twice the size of the fountain. 36 outlaw has much more freeboard as well ! many o'naked chiquita danced on my 36's outlaws huge dancefloor

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