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Old 10-03-2002, 10:50 AM
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I am looking for a fast single engine boat. Right now the 29 Fountain Fever seems to be my ideal boat. I am new to the performance world and want to head down the right path the first time. Is there anything comperable to the 29 Fever that I should be looking at?
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I would also take a look at Scarabs.

Mine has a 502mpi with a Whipplecharger.

They have a tough hull and ride good in the rough stuff. Their reasonably price for new and used.

You'll get a lot of input on this one!

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The 29' Warlocks are real popular in Factory 1 racing. Very competitive. Quite a bit cheaper than the Fountains too. They'd be at or near the top of my list for another 29'.
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Thats a big boat for single.... Look at SUPERBOATONLINE.com... there 30Y2K will out perform just about any single in that size.... but I am biased....
 
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No more new scarabs being built. That line is killed. If you want a 29' scarab, it will have to be used.
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Hey you can buy my Scarab ! It's relatively fast and handles well (80.7) and it's about the same size as a 29 Fountain Just kidding.

You can find used 26 and 29 Scarabs for half the price of the Fountain, Not that the Fountain isn't a nice boat but the extra money you can spend on go fast goodies!

I've been in quite a few 24-27 ft boats (haven't been in a Superboat or Warlock though) and the best riding one I've been in was a 25 Active Thunder, at 80mph that boat felt stable and solid.
There are really so many good choices it's going to be up cost and eye appeal.
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There's a 29' Warlock for sale in the classifieds. I've seen that boat and know that you won't go wrong.
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I would also take a look at the 29 ft Kryponite. A buddy of mine has one with twin outboards. That thing flys and it handles very well. We took it in the AC poker run and ran ro a while(until they opened it up) with the outerlimits and big cigs. It did help that the owner/driver is a bit nutz. But the boat handled it very well and was very comfortable.

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Sunsation 288 Intimidator, fast, solid, reasonably priced, and alot more cabin headroom than the Fountain. Look at both side by side, you will be impressed with the Sunsation, I was, bought one after years of thinking that I wanted a Fountain. Still happy with my purchase after 5 years!
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A 26' Sonic with a 502 Mag & a Procharger runs 80-82+. It also has as much or more room than a 29' Fountain. Offshore Performance in MD has one as we speak. Sonic will also take the rough stuff, VERY WELL.
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