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Old 04-23-2018, 08:36 PM
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What happened to the radar arch’s? Years ago they were options and whatever boats had them always looked better. Their also purposeful. Personally I think they looked great.
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Old 04-23-2018, 08:42 PM
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I had on e on my SCARAB but it had radar and everything. I wanted a change in looks. SO I took it all off. I liked it both ways.
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It just makes the boat look older because we know what era they belong to!
nice look but it is much higher on a trailer and would not fit in my garage door...
and is'nt it in the way when you want to get out of the boat? Or want to go on the engine hatch? Or want to remove engine hatch and or enfines? I took it off from my 84 stinger, and plan do do the same with my chris cat...
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Oh they're back, just on center consoles. They were never on "fast" offshore boats. They were on comfortable offshore boats. Scarabs, Sonics, Excalibur, 47 Fountain etc. All replaced in today's world with the CC.
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Had one on my last boat. Have one on my current boat. But they are more for a place to put speakers than radar.
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They were the ideal place for the talent hang on to. All these sleek cats these days...the ladies just slip right off the transoms into the drink. Back in the day we called them Kling On Holders because the ladies could cling on to them without fear of going for an unexpected swim.
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Old 04-23-2018, 10:07 PM
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They're still around but now guys hang wakeboards and speakers on them...
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They're still around but now guys hang wakeboards and speakers on them...
funny but oh so true! Just a different style!
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Had them previously, great on cruisers and popular on anything that wanted to be a 'Miami Vice' style boat.
Good for lights, speakers, antennas, radars bimini etc, otherwise, it's just clumsy wind resistance.

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