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Old 07-09-2021, 02:38 PM
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The new Fountain 42 Lightning is a well-mannered, easy-to-drive aquatic hot rod, https://www.speedonthewater.com/ligh...ent-42-footer/
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Not gonna lie, there is very little I like about it.
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Originally Posted by Matt Trulio View Post
The new Fountain 42 Lightning is a well-mannered, easy-to-drive aquatic hot rod, https://www.speedonthewater.com/ligh...ent-42-footer/
Nice !
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Not gonna lie, there is very little I like about it.
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Great article as usual, but the nice launch video by Fountain Powerboats was a surprise. Not many manufacturers nowadays bother doing a launch video, which i.m.h.o. is a mistake.

Still got some classic '80s Fountain marketing videos laying around the house, and I do find this model to have a certain attractive nostalgia about it, but it certainly is no game-changer.


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Odd video, not a lot of detail shots of the boat. Everything shot at a distance and mostly blurred behind the person talking. They need a detailed walkaround with lots of the money shots that we like (engine room, dash). Let's see that new and improved fit and finish up and close.

Good to see Reggie!



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It's like Hollywood just remaking great movies . Will never duplicate history
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How are you supposed to get to the bow from the cockpit and vice versa?
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I think it looks awesome but to those who disagree, I guess thereís just no pleasing some peopleÖ.🙂

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I like it!
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Originally Posted by rak rua View Post
I think it looks awesome but to those who disagree, I guess thereís just no pleasing some peopleÖ.🙂

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There has never been a wishy-washy moment for OSO members and their opinion on the Fountain brand from what I have seen here for the past 21+ years; either you like/love the Fountain brand or you don't like, never have liked, and never will like Fountain boats. We all have opinions......I like Fountain boats,
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