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Old 12-13-2002, 08:34 AM
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you guys see the 34 in this months PB?????that thing is bad for 150K! 500hps, steering, full cabin and a trailer wow!!!!anyone from the west coast know anything about them?I've never seen one out here......
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From my understanding Kachina is supposed to highly rated for their gel coat work. I guess that unlimited work is included in the base price. Did you get to see the one in Hot Boat last year whith the claw ripping the side of the boat? Really cool.
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I have been to the shop in Phoenix, can't remember the fellows name, but I stopped by unannounced and he stopped what he was doing just to show me and my buddy around. Very nice work in progress and had some awesome drag boats.
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that cosmetic stuff would'nt scare me....who's boat does'nt have some waves in it? for that kind of money I can have a new rail stalled! I was looking at new boats a couple years ago and I could'nt touch anything with 500's for that kind of money!
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Kachina has been around a long time. I visited their shop back in the 70's and was VERY impressed with the gel coat work and graphics. They built really great Calif. river runner stuff back then for very reasonable prices and were totally accommodating. Don't know much about the stuff that they build now but if I were going to spend 150K and liked what I saw in PB, I would definitely call or plan a visit!! --- Jer
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Mike we all know that those beekers run lke 100+ with 500's right? just razzin you beek guys havent done that lately damn that felt good!
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Didn't they say in that article that the glass work was a little wavy, and the rub rail wasn't much better. I don't have the mag infront of me but I think its the same boat. They went on to say that the manuf. had adressed these isues. Kinda makes ya a little leary!

You are wrong. I re-read the article and nowhere does it say that there were waves in the glass work. That was one of the other boats they tested. I live in Phoenix and I'll go to the shop on Monday and take a few pictures (close-ups.) Kachina has been in business for 40 years continuous. They make a solid boat. Not many boat building companies can claim that kind of success. Kachina is very aggressive in their pricing structure, but that doesn't mean you are getting a "cheap" boat.
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Smile I said I would take some pictures

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