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Old 06-05-2003, 10:48 PM
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Gentlemen-

I am in the market for a new boat and unfortunately, my wife will not allow me a tunnel. Thus, I would like your opinions on the best bang for my buck for a 26-28 deep v hull. What is most important to me is the ability to handle speeds close to 80 MPH in the event I were to add power . Of course, deign, reliability, etc..is important as well. I have narrowed my choice down to;

27' Fountain
28' Sunsation
26' Sonic
26' or 28' Powerquest
27' Ultimate Warlock

Thoughts, points, suggestions of one I am missing? Thanks in advance. By the way, I have $50k to spend.....if anyone is selling .
 
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Old 06-05-2003, 11:06 PM
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Sonic Hands down. Several subjects like this one in the past. My 1999 Sonic 260 Prowler HP500EFI is in your area, and the only one with that motor. Lots of nice ones for sale, but mine could be had too.

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I know its not on ur list but the new 28' AT DDC step bottom...big cabin and it'll be a real screamer
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Old 06-05-2003, 11:37 PM
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dropthehammer , try this thread. i was in the same boat as you last year and got a ton of good advice.
ended up with the sunsation 288.
so far so good!



http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/s...threadid=28072
 
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Maybe you should just list your top two fave's and skip the others....
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Velocity
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Old 06-06-2003, 09:29 AM
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I have a friend that has a 2000 or 2001 ?around 100 hrs. 28 Active Thunder with a Pro-charger on a nice aluminum trailer that 50k would probly buy it. It is a pretty descent rough water boat.
 
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I have always been REAL impressed with the ride of the Sunsations.
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Drive to Miami and beg the guy that owns Corsa to build you a new 26. BH
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If I had 50k to spend, it would be a Pantera. These boats are amazing for handling any type of water you through at them, high speeds and they are indestructible.
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