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Old 01-02-2004, 04:14 PM
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I have no problem with the speed, and lack of cabin space but I will say that the insurance is a bit depressing. Do you think it would be a big differance?
The insurance will be noticeably higher on the Skater (call your agent). If this isn't a big deal GO WITH THE SKATER!!!
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What kind of water are you going to run in? A 32' anything is going to have issues when it get's 4'+.

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If you going to get stuck sitting down and without a cabin, go for the cat, it'll be a better ride and it's a faster boat.
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skater. they are the best. Cabine wise i don;t think the gladiator has much on it. Cockpit wise they seat the same. Skater is gonna be faster with less power.
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Old 01-02-2004, 07:42 PM
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What kind of water, you will spend a lot of time at home if you get the Skater on the same day you would be out in the Gladiator. In my opinion you always have to compare a v to a bigger cat, not smaller.

And if you want a Gladiator you can buy the OSO one and I have a brand new set of 525's with warranty. You can buy the whole package for $175.

And no, this boat was not the boat that was hit in the St Pete race
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Gladiator....It can handle the rough water.

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Hard decision. I am a Skater man, but Skaters aren't for everyone. Get some seat time in both and then decide.
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What kind of water, you will spend a lot of time at home if you get the Skater on the same day you would be out in the Gladiator. In my opinion you always have to compare a v to a bigger cat, not smaller.

And if you want a Gladiator you can buy the OSO one and I have a brand new set of 525's with warranty. You can buy the whole package for $175.

And no, this boat was not the boat that was hit in the St Pete race
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Good thing Rich Luhrs is out of the country on vacation....
You aren't kidding! He'd be all over that statement like stink on chit!!!

Go Skater. Once you experience a big cat a speed you'll wonder why people screw around with vee's. They are amazing. Like others have said, go for a ride in one... there will be no question afterward.
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