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Old 01-13-2004, 12:32 AM
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Question AMT Cat Performance

I have been looking at the 30' AMT Cat on sale by Suncoast, and other than liking the lines of the boat I really don't know anything about them.

How do they compare to Skater, Spectre, Eliminator?

Quality, Ride, Etc.

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Old 01-13-2004, 06:45 AM
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I also have looked at them before. I love the lines. Only thing that I couldn't deal with is NO rub rail. The way I'm always docked n tied up. I can see it getting trashed. I wonder if they make them with rub rails?
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I have been looking at the 30' AMT Cat on sale by Suncoast, and other than liking the lines of the boat I really don't know anything about them.

How do they compare to Skater, Spectre, Eliminator?

Quality, Ride, Etc.

Thanks.
Very nice, high quality boats. My second choice behind Skater. I'd take a Skater for the resale value, but the AMT is equally nice. I personally like the looks of the AMT the best. Remember, until now you couldn't buy a 30' Skater. I like the 30 AMT over the 28 Skater, but the 32 Skater (either one) over any other 28-30 cat. Of the boats listed I'd rank them in this order:

Skater
AMT
Spectre
Eliminator

BTY... you could add the rub-rail on the AMT if you so desired.
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How is the freeboard on the AMT?
Does it sit lower in the water than the Skater?
Is there any sort of cabin under the dash or is it unfinished?
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How is the freeboard on the AMT?
Does it sit lower in the water than the Skater?
Is there any sort of cabin under the dash or is it unfinished?
About the same for the first two questions... I don't recall on the cabin. I'll take a guess and say that the AMT just has some storage space under the dash, I don't think there's a finished cabin.?.?.?
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There is NOT a finished cabin under the dash. West Coast Custom and Rigging in Cali did theres with a pad under the dash for a place to get out of the weather so it is an option. The boat has pretty high free board and you definatley feel snug in the bolsters. This hull has been the National champion in stock class for the last 3 or 4 years. The bottom was tooled on a CNC milling machine so it is very straight. There has only been OB versions built but an IO version is in the future. With OB all of the boats run righ around 100. The last one that was built wit PRO MAX 225's run in the high 90's. They would rather not build one with a rub rail as it really takes away from the design. If you are intrested in a new boat give me a call. 941-758-3303
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Don't forget the 32 AMT ,

I drove a 30 in a poker run last year..or maybe the year before. The boat handled great , although it was really flat that day we did manage to find a few big wakes to launch it from . Flew nice and level with a smoth re-entry. I also watched one on the race couse all year..Impressive boat.The only thing I did not like was seeing the back end of it all year...hope to get in another one one day...

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I didn't know they made a 32. Do tell...
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This is I think the 32' your are refering to. I am not absolutely sure if it is an AMT or not. I do know that it was designed by Doug Write and raced by Gary Ballough. I am sure Ryan Beckley can add to what I have stated and also correct me where I am wrong.

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Yep that would be it ........not sure of the stats and such Ryan will chime in I'm sure.
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