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Old 02-08-2004, 06:08 PM
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I can get a 2004 Executioner 35' with 496HO 425's for 150K

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a 2003 new leftover Formula 35' with same engine and dealer will match price...


go for the 2004? or the Formula?
 
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Old 02-08-2004, 06:32 PM
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from what ive read recently about fountains customer service ide go with the formula.

http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/s...ntain+problems

http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/s...ntain+problems

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Old 02-08-2004, 07:23 PM
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Get the one you like the best. I had the exact same choice a few months ago and i chose the 2004 Fountain Executioner. Both were nice boats but i just like the looks of the Fountain better. I did a lot of research on both boats and found them both to be good quality and it came down to personal preference. I believe the Fountain is faster also with the same engine package. Good Luck with your purchase............If you have any questions about the ex, pm me and i'll give you my #.
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Old 02-08-2004, 07:28 PM
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You need to water test both boats in conditions as close to what you boat in. I had a 35 Fountain and loved it, we boated with a friend who has a 38 formula. Dont know about the 35 Formula, but the 38 was a totally different animal. Both are great choices, comes down to what is important to you. The best way to find out is in the water.
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I like Formula, wife likes Fountain. She says Fountains look "slutty" the way they sqaut in the water with the beak up high.

I don't think you can beat Formula customer service though, Formula is a really good company. I like Fountains too though.

"Slutty"............... She coined that one about five years ago, that still kills me!! It's so appropriate, so fitting, so complimentary!

I guess if we get a new Fountain we'll have to name it "SLUT". Wonder how the wife would like that name
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Take each one out in the type of water you would normally run and decide for yourself. It basically comes to what is more important, top end or comfort?
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I can think of worse decisions to be in the middle of.
I think both would be great boats.
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Who cares what anyone on here says. What 1 do you really want?
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35 ft Ex is actually 33 feet long. The formula is more towards comfort (wifey might dig this and give you more wave action). I like the Formula my self but then again ....I'm not payin' for it!!
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Need more info. What kinda water are you in? Plan on towing it? What are you in now? What do you like better? Speed or Amenities?
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