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Old 04-05-2004, 11:40 AM
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Default 45 Sonic v. 47 Fountain...seriously

I know it sounds retarded, but which one would you choose and why? (using equal power in both)

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Old 04-05-2004, 11:53 AM
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Sonic will have bigger cabin for comfort, Fountain will be faster. Both are nice. Only thing I don't like are the back to back bolsters on Fountain 47. Who wants your guests to be lookin backwards at 90. Also, I prefer twin big HP over triples.
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Old 04-05-2004, 11:57 AM
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If you're looking for a 47 Fountain, OSO member Raypanic just put his up for sale - pretty near the whole boat has been redone and updated. Fresh power as well.

Pics and details here: http://www.raymondbaldwin.com/Fountain/index.htm

Very, very nice....
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If you're looking for a 47 Fountain, OSO member Raypanic just put his up for sale - pretty near the whole boat has been redone and updated. Fresh power as well.

Pics and details here: http://www.raymondbaldwin.com/Fountain/index.htm

Very, very nice....
Geez, I was hoping for more pictures to get a better idea of what he did!!
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Old 04-05-2004, 12:22 PM
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Yep, Ray needs to figure out how to use that digital camera.

I cringe just about every time I look at the paint job it had on it when he bought it; how could anyone think that looked good? Ugh...
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Got to have the head room? Get the Sonic!!!
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wonder why he did all and selling?
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I know Ray's got at least 3 boats; I think he's got a touch of Too Old-itis, though it's not quite as advanced just yet.
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I assume you are talking about a 47 Fountain Lightning?? We had a 42 Sonic which is the same boat at the 45 without the third engine. Now we have a 47 Fountain Sport Cruiser. The SC is closer in cabin space to the Sonic. I would not get the Lightning...too skinny, not enough head room. I would take the Sonic over a Lightning.

Just my personal opinion from a female's perspective. I think Bill likes the head room, too. We're getting old and going 100 mph isn't what we are into.

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Either one you choose is a full sized bad boy.
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