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Old 08-18-2004, 11:33 PM
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So far i have found 40 feet to be sweet! But damn it takes a while to clean
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Old 08-19-2004, 12:08 AM
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I am trailering a 31 that is 40 foot from the ball to the end of the drives and it is a bit of a pain in town. Right hand turns suck and are impossible if there is only one lane. On the water the 31 is just like any other boat...no problem. If your questions involves water handling...I know a 31 is no problem, If your question involves trailering...my 31 is a lot tougher than my 24 was.
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Definitely consider the trailering and STORAGE issues. I can't explain how hard it is to find quality storage places under $800 a month in Fla.

Also, Insptech is right, I can spend all day cleaning and washing. I do it myself and I enjoy it, but man it takes a lot out of you.

trailering is not too bad, but I had to upgrade to a diesel dually to haul the boat. Adding that to normal boating costs can make you think twice about goin' bigger.

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Old 08-19-2004, 12:42 AM
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I have a 60 x 12 here in Oklahoma for 85$ a month. I am guessing Missouri is closer in price to Oklahoma than Florida. I have to admit I pull my boat with a deisel and don't think there are any other reasonable options unless the distance pulled is pretty small.
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