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Old 10-08-2004, 02:28 PM
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Please elaborate on the difference!
They ride different mainly because of the different lay-up - Fiberglass - Kevlar - Carbon Fiber. The heavier the boat the more it seems to ride nose heavy in my experience.

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Old 10-08-2004, 02:29 PM
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I'm looking for the best ride with power being secondary. Minimum of 500HP and hydraulic steering.

Lucky not too sure about the boats with trannies. Heard good stories about your boat as well as ones with trannies. Thats just something else that has a possibility of breaking. Trying to cut it down to engine outdrive.

Of course Lucky Strike , a great deal on Cig thats a lil' older and cleaner could sway my decision!
We have a Velvet Drive Tranny. It is the best of the best of the best. You say you don't want drive failure? Why are you looking at a Bravo boat then?

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Default Re: Is there a difference in ride 38TG and 35Cafe

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Most people who buy a Cafe Racer buy a Top Gun or in GL's case a Tiger. Gary bought a T/S Top Gun & Kevin bought a T/S Top Gun.

I've been in a Fiberglass Top Gun (96), a Kevlar Top Gun (92), and my Carbon Fiber Top Gun (91) - there is quite a difference.

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sooo....which one rides better?
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Old 10-08-2004, 04:26 PM
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sooo....which one rides better?
I guess it all depends on what you like. We had a 38 Flat Deck and we swore we would never buy another Fiberglass 38 Cigarette. We like the lighter boat with less power that goes faster.

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We have a Velvet Drive Tranny. It is the best of the best of the best. You say you don't want drive failure? Why are you looking at a Bravo boat then?

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I know, I blew up one the first time out with the Whipple.
I could always put Conrads on it.
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Truer words have never been spoken
I'll second that also. It seems like once you make it to the top gun you can quit for awhile. I am still on step one but I will get there one day.
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I'll second that also. It seems like once you make it to the top gun you can quit for awhile. I am still on step one but I will get there one day.
I don't know Bro

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The Cafe is sleeker and has a lot more head room. It is light and therefore less HP to get it going. Both are great. What fits your personality best?

I have had both and if I had to do it all over agian would not buy anything else. TG's are in more demand. Probably get a better deal on a Cafe.
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Two Top Guns now a 35 ,35 is buy far the the BEST!!!!
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Two Top Guns now a 35 ,35 is buy far the the BEST!!!!
Your the only person I know who went down in size......

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