Like Tree0Likes

What do you think of this boat?

Reply
Old 11-03-2004, 08:07 AM
  #11
Charter Member #232
Charter Member
 
Audiofn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Carlisle, MA USA
My Boats: 1979 Formula 302, 99 Formula 353, 81 Donzi 18 2+3 with 454
Posts: 18,379
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

Yup they look good after all these years
Attached Thumbnails
What do you think of this boat?-img_0273-small-.jpg  
__________________
Put your best foot forward!
Audiofn is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2004, 12:43 PM
  #12
Registered
Thread Starter
 
bouyhunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Apache Jct. AZ
My Boats: 24' Pantera
Posts: 5,646
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

. . . .oh . . . forgot your not on the great lakes .



Thanks for reminding me Glassdave....
bouyhunter is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2004, 01:03 PM
  #13
Registered
Platinum Member
Trade Score: (3)
 
tomtbone1993's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: LAKE CONROE, TX
My Boats: 42 FOUNTAIN / MALIBU
Posts: 15,486
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

Quote:
Originally Posted by CigaretteFirefox
How much for the 4 dirty toes?

Does the owner write with his toes? it looks like a pen between them.
tomtbone1993 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2004, 05:11 PM
  #14
Registered
 
bford1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: San Antonio, TX
My Boats: 2002 Formula 400 SS twin 500EFIs
Posts: 490
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

You beat me to it. Is that a pencil or pen between the big and second toe?
bford1 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2004, 05:12 PM
  #15
Registered
 
bford1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: San Antonio, TX
My Boats: 2002 Formula 400 SS twin 500EFIs
Posts: 490
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

As long as the stringers and transom are solid I wouldn't worry about the age. It does seem a bit pricy though doesn't it?
bford1 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2004, 06:47 PM
  #16
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Florida
My Boats: 1985 Cigarette 28SS, 2003 Formula 260 SS
Posts: 567
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

I have an '85 28ss and I love it. Small blocks with TRS drives. It eats up 2 ft chop like its not even there. Not only are big blocks heavier but theres not much room under the hatch to work on them. It's pretty tight even with small blocks. Honestly it is an absolute pain in the azz to work on. I'm going to update mine soon with 2 brand new motors, exhaust, interior, still on the fence about the bravos. The hook in the bow your talking about seems to show up in pictures more than in person. Heres a picture of mine. By the way, anyone thinking "Hey, that's not really a Top Gun!" Just remember my boat was built in '85. Cigarette didn't come out with the Top Gun until '87.
Attached Thumbnails
What do you think of this boat?-dscn0430.jpg  
Dangerous Dave is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2004, 08:54 AM
  #17
Registered
 
Sean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Darien, CT
My Boats: Donzi Sweet 16
Posts: 3,161
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

nice boat dave...i was wondering if that boat was still around...if it is the same boat that is pictured in the Muscle Boats book...
Sean is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2004, 10:30 AM
  #18
Registered
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Austin, TX
My Boats: 1976 Cigarette 28SS
Posts: 359
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

I recently bought a 1976 28SS with an OS windshield. Small blocks and TRS's. So far I love it. Heavy build and very solid ride. I don't think I'd like big blocks in that size of a boat though.
Attached Thumbnails
What do you think of this boat?-c-c2small.jpg  
JohnJan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-04-2004, 05:50 PM
  #19
Registered
Thread Starter
 
bouyhunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Apache Jct. AZ
My Boats: 24' Pantera
Posts: 5,646
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

JohnJan - you're boat looks awesome

what do you have for power/drives/Props? - I'm not shopping yet, (the wallet isn't heavy enough) but that is about what I want to get into.
What kind of numbers are you getting?
I'm not looking to be the fastest guy out there, (low 70's would be about the most I wanna go, yet) but the good ride in the chop is what I want - I had a 25 Baja '86 with a 454, heavy boat, but damn could it handle snotty lake Erie. On a good day it was running mid to low 60's - which was (almost) enough fun for me.
I'd love to run faster, but I know my limitations right now - I'll throttle, let someone else steer...
bouyhunter is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2004, 11:58 AM
  #20
Registered
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: chicago
My Boats: baja02 ouutlaw
Posts: 8
Default Re: What do you think of this boat?

Quote:
Originally Posted by bouyhunter
Just window shopping - but I like this!!!!

http://adcache.boattraderonline.com/6/5/8/74695758.htm



Only a couple of things look funny. What's with the way the glass just below the rail at the bow hooks out to the bow?? - kinda strange looking line on the hull.

I like the way in pic 2 the bolsters drop out to the gunwales instead of backward. Any opinions on that? seems like it would support better in the rough and hold you in from side to side.

Price doesn't even seem outrageous.
Could use a little updating, but I like it!
those are cool
gotoguy622 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
kswest
General Boating Discussion
44
04-16-2006 12:25 PM
BK
General Boating Discussion
0
03-11-2004 11:12 AM
Hauling Trash
General Boating Discussion
7
06-11-2002 09:06 PM



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:05 PM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.