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Old 01-06-2005, 09:20 PM
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The Rio Roses boat is in Hunnington, NY. It's owned by a long time Lip-Ship customer.

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Old 01-06-2005, 11:17 PM
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i have got 3600 hp in the same hull and it aint going 130
Thats because it is a full pleasure boat you jar head! Were coming in to see you anyway, we need some work done!
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Old 01-06-2005, 11:39 PM
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Yes, Platinum had the first few Rage 40's laid up at Skater, but that was only to get some hulls built and available while they were getting their own facility ready. From what I've heard, Platinum had to put quite a bit of work into the hulls built by Skater to get them up to the standards they are satisfied with. Then again, Platinum is planning on taking offshore hull construction to a whole new level, so they might be a little pickier than Fountain or Cigarette.

Skater builds a solid product, but just because certain manufacturers are hiring them to build a hull or two doesn't necessarily mean Skater is the end all be all of boat construction. (Despite what Skater may advertise.) As people have been mentioning, there may be other factors involved that make subcontracting Skater a practical thing to do from a business perspective.

There is no offshore or power boat manufacturer that is the end all to boat making. If anyone really wanted the best builders then they would hire the guys that build boats like the America's Cup rigs
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Old 01-06-2005, 11:48 PM
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Those guys don't know anything about boats an motors.They bend over for the big one when they get the bill. They always have something to say about other boats bring your junks out if you have one. Birdman's money is on p.apache.I have real motors.The owner of the cigarette told me that he had real 1350hp motors the the boat screamed to 126 on gps call him.He told me the boat weighed 8500 pounds, in 1993 the boat out ran the apaches.

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