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Old 03-09-2005, 05:43 PM
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Default Re: Fountain VS. Hustler

I looked at both when I bought my Slingshot.
Obviously, I chose the Hustler.
My main reason was cabin size.
Frankly speaking, the 38 Fountain cabin is very small.
I also liked the ride of the Slingshot a little better.
I think they are very close on speed.
They are both nice boats.
Just my opinion and you know what they say about those..
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Old 03-09-2005, 05:47 PM
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The Fountain may a bit older,but in my opinion its still a better looking boat.
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having owned both their is no question.. Hustler
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Old 03-09-2005, 06:15 PM
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same power, i think the fountain would be a bit faster, But everyone has thier opion. i would test drive both. I also think fountain would have better resale
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Hustler is a much prettier boat. If everything is the same then why not go based on looks
Isn't "Looks" usually the first attraction anyway...


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Frankly speaking, the 38 Fountain cabin is very small.
Probably because that anchor locker takes up so much room.


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same power, i think the fountain would be a bit faster,
Rightfully so, the boat is 3 feet shorter....
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Old 03-09-2005, 06:36 PM
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put a gps on both boats with the same power. i think you will find the Hustler on top.
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Old 03-09-2005, 06:40 PM
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Do you agree that the Hustler is a much bigger boat for the money, even if the speed is within 1-3 miles an hour. How about quality on the Hustler, I am not that familiar with them because there aren't alot around to see up close
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Old 03-09-2005, 06:56 PM
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get in both. spend sometime on the water and and see which one feels good to you. both are great boats and i dont think you would go wrong in either, i think the hustler would be a little faster on top end if your looking at the non step and the single step fever and i think the twin step 38 lightning might get the nudge on top end over the 388. im not a fan of the tall windshields on fountain but i do like the 38 twin step lightning with a race fairing or the low framed windshield and staggered of course.

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Old 03-09-2005, 06:58 PM
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If three miles an hour is an issue whipple it and go with the Hustler, way better looking. If you dont care about looks you minght as well buy a mid 90's fountain, no-one would be able to tell the difference and you'd save some more cash for bigger motors.
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i looked at every boat.u want a well rounded boat that can give u everything.the fountain is a fast hull.....thats it!!!!it has a dash board that u could have a picnic on ...dont like the boat at all.i chose the 34 hustler cheetah.......an amazing boat.and with the power i have i spank fountains.

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