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Old 03-09-2005, 04:54 PM
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Cool Fountain VS. Hustler

I was told that I would get more responses on this topic overhear, so I moved it to the general discussion area.

Wanted some facts

2000 fountain with twin 500efi, bravo drives

2000 Hustler slingshot with the same power and drives.

Which rides better, faster. Anything else that should be considered?

38' fountain lightning and 388 hustler slingshot
which would you buy? Exact condition and options

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What size boats??
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38' fountain lightning and 388 hustler slingshot
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Here we go...
This one oughta get interesting...
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Re: Fountain VS. Hustler

Hustler is a much prettier boat. If everything is the same then why not go based on looks
I saw a new Fountain at the LA show and it still looks old. Doesn't do a thing for me. A SCOPE member has a really nice Hustler called Beetlejuice. It's sharp.
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I saw a new Fountain at the LA show and it still looks old. Doesn't do a thing for me.
Right on! Reggie definitely needs to update his line.
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Default Re: Fountain VS. Hustler

Dont know too much about the hydrodynamics of the Hustler hull. But I do know that for the most part, all things being equal, its hard to beat a Fountain speed wise. But style and practicality will be a personal decision. Best advice, get a gps unit and take both boats out. See which one feels more secure and which one is faster. Hope it helps.

Now get ready for all the "38 is really 35 foot fountain" comments. Etc....
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Dont know too much about the hydrodynamics of the Hustler hull. But I do know that for the most part, all things being equal, its hard to beat a Fountain speed wise. But style and practicality will be a personal decision. Best advice, get a gps unit and take both boats out. See which one feels more secure and which one is faster. Hope it helps.

Now get ready for all the "38 is really 35 foot fountain" comments. Etc....

Good idea.

A 38 really is a 35
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Hustler is a much prettier boat. If everything is the same then why not go based on looks
this is exactly why the OSO women are an asset!

Maybe you could help me with some decorating tips for my new house?

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A 38 really is a 35
you've got it backwards...they look like 10's, but I assure you my shoe size is 13.
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