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Old 05-18-2008, 09:25 PM
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what can you guys tell me.you don't hear much about these boats.this would be my 1st cat.coming from a 25 active thunder.whats the pro's and con's of the motion.thanks
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Old 05-18-2008, 10:06 PM
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What would you like to know? I have one and can answer any questions you have.

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Old 05-19-2008, 02:52 PM
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mostly how well the boat is built,speed with 225.how long will the 225 go before rebuild,how safe are these at 90 plus.like i said this would be my 1st cat.thanks
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Old 05-19-2008, 07:11 PM
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I've been running outboards for 30 years.
I had a set of 1985 200's that had aroung 2000 ours on them and they were run hard. Real hard around 7000 rpm there whole life.
You will have a hard time wearing out a set of 300's
Put good oil and gas and they will last a long time.
I have a set of new xs's and really like them.
My 3rd pair of 300's.
The 225's are great motors as well
On most twin outboard set ups the gearcases are the weak link.

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If you are thinking about a cat with outboards do yourself a favor and look at Don's Motion.
It is really a nice boat and Don is a super nice guy.
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spec i like dons boat alot just alittle out of my price range right now
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Send a PM to "dirtlawyer" here on OSO. He has a Motion and I am sure he will be able to give some advice. He has a Motion and am sure it is for sale.
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dirts is the one i am looking at
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Here is some great information on OB cats.

http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/s...spectre+motion

Hope this helps
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I have been on the boat and it is truly unique. I was amazed at how well it performed and how little fuel it used. Dirt is a standup guy and I am sure you would not be dissapointed.
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