New toy!

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  1. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Active Member Supporting Member

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    Got this boat yesterday. I still have to install trolling motor and a Bimini top. It's waaay too windy here to give her a trial run due to Hurricane Sally out in the Atlantic. No shooting next weekend for me!

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    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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  3. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Active Member Supporting Member

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    Thats what I said when my wife told me that she wanted that one. I was looking at a Grizzly jon boat.
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    Oh my Clinger! She's a beauty.

    How far offshore would you be able to get with your new boat? I have a friend in Houston that takes his Mako 30+ miles to fish some oil rigs, but only after carefully reviewing the weather info.
  5. JUNKKING

    JUNKKING Active Member

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    Very nice boat!! I would be a proud owner of that too. Have fun and be safe!
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    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

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    WOW! Beautiful boat Clinger.
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    just in time for FRANKENSTORM
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    I bet that is going to get put to good use.
    Sweet
  10. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Active Member Supporting Member

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    This boat isnt for offshore, although if the weather is looking good I could go 20-30 miles or so. Its mainly for inshore, grass flats, back bay stuff.
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    Nice !! Real nice!!
  12. B27

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    Now THAT is a nice toy!:eek:
    Just too cool!
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    68c15 Well-Known Member

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    is that a 150 on there? sure would get your butt to the blind in a hurry. LOL

    I am working the wife into an Alumacraft Competitor 175 with a 115 Yamaha 4stroke. it has 2 BIG livewells and a port side cooler. plus it tops out at 52mph.

    it beats the crap out of my current boat.

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    My current boat runs on D batteries. :D
    ANY boat at all is cooler than mine.
  15. TheGunClinger

    TheGunClinger Active Member Supporting Member

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    Its a 115 Optimax. Thats what the boat is rated for so it will get me there. How fast I dont know yet. Still waiting for the wind to lay down.
    Good luck with getting your boat. That thing shoud zip with the 115. How heavy? Mine is about 1700-1800 lbs. Cant wait to launch!
    Edit: Installed the Minn-Kota trolling motor and the Bimini top yesterday.
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  16. Dennis C

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    nice boat! I am jealous :D
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    Did you just say come on down and lets go fishing?:D
    Realy though, very nice.
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    Nice boat! I think you need a bigger motor.

    Just kidding. you will have a lot of fun. I had a nice boat once, but I sold it. I had to use it during the week. On weekends, it took about 3 hrs. to launch and 3 hrs. to trailer. Man, what crowds on the weekend.
    I hope you have a good place nearby to fish and not too crowded.
    oscar
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