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Offline blackpowderhunter

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Re: Best boat to buy?!???
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2020, 09:38:04 PM »
yeah you need to ditch you desire for the hard top.
first thing is it limits what you'll find in your desired budget, second they'll be mostly bigger boats than you need, and 3rd the hardtop boats aren't really as conducive to walleye fishing..in my opinion.
since you're just looking at more of a lake boat, i think some other guys in here will chime in and have some good options  :tup:

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Re: Best boat to buy?!???
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2020, 10:08:50 AM »
Bought 24-2018 Thunderjet Alexis off shore full Alaskan cab with 300 and 9.9.  Love the boat and ordered with custom stuff from the factory.  Put more than serious electronics on it myself.  If doing it again would not go Thunderjet due to the absolutely poor communication by the factory when I have questions.  They put the wrong sticker on the boat emailed them and it took 5 months for a reply.  Boat is fine love it.  Had it been 2019 I would have bought the Hewescraft love the new changes.  My next boat will be a either Duckworth 30/Hewescraft 29 or Northriver.  Check out how well the manufacturer is willing to answer questions/communicate because you will have questions especially if you put on on some of your own stuff.  Go for a ride on each one of the different type of boats and you'll learn a lot.

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Re: Best boat to buy?!???
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2020, 10:32:41 AM »
Take a look at Spartan boats.  I was impressed with them but I was looking for something smaller. 

https://www.spartanboats.com/


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Re: Best boat to buy?!???
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2020, 11:43:17 AM »
LUND.
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