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Old 05-14-2009, 06:57 AM
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Default 38 FOUNTAIN w quad 300 optimax (loaded)

Hull is 2005 w/ fully composite transom and stringers (overbuilt to last)

Engines are QUAD '08 300 optimax's manufactured in April '07 with 380 hours with heavy duty Sportmaster gearcases

Includes custom Myco aluminum trailer

Electonics include 2 12" furuno monitors w/ separate controls
12 KW open array radar (72 nm) "bird finder"
shoot thru hull transducer reads up to 70 mph
2 icom vhf's
2 gps
auto pilot
2 SC5000 smartcraft monitors
am/fm/cd with ipod hookup

Has 2 50 gallon livewells
apprx. 50 usuable rod holders & overhead rod storage in cabin
Battle station fighting post mounted on bow
full console enclosure
rear seat backrest w/ rod holders
4 gel batteries in console
12 volt cooler in console
battery charger/shore power
460 gallon fuel
heavy duty latham power steering w/ rear tie bar and wing plates
Bolster cushions are white with black stripes
Hull is white and has never seen the sun. Currently has wrap
Mounts for spare props in lazzarette
The boat is in excellent condition and shows like new
I plan to detail the boat next week.
There is plenty of other stuff I am sure I didn't list

Fuel economy is unmatched: (better than trip verados)
3-4 mpg at idle
1.4-1.5 mpg at 60 mph light
1.2-1.3 mpg at 55 mph loaded for bear offshore
1.0 mpg at 70 mph
0.8 mpg at 80 mph

This boat is a fishing machine and it is IMHO the best rigged/built 38' Fountain that has left the factory. I am selling b/c I am getting married and I now work out of town and I am only home on the weekends. So, that leaves little time/$ for my overnight tuna trips I use this boat for. Its time for someone else to bloody her decks.

Price: $139,995

I will work on some pics,

Videos:
0-82.7 mph http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FIvYpyhjos
4' chop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJIdpKBQB8I
beam/quarter 25 kt. wind blown sea(dry) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-UgFll0h9h8

251-709-3457
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:04 AM
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Here is a clip from the helicoptor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOBL6Y5Z7H0
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:07 AM
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Great price and awesome boat...someone is gonna get lucky.
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:35 AM
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Dang Chris. Sorry to hear you are selling it. That is one bad ass rig and loaded with some of the best stuff around and a MYCO trailer. Hell of a deal for someone. Good Luck!
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Old 05-14-2009, 08:32 AM
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I have a crazy idea that will probably not work BUT interested in trades??? PM me (not boat in sig)
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:47 AM
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I've seen this boat plenty in Perdido Pass. What's the story with the Hooter's Wrap? Are you a franchisee, or is it some kind of sponsorship? Always wondered.

Sick boat, that usually attracts nice looking riders along with fish apparently!

Good luck with the sale.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:38 AM
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Thanks for the compliments guys. The previous owner(Alden Thornton) was sponsored by Hooter's. My plan was to remove the wrap and paint the white boat black. However, I ended up spending all of my budget on the new 300's. Plus, the boat gets a lot of attention. I have taken some clients and executives of the company I work for out on it several times. It seems most people seem to get a kick out of riding/fishing on the Hooters boat.
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:01 PM
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I am open to trades. My plan is to give up the overnight tuna trips and run nipple/spur day trips in the Formula. Also, spend more time bay fishing. In other words, I plan to get a bay boat and a smaller offshore boat if the Formula want fulfill my needs.
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I bet that boat bounces a lot. :D
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Old 05-15-2009, 05:13 AM
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no need for extra flotation devices either! Nice boat and great price!
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Old 05-15-2009, 05:49 AM
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Propbender,

Its gonna be a sad day when you no longer go down the canal with that boat, we wont have anyone to yell slow down at.
Those XS's sound freaken sweet at idle and even better when that beast is rocketing down cotton bayou.

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Old 05-15-2009, 05:54 AM
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say it aint so prop??? wait, i read in one post that if the formula wont "fill the need" come on down for a ride





WHOA.....missed the price the first time, OMG she should sell fast, that is a steal. ARMED ROBBERY. The 2 strokers are wourth 35-40...
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Old 05-15-2009, 06:19 AM
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Possibly the best deal on THT right now & beyond. That boat is the boss. I think we've all enjoyed your regular postings on her, and will miss them. Hope you keep posting up w/ whatever boat you're in.

Someone will get a heck of a ride for short $$. Nice electronics package as well. Good luck w/ everything.
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Real nice rig! I'd like to have her for shore
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Great deal! Wish I had the dinero!
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Anyone that want to purchase a quad Fountain for 1/3 the price here is your deal.

Should Sell very quickly!!!
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Hey Chris, I am looking for a boat.......But that thing is a little out of my budget! HAHA, Im sure someone will pick that up quick at that price!! Good Luck!
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Boat has a history, for sure...

Tell prospective buyers about the bullet holes from Hot Lanta'
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Old 05-18-2009, 02:03 PM
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Not a Fountain fan, but I do like it with the wrap. Good luck sellin her man, that's a killer deal.
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A/C ??? Head Genny???
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