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Old 06-11-2019, 05:46 PM
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Interesting the draft is the same with and without the motors down. That transom and swim platform is an interesting idea, wonder how it works in the real world. Would be good for fishing and getting a fish around the motors.
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With the engines so far apart on a mono, how does the outside one not cavitate in a sharp turn??
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Those corner livewells are a brutal waste of key space in the corners
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From the transom it looks like they were thinking "cat" and just couldn't pull the trigger the rest of the way.
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That’s gonna be a no from me, dawg.
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add this boat to the "ugliest boat thread" candidate. That platform between the motors is hideous.
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Kind of a cool idea, but definitely a little weird.

Doesn't seem like there's enough space between the motors for a wireman and angler to fit so gaffing a big fish would be a challenge. And if you do it on the side, it would be hard to get the fish around a motor to the door.

Getting a fish around the outboards has never been a problem on my boat (Grady 330 Express) -- we usually fight the fish from the starboard corner right where the door is... Captain has to keep spinning the boat to keep the fish in the right place as necessary, but so far never messed up (knock wood).
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X IKEA engineer.
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…. IKEA "only" made EUR 2.3bn in 2018 ….
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Reminds me of that time Homer designed a car....
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The transom arrangement may work good for divers but I don't see how that is better for fishing than a nice wide open somewhat squared area that people can move around each other.
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Def has some cat qualities.
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Is it a mono in the front, cat in the back?
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I think I could get around its shortcomings if someone handed me the keys to one.
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new and improved? not necessarily good....
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They don't say anything about using the ram-cap construction method that the old man developed for Everglades . . .
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Originally Posted by sydngoose View Post
add this boat to the "ugliest boat thread" candidate. That platform between the motors is hideous.
have to agree with this one!
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That looks like it would not do well in a large trailing sea or backing down....look like it would function more like a scoop and I'm seeing a large wave go over it.
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Originally Posted by Diverboy View Post
That looks like it would not do well in a large trailing sea or backing down....look like it would function more like a scoop and I'm seeing a large wave go over it.
They needed to do something to float the 2000 lbs of outboards on the back.
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