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Old 02-06-2015, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by phin View Post
I was surprised by all the little improvements that went into the new 34. There's a lot more there than just a vented hull changed from the 33. I'd seriously try to make it happen for a 34 over the 29 if I could. You're going to be able to hang with or outperform 35-40ft rigs in the 34 and the same with with 30-34ft boats with the 29, if that makes sense.


I like the etched polycarb lids and motor mounting plates with the Freeman logos.
95% of the time I fish by myself, so I figured the 29 is more than big enough. Also like the option to trailer the boat to the Keys once or twice a year and figured I could still pull it with my 1500 Ecodiesel since it's right at 10K lbs ready to fish. Just went to re-measure the space between my wall and house, and I'm at 12 foot exactly, (I thought I only had 11 feet, so I was holding off until I bought "the home on the water") but now I'm rethinking on when to order my 29VH.
Old 02-06-2015, 08:20 AM
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it almost looks like you could fit 5 outboards on the 37
Old 02-06-2015, 08:45 AM
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What time do you expect to be running sea trials until on friday? I missed the last one last year and want to get a ride on the 34 this year. reservations needeed?
Old 02-06-2015, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by phin View Post
I like the etched polycarb lids and motor mounting plates with the Freeman logos.
Phin,

Its the little things that make a huge difference...

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Old 02-06-2015, 09:59 AM
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Curious if you could tell me if the etched logo in the livewell lid is done on the top or from the bottom?
Old 02-06-2015, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Erikg View Post
95% of the time I fish by myself, so I figured the 29 is more than big enough. Also like the option to trailer the boat to the Keys once or twice a year and figured I could still pull it with my 1500 Ecodiesel since it's right at 10K lbs ready to fish. Just went to re-measure the space between my wall and house, and I'm at 12 foot exactly, (I thought I only had 11 feet, so I was holding off until I bought "the home on the water") but now I'm rethinking on when to order my 29VH.
Do it, I'm waiting for my fishing partner to move back to TX to order a 37. Keep in mind that at the fenders the boat is 8 or 8"6" wide where the rubrail is just under 10 so as tall as the boat is it might clear a wall that is 6 ft or less
Old 02-06-2015, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by wamc0206 View Post
Curious if you could tell me if the etched logo in the livewell lid is done on the top or from the bottom?

Was on the bottom if memory serves me right.
Old 02-06-2015, 05:54 PM
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Very very nice boats. How would I go about getting a sea trial at the show?
Old 02-06-2015, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by tailin strange View Post
Hopefully you guys get to test the 34 with 300s again. Any difference in planing speed versus the 350s with more torque?
We tested with 200 gallons of fuel and 4 guys. She was very responsive but if you are going to run heavy loads the 350s are the answer. More power and speed but a slight hit on fuel economy. The 34vh makes both power options viable. You won't go wrong with either just depends on your needs and fishing style.

Originally Posted by Capt. Scott Crown View Post
Sweet. So the twin 557's are faster than the quad 300 Yamaha's?
Need more prop!! Been scrambling trying to find 4 matched merc 26s but not had a huge amount of luck. Hope we can grap something together before the show. If not we will be stuck at 69 to 70mph... Not to bad for a 37 foot boat though..

Originally Posted by Lazy Bones View Post
What time do you expect to be running sea trials until on friday? I missed the last one last year and want to get a ride on the 34 this year. reservations needeed?
Appointment is requested . Contact me, Scott, at info@freemanboatworks.com with a preferred time, boat, and number of people with you. I will do everything I can to make it happen! We are almost booked solid for Friday and Saturday.

Originally Posted by wamc0206 View Post
Curious if you could tell me if the etched logo in the livewell lid is done on the top or from the bottom?
bottom

Originally Posted by khislop007 View Post
Very very nice boats. How would I go about getting a sea trial at the show?
See above, contact Scott at info@freemanboatworks.com

Old 02-07-2015, 03:37 AM
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Really cool. Exciting stuff.... I cant imagine seeing that 37 driving in front of me on a trailer......that thing's got some hips!
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Originally Posted by BLUE DOLPHIN View Post
Do it, I'm waiting for my fishing partner to move back to TX to order a 37. Keep in mind that at the fenders the boat is 8 or 8"6" wide where the rubrail is just under 10 so as tall as the boat is it might clear a wall that is 6 ft or less
Don't tempt me

Do you know how high the rubrail is above the ground sitting on a trailer by any chance. It may not make a whole lot of difference since it doesn't look like there is a whole lot of flair but every inch may help. Resistance seems futile. Put me on your list of interested buyers is you're going to upgrade to a 37 and need to get rid of the 29 at a friendly used price
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Awesome fishing boats. I am getting the same numbers on my new 29. What props are you running on the 37? Are you also running a 4 blade on the 34?
I see my leaning post Simrad idea on the 37
That is a big hit for the passengers on my boat. Now if the wind would stop we could go have fun!
Old 02-07-2015, 09:22 AM
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They look great!
Old 02-07-2015, 10:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Freeman Boatworks View Post


Appointment is requested . Contact me, Scott, at info@freemanboatworks.com with a preferred time, boat, and number of people with you. I will do everything I can to make it happen! We are almost booked solid for Friday and Saturday.

See above, contact Scott at info@freemanboatworks.com

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Old 02-07-2015, 12:10 PM
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I have been watching this company develop from the get go; very impressed how far it has come, beautiful boats and I hear that the owner is a great guy to work with.

Hoping to see one of these boats in person.
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Speaking of the little things, those two helms are unbelievably nice! Economy on both boats is impressive at cruising speed!
Old 02-09-2015, 06:42 AM
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That 34VH economy will look even better with enertia eco props or twin DF300AP's with zuki props I'll bet. You are already getting the same mpg as guys with 31ft center consoles with the same power.

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Old 02-09-2015, 08:39 AM
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Originally Posted by billablehours View Post
They are just beautiful boats. One of these days I am going to get a ride on a 34. Work will probably preclude Miami this year. I wish someone would commission one with a walk thru transom and nice dive ladder!
amen. that or a nice dive door. but prefer the walk through for sure.
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Default 37 - HUK Fishing team

Amazing Boat & Wrap... What is the meaning for the "Warbird" name on the back corner of the wrap? The name of the boat?
Old 02-10-2015, 06:39 AM
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Appointment is requested . Contact me, Scott, at info@freemanboatworks.com with a preferred time, boat, and number of people with you. I will do everything I can to make it happen! We are almost booked solid for Friday and Saturday.
Sent email over the weekend for spot on Sunday. Looking forward to response

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