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Old 09-05-2017, 07:08 AM
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Got tired of buying and selling boats that just weren't right for me. The only one I sold that I immediately regretted was my Renaissance Prowler 246 (now the 25). So I started looking around for one to buy. Obviously, you can rarely find one and when you do, they're so overpriced because the seller knows what they have.

Well, my wonderful bride simply said "then go have one built for you and shut up about it". So after talking will Bill and finally getting down there, here is the start of my build thread.

Hull is Pebble gray (kind of a gray/gold color....think champagne) with white bottom and white cap. White liner and floor with the Pebble gray console and helm seat/live well. Includes:

Garmin 1040xs chart plotter/fish finder with CHIRP.
Concealed VHS with just the helm mic.
Polk audio 400 watt sound system
Marine head with holding tank (for the Mrs.)
Hidden windlass (inside the anchor locker) with the anchor entering through the bow
T top with spreader lights
Custom Upholstery in matching colors
Double axle trailer
And so much more...

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Old 09-05-2017, 07:10 AM
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Great choice, good luck.
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Congrats ! Keep the wife. The last Blue 31' build on here turned out beautiful. What length is that and power ?
http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-...ld-thread.html Second to last pg has the finished pics but you probably know that. Twice must have a great camera - these are the best pictures I've seen on here.
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Congrats. Look forward to following the build.
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Old 09-05-2017, 08:54 AM
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Congrats she's a keeper.....the wife that is. More pics of the boat behind yours is appreciated. But be careful don't say too many good things about your own boat. Lots of haters.
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Old 09-05-2017, 10:24 AM
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Boat is a 25' (but I believe 26' LOA). Equipped with twin Suzuki 175's (in white, of course).

I've had a Prowler before and it's worth every penny.

Wife is def a keeper
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Boat is a 25' (but I believe 26' LOA). Equipped with twin Suzuki 175's (in white, of course).

I've had a Prowler before and it's worth every penny.

Wife is def a keeper
What is the wait time a cost on one of these?
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Took about 6 weeks to start it and will be complete in 3-4 months. Base starting price is 125K.
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Congrats on build. Miss my prowler too. Looking forward to the 28 that Bill alluded to on Facebook.
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Look forward to it!
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Old 09-14-2017, 05:45 AM
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What an awesome boat and I cant wait to see it come together!
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Do they do full collapsible towers with second stations on these?

What about bow mount trolling motors?

Will he build them with G2s?
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Bill will set the boat up however you want. He will give recommendations on what may or may not work well.
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Congratulations! I have a friend who is potentially interested in the 25 Prowler. I will be forwarding him the link to your build thread. That's a great really cool color choice. Hidden windlass option is the way to go for sure. Very excited for you to see her come alive over the next few weeks/months.

Keep us "posted". Don't be shy in asking Bill for multiple pictures if you are not local.

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Everything is at a temporary standstill after the hurricane. I'm not sure if he has power and is up and running or not. Haven't talked to him yet.
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Subd. Love these cats
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Old 09-15-2017, 06:39 PM
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Are you the guy who used to have one at Wrightsville Beach? Can't wait to follow the build!
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Had power and they were working yesterday. New shop looks great and no storm damage
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Looking forward to seeing it coming together. Only change I would recommend is going with a different Garmin unit. The 1040xs has been nothing but a headache and takes up a lot of real eatate for not a large screen. I would go with a 7612 if you want touchscreen or 1242xsv if you want buttons. The 1242 is smaller than the 1040 but has a bigger screen, much faster and still has the buttons. The 1040 will probably not be supported much longer. Keep the pics coming.
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Originally Posted by CajunHeel View Post
Are you the guy who used to have one at Wrightsville Beach? Can't wait to follow the build!
Not me......I had one in Volusia County, Florida. It's still here, but someone else has it now.
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