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Old 04-25-2018, 05:15 AM
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was sarcasm dude!
Yeah the "" was the give away.
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Old 05-01-2018, 08:01 AM
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Think i am gonna go with the sea hunt , got approved by the banks yesterday sea trial this afternoon thanks for all the replies
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Old 05-01-2018, 08:18 AM
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Think i am gonna go with the sea hunt , got approved by the banks yesterday sea trial this afternoon thanks for all the replies
Let us know what you think.
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Old 05-01-2018, 10:24 AM
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Sea Hunt as they stand behind their product . SH is also a better run company and is debt free. Tidewater is made in the same city as SH but I think they have grown so fast they have had struggles keeping quality control in place . Jmho
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Yea SH owners are Millionares. They own a nice Sportfisher .

They pay cash for everything so they don't have to pass the buck onto customers.

They have one warehouse full of Yamaha motors. No shortage there lol.
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Old 05-02-2018, 04:12 AM
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Originally Posted by captain28570 View Post
Yea SH owners are Millionares. They own a nice Sportfisher .

They pay cash for everything so they don't have to pass the buck onto customers.

They have one warehouse full of Yamaha motors. No shortage there lol.
Pics of said warehouse/gold mine?
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Old 05-02-2018, 04:44 AM
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You really can't go wrong with Sea Hunt. They are the Toyota Camry of boats.
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Old 05-02-2018, 05:44 AM
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I bought a 2015 Sea Hunt 234 Ultra (ordered it new). It is well laid out (interior) and a lot of boat for the money. Just understand what you are buying. A mid tier boat, that is not perfect (or even close).

My seats are absolute crap, bad stitch job, constant mold/mildew/spots (and I am very anal about cleaning). I got no help correcting it. Several gel coat cracks I had to have corrected (mostly on the dash). Access to the fuel/water separator is horrible so check that before you purchase.

SH looks great, nice designs but if I had to do it over again I think I would look elsewhere.....still on the fence. You may want to look at Century and Cobia I think they have both upped their game lately.
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Originally Posted by CheddarMan View Post
Pics of said warehouse/gold mine?

Dont have pics. But I have been to the factory a few times. Over 16 buildings. One is Yamaha stuff.


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Old 05-12-2018, 09:37 PM
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Old 05-13-2018, 04:17 AM
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Congrats and best of luck, enjoy!
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Nice! I really like the enclosed console. Thatís the one thing I wish my 234 Ultra had. If I had it to do over again, Iíd look at the 235 Ultra with the enclosed console and side door. I think youíll be very happy. There are tons of Sea Hunts in the Chesapeake Bay. I notice more of them than any other brand center console (maybe because I own one). While itís not a top tier boat, it certainly serves my needs well.
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Have you checked out www.sportsmanboatsmfg.com ?
Have you checked out https://www.intrepidpowerboats.com/
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Originally Posted by Jon P 234 View Post

Nice! I really like the enclosed console. Thatís the one thing I wish my 234 Ultra had. If I had it to do over again, Iíd look at the 235 Ultra with the enclosed console and side door. I think youíll be very happy. There are tons of Sea Hunts in the Chesapeake Bay. I notice more of them than any other brand center console (maybe because I own one). While itís not a top tier boat, it certainly serves my needs well.
I love the console.
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Sea Hunt is a great choice, had an issue with my SH Triton and spoke with SH rep, they went above and beyond to correct the issue. Great people! Enjoy the boat!
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Originally Posted by Zach3499 View Post
i got a quote for a sh 25 for 103,00 the sportsman 252 is 120 ,000
2018 Sea Hunt 25s were selling for $93ka$95k all day long at the boat shows with a trailer and a electronics package. Lots of posts with pics of prices on the SH owners page on FB.
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Old 05-21-2018, 01:20 PM
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Any suggestions on the boat sitting on the trailer in my opinion it looks a little tongue heavy what do you guys think
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Yeah for starters the axles look like they are too far back and your wench/bow stop too far forward.

Take it to a trailer shop and pay them to set it up right for your boat and tow vehicle, which will include proper lateral bunk placement. Money well spent and it makes all of the difference.
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If you don’t mind sharing, how long was your loan?
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If you donít mind sharing, how long was your loan?
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