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Default 1998 27' Contender with 2003 225hp Merc Opti's on 2006 Triple Axle Trailer - SOLD

1998 27' Contender with twin 225hp Mercury Optimax's
-Light Baby Blue topsides
-No bottom paint
-New canvas on t-top
-Bolsters recovered
-New gauges
-New throttle cables
-240 gallon fuel capacity
-Appx 1200 hours on engines
-Garmin 4208 with GSD22
-Sony CD player with 4 Sony Speakers

2006 Wesco triple axle aluminum trailer with mag wheels
-8 new tires
-New disk brakes on front two axles
-6 new hubs
-New led lighting and wiring
-Any and all rusty u-bolts removed and replaced

SOLD

May also consider partial trade for a flat bottom skiff such as a Jones Brothers, Riddick, Bayrider, Southern Skimmer, etc.

Would possibly even consider a late model diesel pickup or nice SUV such as a Range Rover, Escalade, or Denali for partial trade. Let me know what you've got.

This boat is in awesome shape. It's been competely gone over to get it ready for spring. Unfortunately, with a 6 month old and a new house, this boat will not be getting used as it should. Any questions feel free to PM me, email me at MattMcLawhorn@yahoo.com, or call/text me at 252-902-9671.

http://www.boattrader.com/listing/19...Open-102018948
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What are the performance numbers on her?
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Good price on a good lookin boat. Should go real quick.

GLWS!
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Nice rig. I'd like to get two measurements from you. 1.) What is the total length while on the trailer? From props to front of hitch? 2.) What is the total height while on the trailer?

Thanks! Gotta see if it can fit in my driveway and what the towing situation would be like.
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Originally Posted by Victory50 View Post
What are the performance numbers on her?
She'll do an honest 40-42 mph at 4200 RPM's and 50-52 at 5500 RPM's running 19 pitch 4 blade's with 4 guys, ice, beer, and fuel.
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Originally Posted by tarpontamer01 View Post
Nice rig. I'd like to get two measurements from you. 1.) What is the total length while on the trailer? From props to front of hitch? 2.) What is the total height while on the trailer?

Thanks! Gotta see if it can fit in my driveway and what the towing situation would be like.
Length from prop to trailer ball coupling = 40'
Width from fender to fender = 9'
Height from ground to GPS antenna on top = 12'

All measurements are exaggerated by a few inches. I'll take a picture of it sitting in my driveway tomorrow. It fits quite nicely between the side of the house and my neighbor's fence.
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Originally Posted by tarpontamer01 View Post
Nice rig. I'd like to get two measurements from you. 1.) What is the total length while on the trailer? From props to front of hitch? 2.) What is the total height while on the trailer?

Thanks! Gotta see if it can fit in my driveway and what the towing situation would be like.
I attached a picture in the original post to give you a good idea of how it tucks in the driveway. If you need anything else just let me know!
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Pictures above were taken after having the tires, brakes, hubs, and lighting replaced on the trailer and prior to have gauges installed and flush mount finished out for the electronics and before a good cleaning! Thanks for posting the additional pictures. If there's anything anyone would like a picture of, feel free to let me know and I'll take any pictures you need. It's sitting in the driveway beside the house now so I can get to it and get pictures easily.
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Unfortunately, with a 6 month old and a new house, this boat will not be getting used as it should.

LOL!!!

I feel your pain Matt! Mine is 15 months, I fished four hours last summer, lol!

Great looking sled Matt, super clean and built for one purpose. GLWS, and congrats on the baby, they'll be offshore with you (us) in the blink of an eye!
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Originally Posted by Hooper View Post
Unfortunately, with a 6 month old and a new house, this boat will not be getting used as it should.

LOL!!!

I feel your pain Matt! Mine is 15 months, I fished four hours last summer, lol!

Great looking sled Matt, super clean and built for one purpose. GLWS, and congrats on the baby, they'll be offshore with you (us) in the blink of an eye!
Thanks man! I'm not wishing her life away, or mine but I'm ready for it!
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Originally Posted by MattM View Post
Length from prop to trailer ball coupling = 40'
Width from fender to fender = 9'
Height from ground to GPS antenna on top = 12'

All measurements are exaggerated by a few inches. I'll take a picture of it sitting in my driveway tomorrow. It fits quite nicely between the side of the house and my neighbor's fence.
Thx for getting those measurements. I think 40' will work. Nice rig, definitely on my short list. Gotta sell my Sheaffe first, I think it may go this week, wish I had room in the drive for two boats!!
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Originally Posted by tarpontamer01 View Post
Thx for getting those measurements. I think 40' will work. Nice rig, definitely on my short list. Gotta sell my Sheaffe first, I think it may go this week, wish I had room in the drive for two boats!!
I hear that! Give me a holler if you need any more info or pictures, good luck on the sale!
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Hey Matt,
We're down in CB and this is what we're looking for. Can you post or PM me some pictures from inside the console? Want to see the layout, wife wants room inside to get on a bucket or port a potty.
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Originally Posted by steve.hes View Post
Hey Matt,
We're down in CB and this is what we're looking for. Can you post or PM me some pictures from inside the console? Want to see the layout, wife wants room inside to get on a bucket or port a potty.
I'll try to get those pictures tomorrow by lunch, tomorrow evening at the latest. Thanks for the interest!
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Originally Posted by steve.hes View Post
Hey Matt,
We're down in CB and this is what we're looking for. Can you post or PM me some pictures from inside the console? Want to see the layout, wife wants room inside to get on a bucket or port a potty.
I attached a picture with and without a 5 gallon bucket in the console in the original post. The inside of the console measure's 47.5" tall and 23.5" wide at it's narrowest point. It's 40" at it's widest. Let me know if you need anything else.
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Originally Posted by MattM View Post
I attached a picture with and without a 5 gallon bucket in the console in the original post. The inside of the console measure's 47.5" tall and 23.5" wide at it's narrowest point. It's 40" at it's widest. Let me know if you need anything else.
There's plenty of room for a porta-potti. I have a 27 also, and removed the toilet. If somebody is buying the boat and needs pics of how it was laid out I can show you.

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Originally Posted by JayLeto View Post
There's plenty of room for a porta-potti. I have a 27 also, and removed the toilet. If somebody is buying the boat and needs pics of how it was laid out I can show you.

Jay
Thanks Jay!
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Thanks for the pictures Matt, great boat.
If by some miracle you haven't sold it by the time we move our 23 we will come for sea trials.
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Originally Posted by steve.hes View Post
Thanks for the pictures Matt, great boat.
If by some miracle you haven't sold it by the time we move our 23 we will come for sea trials.
Thanks Steve, give me a holler when you're ready!

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