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Old 05-10-2018, 01:22 PM
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:26 PM
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This was always my favorite one. I wanted this one with a full transom and a bracket.
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Old 05-10-2018, 01:36 PM
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:13 AM
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I've been considering one as well. I'm stuck between a 25' Open Contender, SeaVee, Whitewater, etc with the open style. Everything is either priced the same as a brand new Rambo or more. Also having to consider those older hulls that you would need to replace fuel tanks, possible re power. As all the older models have tons on hours on engines and have been beat. I'm located in Charleston, SC where you have to run 50 miles to the Gulf Stream but also have great inshore areas to fish skinny. They look like awesome boats. Still have to "pick" your days to go offshore or reef fishing. Just heard some things about the ride quality on the older years, where I assume wood was used in the construction. Having to learn the tabs In rough water. Now it's a 100% composite boat. Rambo currently has a 16 month waiting list for your boat to be down and require a $1,000 deposit (what I was told by Lou). Gonna run about $60k for everything MINUS electronics with a 300 Suzuki. Personally I want to spend the extra money for the 300 Yamaha fly by wire. But this also gives you the ability to add your displays, GPS, radar, transducers, etc. that you want and fits your fishing style the most. While also giving you a cleaner look without have starboard under your electronics. I think I'll be placing my order this winter. Pretty set on one.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:55 AM
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I've been considering one as well. I'm stuck between a 25' Open Contender, SeaVee, Whitewater, etc with the open style. Everything is either priced the same as a brand new Rambo or more. Also having to consider those older hulls that you would need to replace fuel tanks, possible re power. As all the older models have tons on hours on engines and have been beat. I'm located in Charleston, SC where you have to run 50 miles to the Gulf Stream but also have great inshore areas to fish skinny. They look like awesome boats. Still have to "pick" your days to go offshore or reef fishing. Just heard some things about the ride quality on the older years, where I assume wood was used in the construction. Having to learn the tabs In rough water. Now it's a 100% composite boat. Rambo currently has a 16 month waiting list for your boat to be down and require a $1,000 deposit (what I was told by Lou). Gonna run about $60k for everything MINUS electronics with a 300 Suzuki. Personally I want to spend the extra money for the 300 Yamaha fly by wire. But this also gives you the ability to add your displays, GPS, radar, transducers, etc. that you want and fits your fishing style the most. While also giving you a cleaner look without have starboard under your electronics. I think I'll be placing my order this winter. Pretty set on one.
My thoughts exactly, you and me are on the same boat buddy
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:59 AM
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I had figured from what I had seen that the lead time was going to be over a year. Have you had the chance check one out firsthand and/or seen any running around the Charleston area?
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Old 06-11-2018, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by JS21842 View Post
I had figured from what I had seen that the lead time was going to be over a year. Have you had the chance check one out firsthand and/or seen any running around the Charleston area?
Im in the FT Lauderdale area, havent seen one in person but planning to visit Lou this August to check out the factory. Im trying to find someone local to see it in person
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Old 06-13-2018, 09:59 AM
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I had figured from what I had seen that the lead time was going to be over a year. Have you had the chance check one out firsthand and/or seen any running around the Charleston area?
I haven't seen any around this area, which is exactly why I want one. It will be an eye catcher and will be nice to have something no one else does around here. I first heard about these boats through deermeatfordinner. The boat is a steal of a deal for its price. Unlike all these production boats out there going for 60k+ for a 23 foot boat. Key west, sea hunts, pathfinder, sea fox, etc. You get ALOT more boat for the money. You just have to spend the extra money for electronics and what not. The older contenders and seavees in the 25 foot range/same price as rambos usually have bad fuel tanks and that's about 15k to replace. Don't feel like dropping all that money, when I can get my electronics and sound system on a new boat. Get a Rambo 👍🏻
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Old 06-13-2018, 10:21 AM
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I really like the Judge 265 also. Another boat that might fit the bill is the 25 panga that the guy on here from Virginia builds. Seems like it would do everything you're asking.
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:11 AM
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Robs is an earlier boat, the bow has been raised a little on newer boats.
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Old 06-13-2018, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by land crab View Post
Robs is an earlier boat, the bow has been raised a little on newer boats.
I believe Robert Arringtons (DeerMeatforDinner) Rambo 27 is a 95', has owned it since 99'! Has made over 60+ trips to the Bahamas (West End), almost sank twice. Lou Rambo's 27 is a fishing machine & simply laid out well in mind for the serious fisherman. His vessels are ALL composite now & with a closed transom option! I've chosen to go with a closed transom & bracket design. A friend of mine turned me on to them & I'm currently in line, have all my after market accessories, custom designed leaning post & Custom Bocatech Electronics panel & Electronics already bought & paid for, ready to go! Can't wait...😀
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I believe Robert Pickeringtons (DeerMeatforDinner) Rambo 27 is a 95', has owned it since 99'! Has made over 60+ trips to the Bahamas (West End), almost sank twice. Lou Rambo's 27 is a fishing machine & simply laid out well in mind for the serious fisherman. His vessels are ALL composite now & with a closed transom option! I've chosen to go with a closed transom & bracket design. A friend of mine turned me on to them & I'm currently in line, have all my after market accessories, custom designed leaning post & Custom Bocatech Electronics panel & Electronics already bought & paid for, ready to go! Can't wait...��

What at is Lou's current backlog?

When I was looking at them I was going with the all composite sea foam green hull and the Armstrong bracket with the full transom. I also like the duel tanks with the tall console for the storage and ease of rigging. I also wanted the top and leaning post to be bright but the rub rail white.

i never pulled the trigger but I may in the near term if the oil field ever comes back.

i love that he has been building the exact same boat for all these years.

It it is a great design.

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Old 06-13-2018, 06:53 PM
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Lou is around 21/22 months out, my projection build date is December 2019'....Lou has been building them for 30+ years & they keep getting better! He just recently built the jig/mold for the enclosed transom which is why it's offered now! A LOT of boat for the $ & a well built 3 PC vessel ( hull, liner, cap ) Dual tanks are standard in all his vessels now as well, a total capacity of 128 gal of fuel & the 300 Zuks installed are getting incredible fuel range & efficiency. All white for me with a white/"SS" rub rail & white 300 Zuk on a transom bracket & closed in rear transom, still tossing around the idea of a Zuk 350.......Custom designed & upholstered Poseidon 36" leaning post w/4 rocket launchers, 4 cup holders, under seat storage & foldable foot rest (WeldingWorldInc/EDDY), custom carbon fiber look (blue/white/silver) upholstery by (Ken Hoke), Custom etched & illuminated (RAMBO 27) Electronics Bocatech switch panel ( New Wire Marine/ Eric Steel).... pair Taco 2801's & 1 Taco 170 outrigger top mounts.....pr. 16' Taco Carbon Fiber outrigger poles, 1- 10' Taco Carbon Fiber outrigger center pole, 9 Taco LED tube lights (red/white) (3 under p/s gunnels), 2 under T-TOP, 1 inside CC... 2 Taco "SS" 3 ROD transom holders (28 rod holders in all ), Lumitec SeaBlazeX underwater Lights (blue/white/white strobe), 8 Whitecap SS blue LED Cup holders (3 each Gunnel run p/s) 2 in CC (12 cup holders in all)..... 2 Garmin 7610xsv Charplotters, Garmin Fantom 18" radar dome, Garmin GXM 53 satellite/weather/XM antenna, Airmar/Garmin B175M 12 Thru-Hull transducer, Jabsco 6.0 Hot Shot raw water wash down pump, Standard Horizon GX1700w VHF flush mounted in console dash w/separate Standard Horizon external speaker.... Fusion BB300 head unit, 2pr Polk Audio MM1 6X9 speakers, Polk Audio MM1 6 1/2" component speakers, 2 Polk Audio MM1 10" subs, Wetsounds HTX6 amp, Rockford Fosgate TM750X1BD Mono amp (subs), ALL above linked through NMEA 2000, 2 10' Power Pole Blades (Blue), 3 YETI'S 65, 125, 250 ( 65 under leaning post on a slide guide) (125 in front of console door) (250 is my coffin box) matching upholstery cushions for 125 & 250, Gunnel bolsters to match as well, 3 Ocean Tamer bean bags w/ " RAMBO 27 " embroidered logo........should be bitchin when finished! Super Stoked...😀 FYI- A 31' is in his works, approximately 2020'/2021'......TWIN 300's....🤔😂
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