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01-05-2019, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Skiandfish

i think itís a combination of factors. For the...

i think itís a combination of factors. For the Prowler (for me) it was the combination of dry, comfortable ride, type of build (3-piece vs 2 piece, build quality, rigging quality and ability to...
10-14-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By Skiandfish

Yes you can see the total hours on the gauges but...

Yes you can see the total hours on the gauges but not the ďhours until next serviceĒ - alarm goes off I think 10 or 15 hours prior to the limit.
10-14-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,498
Posted By Skiandfish

Suzuki every time

Having owned both my vote goes to the Suzuki. Both my Yamahas made oil and we ended up with new short engines after 14 months of arguing. My Suzukiís did 200 flawless hours year one and are just...
02-22-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,253
Posted By Skiandfish

Speak to Ryan (makomyday) - he runs a 42 Prowler...

Speak to Ryan (makomyday) - he runs a 42 Prowler with twin 350 Yamahas that he is going to swap for the Suzuki 350s - he wonít go to the Mercs because they are too top end and btw the donít produce...
02-01-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,161
Posted By Skiandfish

If you have a mind that is open to a Cat then go...

If you have a mind that is open to a Cat then go have a look at the Prowler 42 - beautiful, functional, safe and so wonderfully well built.
01-02-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,784
Posted By Skiandfish

Gemlux bases - no question - worth every penny....

Gemlux bases - no question - worth every penny. Build quality is superb and they are built for heavy duty. All the others need a rebuild every year and my experience with the alloy ones is that shit...
11-06-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 208,726
Posted By Skiandfish

State waters are 9 nautical miles. Would post...

State waters are 9 nautical miles. Would post pics but I can't seem to drop a pic from my photo library into the reply - how do I do that ?
11-05-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 208,726
Posted By Skiandfish

One of our installers that regularly sells stuff...

One of our installers that regularly sells stuff to us and fished A LOT "has heard" that the slapping between the sponsons scares tuna down and that the guys fishing with cats are finding that the...
11-05-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 208,726
Posted By Skiandfish

The Prowler is a totally awesome package and...

The Prowler is a totally awesome package and based on the numbers that Bill is posting with only a pair of 350 Yamahas there are significant advantages in the Prowler hull design. Build quality on...
11-05-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 911
Views: 208,726
Posted By Skiandfish

well if our last two trips out of Venice are...

well if our last two trips out of Venice are anything to go by then the claim is BS - last trip we limited out on Yellowfin in 45 minutes, caught a 90lb Wahoo then went into state waters and limited...
09-26-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

Boat does great with a double axle trailer- Bill...

Boat does great with a double axle trailer- Bill had mine spec'd as a triple axle as I trailer a lot and I wanted the extra peace of mind - I also had stainless brakes and electric over hydraulics.
09-19-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

You will not be disappointed- Bill does...

You will not be disappointed- Bill does incredible work
09-06-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 29,352
Posted By Skiandfish

Well I gave up and bought a Mantus - instant...

Well I gave up and bought a Mantus - instant success in every situation so far. Fortress was useless.
08-26-2017, 02:53 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 113,801
Posted By Skiandfish

This is just one reason I have so enjoyed working...

This is just one reason I have so enjoyed working with Bill through my build- his attention to detail and his focus on each customer's needs is phenomenal. He deserves every bit of the success he is...
08-19-2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 113,801
Posted By Skiandfish

I think several of us contributed to Bill's...

I think several of us contributed to Bill's design. The additional storage will take spreader bars, kites, all sorts of boxes....It's awesome !!
08-19-2017, 04:22 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 113,801
Posted By Skiandfish

Yes, Both my boat and Jessejames will have that...

Yes, Both my boat and Jessejames will have that setup. Mine is due to splash in a couple of weeks: very psyched.
08-18-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 113,801
Posted By Skiandfish

For those that are interested my spec is: Pale...

For those that are interested my spec is:
Pale blue hull and underside of T-top

White 300 Suzukis

306 total fuel

New seat design with additional storage, rigging table and seat

7...
08-18-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 113,801
Posted By Skiandfish

These are hugely impressive numbers - there is no...

These are hugely impressive numbers - there is no other 31ft fishing boat that can get near to this. I will be interested to see how the new leaner burn Suzukis on my 31 perform - I am expecting them...
07-15-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

where did all the pics go - photo bucket?

where did all the pics go - photo bucket?
03-15-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

So for all of us looking at this option it...

So for all of us looking at this option it doesn't work on the Prowler. I spoke to Bill about it today and the holes would locate exactly where the top rises up to the second level so there is no way...
03-13-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

Did you confirm that the " full circle whisker...

Did you confirm that the " full circle whisker biscuits" can be installed in the hardtop?
02-25-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

The tray table mounts wouldwork well and with a...

The tray table mounts wouldwork well and with a 300lb rating seem ideal - just make the prep table from starboard with a small lip to stop trays sliding off.
02-25-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

Jim are you keeping the old style leaning post...

Jim are you keeping the old style leaning post then and thinking of the prep tray at the back of that vs having the rear facing seats and the new lento know style seats up front?
02-23-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

I saw a contender with that setup on a hardtop....

I saw a contender with that setup on a hardtop. Speaking to the contender guys and owners it seems that it's great in theory but in practice many rod guides get broken !
02-23-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 80,918
Posted By Skiandfish

I pondered this for quite a while. Conclusion was...

I pondered this for quite a while. Conclusion was 1) that we always stick a cooler there anyway, 2) bait prep right by the main seating creates mess vs having a table at the back and 3) it's a great...
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