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03-21-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By KenZ

Exactly....... Either way I paid to have it done,...

Exactly....... Either way I paid to have it done, it is what it is. Just addressing my issue as it seems to be a common one. For a few Hundred bucks they lost a long time loyal customer.
03-21-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By KenZ

Let me ask you, if the latch on the hatch was not...

Let me ask you, if the latch on the hatch was not installed properly, water had entered, was the owners fault when the freezing and thawing was a contributing factor? Or to say that since you are...
03-21-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By KenZ

Yes but thats acceptable on a 8 year old boat???...

Yes but thats acceptable on a 8 year old boat??? I get it I have to redo the deck every 6-7 years from wear and tear. Did it on my last Contender and now on this Hull. They use a very hard gel cooat...
03-21-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,383
Posted By KenZ

Contender Boats, Soft Hatch Issues

I currently own a 2010 28 Contender, (Previously 25 open, G2 Hull), and have owned the boat since new. Previously I owned a 21 Open and have been a loyal Contender owner since 2003. Toward the end of...
01-17-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 34,964
Posted By KenZ

The 21 is an awesome Boat, I put nearly 2000...

The 21 is an awesome Boat, I put nearly 2000 hours on the original 200hpdi before repowering and then another 500 or so hours on the new power, tons of hours on the drift and on the hook. A very...
02-22-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,414
Posted By KenZ

Of course I'm totally wrong when some people are...

Of course I'm totally wrong when some people are Always right. I've been on both boats and fished tourneys on a friends 26 ch who paid more for his 26 ch than my 25. U read wrong. I could care less...
02-22-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,414
Posted By KenZ

I fished on a 24 Ch, sorry, no way you can fit it...

I fished on a 24 Ch, sorry, no way you can fit it inside the CH. There is more deck space on the 23T
02-21-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By KenZ

Congrats on the Boat, Looks awesome, Youll be...

Congrats on the Boat, Looks awesome, Youll be Happy with it and great Deal!
02-21-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 23,414
Posted By KenZ

Ride both, decide what you will use it for and...

Ride both, decide what you will use it for and make a decision, I rode on a 24 abd 26 ch and it was that much easier for me to make a decision. As far as in deck storage fishboxes, you are always...
02-21-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By KenZ

Your top end should be better than that, I don't...

Your top end should be better than that, I don't think the difference is more than 500lbs between the 25 open and 27. Ive got f250's in my 25 and I hit over 60 no problem. I use 24's 4 blades like...
02-19-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By KenZ

Awesome! Nine Years Experience with Contender...

Awesome! Nine Years Experience with Contender here and satisfied!
02-19-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By KenZ

Plenty of Posts on here with the F225's... Ive...

Plenty of Posts on here with the F225's... Ive got 250's on my 25 and yes it is scary fast. In 280 hours or so Ive only had her WOT a total of maybe 15-20 minutes or so. I like the power because it...
02-18-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,448
Posted By KenZ

Sounds like youve already made up your mind......

Sounds like youve already made up your mind... Simple choice for me, Id personally go will the F300's... Might want to get other quotes on $$$
02-17-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By KenZ

Love the G2 25 Open Hull, Has twin F250's and...

Love the G2 25 Open Hull, Has twin F250's and sits pretty level ... Heres a shot next to my buddies 21 Open...
02-17-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 32,542
Posted By KenZ

Never more than 2-3 minutes...

Never more than 2-3 minutes...
02-17-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 87,603
Posted By KenZ

I own a Contender, Love Yellowfins and would not...

I own a Contender, Love Yellowfins and would not have aproblem buying one if the Price was Right... They are great boats. I dont see the Balsa as a problem as long as it is done right and I have no...
02-17-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,325
Posted By KenZ

Agreed... They did away with the 27 Open and made...

Agreed... They did away with the 27 Open and made the 27T along with redesigning the 25 Open in 2006 to the newer G2 Hulls. They did this to accomodate 4 strokes... Now the new Yamaha 250-300 Motors...
02-16-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,651
Posted By KenZ

Ive owned a contender since 2003 and moved up to...

Ive owned a contender since 2003 and moved up to a 2010 25 Open with Yamaha F250's and absolutely love the boat. I use the boat to fish, running charters, commercial fishing, and tourney fishing. I...
02-15-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,448
Posted By KenZ

[quote=nexxxt214;3537669] You sure...

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You sure there was that much of a price difference??? I have a friend repowering with F300's now... I Have F250's on my 25 Contender, I think the new F300's are...
02-12-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 34,937
Posted By KenZ

I used an FX-11 on my 25 Contender this year and...

I used an FX-11 on my 25 Contender this year and spent alot of time on the hook in sand, mud, mussel bottom, reef / rock bottoms. I fished anywhere from hardly any current to current over 4knots and...
02-11-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,733
Posted By KenZ

Call Tim Wade at 321 508-2836 He willl build you...

Call Tim Wade at 321 508-2836 He willl build you a custom net at a good price, my last few nets from 10-14ft have all been made by him....
02-04-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,712
Posted By KenZ

It's all a matter of preference... I run charters...

It's all a matter of preference... I run charters and a fish tourneys, just cant beat the layout of the contender. Step ups are a big no-no, I love the level deck through-out the boat with huge...
02-02-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 690,344
Posted By KenZ

2010 25 w/ twin F250's

2010 25 w/ twin F250's
01-08-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 86,502
Posted By KenZ

Cant say that I do?

Cant say that I do?
01-08-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 86,502
Posted By KenZ

Love Contenders

Had my 21 for 7 years and put thousands of hours fish time on her from NC to Cape Cod, MA... Moved up to a 2010 25 w twin F250's on her, 250 plus hours, Love the boat!!!
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