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Top Five Fishing Boats

Discussion in 'Bass Boat Reviews' started by BigBass, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. BigBass
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    Without getting extreme and detaily ( not a word ), What would you consider in your own mind to be the top 5 bass boats of 2009


    Just list them, i know you guys want to get into depth on each one, but right now, i just need you to list them.
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    bass cat
    Bullet
    Skeeter
    Ranger
    Champion
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    This is MY personal list of what I like in a boat (not going by sales or JD Power BS rankings)
    In no particular order:

    Allison XB21
    Lanier Custom Boat (is it still called a C-20?)
    BassCat Jaguar
    Pheonix 721
    Stratos 201 Evolution

    :first::first::first::first::cheers:
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    skeeter
    ranger
    triton( there's alot here in ne fl)
    bass cat
    stratos
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    Phoenix
    Skeeter
    Bullet
    Bass Cat
    Nitro
    You'll notice no "R" "C" "S" on the list. When you consider the "Best" you need to include the dealer base, dealer base support, customer service, warranty service, and the overall features/performance of the boat. From my perception, I would probably have Allison on the list if I had any experience with their boat, dealers, or company and Nitro might drop off the list. R-C-S have good rigs in the order listed IMO however consider the other issues.
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    Some people just never learn


    There is an underlying reason, why I didnt want details
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    Skeeter
    Bass Cat
    Phoenix
    Stratos
    Legend
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    :wallbash:

    I don't know how to answer this post, BB, you're so vague and JEV brings up an excellent point, so ya's got to be more clear? What is TOP in your mind as for the defination of TOP?
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    Ha Ha Big Bass:cheers: Told ya so!:first:
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    GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR. nevermind!
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    I think they way to ask bb is this.......are you talking cookie cutter boats or customs........

    If your talking cookie cutter boats here's my list
    BassCat,Champion,Skeeter,Possibly Phoenix,Stratos

    If your talking Customs
    Bullet,Stroker,Cougar,Prosecutor and possibly Allison
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    I understand what you want but I think you have to detail it a little further but to attempt to answer and money aside. You need peramiters

    Allison
    Bullet
    Skeeter
    Champion
    Ranger
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    Tarheel.....you have 2 customs and 3 cookie cutters in your list..........
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    He ask for the top five boats but gave no idea based on what. Personl prefernce, quality, resale, warranty, desired, fastest, most used. He gave no basis
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    I gotta agree, I was confused by the question too. It might seem simple enough, but what is the criteria that constitutes "best?"

    And what is the definition of "fishing boat?" If you're looking from a purely fishing standpoint, then Lund and Yar-Craft need to be brought into the mix.

    Steve
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    Ok I just spoke with kevin....here is the criteria..........very simple.........."In YOUR mind what is YOUR top 5 boats"
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    I still vote the same
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    phoenix,stratos,ranger,skeeter,lainer,
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    Nothing wrong with your question Kevin!. :D "what's your top 5 boats? can't get any simpler than that.... take everything that matters to you in consideration!!! :wallbash: seems like skeeter is on most everyone's list.
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    Stroker, BassCat, Phoenix, Bullet, Lanier are tops in my quest to replace my wrecked boat

    May the 'best' boat win!

    also, there's no order implied in the above, at least until I make a decission, then there will be a 'best' and the others will be 'damned good' contenders

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