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Magic Mike

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What are your favorite boats? Style, speed, design you name it.
Here are 3 of my favorites, I love them all for different reasons...

Let's see what you consider the best.

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SR22

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Although the big Center Consoles are growing on me...
 

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Torn down to the stringers and rebuilt By Dave Tratell (Owner of TKO Motorsports). He also owns the 41 Kid Apache, 47 Little Ceasars, 47 Lucky Strike, 41 Straight Arrow and one more I can't think of. His work is INSANE!!

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All it takes is a truckload of money!! They did an amazing job on that 41' restoration and I'm anxiously waiting to see how the 47' Little Caesar's race boat turns out. 😎
 

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Are all the Apache’s full bulkhead in bow? Could they be unbuilt and a full cabin done? Love the lines and looks on these boats
 

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Big V, Cig or Outerlimits would be sweet. I could run the Delta in style.
 

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Thant's my friends 24 wood deck Schiada.

I'd give anything to have our first boat today. I'm sure it was long ago used for a bonfire but it's still my favorite all time boat.

1960 16' Catalina Conquest, 75 hp Evinrude Starflite. By the way, the same year the worlds fastest outboard was the V4 75 'rude. 122.9 mph.
Dad's ran 52 on the SW speedo.

Us in '61, Bullhead across the river.
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We do our boating on Havasu so here are mine:
-368 Skater with 1350’s for slow weekends and poker runs.
- 34’Nordic with 1,100’s for family runs
- Big ass Pontoon with twin 400’s for hanging in the coves or on beaches.
- 25’ eliminator with twin 450’s for Parker/Upper river blasts. I know, it’s too small for Parker.
 

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22' KMG Phantom with a new Caldwell monster outboard.... Or 2
WMC and Wendi's pontoon
A 40' Nordic offshore cat (the former Eliminator model) with 4 450's

Lynch's V-drive.....my life would be complete.
I hope you're ok trying to separate it from the bunks. It's probably got grooves worn into the bottom from sitting there so long. Lol!

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All it takes is a truckload of money!! They did an amazing job on that 41' restoration and I'm anxiously waiting to see how the 47' Little Caesar's race boat turns out. 😎
I think kid Apache is next. Dave told me he’s redoing little Caesar’s paint to original (pink race scheme). Gonna be sick.

Are all the Apache’s full bulkhead in bow? Could they be unbuilt and a full cabin done? Love the lines and looks on these boats
They come both ways. Most of the race boats have that overbuilt heavy bullhead design. Pleasure versions had a full cabin.
 
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-24 Schiada with one Alexis compound setups
-Bob Teagues M31 is a work of art. I'd have to have one as well.
- A yacht I could party in monoco with
 

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Gotta agree on the wood deck 24. I still think that is the best vid Rd ever put together. One of these with a bad ass twin turbo would definitely be in the shed.

The nortech flyer is pure sex. Trip 450s
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I love how they did the seating in the midnight express pied a mar. Trip 450s.
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The Lavey 2750 with 300r outboards and a closed bow.
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A bad ass skater is a necessity. I'll take a 40ss with quad 450s.
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70 Hatteras gt. The grand master of battle wagons. Mtu 96's.
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silverwing tunnel with twin Caldwell's.
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Last but not least I want one of these to cruise around the harbor in.
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Besides a yacht? CLIFFORD! BRD! Or Wicked Won.. Or build A new Sabre with 1350/1550’s...Attainable? Lavey 2750 with a stage 3 600 Whipple or 28 speedster with 400+ OB. Or Howard 288 Or 28 Bullet with BIG Teague power.

Edit: or Skates 338 Skater with BIG Smith Power

Honorable mention: Laveys 37 EVO, Cashbar’s 37 Active Thunder with 700s... more to be added later lol
 
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Willie B

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...An Egg Harbor 37’ Convertible would work for me👍...
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Well, if I'm dreamin' and spendin' RD's money...
MTI 340x....Saw one for the first time at DS last year. Sexy beast.
E-Ticket Deck......Maybe lame to some, but it's a family friendly hot rod. I'd run the crap out of one!

On the more realistic side, maybe even attainable: A blown CP, or an old Mandella with a period correct blower motor.
 

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Besides a yacht? CLIFFORD! BRD! Or Wicked Won.. Or build A new Sabre with 1350/1550’s...Attainable? Lavey 2750 with a stage 3 600 Whipple or 28 speedster with 400+ OB. Or Howard 288 Or 28 Bullet with BIG Teague power.

Edit: or Skates 338 Skater with BIG Smith Power

Honorable mention: Laveys 37 EVO, Cashbar’s 37 Active Thunder with 700s... more to be added later lol
Wicked One and Clifford are bad ass wave crushers.
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