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OldSchoolBoats

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Whoa!!!!

Didn’t know you had bought back into the performance market. Congrats!!

Having owned this and the DW can you give a comparison of the 2?
Pretty sure I had this conversation with him last Saturday night but much of that night is a blur now so can't remember.....lol

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92 eliminator 242 edge with poor mans 525 efi (marine power 530x)
I have 232 I have had for year's! Those boats ride really well. I really dig them. Gonna start a thread when I start the resurrection my girls grew up in that boat.
 

SJP

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Whoa!!!!

Didn’t know you had bought back into the performance market. Congrats!!

Having owned this and the DW can you give a comparison of the 2?
I could not take it anymore. I like to get on the water daily in one form or another. Performance boating is my favorite. I have every intention of updating reader ride section on DW and other rides I am behind on.

The DW32 is an unbelievable boat - performs, slick lines, fun to drive. I really like the fact that it is unique and race driven technology. The boat in big water really is amazing - it took a little bit to throw caution to the wind. There were days that no one was out and wind was pitching and you could go full tilt no questions. It was a comfortable ride. My boat had 5 seats the newer ones have 6. The cockpit is tight. I usually run with 1 passenger if that. I do not beach my performance boats and rarely lounge on them with large groups. The DW32 is an awesome poker run performance boat. I enjoyed running it dam to dam. It rips. I would not hesitate to build or buy another one.

MTI 340X - Randy and crew build awesome boats. Fit, finish, one piece wrap around windshield, tank sensors, setup, interior finished like a car, consistant setup between models, things are really refined for a performance boat. Not bling per say but engineered very well. You can tell the owner is a pilot. I had the opportunity to drive two 340x boats at the Miami boat show in 2019. A 400 boat and new 300 v8 boat. They were very well mannered even on a busy Biscayne Bay - Ocean day. I do not have a lot of seat time in mine maybe 5 hours total but I would have no issues letting my wife drive boat. Very predicable, handles well, turns / performs. Honestly I would give up the 3/4 MPH off the DW. Interior is awesome -fit / finish all panels the way everything flows not just the seats and the stitching. Sound dampening, hinge setup, rigging are awesome. The boat acclerates, planes and performs very consistent / safe.

I have been very fortunate to own some awesome boats ie DCB / Tony crew are also crafting unreal rides. It really depends on what is available, tastes, and timing. It is a great time to be a performance boater. If you like BBC the market is swaying your way and many opportunities to rebuild / refurb some great hulls. I have never owned a new boat in my life (stand up jet skis do not count).. Anyway I do not build boats or write about them for a living - just enjoy driving them.

SJP


Pretty sure I had this conversation with him last Saturday night but much of that night is a blur now so can't remember.....lol

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LOL - see above. Recap of what I told you. Both awesome boats. If I could own both I would.
 
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