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Tahiti Offshore 266 Deck / Cat

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26’ Cat Molds
Walk through open bow - Huge
Gator step floors
Mercury 520 / xr combo
Kicker audio
Side pods w dts controls
Commen sense pricing for a loaded family performance tunnel
Basically an updated force offshore Cat with cool deckboat floors

* 26’ will keep a hard deck. 29 we will be making a windscreen deck shortly when the obama rebate checks come.
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Can’t wait to see this done. You might have me and my brother as customers for this boat just want to see this finished first!


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We have been slammed with 23 deck business so i apoligize for the lack of updates. Been busy stocking ammo all day.

Bottom is out, blue printed and flipped over. Remember: Molds were left to die and beyond fucked.
We laid up a white deck in preparation for make the 266 DECK style insert. IE (Ultra 26 Shadow Deck) since John wouldnt sell me molds, we are going to make one.

The goal is to have the stock 26 Cat ( Force) and then an additional deck insert for the walk off bow (26 Shadow Deck Style)
In a perfect world.
 

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Double trouble Q4mtxUS

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We have been slammed with 23 deck business so i apoligize for the lack of updates. Been busy stocking ammo all day.

Bottom is out, blue printed and flipped over. Remember: Molds were left to die and beyond fucked.
We laid up a white deck in preparation for make the 266 DECK style insert. IE (Ultra 26 Shadow Deck) since John wouldnt sell me molds, we are going to make one.

The goal is to have the stock 26 Cat ( Force) and then an additional deck insert for the walk off bow (26 Shadow Deck Style)
In a perfect world.
yeah dig it. Thanks for the updates
Rob
 

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We got the bow insert done. The goal was to make it like 2forcefulls 26 but have a real step and liner for Gator Step.
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Customer is deciding between Twin 300R or the 540 XR Drive combo.
Update as we go. Love me a 26 force. Now we are calling this one the 266 DECK
Floors will be laminted gelcoated and covered with Gator Step.
Washdown kit in the bow.
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Nice I’ve been waiting for this
 

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Sorry guys been slammed
We are gelcoating the deck for gator step prep
Customer decided to stick with single bravo power so grey bilge coat going into bilge

Rig to come. 520 xr - Simrad dash - side pods and big audio
 

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Todd,

carrying over from the ultra 23 thread in looking for a med sized deck type boat.

-would this be a viable hull for jerking the kiddies around on tubes?
-overall beam width?
-could you do a narrow hatch and put in a set of walk out steps?
-where does this fit size wise between your previous pic of the 23 and the 277

Thx
 

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This boat with twin 300’s would be a home run! Can’t wait to see more pics.


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Todd,

carrying over from the ultra 23 thread in looking for a med sized deck type boat.

-would this be a viable hull for jerking the kiddies around on tubes?
-overall beam width?
-could you do a narrow hatch and put in a set of walk out steps?
-where does this fit size wise between your previous pic of the 23 and the 277

Thx
X2 regarding the questions about the tube and steps.


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23 deck is a river boat
266 decks is just a 26 Cat with modified bow entry for family fun. The transom walkway could be tough as transom design of force 26 is a cat

277 is actually 28’2, we just call it 277 because we have two other 28 deck molds.
All three can tow tubers etc, the bigger cats I would do trim tabs or prop it down so you can flat turn the boat better.

23 deck: crazy popular, best with outboard and jet

266 deck: Cat hybrid, go fast, easy bow step off. Cat interior

277 deck: best value and performance in the 28’ class. I love how the Placecraft designed bottom planes and handles. I plan to make a lot of them
 

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We are jamming on it. New side pods going in, Simrad Dash, Mayfair hydraulic Helm and stencil for Gator.

Customer wants Martinez Custom Interior so we are waiting on Eddie to bring her down there. Pics to come. Sorry we are slammed trying to get some custom engine deals out and big decks back into rigging.

- Todd
 

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New Side Pods coming in, waiting on engine and we are jamming. Customer has been beyond cool, making a super nice 266 Hybrid Deck CAT
hang tight coming .......
 

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Guy bought an E-Ticket deck used, than took it back to Brad and had them do a swap with some big Teague power.
That makes for a nice package under the tree, and a great way to close out 2020!!
 

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That makes for a nice package under the tree, and a great way to close out 2020!!
Stoked 565 good motor and saved customer boat load of cash.

Eticket is awesome, beyond impressed with the operation and quality.

Brad stated he wants to keep the other 565 for his 27 deck single engine bare hull as it is the first hull out of the new molds.

Merry Christmas 🎄
 

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Just waiting on the gimball from Mercury Racing. We bought the 565 / XR less gimball.
Just got the dash done today and my guys have the interior being foamed.
Bimini and gator step and she is floating. Big bad boy bottom, I am a huge Force Offshore Fan so i hope to capture that excitement for 2021.
 

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gettin' close, really do like the force look, the blue one on your site just looks right, interested to see how the remolded nose on this one will look.
the 565 doesn't hurt either!
 

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Here are some pictures of the capped sponson/entry, fuel tanks, side pods, interior being built and the dash/hydraulic steering. Still waiting on 565 parts and harnesses. Should be dropping the 565 in this week.
 

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