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RiverDave

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That's a bad ass freakin toon! What speed does it see with the 350?

Not sure if you got the extended warranty on that motor or not, but I'd recommend getting it.. my father in law has one and apparently there is some design problem with them.
 

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Nice, I like the way you had the bimini striped to match the toon paint design.
 

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Man I love those twin Trifecta’s!!

Super happy with our Manitou single 400 though. Had it out in the biggest water I’ve ever seen in Havasu (child’s play for some of you guys I’m sure) and it blew me away with how well it ran.

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Ya’ll have some sweet beer can boats!

I’m loving those twins! They are just bad ass! I need to go for a ride on one some day!!!! Hint hint

I don’t have any pics of my toon in the water, we usually float and I don’t take my phone in the drink with me... might have to get a h2o proof case or a bag of some sort.

2017 crest 230 w/ merc 350


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My logs are polished and shark hided I have only beached it once and it put a blemish in the shark hid/polish...

Do you guys that beach your toons have issues with the polish on the logs?
 

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My logs are polished and shark hided I have only beached it once and it put a blemish in the shark hid/polish...

Do you guys that beach your toons have issues with the polish on the logs?
Where did you get your polished at and what’s the going rate.


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JR motors had Adrenaline do the polish and shark hide. Everyone says it’s a winter thing, So the dealer had the muscle to get it in /out during the summer....

I also had the motor and paneling / railing ceramic coated after the AZ numbers got painted on, so much nicer it’s easy wipe down now. 30 minutes by myself for a good wipe down. The motor would get blasted with water spots and now it’s quick and easy. No chemicals or sprays

This was a few years ago 2017 it was all figured in the boat cost when we ordered the boat, so I kinda forget. We had a few upgrades went from a 300 to a 350 and then did the Bimini and redid the bunks from fabric to plastic.
 

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Adrenaline does Sharkshide, but you have to book it pretty far out. Winter is definitely the best time. He has a lift to get the boat off the trailer. We used to get our's acid washed and touched up every year. Now, with the lift, it does not need to be done as much.
 

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Thanks for the info. Guess I’ll be scheduling this winter.


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Q28 with 502 big block with bravo 3..
Have to say, when I switched to a toon a couple years ago from a Howard sport deck I was a bit bummed that I gave up the fast boat for a toon. Now I could not be happier, I have family and friends with fast boats for a fix when needed.
This 28 toon can handle any water Havi can throw at it and be very smooth while doing it. Top speed I have seen was 53, don’t go pinned very often. Heavily loaded I can cruise 40 with ease.
Love the toon....
 

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I have had my 2016 Avalon Ambassador for 3 seasons now with a Merc 350 Verado. Pretty much has every option they were offering at the time and has been running perfect since day one. Thought it would be hard to switch from 100mph deck boats and V bottoms but the toon life is very nice on the water and much more family friendly all around.
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Love that shot with all the twin toons staggered going down the lake.
 

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Nice toon! How do you like the windshield? Does it deflect any wind up and over your head?

My wife has the co captain chair but no consul, we keep a cooler for a foot rest in Frt if her chair... but driving back late in the day the wind dries her out & gets wind burnt.



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Now that you’ve had it a while how do you like it? How much fuel do you burn in a day of boating? What speeds you you cruse at?

With my 350 we cruise about 35-42 depending on traffic and conditions and I burn about 1/3 to half a tank typically
I love it. I cruise 45/50 top speed 65. It will do 63 with 8 people and full of fuel. I hold 100 gallon I make through 3 days. But if you're on it it does drink.
 

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Nice toon! How do you like the windshield? Does it deflect any wind up and over your head?

My wife has the co captain chair but no consul, we keep a cooler for a foot rest in Frt if her chair... but driving back late in the day the wind dries her out & gets wind burnt.
Thank you, Preston had it sold for us in a day back in February over presidents weekend. We really enjoyed having it! Really liked the dual console and the windshield (its a pricey upgrade but worth it for us year round)! I will add that the windshield has room for improvement, it could be a bit taller like the Avalon and Bennington and maybe continue the glass a little further around the sides. And, lower the seat bases a bit to actually get behind the glass a bit more.

We have our next one built out on paper, planning to do the dual console, windshield arch again. Kinda in a holding pattern right now before placing our order in a few more months.
 
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I like the arch but the Bimini's look like am after thought, when they are up!



Thank you, Preston had it sold for us in a day back in February over presidents weekend. We really enjoyed having it! Really liked the dual console and the windshield (its a pricey upgrade but worth it for us year round)! I will add that the windshield has room for improvement, it could be a bit taller like the Avalon and Bennington and maybe continue the glass a little further around the sides. And, lower the seat bases a bit to actually get behind the glass a bit more.

We have our next one built out on paper, planning to do the dual console, windshield arch again. Kinda in a holding pattern right now before placing our order in a few more months.
 

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I like the arch but the Bimini's look like am after thought, when they are up!
Didn't have a front bimini on that boat and had some warranty issues with the back one. Once it was properly set up, it was bomb!
 
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My boat only goes that fast when it’s on the trailer…..

LoL
 
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