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#10759629 - 04/10/15 10:06 PM Ranger 461VS
REick Offline

Registered: 06/24/14
Posts: 132
Loc: Lewisville, TX
I am going to look at a 1998 Ranger 461VS tomorrow. It has a 150 Merc EFI. Was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on this boat? Thanks.
Rich Eick

#10759630 - 04/10/15 10:06 PM Re: Ranger 461VS [Re: REick]
mudd Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/25/09
Posts: 3034
Loc: Shreveport, La
I run a 93 482. Great boats if taken care of
93 482vs Ranger/ 03 Yahama Vmax 150

#10759839 - 04/11/15 05:53 AM Re: Ranger 461VS [Re: REick]
Allison1 Online   sleepy
TFF Guru

Registered: 12/14/03
Posts: 18469
Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx
The 461VS was the Ranger tournament boat for BASS. The 150 was for the BASS rules of the time. BASS went to a 250 horsepower limit in 1998 and so the boats production was shortened. Everyone had to have a larger boat.

Its a wonderful boat though.

#10759844 - 04/11/15 06:14 AM Re: Ranger 461VS [Re: mudd]
JPeel Offline
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Registered: 10/19/05
Posts: 5565
Loc: 3gunning somewhere
Originally Posted By: mudd
I run a 93 482. Great boats if taken care of

Mudd runs the boat I sold two years ago. I bought it in 2003. Like he said, great boat if you take care of it.

Don't expect it to handle rough water like a new 20' boat but it'll scoot along with the 150.
the fisherman formerly known as Blu-Ranger....


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