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#10771043 - 04/15/15 08:42 PM WTB 70+ mph bass boat
BuffaloBrian Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 472
Loc: North Ft. Worth / Keller
WTB 70+ mph bass boat with 10 to 17 years of depreciation in good condition. Looking for solid boat & motor with few issues that has been stored or parked out of the elements. Not interested in newer boats that have not yet depreciated. Ideal boat is a Bullet, Blazer, Basscat or something similar that can run 70mph and still be reasonably stable. PM preferred.

I'm not a tourney fisherman generally speaking. But when I go to the lake, I like to have fun.

Thanks for lookin',
Brian
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#10771052 - 04/15/15 08:46 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
Justin DuBose Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 1229
Loc: Justin, Texas
I just sold my 10 year old basscat Cougar, it would run 72, with a 225 optimax. Great boat and motor. That's what I would recommend.

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#10771285 - 04/15/15 10:05 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
Puma 54 Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/02/10
Posts: 454
Loc: Paris, Texas
My 2008 Puma will run 70+ and is close to your 10 year depreciation requirement. Contact me for details if you are interested.
scallaway@choctawdefense.com
Cell 580-326-1674

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#10771385 - 04/15/15 11:21 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: Justin DuBose]
BuffaloBrian Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 472
Loc: North Ft. Worth / Keller
Thanks Justin, I do like those Cats
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#10771593 - 04/16/15 06:50 AM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
DPursur Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/20/13
Posts: 298
Loc: Sanger, TX
pm sent

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#10771619 - 04/16/15 07:10 AM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
Jacky Wiggins Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/14/03
Posts: 1331
Loc: Copper Canyon, Texas, USA
I've had both a Bass Cat and a Blazer. The blazer was lighter and faster but the Bass Cat had a more stable ride. North Texas lakes can be rough and the Bass Cat's handle them better while still being fast.
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#10772138 - 04/16/15 10:33 AM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
BuffaloBrian Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 472
Loc: North Ft. Worth / Keller
I appreciate that insight. I was wondering about that. I would rather not flip my boat! Something to consider.

Brian
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#10773662 - 04/16/15 08:22 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
CDubSmith2 Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 254
Loc: Wortham, Tx
Got a 93 javelin that will hit 66+ as is. Add a 3 blade prop and 6" jack plate and it'll get you there easily. $6k

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#10773686 - 04/16/15 08:28 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: CDubSmith2]
Von Offline
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Registered: 09/09/03
Posts: 285
Loc: Claremore,OK
Originally Posted By: CDubSmith2
Got a 93 javelin that will hit 66+ as is. Add a 3 blade prop and 6" jack plate and it'll get you there easily. $6k


Oh nevermind...


Edited by Von (04/16/15 08:29 PM)

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#10773779 - 04/16/15 08:58 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
CDubSmith2 Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/10/13
Posts: 254
Loc: Wortham, Tx
Nevermind what?

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#10773811 - 04/16/15 09:09 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
HasBen Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 06/12/03
Posts: 21393
Loc: Nacogdoches
Do yourself a favor and narrow your search to a Bullet. I have had several and if you get a 20XD with at least a 225 you will be starting out with an 80mph boat right off the bat. Buy most anything else and you will be chasing 70mph forever. If you want speed and fishability, go ahead and get a Bullet from the beginning and save yourself some time and dollars. They are pretty common and hit the classifieds here or on Craigslist regularly.
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#10773871 - 04/16/15 09:28 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
lakeforkfisherman Offline
Elliptical Mechanic

Registered: 08/04/06
Posts: 8773
Loc: Dallas/Quitman
popcorn
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#10775221 - 04/17/15 12:45 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: HasBen]
BuffaloBrian Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 472
Loc: North Ft. Worth / Keller
Thanks for the info HasBen. I look on Craigslist and TFF daily. I was about to drive to Houston for a Bullet hull, but a guy from North Carolina sealed it up. The ad was only a couple hours old and I was still beat.

I like Bullets. If anyone has a lead on one, please PM me.

That's a nice Gambler by the way. Thanks for sharing.
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#10783709 - 04/21/15 07:16 AM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
BuffaloBrian Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/05/04
Posts: 472
Loc: North Ft. Worth / Keller
Any others?
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#10784805 - 04/21/15 01:06 PM Re: WTB 70+ mph bass boat [Re: BuffaloBrian]
Blayne Wallace Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 472
Loc: Fort Worth
Not sure if it's still available but it's a good lookin rig:
Bullet

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