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#11397091 - 02/06/16 08:04 PM Pros/Con's of aluminum boat manufacture
tbucket101 Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/19/13
Posts: 363
Loc: Saginaw
Narrowed down what will suit me the best, aluminum CC boat, low funnel style like Xpress, Excel, War Eagle, etc. Now looking for advice on construction, one price hull vs keel welded, .100 vs .125 alumni., etc. Any personal history, good or bad, would be appreciated greatly.
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#11397165 - 02/06/16 08:27 PM Re: Pros/Con's of aluminum boat manufacture [Re: tbucket101]
liketofishalot Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/06/09
Posts: 654
Loc: Burleson, tx
have an express 2072 flat w modified v
will beat you to death
get the hyper lift hull
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#11397827 - 02/07/16 09:20 AM Re: Pros/Con's of aluminum boat manufacture [Re: tbucket101]
Pat Goff Online   content
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5058
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Thicker is always better.
If you're looking for a coast type hull, go to the coast and look. Empire, Gandy White, and more all build much more durable boats for crushing oyster reefs and running in really shallow flats.
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#11410811 - 02/12/16 07:08 PM Re: Pros/Con's of aluminum boat manufacture [Re: tbucket101]
droemt Offline
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Registered: 04/01/09
Posts: 119
Loc: Emory
They ride rougher than a glass boat but the upkeep is easier/less to worry about. At least I think. I don't have a CC but I love my aluminum bass boat!
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