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#11502251 - 03/26/16 07:52 AM Let's talk Phoenix Boats
jbassman Offline
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Registered: 05/01/03
Posts: 2720
Loc: dallas
Looking at 721, so would like to hear from Phoenix owners. What changed your mind from other brands of boats to buy a Phoenix?
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#11502319 - 03/26/16 08:31 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
thedeuce Offline
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Registered: 01/15/09
Posts: 800
Go with a different boat if you are going to spend that kind of money

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#11502352 - 03/26/16 08:42 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
KsChampion198 Offline
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Registered: 07/11/09
Posts: 530
Loc: Central Kansas
Never fished from a 721 but have spent time in a 920. It's a super nice boat. I'd be proud to have one for sure. I prefer Ranger though.

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#11502362 - 03/26/16 08:45 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
whatsaweighin Online   content
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Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 15316
Loc: Aledo
I run a ranger, I have eyeballed the pheonix, based on the sticker that our local dealer has on them even with a nice break off of it you can pretty much buy anything. At least on the 9 s. It is laughable. Oh, I wish they didn't have those wings or whatever they are. It looks gay like those shirts with flames coming up sleeves, the ones jagaloons wore for a while


Edited by whatsaweighin (03/26/16 08:53 AM)

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#11502384 - 03/26/16 08:57 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12208
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
I like the single console ones but the Dual console limits your access to some of the compartments.

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#11502392 - 03/26/16 09:03 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
jhall239 Offline
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Registered: 10/02/15
Posts: 108
Loc: Hemphill,TX/Jonesboro,LA
Considering myself,

Are Phoenix boats part of the old Stratos group? That's a rumor I heard not trying to start.
If so that's it for me


Edited by jhall239 (03/26/16 09:04 AM)
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#11502410 - 03/26/16 09:16 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jhall239]
Happykamper Offline
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Registered: 01/20/07
Posts: 7377
Loc: Southlake, Texas
They are a good looking rig, I have heard that they have made good improvements over the first couple of years, they could lose that flame and come up with something a little nicer, but it does grow on you after awhile.

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#11502414 - 03/26/16 09:18 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: thedeuce]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
Posts: 12208
Loc: Mansfield, Tx.
Originally Posted By: thedeuce
Go with a different boat if you are going to spend that kind of money


Like what and why?

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#11502461 - 03/26/16 09:42 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Registered: 02/27/13
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Loc: Rockwall & a lake somewhere
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#11502469 - 03/26/16 09:47 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jhall239]
Ol Man River Offline
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Registered: 06/16/11
Posts: 1221
Loc: Orange, Texas
Originally Posted By: jhall239
Considering myself,

Are Phoenix boats part of the old Stratos group? That's a rumor I heard not trying to start.
If so that's it for me


I pretty sure they are not and have not been part of the Stratos group.

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#11502476 - 03/26/16 09:52 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: Ol Man River]
Frank the Tank Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Ol Man River
Originally Posted By: jhall239
Considering myself,

Are Phoenix boats part of the old Stratos group? That's a rumor I heard not trying to start.
If so that's it for me


I pretty sure they are not and have not been part of the Stratos group
.


this ^^^
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#11502501 - 03/26/16 10:21 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
Phoenix 920 Pro xp Offline
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Registered: 04/18/05
Posts: 5578
Loc: Waco
Speed way above average
Rough water ride above average
Fit and finish above average
Fish ability average.
Customer service-havent heard one negative thing so far

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#11502534 - 03/26/16 10:52 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
Bradshuflin aka hunter'sdad Online   content
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Registered: 10/05/10
Posts: 9127
Loc: Sanger, Tx/ Chatham, La
If I was buying new I would be looking hard at Phoenix, I couldn't get one when I bought my current boat because phoenix hadn't been out long enough. Imo the 721 is the best deal they have going you can get one for less than the 919 from what I saw when I was looking.
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#11502546 - 03/26/16 11:02 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jhall239]
921 Phoenix Online   content
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 1819
Loc: Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: jhall239
Considering myself,

Are Phoenix boats part of the old Stratos group? That's a rumor I heard not trying to start.
If so that's it for me


The Phoenix is a brand new boat it is not nor ever been part of the Stratos family. The owners bought the old bumble bee factory and molds and build them till the engineers could complete the new design which is now the Phoenix 721. The engineers had worked for different companies and seen the different designs of different boats. They incorporated all of those different designs into the Phoenix. This is why the ride speed and layout is so well liked. Their are people that do not like the second console being in, it keeps you from using a couple of the really small storage compartments. I do not mine it because you can take the second console out in about 10 seconds with no problem if its in the way and not needed. I wasn't a big fan of the wings in the beginning either but as said above you get used to it after everything the boats gives you. The boat is just so much different then other brands in ride and performance you just do not mine the wings. I guess I look at the wings as something that shows my boat is one I am proud to have. I never felt the same way about the other brands I have owned and they where the top brands. I was just tired of getting my back beat up and I was willing to give up what ever it took to get that. just my.02

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#11502552 - 03/26/16 11:07 AM Re: Let's talk Phoenix Boats [Re: jbassman]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1111
Loc: Lufkin Texas
I have yet to see one that has been threw the paces. Majority of the guys that run one hard get a new one yearly.... I have heard about a top cap separating from the hull. Warranty may only be transferred once to a second owner.

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