Putting a Gator Hull on a boat is a good investment period. I'd prefer a boat with Gator Hull over a boat without it. I know some guys that had it done on brand new boats just for the extra strength because they fish in a lot of stumpy lakes.
'98 Tr20 Triton completly updated & rigged, 05 Magnum c-channeltrailer
'94 Merc 200Xri completly rebuilt & noseconed/low water pickup lower unit.