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#11863267 - 10/03/16 09:48 PM Black Boat
Boone921 Offline

Registered: 03/11/11
Posts: 449
Loc: East Texas
I'm looking at a couple boats. The one I am leaning towards is black with silver accent. Over all a dark boat no white at all.
My question is what draw backs are there to a black boat.

I know it will be hotter. any thing else?

#11863271 - 10/03/16 09:49 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
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Registered: 07/04/13
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Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Harder to see?
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#11863287 - 10/03/16 09:53 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
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Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx
Hardest color to keep clean. Will show every water spot.
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#11863316 - 10/03/16 10:05 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
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will aslo show scuffs easier. But black is a sweet color go for it!

#11863339 - 10/03/16 10:14 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Curtbass]
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Originally Posted By: Curtbass
Hardest color to keep clean. Will show every water spot.
It is an absolute beating ...... don't do it. It will never look clean
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#11863348 - 10/03/16 10:17 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
Boone921 Offline

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Loc: East Texas
I'm not exactly known for my cleanliness either. LOL

#11863377 - 10/03/16 10:33 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
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Registered: 07/10/09
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buddy had a black and silver Triton...looked good the day he brought it home...that was it...and they get hot in the sun...if you get dark carpet too plan on the temp in your livewells to go up more than light colored, as well as the storage boxes...I had a silver and blue Ranger with dark blue carpet and I would open all the storage boxes at the end of the day to let the radiant heat out...they look nice but have a lot of draw backs...oh yeah stay away from east Texas red mud...enjoy what you get !

#11863382 - 10/03/16 10:36 PM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
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Get what you want .

#11863527 - 10/04/16 06:39 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Hog Jaw]
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Originally Posted By: Hog Jaw
Get what you want .
Yep, but what you want will be real hot in the summer and hardest to keep clean. :-)

#11863532 - 10/04/16 06:42 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
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Black cars/boats are really pretty WHEN CLEAN, but my experience, it is hard to keep them clean.
JMO, but I have found white seems to stay cleaner looking longer.

Good luck in your hunt for a new rig. Wish I had that kind of decision

Go with what your head/decision tells you.....
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#11863542 - 10/04/16 06:46 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
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I have had 1 blk boat and I will never own another one, regardless of the deal.
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#11863551 - 10/04/16 06:52 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
big mike Offline
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Registered: 12/19/04
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Loc: forney, tx
Same here. Never again. Not in Texas.

#11863584 - 10/04/16 07:18 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
steve@hydrodynamics Offline
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Registered: 08/25/06
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i have a black and yellow boat.

the yellow part shows a ton more dirt than the black!!!

gray carpet in mine.. same as most every boat out there.. we stand on the deck to fish.. not on the black
part of the boat...jus sayin.

#11863608 - 10/04/16 07:44 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
fouzman Offline

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 46456
Loc: Houston, TX
My last five Skeeters, including my current one, have been black. Not flat black (except the hull) but metal flake (black galaxy). However my cap is platinum mist or silver hologram which is just as reflective as white, looks better and doesn't show dirt like white. I don't find the boat hard to keep clean at all and it has a very distinctive look that I like.
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#11863616 - 10/04/16 07:50 AM Re: Black Boat [Re: Boone921]
WAWI Offline
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Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 20353
Loc: Aledo
Black is beautiful. Especially black rangers.

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