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#12331385 - 07/09/17 07:03 PM New Nitro w/o motor
NickHasty Offline
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Registered: 12/11/11
Posts: 1316
Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
Anyone know if you can buy a new nitro without an outboard. Like the boats but never want a hard to turn over Mercury ever again.

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#12331395 - 07/09/17 07:10 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
ssmith Online   content
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 2803
Loc: scotland tx
you would have to find a dealer that will separate the package for you it is a very tough thing to do same with skeeters an yamahas they come as a rigged package anymore.

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#12331580 - 07/09/17 09:15 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
Cajun Bass Buster Offline
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Registered: 05/10/09
Posts: 500
Loc: Carencro, LA
I would think that would probably be a much more expensive route than purchasing a rigged boat. But I agree, I'm not a big fan of boats that are married to one outboard company. There are still lots of quality boats out there that give you a choice of motor. I'm afraid that with the acquisition of Ranger, Triton, and Stratos by Bass Pro, the options for boats without a Mercury may become even more slim. Just speculation, though.
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#12331621 - 07/09/17 09:58 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
NickHasty Offline
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Registered: 12/11/11
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Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
It's a shame. I had bad experiences w Merc. I won't go back.

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#12331635 - 07/09/17 10:08 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
Jaret Latta Offline
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Must've been real bad cause everyone I know runs a pro xs and loves it.

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#12331650 - 07/09/17 10:19 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
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Registered: 12/29/11
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There are some dealers who have that flexibility and will do it but it will cost you in the long run, but not many want to go through with the hassle of splitting up the package since the total cost of the package has to be accounted for. Having someone that is willing to buy the "take off motor" as a stand alone item will make it easier for the dealer to swallow, otherwise he'd have to shelve the motor and its cost until he ran across someone who wanted to Buy it.
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#12331723 - 07/09/17 11:49 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
NickHasty Offline
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Registered: 12/11/11
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Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
I think a z19 with a 200 sho would be sweeeet

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#12331811 - 07/10/17 06:43 AM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
Stikslinger Offline
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Registered: 06/10/16
Posts: 36
I have a Z19 with 200 Pro XS with 70 hours and it has been perfect.

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#12331822 - 07/10/17 06:53 AM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
Dan A Offline
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Registered: 02/15/08
Posts: 414
Loc: Cincinnati, Oh
Call the factory and let them know what you want... Can't be too hard to pull one off the line before the rigging process... If that fails, you'd probably be better off buying the package and selling the engine yourself... Dan

PS... If you call the factory let us know what they tell you, I'd be interested to know...

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#12331946 - 07/10/17 08:35 AM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
BMCD Offline
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Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3789
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Boat will ship with a motor. Dealer will have to be willing to separate it.


Edited by BMCD (07/10/17 08:36 AM)

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#12331962 - 07/10/17 08:47 AM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
Zebco1961 Offline
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Registered: 04/02/16
Posts: 113
Loc: Palestine TX
Like asking for a ford motor in a chevy and vice versa

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#12332484 - 07/10/17 01:32 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
BigCaseyB206 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/08
Posts: 3130
Loc: Grand Prairie
Originally Posted By: NickHasty
I think a z19 with a 200 sho would be sweeeet
Originally Posted By: NickHasty
I think a z19 with a 200 sho would be sweeeet


Or a Erude G2........ I like having options!

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#12336796 - 07/12/17 09:56 PM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
CorySmith Offline
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Registered: 11/24/10
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Loc: Nacogdoches, TX / South TX
Nick why a nitro? Lol.....cmon man....from a champ to a nitro?!?!
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#12336906 - 07/13/17 12:11 AM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: CorySmith]
NickHasty Offline
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Registered: 12/11/11
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Loc: Yankee Land U.S.A
Originally Posted By: CorySmith
Nick why a nitro? Lol.....cmon man....from a champ to a nitro?!?!


Until your autograph says "pb 13.33 pounds", I've got u beat and ill ride around in whatever I please.

Hopefully charger puts out a 19' champ hull, w a 200 sho

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#12337180 - 07/13/17 08:51 AM Re: New Nitro w/o motor [Re: NickHasty]
bigcat85 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/10
Posts: 1807
Loc: dallas, tx
phoenix 919

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