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Stratos & Phoenix..? #14074503 07/27/21 11:15 AM
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They sure do look similar in ways. Is there any relation in the Stratos Evolutions and Phoenix boats?

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I don’t see any similarities, other the the graphics are similar”ish” on the sides. Now the Vexus glass boats resemble the Stratos.

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Originally Posted by DCott
They sure do look similar in ways. Is there any relation in the Stratos Evolutions and Phoenix boats?

I believe the owner of Phoenix was with Earl Bentz at Stratos, I do see some characteristics of the Stratos in the Phoenix boats.


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Originally Posted by Happykamper
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They sure do look similar in ways. Is there any relation in the Stratos Evolutions and Phoenix boats?

I believe the owner of Phoenix was with Earl Bentz at Stratos, I do see some characteristics of the Stratos in the Phoenix boats.


The founders of Phoenix all came from Stratos. The started in the the old Bumble Plant with their molds and a year or two later came out with new new models and hulls.

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What are the similarities?

Re: Stratos & Phoenix..? [Re: DCott] #14074669 07/27/21 01:54 PM
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The older '07-'10 models do share a lot of similarities. But they are not similar at all anymore. Not sure Stratos even makes a model over 18 feet long anymore. If they do I haven't seen it anywhere online or in stores.


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Originally Posted by Fishinfellow
The older '07-'10 models do share a lot of similarities. But they are not similar at all anymore. Not sure Stratos even makes a model over 18 feet long anymore. If they do I haven't seen it anywhere online or in stores.



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Originally Posted by tmd11111
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They sure do look similar in ways. Is there any relation in the Stratos Evolutions and Phoenix boats?

I believe the owner of Phoenix was with Earl Bentz at Stratos, I do see some characteristics of the Stratos in the Phoenix boats.


The founders of Phoenix all came from Stratos. The started in the the old Bumble Plant with their molds and a year or two later came out with new new models and hulls.


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They were/ are both made in Tennessee... Clouse came from Stratos???... Dan


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Originally Posted by tmd11111
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They sure do look similar in ways. Is there any relation in the Stratos Evolutions and Phoenix boats?

I believe the owner of Phoenix was with Earl Bentz at Stratos, I do see some characteristics of the Stratos in the Phoenix boats.


The founders of Phoenix all came from Stratos. The started in the the old Bumble Plant with their molds and a year or two later came out with new new models and hulls.

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I know this doesn’t really mean much but I thought I would just add that the owner of Phoenix, Gary Clouse, worked for Earl at Stratos then he worked for him at Triton. If I remember correctly, he was VP of Sales.


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Don’t look anything like a Stratos to me

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Don’t look anything like a Stratos to me

I think it has some similarities to the earlier Stratos boats.


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Don’t look anything like a Stratos to me

Yes it does, climb in one. If you knew Stratos in the days that the Clouse crew was there, there is a ton on Stratos DNA in a Phoenix. They are the love child of Stratos and Bumble Bee.

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You need to look at some of the first few years of Phoenix. They were very close to Stratos.

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