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    Help with boat build

    horsepower is never cheaper than it is when you build a boat. I never heard anyone on this forum ever say their boat has too much power. just my opinion
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    Sub and amp

    I did 2 JL audio marine 10s with a JL marine amp. Sounds fantastic.
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    Q cladded arch light

    Mine was that plug in old style that was on top of my arch, I replaced mine with an all around that does not have to be put in and out.
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    Engine suggestions in a hurry

    i used to have a 2375 gcw arch with a 200 yamaha. boat ran well (wot 39mph). no power steering and did not mind not having it. Long term the horsepower is cheapest when you initially buying the boat. Btw the boat should be easily rerigged with a 200
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    Bennington QX25 Build w/ Mercury 350 or 400

    have you considered the i/o version. I have the big block 502 and would not trade it for anything.
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    My First Pontoon- My first Bennington - and a rookie question!

    I think ceramic pro marine holds up better than sharkhide. just my opinion. I have had both.
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    Still on the fence

    You will use the boat more if it’s sitting in the water.
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    You are going to love the i/o.

    You are going to love the i/o.
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    Cost of Sandblasting Pontoons - Ocean City MD area

    Usually an acid bath and pressure washing will do the trick.
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    New members with new Benny

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    Planning To Order a New Bennington Before Thanksgiving - What Size Motor?

    Probably comes down to preference. Mercury seems to be the standard for I/o and Yamaha for outboards. I have had both. I had a 300 supercharged mercury on my last boat and it never gave a single problem but neither did the 200 Yamaha before that. I switched over to the big block 502 I/O for...
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    SPS vs ESP Performance

    ESP is more about banking turns like a traditional v hull. Speed is similar for the two types.
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    23RFBA delivery in days; couple questions

    The rigger probably just misspoke. Don’t fret changing props is very easy.
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    2014 2275 GCW

    Make an offer contingent on condition and acceptable performance on test drive. Unfortunately dealers get a lot of dreamers and tire kickers.
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