Need some recommendations

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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby bluewater81 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:38 pm

Kimtown wrote:
bowl wrote:Good luck getting a big boat...
Each trip going to Portland or whereber will cost a fair bit ,car fuel ,boat fuel ect how many trips per year will you be able to actually go tuna hunting ....
Rich man's sport is some ways.

Tinny might be tougher ride, but less horse to power it...

Bigger boat = divide costs by more people

Or B=C/P if you want the actual mathematic fishing formula


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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby frozenpod » Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:16 pm

bowl wrote:
Tinny might be tougher ride, but less horse to power it...


Not really the case with a plate boat which would be the only alloy option considered.

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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby smile0784 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:48 pm

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frozenpod wrote:Also keep in mind the bigger the boat the more ongoing costs to maintain it.

The 650F has had 15k spent on it in the last 12 months which should keep it going perfectly for another few years.


What you been doing toit now


Just required maintenance. New brakes, springs plus mounting hard ware, axles, new tyres and new carpet for the bunks on the trailer.

New sounder, batteries x 3, new set of clears, new deck wash pump, new trim tabs ect.

It adds up quick.


Didnt you get clears like 2 years ago?

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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby bowl » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:51 am

Something like thus
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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby smile0784 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:53 am

That doesn't look too bad
Just check for rust in the trailer

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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby frozenpod » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:02 am

smile0784 wrote:
frozenpod wrote:
smile0784 wrote:
frozenpod wrote:Also keep in mind the bigger the boat the more ongoing costs to maintain it.

The 650F has had 15k spent on it in the last 12 months which should keep it going perfectly for another few years.


What you been doing toit now


Just required maintenance. New brakes, springs plus mounting hard ware, axles, new tyres and new carpet for the bunks on the trailer.

New sounder, batteries x 3, new set of clears, new deck wash pump, new trim tabs ect.

It adds up quick.


Didnt you get clears like 2 years ago?


5 years ago, they don't last much longer than that.



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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby frozenpod » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:05 am

bowl wrote:Something like thus
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600F is a small 6m boat. They handle and ride well but they are touch small for the size rating.

Also fitted with a 2 stroke (nothing wrong with a 2 stroke IMO) although the OP was pretty clear on wanting a 4 stroke.

I prefer the 575 which has a self draining deck.

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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby smile0784 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:18 am

bowl wrote:Good luck getting a big boat...
Each trip going to Portland or whereber will cost a fair bit ,car fuel ,boat fuel ect how many trips per year will you be able to actually go tuna hunting ....
Rich man's sport is some ways.

Tinny might be tougher ride, but less horse to power it...


When doing a trip away mates always chip in by how many people coming.
4 ppl =1/4 share for running costs. Fuel car and boat oil, bait, accommodation, bait and shared food. About $150 a day ish.
Practicaly the same when fishing locally but cost are bit lower to cover fuel bait and oil about $40 a day if 2 or 4 people fishing.

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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby bowl » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:47 am

smile0784 wrote:
bowl wrote:Good luck getting a big boat...
Each trip going to Portland or whereber will cost a fair bit ,car fuel ,boat fuel ect how many trips per year will you be able to actually go tuna hunting ....
Rich man's sport is some ways.

Tinny might be tougher ride, but less horse to power it...


When doing a trip away mates always chip in by how many people coming.
4 ppl =1/4 share for running costs. Fuel car and boat oil, bait, accommodation, bait and shared food. About $150 a day ish.

Practicaly the same when fishing locally but cost are bit lower to cover fuel bait and oil about $40 a day if 2 or 4 people fishing.

Yeah mate I get that.....
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Re: Need some recommendations

Postby Kimtown » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:43 pm

frozenpod wrote:
bowl wrote:Something like thus
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Screenshot_20180915-044728.png


600F is a small 6m boat. They handle and ride well but they are touch small for the size rating.

Also fitted with a 2 stroke (nothing wrong with a 2 stroke IMO) although the OP was pretty clear on wanting a 4 stroke.

I prefer the 575 which has a self draining deck.

I'd never go back to a 2 stroke after owning my current Suzuki

I love everything about it



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