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Old 01-06-2013, 08:15 PM
EricB EricB is offline
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Join Date: Jul 2004
Boat: 77 S&S, 1983 S&& PS, and now a 98 Anniversary S&S LT1 PS
Location: St. Paul, MN & Balsam Lake, WI
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We have a TMC pontoon (built in Poskin, Wi) and bought it used with a 50 Honda. It's 24.5 ft, 2 toons and a nice interior. Not lavish, but nice and clean. Since we already had a ski boat, we did not feel like we needed any more "omph" than the Honda would provide.
The pontoonie is a 1998, and it looks almost brand new. Just take care of it an it will last. Honda engine has given no problems at all. Interior is original, has a treated plywood deck with no soft spots. But we have gone through 3 covers. Dont ride hard-put away wet.
Bottom line is if you use it alot with kids (as a swim raft) and it's your only boat, then spend more. If it's not, find a good used one an it can fill the bill.
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