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Opinions on Triumph boats?

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I've been looking for a Ranger Reata, Crestliner Sportfish, or Lund Fisherman and I came across a Triumph 191 Fish and ski. I don't know a lot about them, apparently they're made from a special plastic type material, not fiberglass.

Anyone have any opinions on them, good or bad.

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I was looking through my paper from last weekend. I think some of the local Lund and Ranger dealers had a good deal advertised on a Ranger Reatta. 28k for 1850 with Yamaha 150 (>10k off)? I always thought they were priced higher.

Seems like a good deal to me. Similarly sized Lunds were priced more or comparable.

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Trimphs HSOforum lists it at just over $40k with the Yamaha 150 and some other options. Which I can't believe. At that price I'd take the ranger for sure.

I'm not looking at buying new, I saw a one owner 2004 for sale that has peaked my intrest.

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I looked at their HSOforum as well and it looks like a very tough and well made boat. I'd say it's worth a look and a test drive if the asking price is in your budget. Be sure to crawl in and under everything to see the workmanship in the rigging. That's a sign of care and good manufacturing process.

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I looked into them a few years ago, they were called "Logic" boats at that time. Then I nearly bought a 17 footer a couple years ago while looking for a center console. They get fair reviews on the boat sites...pluses would be toughness, lower cost vs. gel coated boats of similar quality; minuses...hulls tend to warp sometimes, finish isn't as smooth as gel coat, general fit and finish isn't top shelf. Even so, I'd have bought the one I looked at for the price, but it was a size smaller than I was looking for.

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there tough, you can beat them with a bat, and nothing is goign to happen to them. You dont have to have a bigger motor on them either, becuase they plan faster then fiberglass. There a awesome reort boat, and alot of the resorts up north and in canada are using them becuase they last forever!

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