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    Posted: 07/22/2020 at 10:21pm
This boat is for sale  18k with trailer..
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New to pontoon boating. Just bought a 22ft regency party barge. Love the sinks consul you show on your post. Can you tell me where I can also git one?

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You're welcome. I just didn't want it sticking out the side.  It would get cought on stuff trying to dock it.

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I have just spent the last hour going thru this thread start to finish and all I can say is AMAZING!!
I do have one question if I could. Why did you mount the trolling motor in the center instead of on the side so it goes across the front when laying down. That is way mine was setup when I bought it and I can not tell a difference in handling when trolling. When I unload the boat I just loosen the collar and raise it all the way up and it is totally out of the way.
Once again thanks for the detail and pictures of your undertaking. It is stunning!!Big smile
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Originally posted by NHMAN NHMAN wrote:


Curious why you are selling it after putting so much work into it??  You did a great job building it and after so much work I can't imagine selling it so quick...
Just the way I am I guess. I love building. I've built 240mph drag race cars and everything else in between. Anyway buy the time i sell it most of the season will be completed. plus I have 3 other boats to get buy withWink

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Originally posted by NH Tooner NH Tooner wrote:

Took the boat out yesterday for our first full day of enjoyment. Boat ran flawlessly for the entire day. Had an awesome time with family and friends, grilling and chilling. and got to see the lights on the water at night.
The lake was very rough from heavy boat traffic but the tritoon showed its worth, never having any trouble handling what it was dealt. All in all its a great ride and I'm very happy with it.


Curious why you are selling it after putting so much work into it??  You did a great job building it and after so much work I can't imagine selling it so quick...
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  Looks awsome with those lights ! Your boat is real nice you should be real proud. Everything is first class and top notch. I'm glad yor hear your enjoying it after all the hard work to get you there. I can't wait to hear how it runs once you get it tweaked, I'm sure it's fast with that big motor !!! Again awsome job that boat looks great !
 
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Originally posted by Mrtoler Mrtoler wrote:

Awesome, lights look sweet! Did you get any more speed #'s or get to mess with the jackplate any?
No, 8 people on the boat and very rough. Tweaking will have to wait.
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Awesome, lights look sweet! Did you get any more speed #'s or get to mess with the jackplate any?
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Took the boat out yesterday for our first full day of enjoyment. Boat ran flawlessly for the entire day. Had an awesome time with family and friends, grilling and chilling. and got to see the lights on the water at night.
The lake was very rough from heavy boat traffic but the tritoon showed its worth, never having any trouble handling what it was dealt. All in all its a great ride and I'm very happy with it.
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Lookin' good! Very cool..Clap

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couple pics at night.
 
 
 
 
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Had to reread your posts and as I thought the fuel tank is located forward rather than at the rear.  Makes lots of difference for weight distribution.  This is also one of the best build from scratch I've seen and one of the best documentations of a build or rebuild.  My hats off to you.  Very well done.  Clap Clap Clap
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Rides lower in the rear but not bad considering 52 gals of fuel, 225 motor, 3 big batteries, 12 gal water tank, 3 gal oil tank, power steering assist pump, 2 water pumps. will get side view pics soon. Been raining ever since I put it in the water. rain for another 4 days.Cry
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Holly cow it does don't it Mike, I LIKE that. Big smile
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That sure rides high.  I like that.  Thumbs Up Thumbs Up
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Lookin' good Dave!! I know you are smiling..Thumbs Up
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The only pic I've gotten in the water so far. More to come.
 
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Congrats on your successful launching!  It sounds like it turned out real well.
 
I'm going to have to make a run up there one of these days to see that beast.
 
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Great news Dave, those are some excellent numbers and like ya say with some more tweaking I'm sure you'll get a few more mph...but I'm impressed already!!!
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Well i got the HIN, registration and bow numbers yesterday. I brought my receipts and a copy of this build to the DMV.They said it was the most detailed documentation of a boat they had seen. I was in and out of there in less than 10 minutes.
I took it out today for its first test ride. It gets up on plane almost instantly. I hit 40 mph going into a 10-15 mph head wind with the 2 parachutes, (i mean bimini tops) up. Water was very choppy.  I rides like a cadillac and with that power assit steering, it turns on a dime. I think its actually "to" easy to turn the wheel.  Motor RPM was 5400 so I may go from a 17" pitch prop to a 15". Also getting alot of water splashing the motor from between the toons so i will make some deflectors for that. I'm happy so far with the performance. Just wish it was calmer water so I could get a better indication of the top end. I'm hoping to get another 8-10 mph with calm water, and tweeking the rpm, jack plate, trim, and prop.
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I got the first step of getting the boat registered today. I had the local police come down and sign off that the boat is a home built boat. Now i need to take my receipts and photos and that paperwork to the DMV tomorrow and they will give me a HIN and bow numbers. Then its off to the lake in the afternoon for its maiden voyage. Beer

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Absolutely beautiful.  You are gonna love using it even more than a new $70K + one because you'll also have the pride of having done it yourself.  (And some cash left in your pocket too...)  I wanna see it in the water, but I bet not nearly as much as you do!  Great job and a great build thread.  I love showing it to people to demonstrate what can be done.  
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I knew this was going to be a beautiful boat when I seen the parts you were using, you boat dosent look like something that has been hacked up and put back together at all....this thing looks like a $70,000 boat just pulling off the showroom floor......GREAT JOB!! If my boat looks half this good when finished I'll be happy, but that's probably not gonna happen..
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