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Old 09-07-2016, 12:02 AM   #59
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Originally Posted by Ka_sea_ta View Post
OA started manufacturing smaller boats in Mainland China in the early 2000's...They marketed them under the Altus Brand.... The first were so bad the ceased production for a few years until they could train the yard workers (change the the culture from quantity to quality) Market value of used Altus boat reflects these issues... This is the reason for the initial post.... I assume Mainland China boats have improved quality but the early boats may have some early production problems as the early 80's boats from Taiwan..
I think you'd have to specify the boat. I'd never heard of Altus so can't comment on them but assume what you're saying is right. I don't know of similar issues with any of the brands I'm familiar with but I can't swear there were never any in their early days.
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