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Old 09-24-2013, 02:53 PM   #21
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Welcome Tarrowood. I purchased a 1986 47' Atlantic trawler in January this year. The Atlantic is a J. Hargrave design as is the Hatteras and I have twin Detroit 671 TA's that are original and run great. Clean fuel and oil is all it takes, and yes you need a pad under them for the drips, but they run great. Pleanty of power but I generally run 6 - 8 knots. Finding the perfect boat might be impossible, unless you have one built. So, be ready to compromise a little and enjoy.
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:33 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by Tarrowood View Post

She insist on a sundeck model with a good amount of outside space to entertain in and or hang out. I've looked at Grand Banks and hatteras lrc but neither have the required sundeck space. I'm going to look at a president this weekend but haven't read much good or bad about these boats. All comments and suggestions are welcome. Looking in price range up to 100k.

The bow often makes a nice sundeck.

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