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skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by burnzie » Wed Dec 02, 2009 6:16 am

Looking at buying either skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax at the beginning of next year for some bream comps and was wondering which boat or motor people would recommend. any other boats people recommend would be a great help.
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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by feeds » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:43 am

I was at a nitro dealer on the gold coast a couple weeks ago and after talking to them they said they are starting to go away from nitro boats and get more into triton. So if you were going to buy it from them I would go skeeter instead. Only ever heard good things about Josh and the guys from skeeter. Also I thought it was a bit slack that the dealer on the gold coast wouldn't even give me a brochure of the triton bass boat range. I have a nitro 640lx and love it.

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Nguy » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:47 am

There are lots of used boats at the moment, and some real good deals to, oh i have a skeeter ZX190 for sale at a great price :lol:

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Post by Steve Morgan » Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:53 am

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by dropshot66 » Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:48 am

I have a Nitro 640, and love it.......... been the best investment I have made for my fishing expriences. The comfort and movability of the boat is awesome, I haven't really driven a Skeeta but would think they would be just as great mate.. Good luck in your choice but don't think you can go wrong......

Check out this link,

http://www.youtube.com/my_videos

we have a few you tube clips of myself and my team mate fishing out of the Nitro 640

Good luck and Happy fishing

Cheers Daz

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Billy K » Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:40 pm

Burnzie,

Check this out :

http://www.tournamentboats.com.au/viewl ... p?view=338

All you need to do is add water. Oh and did I mention the price is negotiable as well ?

Feel free to call me on 0417 200 190.

Chop :)

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by BJ » Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:53 pm

I don't think you can go wrong with a Skeeter. I have a ZX190 with the 150 HO ETec and I am very impressed.

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by fishconnect » Wed Dec 02, 2009 7:55 pm

burnzie,

It's like being a ford or holden man!

They are both great boats and noone can build boats like the yanks!

I have a Nitro 640 90hp optimax and it is a great boat but I would definatly look at other brands when upgrade time comes.
If anything the nitro is slower out of the hole but has a faster top speed, infact mine just catches up with Britto's Skeeter and he has a 115hp. I have heard really good thigs about how Josh at Skeeter looks after his customers (and they have a owners skeeter tournament - something the other brands don't do!).

would recomend both!

Jay

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by burnzie » Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:18 am

thanks for all the posts,
much difference between the optimax motor or the etec motor
thanks

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Bean » Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:43 pm

burnzie wrote:thanks for all the posts,
much difference between the optimax motor or the etec motor
thanks
There is a great little triton that I saw for sale on breammaster at the moment http://www.breammaster.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27085 From what I have seen tritons seem to leave skeeter and nitro in their wake when it comes to rough water handling, fitout, and general quality.

And the difference between Etec and opti is reliability, Opti having lots, and Etec having not much.

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Nguy » Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:41 pm

I will take a skeeter over a triton any day, fitout and finish are way ahead of tritons (sorry Dan)

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Bruce Anderson » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:08 pm

N Guy,

:roll: :roll: :roll:
Do you want me to punch him Dan

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Bean » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:15 pm

Nguy wrote:I will take a skeeter over a triton any day, fitout and finish are way ahead of tritons (sorry Dan)

Maybe you have blinkers on like all the other brainwashed folk :lol:

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by leelee » Mon Dec 07, 2009 6:44 pm

Bean wrote:Maybe you have blinkers on like all the other brainwashed folk :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Couldn't agree more

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Nguy » Mon Dec 07, 2009 7:59 pm

Each to there own i guess, i have owned a Nitro, and i would not own another.

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by RichP » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:43 pm

We might have blinkers on but we know they are made of glass not wood LOLOLOLOLOL :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by leelee » Mon Dec 07, 2009 9:51 pm

RichP wrote:We might have blinkers on but we know they are made of glass not wood LOLOLOLOLOL :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:

Rich
But the wood helps them cut through 30cm chop where some others struggle :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by RichP » Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:11 pm

Hey Lee

What do you reckon ?
Should we both get a video camera and tape ourselves hitting our boats with a hammer. And then we can see what really is the best Hahaha :twisted: :roll: :lol:
Rich

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Bean » Mon Dec 07, 2009 10:15 pm

RichP wrote:We might have blinkers on but we know they are made of glass not wood LOLOLOLOLOL :lol: :lol: :lol: :wink:

Rich
Wood is good, Infact Balsa is still one of the best boat building materials around when used properly in hand laid hull.
Chooper gun= wood not so good.

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by leelee » Mon Dec 07, 2009 11:20 pm

RichP wrote:Hey Lee

What do you reckon ?
Should we both get a video camera and tape ourselves hitting our boats with a hammer. And then we can see what really is the best Hahaha :twisted: :roll: :lol:
Rich
No lets hit other peoples boat with hammers to see which is best as there is no point ruining ours :mrgreen:

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by Nguy » Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:34 am

I think i have started some thing now :lol: , guys i was just having a shot at a good mate about the tritons, and Bruce, have you taken your pills?

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by leelee » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:02 am

Nguy wrote:I think i have started some thing now :lol: , guys i was just having a shot at a good mate about the tritons, and Bruce, have you taken your pills?
Its all good mate, I always stir Rich about his boat :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by burnzie » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:43 am

sorry guys didnt think it would be such a sensitive topic

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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by scott19 » Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:13 pm

Burnzie , I have sold Nitros for over the last three Years and have sold lots of them , Almost all the people I have sold them too are very happy with the boats.
I own a Nitro 640 for over two years and love it , I find the 640 is the best size of boat for my style of bream fishing and it handles the rough water really good , (just ask Darren love and Simon Saint :lol: ) The top end speed is amazing for a 90HP Optimax and like a few guys said before I over take bigger boats with bigger HP all the time.
The only down side is taking off to get one plane but over time with differnt driving styles and set up its great.
I have drivin the bigger one like the Z7 and etc and I would have to say there one of best boats I have ever been in and I have been in alote of differnt brands.

But now at my work were have gone away from Nitros and now the Triton Dealer for Aus, the reason why we have done this is becasue we had hassles with the Importer and we could not get the stock and parts we needed for our customers. As a Triton dealer we can order boats and part direct from the factory , Triton is owned by Brunswick corp who owns Mercury witch is the biggest marine corp in the world , Boats have no wood so the boats lighter and longer gives you more top end speed and more room .


If you like to know more info about Nitros or Tritons call me ..

Scott..
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Re: skeeter with 90 etec or nitro with 90 optimax

Post by lastcast » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:57 pm

Scott whats a trtion is it a new brand from the states?????? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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