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View Poll Results: Favorite Boat Manufacturer
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Yellowfin 3 75.00%
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Mako 0 0%
Donzi 0 0%
Fountain 0 0%
Pro-line 1 25.00%
Carolina skiff 0 0%
Jupiter 0 0%
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Old 09-09-2008, 11:45 AM
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There are a lot of similarities between Scout and Key West, I was told that the guy who originally founded Scout left and founded Key West. One of my fishing partners has a Scout 162 with the air assist hull (on smaller models), it performs great until you get in a tailwater with generators on, where it is almost impossible to keep it in a straight line in swirling water. A comparable Scout version of my model would have been ~ 3K more in price. They are however great boats!

We fish a lot around Beaufort, and see a lot of Scouts in the bay and marsh. There is a Key West dealer on Lady's Island, Butler Marine, so a lot more of those are showing up. I saw a lot of Key Wests out in Destin last fall.
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Old 09-09-2008, 12:43 PM
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key west does make a good boat.
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