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16x8 glass hull?

Post by crowhater » Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:37 pm

A friend of mine is looking for a new hull to replace his old one and asked me to look around for him, the hull he has now is a 16x7 Rivermaster with a DD500. Who makes the best hull, who has the best price, etc? This is now a tire kicker post, he must get a new hull and he will be purchasing one so any and all help is greatly welcomed. Thanks guys I will check back a little later.
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by Deano » Tue Aug 02, 2016 1:12 pm

In case you don't know, Marty Bray is the man who made the original Rivermaster hull molds.
Those molds, unfortunately are sitting idle and unused in S Florida, the last I knew.

The better news is that Marty has made a new and improved version of the original classic.
His number is all over the board here, you should have no problem finding it if somebody doesn't post it.

I believe Swamphunter is running the exact hull your buddy is looking for. The last time Chuck posted pricing I believe it was 220/foot. That has not changed for a good while so I would expect it could before long. Call him.

There are others, but when I have to replace ours, most likely it will be with a 16' Marty Bray.
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by B-White » Tue Aug 02, 2016 2:10 pm

Jimmy White builds a 16 X 8 also.... 352-481-5180
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by crowhater » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:05 pm

I like the Rivermaster hull but I do with it had a little taller transom. This boat is used on the River and it is used on the Bay for duck hunting. When running in chop that low transom tends to let water in.
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Post by Olf Art » Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:56 pm

B-White wrote:Jimmy White builds a 16 X 8 also.... 352-481-5180
Amen ..... only call you need to make.
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Post by Olf Art » Tue Aug 02, 2016 8:56 pm

B-White wrote:Jimmy White builds a 16 X 8 also.... 352-481-5180
Amen ..... only call you need to make.
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by Big Casino » Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:25 pm

Crow

Call me Brother, you still got my number? Marty's fiberglass hulls are far SUPERIOR in quality of product, workmanship, and ride. I have no interest in starting "Glass Warfare" but I'm not gonna back down from speakin my mind.... Ive rode the others referenced here .... they don't compare (Fact) ... so you will need to make more than one call !!!

Yes you may pay a touch more and wait a bit longer, but you know the old saying (...You get what you pay for...)
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Tue Aug 02, 2016 9:53 pm

X2

Marty Bray is honest as they come, he builds a strong solid boat. Been in both and the Rivermaster don't flinch, flex and bend in the chop.

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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by crowhater » Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:41 pm

Thanks for all the help guys, does anyone have Marties number?
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by Big Casino » Wed Aug 03, 2016 12:51 pm

crowhater wrote:Thanks for all the help guys, does anyone have Marties number?
Just sent you a PM with info
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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by Bdriller » Wed Aug 03, 2016 1:04 pm

I just had a new 16' marty bray deliverd in texas extended deck,rod boxes, I'm extremely impressed no wood in the boat stringers are lifetime, 20 and 1/2 transom

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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:14 pm

Did you get a naked weight on that new Bray hull DRILLER???

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Re: 16x8 glass hull?

Post by Bdriller » Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:34 pm

No sir I do not know the weight.

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