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    Hey! New to this!

    Just wanted to say Hey! I'm new to this forum and was interested in getting a jet ski... any ideas? I'll be in the Destin/Pensacola area in July!


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    Welcome to the Forum FATASS!

    In the market for a ski? Look around, ask questions, etc...You got a LOT of choices....but choose wisely ...What is your previous experience on watercraft?

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    Don't go to a yamaha dealer and ask to see his jet skis. My brother went to a sea doo dealer and asked to see the wave runners, they were like, sorry, we don't have any.... Sea doo's are sea doos, Yamaha are wave runners and Kawasaki are jet skis. Sometimes they are anal about it.

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    Welcome to the forum!! Each brand has it's own selling points, I own a Sea-Doo RXP and have been real happy with it. I have 10 years riding experience, here's a list of the good and bad for ski's i've riden.

    RXP

    good

    sporty looks
    easily to modify
    Big horsepower
    sport bike handling in smooth water

    Bad

    Beat you to death in chop
    wet ride

    Kawi 250X

    good

    Works well in chop
    Decent power for big boat
    sporty looks
    Handles well for big boat
    dry ride

    Bad

    Boat is huge to me
    Heavy
    hard to read gauges in direct sunlight



    GPR

    Good

    Great hull
    Handles good

    Bad

    Under powered

    Honda 12X

    Good

    realiblity

    Bad

    way under powered

    These are the only ski's i've ridden, the RXP is my fav but it's not for everyone.

    Alex

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    Thanks for all the advice.. yea my boyfriend (altezza01) has 07 GP1300R and it's nice, but I prefer to have something with a reverse. I'm new to this water sports (I'm from Seattle-- more experience with snow and rain ).. I was thinking of getting a superjet, but he talked me out of it.. so jet ski it is..

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    Quote Originally Posted by moveyourfatass View Post
    my boyfriend (altezza01) has 07 GP1300R
    I sure hope you're a woman...

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    lol~ so silly.. yes I am..

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    Quote Originally Posted by moveyourfatass View Post
    lol~ so silly.. yes I am..
    good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fullboogie View Post
    I sure hope you're a woman...
    I think that the avitar was a give away...

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    I thought so too...

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