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12 247 to 17 23LSV Thoughts?


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Considering a 2017 23 LSV.  It has Plug and Play and the 410 with high altitude prop.  Coming from a 2012 247 with PNP and the 409.   Obviously gaining surf gate and PW2.  Losing some room.  We usually have a small crew so not really worried about space.  Thoughts?

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Without any other details my two cents is go for the newer boat.  There are so many other enhancements and upgrades over 2012.    Get a test drive to see if you can live with the power and RPM when fully loaded for surfing.  Any pictures or other info would be helpful as well.  

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Don’t think I’ll be disappointed in power. Essentially the same as my 247 which typically has enough.  When all ballast full including the 1100 pnp it’s not terrible. Been a few times when loaded w people I needed more but we usually have a small crew. 

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i have a 23 and want a 247...  i think boat size is similar to money.  if you don't have it you're just fine and not affected, but once you get a taste its hard to go backwards from it. I couldn't go back down from a 247 even if i didn't need it all the time just knowing Its there when you do.

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