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  • 293 Mako 1995

    Looking at a 1995 mako 293

    Has twin 250 Yams 2007 4 strokes

    New electronics and sound system.

    New gauges, electronics, etc.

    New gas tank and brand new trailer.

    Any one been on the 293 pre Tracker time?

    Any opinions or things I should look for, price point?

    Here is a link to the boat

    http://miami.craigslist.org/mdc/boa/...729173362.html
    Brian Goolsby

  • #2
    I've never been on one, but I have heard they do pretty well in a head sea and have great accommodations IMO. You can ask Brett, Mako Marine's founder's son in the History Q&A thread. His username is TrippleBogey.
    1978 Mako 25 - Blind Hog
    1985 Mako 20c - sold
    Fort Walton Beach, FL
    http://www.classicmako.com/forum/top...TOPIC_ID=42841

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    • #3
      There is one similar in CA for less than half that price. Not updated like this one but for about $36K less you can buy what you need
      1984 Mako 238 WA [br]2015 Suzuki 250 APX[br]Central PA/OCMD[br]http://www.classicmako.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=35081[br]

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      • #4
        Dad had a '99, so it was Tracker era. Boat was a absolute tank in head seas. Quartering following seas was interesting. Lots of weight up high in that boat, raised helm area, high cabin, high COG. The boat would bow steer. Combine that deep V and high COG, it's an uneasy feeling when it starts that.

        I love a walkaround for protection from the elements. But I'd have to say I wouldn't buy a 293. I'd sacrifice in head sea ride for all the other rides and stability and go with a more of a mod V like a Grady. Or in a deep V, go with a CC for the lower COG. Just my $0.02.

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