WTB Centre Console

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Sold my boat and looking to replace it with something that is easy to launch/retrieve single handed. Was leaning towards an
FC 500 or 535 but still open minded.
Extras live bait tank, capstan, clears, good sounder/plotter, 4 stroke a bonus.
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Highly recommend a 535 if you can find one Dave. Great little boats.
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Cheers Kev. Just missed one last week at a dealer in Akld. Only had 122hrs on the clock and went for 36.5k.
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No mate I haven't. Certainly happy to give it some thought.

Brief glance at those cuddy hulls look like my old Kingfisher.
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FC535. Sorted.

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Looks good mate
Those that say it can't be done are being overtaken by those doing it.
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You won't regret it Dave. Is it the stock standard with the 60HP CT Merc?
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Rgr that mate. Really impressed how well it towed.
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You'll be more impressed the way it handles Dave. Had mine just over two years and done over 200 hours. I honestly believe in a moderate head chop it is smoother than the 620 Senator. Bloody site cheaper to run and more fishing room as well. Can't see me changing any time soon.
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I've done 5 trips on my FC560 Centre Console. Happy with it so far. Does seem to ride well as described and very dry for a centre console. Haven't got wet yet! 

EDIT: I'm aware that people are hugely biased towards boats they have just spent a heap of cash on, but I'm speaking as I find. If there was something major I didn't like, I'd say so. 
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Cheers team. Hopefully I get out next Monday or Tuesday. I'll put a report in the Tairua thread in the fishing trip section. Can't wait to get into the silver and blacks.
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