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Old    LKA (lka__supra24ssv)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-09-2011, 4:33 PM Reply   
Looking for input on the Supra 242. Any feedback compared to the 24SSV? I am not looking now, but will be down the road. I have searched the forum and not much posted about the 242.
Old    TN22            07-10-2011, 11:39 AM Reply   
Since nobody on here wants to answer you try here.

http://www.supraboats.com/bbs/
Old    Cody (loudontn)      Join Date: Feb 2005       07-11-2011, 5:21 AM Reply   
The 242 is alot roomier than my 24SSV, the cabin area seems like it belongs to a boat 2 or 3 feet longer than mine. I've not rode behind one, however, so I can't speak to the wake.
Old    Jeff Newton (jnewton7)      Join Date: Jun 2005       07-12-2011, 7:13 AM Reply   
Ive ridden behind one a couple times....very nice wake...it drove really nice too for a big boat. I know they had 1000 lb bags on each side of the motor and the front internal filled with about 500lbs in it....they said it liked alot of rear weight.....the sweet spot was about 82.5
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-12-2011, 7:29 AM Reply   
I have not really seen anyone on here with one yet. There are a few folks on Supraboats.com that have them. I have checked them out quite a bit. They are sweet. They are much larger inside as Cody said. Tons and tons of room to lounge out. I love the raked front look on the water too. If I could fit one in my garage, I would have to consider one. I have not spent any time on the water with one, but did snap a pic a few weeks ago of one on the water at AWS boat buyers reunion.
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Old    Jeff Newton (jnewton7)      Join Date: Jun 2005       07-12-2011, 8:54 AM Reply   
Here are a few that ive seen....the owners ive talked to said they drove better than the 22
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Old    Brett Yates (polarbill)      Join Date: Jun 2003       07-12-2011, 9:03 AM Reply   
Wow, I am really not a fan of that boats overall lines. It looks like a MB SLC, which in my opinion is a terrible thing. Way too roundy(is that a word) or bubbly and the gelcoat pattern makes it look even worse. It looks like a big old slug sitting in the water.
Old    Nauti 210 (brett33)      Join Date: Apr 2011       07-12-2011, 9:04 AM Reply   
i saw that black and green 242 at BROstock. real sick boat
Old    Brendan (kybool)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-12-2011, 11:45 AM Reply   
Dislike.

Is that nose for stabbing dolphins or something? Reminds me of the old Ski Centurion ski boats.
Old    Darren Yearsley (ralph)      Join Date: Apr 2002       07-12-2011, 12:11 PM Reply   
Really? I think its one of the best looking boats on the water.
Old    J D (jeff_mn)      Join Date: Jul 2009       07-12-2011, 12:42 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by ralph View Post
Really? I think its one of the best looking boats on the water.
this
Old    Nu Bu (05mobiuslsv)      Join Date: Apr 2006       07-12-2011, 4:57 PM Reply   
I feel for the dude that puts any weight in the nose of that thing. Little to much rake for my taste, but that's about the only thing I don't care for on the boat.
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-12-2011, 5:29 PM Reply   
The boat is really not raked as much as it looks. It is a bit of an illusion cause of the gel coat. It is raked, just like all supra's are (with exception to the 21v). I dont think it is that susceptible for dunking, but I really don't have any experience with it. Here is the LF boat and it is solid color (wrapped) so gives you a bit better idea.
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Old    MD (monroeyd)      Join Date: Jun 2006       07-12-2011, 11:14 PM Reply   
I think the boat looks sik as well. From what newton says it likes weight in the rear so perhaps that would make dunking less of an issue. My '06 is a little raked too and when weighted it's ridin' low upfront. Not a big deal if the driver is aware of it.
Old    Wotan (wotan)      Join Date: Jul 2008       07-13-2011, 8:19 AM Reply   
I saw and sat in one this weekend. I was amazed with the interior. Unfortunately, I didn't get to see anyone ride behind it but all the reports are that it was better than the 22SSV which he had before (and the 24SSV which he had before that.)

Old    J D (jeff_mn)      Join Date: Jul 2009       07-13-2011, 8:31 AM Reply   
the Forrest Lake boat is SO hot!
Old    LKA (lka__supra24ssv)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-14-2011, 1:40 AM Reply   
Thanks for info. I will look at these in 2012 for sure.

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