Marc Floyd's new ride

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Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Shawn McNew » July 8th, 2014, 12:24 pm

Hey Marc......waiting......
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » July 8th, 2014, 4:06 pm

Been looking at 24' Bay Boats since boat show in January and finally pulled the trigger on a Sea Hunt BX24BR. Bought it at Legendary Marine in Destin and ran it over the 4th at PC Beach and it does exactly what I want. It handles the water great and has a smooth ride. The T-top has a mist system which I thought was a great idea. Lots of tackle storage and a 5 gallon bucket holder in the rear. 3 recirculating lives wells with 28 gallon being the largest. Will be going back to Destin in a month or so for the power pole to be added as they are on back order or something right now. Hope to break it in now on some fresh water in the next week or so. Here are some photos.
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Mike Ward » July 8th, 2014, 4:12 pm

That's an awesome boat - and love the dark hull - not that I'm biased with my BX24 :) Sea Hunt makes a great boat and more importantly they stand behind it - been very happy with mine so far.

I wish they had had the BR console when I got mine as I would have loved the added storage space.... though you lose the side-console rod holders which are handy at times....

28 gal is the largest? Which one? The rear deck center livewell on mine (2010) is speced at 39 gal. Of course it is just for storage of my deep water pump, some spare filters, dock fenders, etc.... You say "A" 5-gal bucket storage - just one? The 2010 had that on each side..... great place for the cast-net and one for planer board storage. (Edit: oh - I see that now have tackle tray storage in the other.... cool)

Are you planning to use the leaning post livewell for your bait tank? If so, how you going to filter it? I considered getting that when I got mine but decided it was too much hassle to re-engineer it so I went with a custom leaning post and a SBT-II. Of course, if you just get all your bait at the Soup then you probably don't need to worry about it :chef:
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » July 8th, 2014, 4:51 pm

I may be wrong on capacities. Most of the bait I use is from Shawn and I will be taking it to the soup soon to see if there is a way to filter the rear 2 tanks. Look forward to figuring it all out. I thought you had this boat as well. What type rod holders did you go with for down line?

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Shawn McNew » July 8th, 2014, 4:56 pm

MarcFloyd wrote:... I will be taking it to the soup soon to see if there is a way to filter the rear 2 tanks. Look forward to figuring it all out. I thought you had this boat as well.
I'd love to cut your new boat all up putting filters in it. :chef:
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » July 8th, 2014, 5:04 pm

I'd love to cut your new boat all up putting filters in it. :chef:[/quote]

You put screws in the skiff when it was new to hold the SBTII. Figure I will let you look at this one as well.

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Steve Hightower » July 8th, 2014, 7:15 pm

Man what a sweet ride. Congrats!
That Yamaha 300 makes me drool.
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Tyler Early » July 8th, 2014, 8:00 pm

You can try, but ya can't hide money! Sweet boat! I've enjoyed fishing off of mwards. Definitely a good setup for Striper fishing.
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Bob Burnley » July 8th, 2014, 9:32 pm

Wow that boat looks awesome. The only thing I would add is bunch of young ladies in bikinis!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Mike Ward » July 8th, 2014, 11:45 pm

MarcFloyd wrote: What type rod holders did you go with for down line?
Cabela's (Scotty) QuickDraw's with the circle flush mounts. Remove the gunnel rod inserts and speakers and then use your Stretch Armstrong arms to reach as far forward / aft as you can. I have the Scotty gimbal adapters to use in the forward "trolling" rod holders - use the rear trolling rod holders for my float rods.

Have one more set forward that I installed by reaching through the forward speaker holes.
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I can fish 14 rods in holders before putting any in the t-top or leaning post

If you install the StructureScan xducer with that HDS touch, no NOT install it here
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Mine are now here (left to right - SS xducer, Airmar P66, Lowrance 83/200). I lose SS at speed above about 7 mph but don't need/use it above that speed anyway
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » July 9th, 2014, 12:05 am

Thanks Mike. Looks like I have some work to do. Structure scan will be installed when the power pole comes in. I have through hull mount which seems to work like a charm. Thanks for the photos.

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by David Powell » July 9th, 2014, 9:31 am

That is such a beautiful boat Marc! Congratulations on it!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » July 9th, 2014, 6:15 pm

Thanks fellow soupers.

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Arnie Davis » July 11th, 2014, 10:11 am

Nice ride dude :tupl:

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Roland Zamorano » July 14th, 2014, 8:06 am

Wow thats a nice boat. Congrats Marc!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by John Trembley » July 15th, 2014, 6:48 am

Marc - IF YOU JOIN US AT THE SSTG THIS OCTOBER 24-26 I will provide dinner to all participants on the Friday Night of October 24th!
IF YOU DO NOT JOIN US AT THE SSTG, I WILL NOT PROVIDE DINNER!
I WANT TO SEE YOUR YACHT IN PERSON!!! What a sweet ride. Congratulations.

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Hey SSTG patrons, come on...ENCOURAGE MARC to join us. All you need do is post "pressure filled posts to him" :crazy: for a free meal!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » July 15th, 2014, 2:00 pm

John Trembley wrote:Marc - IF YOU JOIN US AT THE SSTG THIS OCTOBER 24-26 I will provide dinner to all participants on the Friday Night of October 24th!
IF YOU DO NOT JOIN US AT THE SSTG, I WILL NOT PROVIDE DINNER!
I WANT TO SEE YOUR YACHT IN PERSON!!! What a sweet ride. Congratulations.

John Trembley

Hey SSTG patrons, come on...ENCOURAGE MARC to join us. All you need do is post "pressure filled posts to him" :crazy: for a free meal!
I am not too good with pressure :paci: I will come this year so all can eat.

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Shawn McNew » July 16th, 2014, 6:55 pm

Boy, that was tough....talk about crumbling under pressure! :bounce:

I saw the new boat in person and that thing looks like a 28 footer! Hard to believe it's only 2 feet longer than my jon boat. REAL sweet ride Mr. Floyd. Let's get a bunch of big striper slime in it!
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Jonathanharrison » August 28th, 2014, 8:51 am

pimp !

i want a boat half way between your rig and the soup rig
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Jay Garrell » August 28th, 2014, 9:27 am

The Carolina flair they put on the front of their boats is super sexy. Congratulations on a new ride :hellyea:
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by MarcFloyd » December 26th, 2015, 10:40 pm

Update on my ride. It has been kind of a running joke with my son and daughter and their friends that fishing was real expensive. Even random people will say hey man that a nice looking boat and I bet it is real expensive to operate. I just nod my head and smile. Well all the jokes aside, I got a huge surprise from my son this Christmas as he took it to the next level and name my boat and had it put on our boat. He even had me a hat made. At 1st I thought that it sounded kind of big shot asshole conceited, but if you know me it is far from that and just a great family joke.
Welcome to REEL EXPEN$IVE fishing. It will more than likely be a great joke when we pull up beside a 30' center console with 4 300's on it and they look at the name and laugh but my son says he can add another sticker which say (KNOT) REEL EXPEN$IVE for the salt . The boat has been excellent and better than I expected in both fresh and salt water. It handles the salt very good up to 3-4 foot seas, but I prefer under 2 foot seas. Great striper boat and easy to tow. Very stable boat. Hope you like the name as this was a great Christmas gift from a great son(with a sense of humor).

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Mike Ward » December 26th, 2015, 11:14 pm

Love it!
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Steve Hightower » December 27th, 2015, 1:14 am

Awesome!
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Randy Roy » December 27th, 2015, 4:07 am

That is a great name Marc and a very cool gift idea by your son. I may have to borrow the idea and name mine REEL DIRTY

Love that boat!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Steve Gordon » December 27th, 2015, 8:47 am

That's an awesome gift, and great boat name
I'd rather be fishing...even if I don't catch anything!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Russell Dobbs » December 28th, 2015, 10:07 pm

I like that, and killer boat!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Shawn McNew » December 29th, 2015, 9:24 am

HAHA! That is great, I love it! I need to name mine Shaddy Situation or something.
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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Larry Scott » December 29th, 2015, 11:17 am

Showed the pics to the wife....said I could sell her SeaRay 240 sundeck and my G3 1860 for one multipurpose unit. :uhuh: :uhuh: :uhuh: she said

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Chase Corder » December 29th, 2015, 10:19 pm

Shawn McNew wrote:HAHA! That is great, I love it! I need to name mine Shaddy Situation or something.
Yes you do!!

Marc, amazing boat! Congrats!!

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Re: Marc Floyd's new ride

Post by Jay Garrell » January 4th, 2016, 3:45 pm

The fishermen will get it and everyone else.. eh who cares
The tug is the drug!

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