Parker Yahoo Group Archived Messages

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157 Greg Re: New Owners of 2529 XL 5/5/2004 21:37:00

Congrats! Robin is correct about the performance in flat water.

The only thing that is slightly annoying on my 2001 2520xl is that
the molding inside the cabin works it way loose in rough water. The
screws come out and I can never get them to stay back in. I am
trying several things, even glue.


--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=YU5p5DapboHR8NqSSwlgOymqJQCiMh1OR-xgXjGL3K5wBnibtkgWWL8LaqkOShc6btkRRnihboeot38T2aIlElxMJfU">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "lavashoreman" <cjbar@a...>
wrote:
> Hello to All:
>
> First time poster and new owner of an XL with F225. Have had it in
> the water for all of 10 days and very happy so far (except that no
> Danforth except the small S600 will fit in the locker without
cutting
> it down and/or grinding flats on the stock... realize that if
that's
> our worst problem we will be very lucky)
> The neatest option we have is a very slick second station factory-
> mounted on the bulkhead instead of the usual free-standing one. It
> was a special order that the dealer had not seen before, but he is
> now impressed. Same cost as the usual second station location.
> Robin claims this rig will cruise at about 25mph at 4000rpm, with
> about 40 mph at WOT. What is the real world experience of XL/F225
> owners?
> Any other comments or tips from experienced Paker owners would be
> greatly appreciated. Our previous boat was a G-W 226 before
> we "upgraded" to the Parker to extend the fishing season here in
the
> Northeast (NJ).
>
> Jim