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Does anyone know if there is a big difference in stability or even ride between the two? We have a 16ft Mod-V with a raised deck and looking for a second boat but there are slim pickin's here in Colorado to choose from.

I am wanting someting around 18ft with a 1 foot or so raised deck. At this size is it even something to think about?
 

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mod-v will ride MUCH better in choppy water!!! Stability should be pretty comprable with that size boat..



 

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Our Mod V has been awesome but there is just not allot of boats around here to pick from or at all. I am just wondering if it worth jumping on a flat bottom if I found one before a Mod V.
 

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Ive personally have no preference i just bought i Flat bottom my self which is a less smoother ride but the price was right and i didnt buy it for the ride i bought it to kill fish :tu:
 

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depends on what you're looking to spend!!



 

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I think it depends more on what type of water you are fishing. I had a SeaArk 1872 modV and kicked myself for not getting a flatbottom instead. We fish in a lot of shallow water and the keel dragged on everything.
 

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I agree with the type of water argument if your beatin banks all night then you can't beat a modv now if your fishings flats and stuff a flatbottom is where it's at both have there pros and cons a mod v has the driving capabilty that a flatbottom only wished it did but a flat bottom the size your talkin about the "fishing"stabilty will be much better. I have found there is no right answer in this sport it's all personal preference
 

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i wouldnt get rid of my flatbottem if some 1 game me triple what i asked
 

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I agree with the type of water argument if your beatin banks all night then you can't beat a modv now if your fishings flats and stuff a flatbottom is where it's at both have there pros and cons a mod v has the driving capabilty that a flatbottom only wished it did but a flat bottom the size your talkin about the "fishing"stabilty will be much better. I have found there is no right answer in this sport it's all personal preference
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just repeating what everyone else has said i know but it just comes down to what the water you shot is

personally for me i cant imagine ever having another true flat bottom my semi will get pretty shallow and i will give up the few places i cant get for the handleing of the semi v on the lakes we sometime shoot
 

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im actually going this weekend to get my flatbottom so ill let ya know my opinion...but i have fished out of a mopd v and she fishes good just not to good in the shallows
 
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