small Megabass boat?

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small Megabass boat?

Post by unaffiliated » Sun Jan 21, 2007 10:30 pm

how can i get this in North America?:

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by iangler » Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:26 pm

your only option is to buy it in japan and crate it over ;)
I doubt any of the exporters will be willing to arrange to send this over to the US. First of all, only a limited number of retailers exist, and it takes months before you can actually buy it (waiting list). I'm actually thinking of buying the non-Megabass version of the boat.
It's called the "Focus Pointer" and version 2 that's coming out this year, 12~3ft boat made out of carbon fiber rated at 20hp, and so light that it can be hand carried :shock: :shock: :shock: (yes, ultimate car topper)

Can't wait to try it out in those hard to get your boat in secret bass ponds ;)

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Here's a link to the manufacturer
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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by Cal » Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:27 pm

iangler wrote: and so light that it can be hand carried :shock: :shock: :shock:
carry on luggage? ;)
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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by Itchy » Mon Jan 22, 2007 7:43 am

have a carpenter build it from a jon boat..

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Post by raul » Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:08 am

Nope, no carpenter, you can make it on your own with 3-4 mm aluminum sheet, L shaped aluminum strips and rivets, you´ll save yourself a ton of weight and aluminum won´t rot ever. That´s what I´m doing to mine, I spent $170 in aluminum, $100 in carpet and turned my 12 ft jonboat into a 12 ft deck. Since I have to flip it in order to cartop it I´m not going to add the bow mount TM.

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Re: small Megabass boat? Not the same size but cool !!!!!

Post by Ranger 619VS » Mon Jan 22, 2007 12:58 pm

Hey Guys,


The megabass Jon boat / bass boat was cool. Check out the link to these rigs..........I like them. To bad it would cost nearly as much as my Ranger 619VS to import................. http://www.souther.org/395/index.htm


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Post by Nautilus » Wed Jan 24, 2007 1:52 pm

I have spoken with MB about becoming a dealer for these and as long as you have your license they will ship them over. They cost around $5K, find a dealer willing and you're in business.
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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by dampeoples » Wed Jan 24, 2007 2:57 pm

That's a really nice boat. I turned my jon into a decked boat. If you're interested, PM or email me, I'll be glad to help. I think a few other guys on this board have nice conversions as well.

I had a 15 on my boat, 14-36, rated for a 20, and it went 22 with two guys in it, I figure MAYBE 25 with the 20, I'd love to toss that 12 footer with a 20 around!!

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by Rudder » Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:39 pm

That boat would be perfect for the resevoir I fish(trolling motor only). Let me know if you find a way to get one.

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by iangler » Wed Jan 24, 2007 6:54 pm

by the way, here's the official page>

http://www.focus-intl.net/megabass/deta ... atails.htm

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by Lightninrod » Thu Jan 25, 2007 5:39 am

Assuming I could get it in and out of my F150's bed by myself, I'd give my 'left nut' for one of those. No outboard needed....

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by Johnny A » Thu Jan 25, 2007 6:08 am

unaffiliated wrote:how can i get this in North America?:

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The most obvious answer ... one way ticket to Japan, sail the MB boat to the Aleutians, have a Chinook helicopter carry it to the mainland, trailer it back to the lower 48.
Then you could write about your adventures.

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Post by GAMEOVER » Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:02 pm

Sorry if im repeating anything because I didnt read all the replys. I would never buy a Megabass boat though if I had the money unless it offered some insane real-world performance advantage. Boats like cars can be highly customized. You could make your own Jon Boat look like that for under a grand.

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by iangler » Thu Jan 25, 2007 4:41 pm

GAMEOVER wrote:Sorry if im repeating anything because I didnt read all the replys. I would never buy a Megabass boat though if I had the money unless it offered some insane real-world performance advantage. Boats like cars can be highly customized. You could make your own Jon Boat look like that for under a grand.
Yeah, but would a 12ft aluminum jon only weigh 38kg ;)

Or ca you do this with a 12ft aluminum jon> http://www.focus-intl.net/details/speed/speedl.jpg

or this > http://www.focus-intl.net/details/stabi ... ilityl.jpg

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Re: small Megabass boat?

Post by Johnny A » Thu Jan 25, 2007 5:02 pm

iangler wrote:
GAMEOVER wrote:Sorry if im repeating anything because I didnt read all the replys. I would never buy a Megabass boat though if I had the money unless it offered some insane real-world performance advantage. Boats like cars can be highly customized. You could make your own Jon Boat look like that for under a grand.
Yeah, but would a 12ft aluminum jon only weigh 38kg ;)

Or ca you do this with a 12ft aluminum jon> http://www.focus-intl.net/details/speed/speedl.jpg

or this > http://www.focus-intl.net/details/stabi ... ilityl.jpg
Would you like to do the measurement conversions for the metrically challenged?

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