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Does anyone know the differences over the different model years for the Ranger RT188? I found a few good used ones that I might actually be able to swing this year and most of them are '14 or '15s so I'm curious if they made any major improvements say for the '16 model year that would be worth holding out for.

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The very early ones didn't have a recirculating livewell.

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2 minutes ago, Tim Kelly said:

The very early ones didn't have a recirculating livewell.

That's disappointing, but nothing that I shouldn't be able to resolve either. I can work with that.

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I just watched two walk-around videos, one for a '14 and one for a '15.  The only thing I noticed in the '14 was the livewell appeared to be different than my '16.  The '15 was absolutely identical to my '16.  Same color, dual console, it could have been my boat.  That's not definitive of course because the '15 in the video may have been a late-year build and the walk around videos don't give you all the specs.  Looking at the videos, though, I can't imagine why you would be any happier with a '16 than a year or two older.  I think you're on the right track.  I've had my '16 for two years and I love it.  I wouldn't trade it for anything (except on windy days when I wish it was heavier).  

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11 minutes ago, BigAngus752 said:

I just watched two walk-around videos, one for a '14 and one for a '15.  The only thing I noticed in the '14 was the livewell appeared to be different than my '16.  The '15 was absolutely identical to my '16.  Same color, dual console, it could have been my boat.  That's not definitive of course because the '15 in the video may have been a late-year build and the walk around videos don't give you all the specs.  Looking at the videos, though, I can't imagine why you would be any happier with a '16 than a year or two older.  I think you're on the right track.  I've had my '16 for two years and I love it.  I wouldn't trade it for anything (except on windy days when I wish it was heavier).  

I think I recall reading there was some changes in '16 but as far as I can tell, those seem to be actually in the colors offered. It could be hot pink with a hello kitty wrapper for all I care as long as it lets me get on the water and fish comfortably!

 

I got it all figured out now. If I get a long term loan for a low payment, I can the my extra paycheck I get two weeks a year on it, and I'll have it paid off in no time :)

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