Very happy to have just purchased new 2016 280 SLX with the 8.2 Mag and a power tower electric bimini top. Can't find any official thread for this boat, so I would love if someone could point one out to me for tips from other owners. The engine is solid and boat handles great overall, compared to the 1/2 dozen or so I have had in this range. I have some suggestions to new owners: 1) when towing put bungee cords around the power tower on both sides. I literally had the inside trim, including speaker and lights blow right off going down the highway. Did not realize until we got to lake, some poor car behind me may have gotten smacked by a 4' section of wide trim and such. Getting those replacement parts are a pain also. IMHO this is something Sea Ray should look into, don't know if has happened to any others. Use bungee strapped around tower when towing in 3 spots at least. 2). The drivers side window gasket is not seated properly, I did not notice until on the lake, saw the inner rubbery sealant melting down the sides and noticed outer gasket was twisted. Hard to see from the ground as this is a tall boat on the trailer. Poor install or melted for some unexplained reason ?!. 3). The windlass anchor motor will not even pull up the weight of the anchor itself, let alone if set in sand or muddy bottom. I had to lean over and pull up with my hands to take the weight off all the way until seated. What a pain for a $4k option!! The dealership has now and are trying to adjust the clutch or something, but they have not figured it out yet. Other minor adjustments and electrical issues needed sorted, like the USB in dashboard did not work, some round blue indicator lights do not come on dash, screws on the under-seat storage areas needed tightened, etc. Overall very happy with purchase so far and will update, again wish could find 280 SLX specific forum. Happy Boating from Illinois.