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post #21 of 61 (permalink) Old 07-17-2002, 09:57 PM
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scout 162 flats boat 90 hp merc 26 gal fuel 400 lbs of pasngers 55 mph me only no gas 24 pitch chopper 65 mph
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72.1 with a light load. 70 with full tanks and gear.
Definitely not fast enough!
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best yet 80.7 (GPS) with four people and 3/4 tank of gas.

I will be trying a new lower unit with an Imco nosecone , less people and light on gas. Hopefully I can see 81-82
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196 Sport Baja-- Best of 70.8 on the gps.
Consistant 65-67 with a full load of people and gear.

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1988 8.8 Meter Fountain (read old and heavy) 81.1 gps.
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B.R.S. _i'd say 81 on GPS is great for an 'old & heavy' boat!

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Jeff it takes ALOT to get these old ones really moving. With 1200 horsepower I think it should be faster but I have serious X dimention prodlems. One day I'll get around to raising them up.
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post #34 of 61 (permalink) Old 07-22-2002, 03:31 PM
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OK, how about radar verified 88 MPH with no positive trim and running as stable as can be? Only good enough for second place in the single engine V hull mod class. The first place went to a Red 26 Scarab CV at 90 MPH. The picture was taken at the end of the chute just before the radar boat. Later in the day I was showing about 2 - 3 more MPH on the Gaffrig as I was starting to get the feel for the higher speeds. Looking forward to next year.
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LEAD, FOLLOW OR GET THE HELL OUT OF THE WAY!
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spinning a labed 31.5" Bravo 1 4blade at 5300 rpm Top speed so far 2 people 1/4 tank gas 88.9 GPS. Have 190+ procharged hrs so far

It's a good thing water isn't flammable...It catch FIRE!!!τΏτ
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May as well keep the Stingrays in order eh Kanookstr?

71.6 GPS 2001 230SX 454 Mag. EMI Thunder exhaust, reprogramed ECU + a couple other goodies spinning a Revolution 4 Blade pitched to a 25P. 1/2 tank fuel, two adults who still think they are kids onboard, plus mommas wardrobe and the kitchen sink.
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It's a good thing water isn't flammable...It catch FIRE!!!τΏτ
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post #38 of 61 (permalink) Old 10-08-2004, 08:52 AM
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How about an update on your current boats and speeds
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94 Sunsation 502 stock 25 mirage prop, 4 people, full tank of gas, full of equipment, gps at 72 with room to tweak for a couple more miles an hour. I spend more time in rough water runnin' 45-60 and that's where the 502 is really benefical. Feel the need for top speed, then I go drive the old man's hondo flatbottom.
This is old, now running a 1996, 32 Sunsation with 502 roller motors 79.5 mph Top Speed GPS, waiting for a nice 55 degree day so I can say I went a real 80mph. I have tried Bravo I, Mirage Plus, Spinelli's, and I keep going right back to the old reliable Mirage 27's (nonplus) for the best speeds.
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post #40 of 61 (permalink) Old 10-08-2004, 12:18 PM
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Speedo says about 68 WOT with almost no gas. Last Radar Run had me at 65mph with half tank.. GPS with 3 people and full gas around 63...

This all with my untouched 330hp 454 efi...
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