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Getting ready to dial in a new combination, and just curious what everybody else out there is running.

Boat Type: Vee, Cat

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Should be intereasting to see where this goes.

Doug
 

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Boat Type: Vee
Weight: 2,300 lbs
HP: 625
Drive Ratio: 1.5
Prop: 28p 4 blade
Max RPM: uncharted territory - my gonads aren't big enough and the boat starts serious chine walking at 80 mph.
 

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Jeff:

Did you run the 29 3-blade on the Stinger ? What was major difference between it, and the 28 4-blade ? I should be a little higher than you on power when it's all said, and done but I don't want to get too stupid. Already did that over the winter with one on the Dyno. I'm not too concerned on hole shot, since I don't want to be replacing drives all the time. The boat was under powered before 415hp, for the reworked 25 that was on it, I had to over trim it to get it to run good up high.

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I did run both of the props and didn't notice any difference between the two.

After a few test runs, I knew I'd never see the top end of the boat, so I stayed with the four blade.

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Thanks Jeff.

I think I'll be OK (hope) I put some nitrous on the engine last year, and with a borrowed prop hit about 86. Serious chine walk right before their, but I listened to some advice the Lee had posted, and drove right through it no problem.

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Boat Type: Vee

Weight: 3800

HP: 470

Drive Ratio: 1.5

Prop: Hydromotive 23P 4blade

Max RPM: 5200

I've gotten a 25 Mirage Plus over the winter. If the weather cooperates, I should be testing that in a week or so

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Hull: vee

Weight; 4500

Drive ratio: 1.5

Prop: 26p lab fin Bravo

Max RPM: 5300 trimed far out on smooth water

Max speed: no confirmation by GPS or radar yet, beleive about 75MPH

Engine: HP500EFI
 

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32 douglas skater

6000lb

twin 1100hp supercharged

speedmaster 1.31 ratio

35 pitch 5 blades

7500 rpm max rpm if needed

should run 140mph plus will be testing soon hopefully in 6 to 8 weeks:)
 

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Craig223

For what it's worth if you have 470HP the 25 Mirage may need to be labbed. I had one on my Aggressor with a 415HP motor, and could turn it 5200 RPM

Doug
 

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Merlin, I think you're being conservative.

Mike Jeppi of Extreme Offshore here locally has a 32 Skater with Twin 575's and he swears it does 128 on gps.

He ran it in a recent poker run and kept it to 115 mph.

I think you're going to have a 150MPH+ boat there my friend.

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its not a closed cockpit 32 so i think thats all the faster i want to go in this boat. i will most likely sell both my skater and my american offshore in 2 years and buy a 40 skater w/canopys and put my power in it :D
 

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I feel so inadequate:eek: :eek: :eek:

97 Baja 272

350 hp

1:51 ratio

blueprinted 23 (and a little) mirage plus

4700 rpm

shows 64-67 on speedo, so who knows
 

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`98 Baja Hammer

20 degree VEE hull

3300 lbs. plus fuel, passengers, gear.

310 hp

Bravo one, 1.50 ratio

Mirage Plus 23P - stock

4600 RPM (rev limiter)

68 MPH - speedometer

Looking for more, MUCH MORE...
 
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