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Old 01-11-2019, 05:25 AM
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Clinker
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Originally Posted by Whaler27 View Post
I could get the Johnson 3.5 2-stroke to plane my 8.5 foot inflatable consistently IF I pushed down on the bottom with my foot just at the right spot to make it rigid enough to climb over the bow wave. Been a while but as I recall the sweet spot was typically just in front of the thwart seat. One of the great measures taken to eek more speed out of the inflatable.
Which is just about what an inflatable keel does.
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