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Old 08-03-2017, 06:03 PM
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Hopefully someone will bring this bad bitch islandside this fall. Linex has already said to the family members you better be ready to hold tight...
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:22 PM
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I also like the coffin box set up. Can't wait to hear performance numbers.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:24 PM
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Deflects waves to eliminate tunnel slap / sneezing / etc. I "think" most cats have them these days.

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Old 08-03-2017, 06:28 PM
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Fit & Finish look great no BS screws all over like on YF's.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:39 PM
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serious question. what happens when you hit a big head sea wave? wouldn't the tunnel slap pose a problem? again this is a serious question.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by MUHSFINK07 View Post
serious question. what happens when you hit a big head sea wave? wouldn't the tunnel slap pose a problem? again this is a serious question.
Speed is the variable you didn't mention... if the cat has the proper velocity, the air in the tunnel keeps the bow up and you don't have the tunnel slap. This is a generalization as each type of cat rides differently.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:44 PM
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Is it just me or does it seem to be impossible to remove the dividers in the fish box?
You can't pull them straight up.
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Originally Posted by Bluebell38 View Post
http://www.thehulltruth.com/attachme...4&d=1501806019

Does anyone know the purpose of the bump in the center of the tunnel?
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:04 PM
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Glad to see a thread for this again. All I know is from the previous thread and the only number I saw that stuck was 48 mph at 51 gph burn. I think it had around a quarter tank of fuel and at 800 fuel cap it can get a lot heavier.I have noticed though these these big cats deal with weight very well in terms of performance. Those numbers would equal 15 hrs running covering around 700 miles - long day. There was also a running vid in relatively calm sea's and it looked flat and fast.

Bluebell38 - how do those numbers compare with your Nortech ( nice ride)
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A cat with some serious reverse chines.
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by ed d View Post
Glad to see a thread for this again. All I know is from the previous thread and the only number I saw that stuck was 48 mph at 51 gph burn. I think it had around a quarter tank of fuel and at 800 fuel cap it can get a lot heavier.I have noticed though these these big cats deal with weight very well in terms of performance. Those numbers would equal 15 hrs running covering around 700 miles - long day. There was also a running vid in relatively calm sea's and it looked flat and fast.

Bluebell38 - how do those numbers compare with your Nortech ( nice ride)
Yeah, here is the post:

http://www.thehulltruth.com/10511364-post1143.html
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Flew into Miami today with one of our customers and took the cat out with Bill Cordes from Invincible. It is truly an impressive package, all the way around, from the performance and handling to the layout and fishing amenities. I will post a full review soon with some pictures and a short on board video. I did focus most of my attention on learning as much about the boat and running it, not necessarily taking pictures or video so don't expect anything extraordinary from them. I must say though that pictures do not do it any justice. It is totally different when you see it up close and in person. It's a BIG boat.
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Old 08-03-2017, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by MUHSFINK07 View Post
serious question. what happens when you hit a big head sea wave? wouldn't the tunnel slap pose a problem? again this is a serious question.
Also the bows encounter the wave and start lifting before it reaches the tunnel.
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Old 08-03-2017, 09:09 PM
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I only ask because i dove off of an old ass 26 world cat off of Venice last weekend in true 3-4's and it tended corkscrew and slap like crazy. The dive master said that it was the first cat that he bought and that it tended to behave a little strange at anchor when compared to a mono. I picked up on alot of slap at anchor and was glad nobody got sick! On the other hand he had a pair of ancient Yamaha OX 200's on the end that never had a problem starting!
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Old 08-04-2017, 03:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Kerry View Post
No not really, maybe still so in the US but all depends on how they are designed
Most cats here have a wave breaker. My 9000 Liesurecat had one. Kevlacat and Noosacat have them.....pretty standard really.
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by duckduckboom View Post
Is it just me or does it seem to be impossible to remove the dividers in the fish box?
You can't pull them straight up.
Never seen the boat, but if you look close, you can see that on both sides of the coffin box the dividers are fitted into a molded groove. So I assume that it can be removed.

With all the money and research that has gone into this hull, I would think the dividers are removable. But again, I have not seen the boat personally, just being a keyboard quarterback..
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by WillyL205 View Post
Never seen the boat, but if you look close, you can see that on both sides of the coffin box the dividers are fitted into a molded groove. So I assume that it can be removed.

With all the money and research that has gone into this hull, I would think the dividers are removable. But again, I have not seen the boat personally, just being a keyboard quarterback..
they're definitely designed to be removable, but I think what duckduckboom was saying is that it looks like there's not enough room to lift them out vertically. The coffin lid appears to be at full stroke on the hydraulic rams and is still tilted over at such an angle that it looks like the dividers would hit the lid before they fully clear the box, when pulling up.
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Old 08-04-2017, 07:44 AM
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I thought about that too. I think you have to lift up on the dividers a little and then twist them to get them out. Top is wider than the bottom. Definitely can't just pull straight up.
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Old 08-04-2017, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by duckduckboom View Post
Is it just me or does it seem to be impossible to remove the dividers in the fish box?
You can't pull them straight up.
The divider picture is misleading to a non fiberglass builder. There is what they call draft on the inside walls of the fish box. Meaning it gets narrower as the walls go down. This allows the part to pull from the mold easier. So the Divider may only need to raise a little bit. like an inch or two and then it will swing side ways probably? then out.

I being a retired builder of custom parts like this would like to see a Live well built into part of it with its own smaller hatch. so the whole lid would not have to come up. I also think its great to have the divider option, On My own much smaller personal boat my coffin box Is set up to keep part of it Clean Ice for lunch and drinks and part for all the fish.

The coffin is fantastic when bottom fishing, chunking up north or sword drifting and facing tackle in the rod holders. Also Not needing an under deck Macerator and gravity draining the Bloody fish water is so much better.

Great Looking Boat . I could be tempted to go bigger again with this cat. Very custom looking finish I have to say. Screams Fish me and enjoy. Also when we overnight chunking up north and its slow fishing. No bean Bag on the deck. That large lid would be very inviting.
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Old 08-04-2017, 08:03 AM
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if you placed a deposit today what year is delivery
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