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Yesterday, 01:59 PM
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Posted By leoaa777

Those numbers put you at 22% slip. Thatís very...

Those numbers put you at 22% slip. Thatís very high.

Your engines might be too low, raise and run it again. Might help with porpoise issue.

you have a 2.09 gear ratio iirc, so people saying...
10-27-2020, 04:57 PM
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Views: 1,319
Posted By leoaa777

You can go 200 miles in a paddle board if weather...

You can go 200 miles in a paddle board if weather is favorable.

buy the biggest you can afford, learn the boat, itís capabilities....trust me ....it can handle more than you can.
10-25-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,961
Posted By leoaa777

hmmmm I stand corrected.

hmmmm I stand corrected.
10-24-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By leoaa777

https://youtu.be/gG_-YmGN8SY

https://youtu.be/gG_-YmGN8SY
10-24-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By leoaa777

In this specific case, go with higher deadrise....

In this specific case, go with higher deadrise. Both a similar weight, so it will be easier to live with a softer landing on the 22 degree.
10-23-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,469
Posted By leoaa777

Soooo, quad 450s?

Soooo, quad 450s?
10-22-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,070
Posted By leoaa777

even more reason to go with the triple 450s. Same...

even more reason to go with the triple 450s. Same weight as the twin Yamahas and +500 hp on top.
10-22-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,070
Posted By leoaa777

Power to weight ratio wins all. OP, triple...

Power to weight ratio wins all.

OP, triple 450s = 2067 lbs/1350 hp

Twin 425s = 2000 lb / 850 hp.

Math does not lie boys. On big rig like that, you need all the power you can get.
10-22-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By leoaa777

10 year+ used inboards, itís a recipe for...

10 year+ used inboards, itís a recipe for disaster and frankly killing your boating experience.

go as big and newer as you can with outboards, make your life a little bit simpler and enjoy the...
10-21-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,961
Posted By leoaa777

Twin 200 zukes would be my ticket, maybe touch...

Twin 200 zukes would be my ticket, maybe touch 51-53 mph top end, much better cruise.
10-21-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By leoaa777

bring your measuring tape.

bring your measuring tape.
10-20-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,070
Posted By leoaa777

look up the issues with the 425. Itís all about...

look up the issues with the 425. Itís all about reliability......until the 300 hp mark.
10-20-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,070
Posted By leoaa777

Correct, some guys just canít see past the Yamaha...

Correct, some guys just canít see past the Yamaha name. Nowadays Mercury is the name in power.

Suzuki is the name in bang for buck.
10-20-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,070
Posted By leoaa777

I wouldnít go Yamaha at this power level, I canít...

I wouldnít go Yamaha at this power level, I canít justify that weight increase.

Mercury 450 is the ticket. More power/less weight.
10-20-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,806
Posted By leoaa777

I have to give OP the Benefit of the doubt. He...

I have to give OP the Benefit of the doubt. He has raised the engine up and down, he has changed propellers and issue still there. It might be as simple as a weight transfer issue.

Where are your...
10-18-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By leoaa777

Operator freaked out after two large waves,...

Operator freaked out after two large waves, turned too late, not enough power applied to outrun the wave.
10-15-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,958
Posted By leoaa777

Tabs are worth every penny. Period. Anyone...

Tabs are worth every penny. Period.

Anyone who says otherwise hasnít been on sizeable seas.
10-13-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,019
Posted By leoaa777

Available? Shoot me a message.

Available? Shoot me a message.
Forum: Dockside Chat
10-10-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,771
Posted By leoaa777

Your daughter is about to be taken to town, at...

Your daughter is about to be taken to town, at the beat of a well oi.....errrr quartz machine.
10-07-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By leoaa777

I agree you are quite low, cavitation plate...

I agree you are quite low, cavitation plate should be visible while at normal cruising speeds, skipping on top of the water.

Do not chase props right now, fix engine height, run it again.

my...
10-05-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 719
Posted By leoaa777

update with the new numbers, it helps members out...

update with the new numbers, it helps members out with similar set up.
10-04-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 16,735
Posted By leoaa777

Iím one of the crazy ones. Wash, rinse engines,...

Iím one of the crazy ones. Wash, rinse engines, dry off, cover boat and engines.
10-02-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By leoaa777

Yes, you have my permission OP.

Yes, you have my permission OP.
10-02-2020, 05:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,752
Posted By leoaa777

As fast as conditions allow. My hull loves...

As fast as conditions allow. My hull loves cruising mid 40s at 2-2.1 mpg
09-30-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,828
Posted By leoaa777

Concept is fairly light. The 30ís hull sits at...

Concept is fairly light. The 30ís hull sits at 3600 lbs. I would think 7-8k full load with 250+
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