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11-08-2020, 08:02 PM
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Posted By RingLeader

They looks super-bueno.

They looks super-bueno.
10-20-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By RingLeader

Likely from an older Model 221. But maybe these...

Likely from an older Model 221. But maybe these will help.

...
10-16-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

Damn. Thatís 24% slippage. I figure with that...

Damn. Thatís 24% slippage. I figure with that much slip the motor shouldnít be straining too bad. But I could be wrong.
10-15-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

something certainly isnít right. And I canít...

something certainly isnít right. And I canít image itís just prop related. A 21ft boat of any kind should be able to cruise well into the 30s and get close to or better than 3mpg with that power...
10-15-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

Just curious what make/size hull this motor is...

Just curious what make/size hull this motor is on? And what prop you are currently running?
10-14-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

The white mercs cost roughly $1800/ea more than...

The white mercs cost roughly $1800/ea more than the good ol black mercs. Crazy.
10-14-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

Iím sure nearly all wonít allow you to do the...

Iím sure nearly all wonít allow you to do the rigging. I can see both sides. I had some experience with the folks here locally. I made a custom panel for one of their boats in the shop, and they knew...
10-14-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

all 3 components And a few others around there...

all 3 components And a few others around there are part of the DTS rigging. Mercury sent me all that pre mounted to a starboard plate.
10-14-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

DTS 225s cost me 16,500/ea. I saved tax by buying...

DTS 225s cost me 16,500/ea. I saved tax by buying from a pro staff guy here on THT. Rigging kit for DTS was about 3300. I already had a pile of props so I was good there. I hung and rigged them...
10-13-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By RingLeader

pretty much in line with my numbers too. Optimal...

pretty much in line with my numbers too. Optimal speed vs. fuel usage is right at about 4300rpm. With half a tank gone (200gal tank) on the way home I can often see 2.25mpg at 4300rpm/43mph.
10-13-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By RingLeader

26ft Mako. Merc V6 225s on a bracket. Mounted...

26ft Mako. Merc V6 225s on a bracket. Mounted high (bottom holes). Tempest Plus 21P. Average load to fish inshore... total package weight approx 8000lbs.

3900rpm/38mph/2.2mpg...
09-17-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,396
Posted By RingLeader

Sucks to hear. I can relate for sure. I had a...

Sucks to hear. I can relate for sure. I had a ransom ware attack on ClassicMako.com last year after upgrading from a freeware forum platform That was getting hacked daily to vBulletin. Lost...
09-13-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

DTS isnít a necessity. But it sure is nice....

DTS isnít a necessity. But it sure is nice. Smooth, responsive, equal throttle throw to both motors. Sync feature is nice. Docking feature is nice.

the DTS equipment definitely takes up some real...
09-13-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

what motors do you have now? figure on about...

what motors do you have now?

figure on about 16,000 per motor +tax for on DTS motors. Additional rigging will be minimal if you have Mercury motors currently (depending on how old they are).
...
09-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

Please give me some details on what speed youíre...

Please give me some details on what speed youíre getting 3+mpg and what props/pitch? Whatís the weight on the hoof of your boat? Just curious. I can get to about 2.7mpg in the low 30s.
09-11-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,605
Posted By RingLeader

35hrs on twin 225s. Installed in June. Love them....

35hrs on twin 225s. Installed in June. Love them. Quiet. Lots of power. Fuel economy is great.

...
09-03-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 21,812
Posted By RingLeader

No sweat. Iím sure they already have another one...

No sweat. Iím sure they already have another one in the mold.
09-02-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By RingLeader

Sold. Thank you.

Sold. Thank you.
09-01-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By RingLeader

PM replied to. Thanks

PM replied to. Thanks
09-01-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By RingLeader

FS Pair RH/LH Bravo 1 22P props

These props (bravo 1 22P RH/LH) are in perfect shape. No nicks, dings, or scratches. No hubs included. Iíve only put about 3 hours of run time on them. Too much prop for my setup and I donít want to...
Forum: Gulf Coast
08-18-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By RingLeader

All of the trout I seem to ever find are 11-13"....

All of the trout I seem to ever find are 11-13". So the worms are rarely an issue for me. As are keeper trout...
07-26-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By RingLeader

Sold thanks

Sold
thanks
07-26-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By RingLeader

hey I got your PM. But it wonít let me reply (the...

hey I got your PM. But it wonít let me reply (the forum says your mailbox is full). Iíll take your offer. Please send PP to classicmako@charter.net

and please hit me with your shipping address
...
07-25-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By RingLeader

I didnít know it had a light. All I know is I can...

I didnít know it had a light. All I know is I can hear it spinning, but no Radar returns showed up on my screens. The network showed it as being there with no communication errors.

I have a power...
07-25-2020, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By RingLeader

Slidell, LA

Slidell, LA
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