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Old 02 June 2006, 12:27   #31
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Old 02 June 2006, 14:31   #32
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6.25 Ribeye 150 yam hpdi. full tanks two up 47knots up and down tide. one up not much fuel lots of trim and 55knots but not streeing as no boat in water


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Old 02 June 2006, 15:32   #33
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39.6knts 2 up, but quite a bit of working kit lives aboard
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Old 02 June 2006, 15:41   #34
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Honda 3.8 sib 20hp 2 fat bastards and a kid with lots of gear 18 knots anyway
1up never flat enough to try it
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Old 02 June 2006, 17:58   #35
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Rogue Wave was at 42 knots on my heavty boat with me paying for the fuel, what a mug am I!! Two up and only at 5000 revs and more to come.
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Old 02 June 2006, 18:03   #36
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6.5M ribcraft 36knots, 2 people and 100L fuel. Prop 4 blade ally 21" pitch. max rpm 3600.

needs re-propping to get 4000rpm

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Old 02 June 2006, 19:26   #37
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Ribtec 535, Twin Mariners 40hp, 60 Ltrs Of Fuel, 2 Adults Up, Force 1....... Speed 35mph.
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Old 03 June 2006, 09:37   #38
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Northcraft 6.3m 4 up 14 gallons fuel, 400 rpm left to go Mariner 150 opti... Here are the guages, .... oh and it was raining.... damn that hurt
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Old 03 June 2006, 09:47   #39
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Northcraft 6.3m 4 up 14 gallons fuel, 400 rpm left to go Mariner 150 opti... Here are the guages, .... oh and it was raining.... damn that hurt
Is that in MPH or knots?
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Old 03 June 2006, 11:42   #40
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that's interesting - hell of a lot faster than mine for similar size/hp!

be interesting to see how mine goes with coarser prop on - maybe I should have gone for a 21 if you are running a 23 - how well does it go?
it goes fine reves to about 5400 and handles well i prefair it to my 19 pitch ally prop but im no expert
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