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Old 22-12-2005, 10:42 PM   #1
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I'm a happy chappy!

Been out for a blast today in southampton water over to cowes etc etc..............

68.7 mph!!!!!!! yeeehhaaa!!

different prop may give a little more or jack the motah up a tad??
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:44 PM   #2
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what prop

which one did you use mr?

i assume that was GPS? and what were the tell tale 'revs' showing?

top stuff mate!
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:45 PM   #3
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Re: I'm a happy chappy!

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Gav
[B]Been out for a blast today in southampton water over to cowes etc etc..............

68.7 mph!!!!!!! yeeehhaaa!!

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Old 22-12-2005, 10:45 PM   #4
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Re: what prop

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which one did you use mr?

i assume that was GPS? and what were the tell tale 'revs' showing?

top stuff mate!
the 24 ballistic and yes on gps. revs were 5950, engine runs superb now!
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:47 PM   #5
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dont know why............ always had a feeling that prop was the dogs danglies!

any pics to email me?
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:49 PM   #6
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thats 5% slip
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:55 PM   #7
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68.7mph! Thats goin well gav!
How high is a 200 safe to rev to?
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:56 PM   #8
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6k ???

surekly anything over that is just plain gambling........wtf do i know?
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:56 PM   #9
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Nice one. How high you running the engine ?
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Old 22-12-2005, 10:57 PM   #10
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here she is in her new home.........
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68.7mph! Thats goin well gav!
How high is a 200 safe to rev to?
well i have been told it will rev to nearly 7k but about 6600 to be on the safe side.......
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Nice one. How high you running the engine ?
the prop shaft is about 2" below waterline at the moment but i am going to bring it up a bit more.
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How many holes up ?
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How many holes up ?
its middle holes......ie. 3rd down
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The Ballistic prop, is that 3 or 4 blade ?
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The Ballistic prop, is that 3 or 4 blade ?

3 blade
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7k Thought that would be abit high ona 200? Not sure though! Or is that i saw 7k for two seconds then it went wrong
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7k Thought that would be abit high ona 200? Not sure though! Or is that i saw 7k for two seconds then it went wrong
dunno mate i'm just going by what i was told it would rev to, i wont be taking it that high, but i will go a bit more
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Judging by the number of boats in there, there's feck all chance of me fitting mine in there for the repaint. Back to the drawing board.
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Old 22-12-2005, 11:26 PM   #20
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Re: I'm a happy chappy!

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Been out for a blast today
I couldn't believe my eyes. There was me thinking all you hardboaters were in hibernation for the winter and along comes this black snarling beast.

Mind you, he did have a drysuit on and some flares in his pocket

I like the bling mooring rope, Gav. Where did you get it?
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