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Old 05-12-2011, 03:24 PM   #1
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Old 05-12-2011, 08:43 PM   #2
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Old 05-12-2011, 09:13 PM   #3
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Old 05-12-2011, 10:31 PM   #4
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Awesome and all that it is, but is it not getting a tad ridiculous the speeds these boats are going now!
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:52 PM   #5
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Awesome and all that it is, but is it not getting a tad ridiculous the speeds these boats are going now!
Agreed. Looking at the video, is that the same race the two chaps lost their lives?
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:58 PM   #6
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Agreed. Looking at the video, is that the same race the two chaps lost their lives?
Im not sure, that boat was piston powered and that geico is turbine, not sure if its the same class. 200+mph is crazy fast!
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:47 AM   #7
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Agreed. Looking at the video, is that the same race the two chaps lost their lives?
Same event although it's literally in a class of it's own at some events.
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Same event although it's literally in a class of it's own at some events.
Not much fun then really, and kind of highlights the pointlessness of it!
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Not much fun then really, and kind of highlights the pointlessness of it!
You might think so but people travel to see that boat and apart from the other classes it is certainly a spectacle audibly as well as visually.
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You might think so but people travel to see that boat
People travel to "Ikea" and there is certainly no point to that!
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Old 06-12-2011, 06:27 PM   #11
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You might think so but people travel to see that boat and apart from the other classes it is certainly a spectacle audibly as well as visually.
I agree, no doubt its certainly a spectacle and an amazing machine. but at 200+ mph do you not think its starting to get a little silly!

And yeah, the sound is awesome, I've wanted to do a turbine project for a while now. I'd love a turbine sunseeker hawk.
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