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  1. #1
    Registered hoghead's Avatar
    My Boats:
    1999 28 Prototype
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Punta Gorda, FL

    What's everyone's thoughts on this...

    Mounting trim tabs closer and in line with the bottom of the boat like the picture below versus mounting them in typical fashion - further out on the hull and at an angle. What are the real world results of the manner below?
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    St Louis/LOTO
    Do a search in the tech section. There was a discussion about this around a month ago. It included input from a manufacturer too.

  3. #3
    Registered PatriYacht's Avatar
    My Boats:
    94 43SC Black Thunder
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    It seems that moving them closer to the center of the hull would reduce the leverage of the tab on the hull requiring more tab to to make the hull run straight. More tab in the water would equal more drag. Just a theory.

  4. #4
    My Boats:
    '99 33 Outlaw HP 500's,
    Join Date
    Feb 2004


    Put them underneath and make a hydrofoil out of that b*tch!!!

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