Like you said it's hard to tell how big seas are in a video, so based on the amount that horizon is moving I'll speculate those were at least 6-8' seas.
Be right back I'm gonna need a Dramamine just from watching that video.... j/k.
Last edited by Powerquest230; 03-24-2011 at 08:35 PM.
Ken who owns PropGods has a U-17 that runs about 70 with a 302. Boat runs great in the rough for a 17' boat. I would put it against any 17' boat in rough water.
Bunch of video on his youtube page, some taken from my little cat. You do have to drive it. Scroll through his videos for more.
Just noticed the vid posted in the above post is also Kens boat.
Last edited by Mr. Demeanor; 03-25-2011 at 11:45 PM.
I know this is an old thread, but does anyone know how to get in touch with Ken, who owns PropGods ?
I own one of these sweet boats, and would love to get the best prop for bow lift and more speed.
Last edited by onesickpantera; 09-20-2015 at 03:12 PM.
I googled propgods, and got to email Ken. Very helpful guy, that gave me some excellent advice on the best bow lifting prop to get for my Four Winns U17 equipped with the 302 Ford V8 and the Volvo Penta outdrive with the single prop.
The new 21 pitch Quicksilver Torrent prop should be here mid-week. Looking forward to testing it out in the mighty St. Lawrence River.
Thanks for the lead on getting a hold of Ken.
Rippem, I sent you a pm.
I own a 1996 Four Winns U-17, with the 5.0 Ford V8, and run it on The St. Lawrence River. Last summer, running beside a friends 25 footer in a couple of feet of chop, he couldn,t believe I could run faster and smoother than they could in their boat. This thing handles a couple of feet of river chop fine. If it gets much higher, I don,t really want to be out in it anyways.
I,m looking for a copy of the 1995 boaters that did the review on these boats. If by some slim chance anyone has a copy laying around, I would love to purchase it from you.
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