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Old 11-24-2021, 09:10 AM
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I was having a look at a 98 42 lightning with trip hp500s and bravos I have a couple of questions about this. Would a staggered 42 be better all around, performance fuel etc? Also guys telling me upper 80s which I donít believe. how fast would a 42 go with this kind of power? I just feel like a boat with triples is undesirable esp in times like these with soaring gas prices. Obviously boating is never a cheap hobby. Whatís your take?
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Old 11-24-2021, 10:13 AM
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Most do not like trips.

Upper 80's should not be a issue, my buddy had a small step 525SC trip that was a 92 mph boat all day. 98 Was the very large step hull. Tripe 42's are tanks but resell is less then the same with stag.
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