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Old 08-22-2006, 08:39 PM
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Here is your typical 12-foot-wave on Lake Michigan.

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Old 08-22-2006, 08:46 PM
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[QUOTE=94Scarab29]Here is your typical 12-foot-wave on Lake Michigan.



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Old 08-22-2006, 08:55 PM
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And thats in the summertime
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Old 08-22-2006, 09:15 PM
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Here is your typical 12-foot-wave on Lake Michigan.
Hey thats a Dutch seawall...free!

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Old 08-22-2006, 09:15 PM
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Have you guys ever been in a real rough sea boat? Take a ride in a Sutphen, it will out ride, out handle any foutain ever made in seas above 5'...
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Old 08-22-2006, 10:41 PM
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WUZ UP FOUNTAIN ran good in peurto rico OSS from what I"ve heard it was real RUFF? the 38 AND 42 run good in big water just keep the beak down they are easy to tab and trim which I think helps a lot they also steer very well when your drives are right They are very fast 525'S over 100MPH that has to say something about the hull AND THE RIDE

Which one does over a 100 with 525's....... People are alway in a hurry to show you how smart they are.

27 FEVER
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29 FEVER
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35 EXECUTIONER
Speed: 78+ mph
Recommended Power:
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35 LIGHTNING
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38 LIGHTNING
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42 EXECUTIONER
Speed: 84+ mph
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42 LIGHTNING
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42 POKER RUN
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47 LIGHTNING
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Old 08-22-2006, 10:44 PM
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I was in lake erie a few weeks ago with my 47 lightning, I was on the north side headed SSE with the wind comming from the S @ 19Knots. Roughest stuff I ran in yet. I am not a good judge wave of height but they were big. I was running with drives tucked in and almost full tabs @ 28 MPH. Blasted through each wave for 10 miles. Got spray on us with every wave. I decided to pick up the speed I ended up around 60MPH it was smoother and only an ocassional pound but it handled it very well. I backed down as I could not see anything through the windshield or my glasses and I got a little scared as I was the only boat out there. I turned back and went back to detroit. Just too rough for me. O the way I seen a big cruiser that his dingy was nocked off his boat he was tying a rope to it to tow back. It was rough. I was surprised he the 47 split the waves so well.
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Old 08-22-2006, 10:49 PM
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WUZ UP FOUNTAIN ran good in peurto rico OSS from what I"ve heard it was real RUFF? the 38 AND 42 run good in big water just keep the beak down they are easy to tab and trim which I think helps a lot they also steer very well when your drives are right They are very fast 525'S over 100MPH that has to say something about the hull AND THE RIDE
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Which one does over a 100 with 525's....... People are alway in a hurry to show you how smart they are.

27 FEVER
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Single Mercury 425 HP 496 HO MPI MAG w/ Bravo One Drives



29 FEVER
Speed: 77+ mph
Recommended Power:
Single 525 EFI Mercury w/ Bravo One drives



35 EXECUTIONER
Speed: 78+ mph
Recommended Power:
Twin Mercury 425 HP 496 HO MPI MAG w/ Bravo One Drives



35 LIGHTNING
Speed: 90+ mph
Recommended Power:
Twin Mercury 525 EFI w/ Bravo XR Drives



38 LIGHTNING
Speed: 103+ mph
Recommended Power:
Twin Staggered Mercury 600 hp SCI w/ ITS Short Sportmasters




42 EXECUTIONER
Speed: 84+ mph
Recommended Power:
Twin Mercury 525 EFI w/ Bravo XR Drives



42 LIGHTNING
Speed: 84+ mph
Recommended Power:
Twin Mercury 525 EFI w/ Bravo XR Drives



42 POKER RUN
Speed: 95+ mph
Recommended Power:
Twin Staggered Mercury 525 hp w/ ITS Short Sportmasters



47 LIGHTNING
Speed: 88+ mph
Recommended Power:
Triple Mercury 525 EFI w/ Bravo XR Drives
ummmm, I think he was talking about Fountain Raceboats.
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:13 PM
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I think four is way low. Lets see what I remember , I was not on the boat I was in East Chicago with my Checkmate because it was too rough!

1. 47 fountain unknown-Jack links boat
2. 42 fountain BZ
3. 42 fountain Downtown42
4. 47 fountain Reggie
5. Frankie in one of shogrens boat
6-8,9 the rest of shogrens boats???
10. 42 fountain Marlon

Did See 2 Cig's and one Formula though.....BZ
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Old 08-23-2006, 12:40 AM
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ummmm, I think he was talking about Fountain Raceboats.

Hmmmmm, so if we're talking race boats, I'd bet Fountain's not the only manufacturer with a race boat that does over hundred with 525's.
It's hard to figure out what he's saying most of the time anyways, I think he watched one to many info-mercials about Reggie's boats.
Reggie's boats are fast, no doubt about it, but I think Slandrew has psycho crush on Reggie.......... Can you imagine the a$$ sucking that would happen if those two we're actually in the same room with each other?

Slandrew: Reggie your the best, your so cool, I love your hair, the gold chain, the checkered outfit, I wish I could be like you..............
Reggie: Thanks Slandrew, now get on your knees and say bye bye *****-cat.
Slandrew:No problem Reggie, I'll take the beak everytime.
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