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Old 10-02-2006, 02:31 PM
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That was a good time yesterday. How did the boat run Brad? It was nice to be in the 42' OuterLimits instead of our 25' Daytona.

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Old 10-02-2006, 04:26 PM
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The guy who owns that all black fountain w/ trips is selling and he says he wants a canopied boat.

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Old 10-02-2006, 04:29 PM
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That would be Shogren's old race boat. Dude named Dan bought it and had it out at Hammond (along with his 38 Fountain fishboat with triple 300s). We ran to Michigan City with him a couple weeks ago...with sealed 525s he was getting 103 mph...thing is freakin' cool.
Do you know anything about the triple 300 fish boat? Is it the new 300 XS motors or the old promax 300s? Know what kind of speeds he gets with those motors? Thanks
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Old 10-02-2006, 04:37 PM
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i use to live up that way around the chain and ran around in a little 16 foot fishing boat
so just how do you guys run your perf boats on there it was too shallow for me
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Old 10-02-2006, 05:03 PM
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i use to live up that way around the chain and ran around in a little 16 foot fishing boat
so just how do you guys run your perf boats on there it was too shallow for me
I have been on the Chain for years. So far I have scuffed a few props is all. I do not hear complaints about hitting bottom.

The Fountain was running great. I somehow missed the group on Fox Lake. I wanted to run a few boats. We were cruising on Pistakee letting my friend drive the boat. The boat is running low 90's on only 3 lbs of boost. Fast enough for me. I still prefer the cats. Too much work driving these v-hulls. Tab, trim, tab some more, trim in, tabs down for turning, etc, etc.... I am used to point and shoot with my cat with the training wheels for balance.
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Old 10-02-2006, 09:55 PM
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i use to live up that way around the chain and ran around in a little 16 foot fishing boat
so just how do you guys run your perf boats on there it was too shallow for me
I am on the chain almost every weekend it's a great time, but no way would I run some of the nice boats I see out there. It is way to shallow. To each his own
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I run my #12,000 - 40 ft cat on the chain. Never nicked a prop. Just have to know your water. Fun time.
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Old 10-03-2006, 02:38 AM
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That 38' is a blast. I believe 105 has been the best with sealed 525's. Very cool toy. Does anyone have any pictures with the graphics?
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Old 10-03-2006, 04:40 PM
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I hate to do this but, I guess I need to upgrade to load pics. Here is a link to some pics that I took on Sunday from the 42' OL Legacy I was on. That beast was fun. We hit 112 on the way down the river by the bridge down by the locks.

http://midwestboatparty.com/phpBB2/v...ic.php?t=11819

I also have never have any problems with the Chain being too shallow. Although I am not running a 40' Cat like Mark.
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