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Old 11-04-2006, 09:21 PM
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Are the Cig Glad and tg stepped hull more dangerous than other stepped hulls

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Old 11-05-2006, 01:25 AM
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Depends on who you talk to.
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Are the Cig Glad and tg stepped hull more dangerest than other stepped hulls
I wouldn't say that....maybe more dangerestinglyer than most.
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We have 2 stepped hull boats.....both go over 90 mph...
The true danger is in person behind the wheel...period....
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I raced a twin step Cig on tight courses , never spun it out and no problems. What f40 said.
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I raced a twin step Cig on tight courses , never spun it out and no problems. What f40 said.
He filled in his steps with bondo..........
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Old 11-05-2006, 01:08 PM
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If you're properly instructed on operating a step boat at speed, they're only somewhat trickier than a straight bottom. Otherwise, high-speed turns can be lethal- literally.
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I've been driving step bottom boats since 1999 and never had a problem. Read the latest issue of Powerboat and they have some excellent tips on turning a step bottom by Tres Martin. One thing to remember is that you DO NOT turn a step bottom like a traditional V. Keep the drive trimed out right past neutral and settle the boat befor the turn.
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I like the Gladiator personally...... it has a way of growing on you. Or is it throwing you??? Ah, nevermind....

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I like the Gladiator personally...... it has a way of growing on you. Or is it throwing you??? Ah, nevermind....

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