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Old 12-12-2006, 03:09 PM
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The numbers everyone is posting is about what I have heard. 120 mph in a non step hull seems to be about the limit. We are currently testing a 38 kv scarab with about 2200hp total. 120 should be no problem I am trying to decide how far past that mark to shoot for. The motors are turned way down and could easily be pumped up. Not sure anyone knows what the hull will react like at those speeds? Just doing some research before we set our speed goal.

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What did Ohio Steel run back in it's day, that was a non-stepped 42' - wasn't it over 120?
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The numbers everyone is posting is about what I have heard. 120 mph in a non step hull seems to be about the limit. We are currently testing a 38 kv scarab with about 2200hp total. 120 should be no problem I am trying to decide how far past that mark to shoot for. The motors are turned way down and could easily be pumped up. Not sure anyone knows what the hull will react like at those speeds? Just doing some research before we set our speed goal.

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Is it the one that is all white and had 700ci donavans in it?? I loved that boat!!
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Old 12-12-2006, 04:34 PM
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What Sppeds Did Nigel Hook Get Out Of The 37h With 1500 Or 2000hp?
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Is it the one that is all white and had 700ci donavans in it?? I loved that boat!!
I was but the donavans were not reliable so we replaced them with 1471 blown 632's from boost power. It runs great with the new power acceleration is unreal rolled up to WOT running 60 mph and picked up over 30mph in 5 seconds. I have to get some more time on the motors before we run for top speed but it is going to fast.
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fountain you know that
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One thing that also helps the Velocity's for add'l speed is the built-in setback into the transom. This helps to raise the X dimension of the drive because the water has a chance to rise back up once it leaves the pad area. This was what Steve coined the "Stepp" transom. (I.e. the pad ends before the transom or the very rear of the boat.) I believe the Fountains were built this way too.



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yeah thats true my 24 with the changes I made over the summer is a hand full fighting the chine walk at 83 , THE ONE THING I NEVER GOT ON WAS THE INSIDE HDY STEERING UP TO THE WHEEL LONG STORY ,But in the spring the wake should be at a minimum with the full steering, but that sutphen reacts nice and easy like a caddy on a dirt road
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THE CHINE WALK I MENT NOT THE WAKE, TO MANY BEERS TOO NIGHT.
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I'd really like to take a Sutphen for a ride as I therize it would be a nice riding and handling hull-
But I'm only therozing.
Sometimes the distance between theory and reality is farther than you think.


Don't all straight v bottom's ride good in dead calm water in a straight line? NK
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