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Old 01-23-2007, 04:16 PM
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Would loosing 3-5 mph top end for much beter acceloration from 3500 up be worth it to you guys?
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Old 01-23-2007, 04:48 PM
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Depends on the top end. If I was going from 95 down to 90, not a big deal. Going from 75 down to 70 would not be worth it.
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Old 01-23-2007, 04:54 PM
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Top end is not a factor, rough water offshore conditions are a must for me......
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Old 01-23-2007, 05:13 PM
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I'll take that small prop , throw ya back in the seat anyday over that top end leave ya hanging big prop!
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Old 01-23-2007, 05:58 PM
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Default Re: What would you rather set up your boat for?

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Depends on the top end. If I was going from 95 down to 90, not a big deal. Going from 75 down to 70 would not be worth it.
EXACTLY.....
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Old 01-23-2007, 06:08 PM
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Default Re: What would you rather set up your boat for?

really depends on where you boat, I boat at LOTO and only go maybe 10-20 miles in a day, and it's so rough a good mid range cruise is the most important. top speed for 95% of the boats is unattainable in weekend water conditions,
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Old 01-23-2007, 06:54 PM
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Also, what size boat and what drive? There's noth'in like a snappy throttle on a smaller boat, but could cause drive problems on something larger.
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:08 PM
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My boat would be a little faster with a differant prop but I like the better cruse speed from my 5 blade sence my average weekend cruse is 100 miles min. My set up now will give me 49 to 53 depending on tide flow at 2800 to 3000 RPM and a 101 with 5 girls a 100gal's.Over that I'am not fast enough for the big boy's anyway.There is a lot of boats under a 100 to play with to have fun a make friends.
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:23 PM
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Thank You
Im asking because soon there will be some simple mods on the avanti
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Old 01-23-2007, 07:30 PM
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Now we have two customers with Quadrotor motors in single engine boats that have the best of both worlds.
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