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Old 03-22-2007, 12:52 AM
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Chris's boat is almost ready. Can't wait for a ride. hint-hint!!!!!

I will give you a hint; its a Skater.

Sterling 1500's.
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Old 03-22-2007, 07:59 AM
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WOW, Look impressive, what size are they going in to? 36? 40?
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WOW, Look impressive, what size are they going in to? 36? 40?
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I bet he's getting anxious Mark. Tell him I said hi when you talk to him.
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Maybe I have never paid attention before to the belt setup on Sterlings, but notice the blower belt. It does not have cogs or a v setup. I would think that could slip with so little surface area.
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Maybe I have never paid attention before to the belt setup on Sterlings, but notice the blower belt. It does not have cogs or a v setup. I would think that could slip with so little surface area.

Maybe ya get the best of both worlds, when it's hooked up act's like a set of slick drag tires, but if the engine cough's hopefully it slips ???????? Just a guess

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A multi v grove belt has twice the surface area to grip and a cog belt will not slip at all. Interesting setup. Beautiful engines.
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Thank You, Let's hope they perform as good as they look, maybe one day they will be installed, we know how slow skater works....
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Sharp, hey Chris, Tracy here, met U at Dave's hanger in Charlevoix a couple years ago. U gunna have the new 1 up in our neck of the woods again?? Look 4ward 2 check'n it out!!
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Chris, lookin good !!! You should be done before summer. How far along are they? Got any pics of the boat?

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