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Old 04-16-2007, 10:07 PM
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I'm heading out Wed to pick up the new little boat from Idaho and bringing it back to NJ. Realistically how many miles a day can I expect to put in or actual drive hours? I've never done cross country before, longest trip has been about 700 miles. Can I expect to do a 1000 a day?
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YOU BETTER BE ABLE TO. OR IT ISNT WORTH THE TRIP
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I will be doing the same trip i've done a half dozen times.900 miles in 12-13 hrs to Pompano Beach.Its along day.
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Get The Guy To Bring It To Greers Ferry This Weekend And Pick It Up There. You Get The Boat And Watch A Race
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Done 1300 miles in 22 hours straight through. My buddy helped me out and took a 5-hour shift in the middle of the drive. Was completely bug-eyed at the end. Too much for one day towing a boat. Will never do it again. 800-900 is reasonable, 1000-1100 tops.
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I run from Portland Maine to Jacksonville, 1200 miles. fuel stops only. It's a long day. 900 miles is no problem....if your used to it.
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Depends on how you fell I did Denver to NJ once in 47 hrs I slept about 10 so 36 hrs of driving.Just drive till you are tired then stop don't push it.Even if you pull over for an hour in a truck stop and sleep for an hour.Word of advice bring a baseball bat a lot of those rest areas are pretty desolate
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I run from Portland Maine to Jacksonville, 1200 miles. fuel stops only. It's a long day. 900 miles is no problem....if your used to it.
So then you'll be at the OSS Roar this weekend Kurt?
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I used to do 1,230 miles straight thru from N.J. to Cape Coral Fl. by myself..............as I've gotten older, can't do it anymore
it kicks my a ss. I now usually go to Daytona or Orlando and
call it quits.

If you can bring someone with you, even if they just do a couple of hours it really helps. Getting old sucks.
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Eastern Pa to Oklahoma in 21-23 hours. I do better leaving at night personally.
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