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Old 05-22-2007, 12:39 AM
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I'm trying to get used to the new boat. From the pic here running about 50 or so, do I look like I have the right amount of hull in the water? It looks to me like I may have a bit too much stern in .... Comments?


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Old 05-22-2007, 01:28 AM
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Looks about right to me for cruise speeds. Also looks like you are turning slightly to port or leaning to the port side.
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Every boat is different, but in water like that your tabs should be all the way up, and drives should be at 2-3, and maybe 4-5 as you pick up speed over 50 MPH.
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Tanner is right. BTW I love the 33 Scarabs
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Loooks good to me bro!!
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I have only used the tabs a time or two in the shallow bay getting on plane. I have had the drives from 2 - 4 "listening" as I call it for when they seem to kick in.

The boat has been performing great.... SOMEONE just needs to learn how to drive a 45' trailer around a corner w/o bending an axle.....
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At cruise speed the hull should be in the water just below your feet.

Boat looks great man, we need to meet up in the bay sometime this summer. On a calm day
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looks about perfect to me -jeff
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Hmmm, from the looks of it, you don't have nearly enough trim.

Talk to Clay. He'll point you in the right direction for boat trim.
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Hmmm, from the looks of it, you don't have nearly enough trim.

Talk to Clay. He'll point you in the right direction for boat trim.
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