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Old 08-14-2007, 06:26 PM
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That was fun to watch- I love the way those guys bang each other. If you like that stuff there are lots of pix of the Honda series over on flickr.
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Old 08-14-2007, 06:41 PM
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Would anyone sign up if we had that class over here?
Whetever happened to the SOB's?

I though some guys were trying to put something like that together here in the states. It looks like a fun, exciting entry into racing for folks who may not have huge budgets.
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Way cool! Looks just like the Nascar boys took it to the water.

doubt we'd see anything like that here in the US.
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WOW What are the hauls? They seem to take a hell of a beating and keep com'n back for more
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WOW What are the hauls? They seem to take a hell of a beating and keep com'n back for more
Steve Curtis builds those hulls. About 45K with the honda engine.

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Whetever happened to the SOB's?

I though some guys were trying to put something like that together here in the states. It looks like a fun, exciting entry into racing for folks who may not have huge budgets.
The SOB guys were all talk and no action. If they will ever show up and race, it will be at the OPA race in Long Island on the 26th.
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Sorry, my balls just aren't THAT big, or my brain is, dunno.
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Reminds me of Factory 1 back in 1999 / 2000. We ran 80 + mph and had starts w/ over 20 boats. Those guy's are racing hard!
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Steve Curtis builds those hulls. About 45K with the honda engine.
I built the first 8 boats, back in 1999, using my Extreme 21 sportsboat, after the first season, we decided not to build anymore for Honda, so Steve borrowed my moulds and built the next batch!

Here a pic of one from the first season.
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It can get quite physical at times!
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And you panzies can't handle a little chine walk.

Hell, they were RUB-RAIL WALKING at times, AND NEVER LET OFF!!!

I can see why the Ocke-Manerfelt (sp) designed boats would have advantages in that type of racing. When the boat is layed over on its side, the wing can act as a rudder and you can keep steering!

That was awesome.

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