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Old 01-24-2008, 05:51 PM
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I think thats Merc's government special, designed to run on Jet A...for the Navy's single fuel plans.
yeah that is the one....it will run on almost any fuel

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Old 01-24-2008, 06:27 PM
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Reggies had kilos before in winter. You get some big numbers, but be careful of the ice on the ramp.
no ice on the ramp today. 52 degrees today little breezy
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Old 01-24-2008, 06:56 PM
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They came off of an Apache in Florida. Did you own them at one time?
that was my apache i sold... spent 3000.00 going thru them at doller offshore before i used the boat 5 times before the sale....

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no ice on the ramp today. 52 degrees today little breezy
Anything to report?
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Old 01-24-2008, 07:46 PM
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that was my apache i sold... spent 3000.00 going thru them at doller offshore before i used the boat 5 times before the sale....

hope u like em
I spoke with the guy at Dollar before I bought them. He had good things to say about them so I bought them.

I had the shift and drive shafts cut so they are 20 inch mids and added low water pick ups.

Not too shabby for an old Center Console.





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Old 01-24-2008, 07:56 PM
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May 18, 2007 – Washington, NC – "Fountain Powerboats, in a two-way average speed of 87.6 MPH, set the American Poker Run Associations (APRA) center console world speed record. The kilo boat was a Fountain 38’ Tournament Edition, named CorporateCars.com, powered by four 300 horsepower Mercury XS Optimax engines.

Conditions were less than optimal with a steady north wind coupled with a six to 12 inch chop, which proved to be no match for Fountain’s positive lift hull design".


I almost forgot....here's the video: 87.6 MPH Fountain w/4 motors

lol......87.6MPH... less than optimal conditions....1ft proved to be no match.....lol....lol

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Old 01-24-2008, 07:59 PM
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Anything to report?
all i can say is big and black. i haven't been told i can say anything yet. after all i am just a trailer mechanic. i will say as soon as i can.
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Old 01-24-2008, 08:06 PM
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400 HP Verado..... I'm only saying that because there are only 3 motors on the current "Beast".....1200HP....and you sure in the hell don't want to slow down from the previous "World Record" of 87.6MPH.
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I love your Talon. Maybe I am looking on the wrong site, but do they not build that boat anymore with outboards? I see it on the Hustler website with a 496ho. Your boat looks very nice!
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my crystal ball says its a 350 Verado and so does the little birdy
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