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Old 04-16-2008, 08:44 PM
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Yeah, Your going to need some skegs like the other one you posted a pic of.
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my buddy is big into converting skis, here is a vid of one he helped w/ that was converted to a prop

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHdrg3mYSgk


Here is another vid, this one still has the jet pump but he put a 260 racing merc powerhead in it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfBSTiixEwg
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Old 04-16-2008, 10:55 PM
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If it doesn't grab then lengthen the prop shafts to get the props further back. I bet it would throw a cool rooster tale then. Knda of like an arneson drive. I have no idea though.
Wild ride but it sure looks like fun.

The owner says it is a handful though around 100
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Old 04-16-2008, 11:00 PM
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That's pretty wild. Never seen it before. Jet's are really inefficient, so the prop probably adds 10-15mph right out of the box. Wonder what the prop slip #'s are?
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I dunno, but I'd like to be there when they do.
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That thing should do 120 +

Look at what someone did with a single engine one down in SC.

Claims on Nitrous it will hit 100 so you have twice the motor and twice the fun with that one.
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Can't see as how its going to be steerable. The speed at which the props will theoretically push it will be faster than the pump can move water with enough thrust, thusly, no steering. Needs rudders like the single one.

PS, tell him to make sure his life insurance policy is up to date
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Insane in the membrane!!!!!!
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That's pretty wild. Never seen it before. Jet's are really inefficient, so the prop probably adds 10-15mph right out of the box. Wonder what the prop slip #'s are?


The ski ran 76 w/ a jet pump. After they put a prop on it w/ the same exact motor it went 104
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