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Old 07-19-2008, 08:58 AM
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People put them on to help with planing when running large props. Put one down and land wrong and you will be stuffing your cat.
Or a vee for that matter, rookie driver mistake.
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Old 07-19-2008, 01:25 PM
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I think putting a tunnel tab on a cat is asking for problems.
Not if you know how to run one. We raced a 36 Spectre and it never skipped a beat. We also ran a 32 Skater to 170mph. You cant beat a Skater.Period
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Does anyone build a custom cat that competes with these top guys, thinking like Al Copeland used to do. It was some kind of sailbote builder or something? I would like to see more pics of some nice designs that are not as common. If any
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Copeland had his built by Goetz
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Not sure who designed it.
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:33 AM
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Indy, give ole Cathouse a call - he'll vote for the delaminator!!!

Just bustin on ya Steve!!!
"delaminator" Now thats pretty funny! Stevo needs to change boat names!
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www.mysticpowerboats.com
- JC will design and build you whatever you want.

Copeland had his built by Goetz
http://www.goetzboats.com/projects/p...yes/index.html
Not sure who designed it.
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Yep, if you can dream it, JC and design it and build it. Just got the Nordic back from Mystic after they wet sanded it and clear coated with 3 coats of clear, and it looks brand new! I need to post some before and after pics. People ask me if it's a new boat, I couldn't be more pleased in how it turned out.
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I own the 2005 30 Eliminator in the classifieds. I frequently drive the boat over 100 (usually just a short burst). It is capable of 130+; at 120 it feels very comfortable for the driver and front seat passenger. As for the passengers in the rear they get blasted with air and no holding a drink or it will get sucked from the container. My point is if you are planning on taking friends that don't want their skin peeled off, plan to do 80 or less in the Eliminator.
The 30 can handle a 2 to 2.5 chop and still be enjoyable. Not saying you canít go in bigger water but it is not the most fun.
My boat has a tunnel tab the only time I use it is to help get on plane.
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Old 07-23-2008, 11:08 PM
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HAVE YOU EVER RUN OVER 100?
Not me...Fast boats scare me.
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I'll admit I'm somewhat biased but my vote goes towards Nor-Tech...they might not be the fastest but they are in my opinion the best looking cat...moving or sitting still they look hot...
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No mention of DCB? Where do they rank?
New 35 coming my way this winter with 1075's loved my 32/700 boat but the canopies were'nt for me,,,full windshield like my 32 Spectre should do it
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Not the fastest, 97mph, but one of the plushest! Big cabin up front and zero hop at any speed! http://www.offshoreonlyclassifieds.c...o23632-en.html

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