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Old 03-17-2008, 09:45 PM
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I love that people are still building beast's like this. Are these current pictures? Can't wait to see the finished product. Some serious money going into this one!

Yes the project is in motion , all these pictures are fresh.

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Old 03-17-2008, 10:03 PM
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I bet that dash set him back at least several hundred bucks!

Now I'm going to have to eat my words about the old, dated Cougar 46. That engine hatch really changed the boat.
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I bet that dash set him back at least several hundred bucks!

Now I'm going to have to eat my words about the old, dated Cougar 46. That engine hatch really changed the boat.

LoL.........I won't hold it against you I too agree they are doing some nice work on the ole Girl.


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impressive...are they really that fast? 3 x 1075's I understand it could be fast, but generally speaking? I thought they were made for rough stuff instead of speed...
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Old 03-17-2008, 11:37 PM
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impressive...are they really that fast? 3 x 1075's I understand it could be fast, but generally speaking? I thought they were made for rough stuff instead of speed...

He will be into the triple digits

When I bought mine they told me it's a slug till you exceed 70mph, then once she free's up..........Hang on. Getting closer on my own so I can give you some real world info


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Mine had 3 850's and would nudge 80 with light fuel and a slight chop. Poor choice for a lake boat- excellent choice if the water you boat on gets sloppy. You can run full speed in 4's and 5's and never have to touch the throttles.

George Morales did quite well in one against Copelan's Popeyes. So well that Al used the 46 for the Miami-NY race. Until the 47 Apache the Cougar was king.
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Awesome Resto project... Jon looks like you still have yours. How is it progressing? Can you update us with some pics?

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That is beautiful work. Ton of $$ but he will have something to be proud of.
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impressive...are they really that fast? 3 x 1075's I understand it could be fast, but generally speaking? I thought they were made for rough stuff instead of speed...
Tell him about the June race to Bimini and back.....that boat was made for that type of run.
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