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Old 08-15-2008, 02:41 PM
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WOW, great to see her alive Rich and Darren. So, who's got a set big enought to slap the sticks to the dash and trim her out?
No sticks..... foot throttle..

You don't trim a wing out...ever!!!

Remember it's a 4 point hydro....not a cat.

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Congrats Rich
Very cool, I was looking forward to the finished project since the first time I saw it.
Please keep the pics comming...its awsome.
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congrats rich... i remember when you guys found that boat... it looks awesome! can't wait to hear what it runs...

my math aint so good, but somthing tell me it gonna be faster than before
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Mazel Tov! That is one awesome looking boat. I can tell by the way you talk about it that the restoration wasn't really work, but a labor of love. Best of luck with it.

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Mazel Tov! That is one awesome looking boat. I can tell by the way you talk about it that the restoration wasn't really work, but a labor of love. Best of luck with it.

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In the picture below Linder looks on while I did some business on the phone in the cockpit.....
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whats the bottom look like ?
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That is a wonderful piece of history. We have many stories of the Switzer brothers testing here on the Fox River. My buddy even got a ride in the passenger seat as a kid. You have brass balls to drive that boat with those engines. It was insanely fast with the old school twin tower of power. I love it!!!!!
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You don't trim a wing out...ever!!!

Remember it's a 4 point hydro....not a cat.

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I thought it was a airplane wing with sponson landing gear?
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Old 08-15-2008, 04:25 PM
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I'm no good at posting links,but google "the day I flew a Switzer boat" and click the first link.The maiden voyage of the Wing from 1962 should be required reading for all high performance boat folks. Someone please put the link up,I'm computer stupid.

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