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Old 08-16-2008, 09:23 AM
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Congrats on completing the Wing. I've been reading about it since you started. I like the overkill factor. Too much hp is never enough.
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Old 08-16-2008, 09:48 AM
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Absolutely true Ian!!
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Rich,
Put some stock 280hp on it and go set the ss record.

that would really make some people start to think


Looks awesome running

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[QUOTE=EYEBURN;2654623]The first boat i owned was a switzer, kinda cool to see this one.


My first boat was a Switzer also. A shooting star with an inline 6 black max. It was a beast!
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T2rex, Congrats on your 'black boat up and down motor' World Chanpionship. I was a close battle.
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We have a seat in the other cockpit...and I gleefully look forward to giving rides to eager vict.......errr.....passengers who will have the time of their lives..........so far no volunteers.....
I'll fly with you anytime, anywhere!
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congrats t 2x .it is a beautiful boat . .love to see it in person . some one post a link to the wheeling race .please . robbie
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Old 08-18-2008, 08:24 AM
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The first boat i owned was a switzer, kinda cool to see this one.


My first boat was a Switzer also. A shooting star with an inline 6 black max. It was a beast!
Thanks for the compiment, but I wouldn't be me if I didn't point out that there never was a Mercury inline 6..."Black Max".

The Black Max was the first Mercury V-6.

Don't feel bad. A "famed" boating writer..... who shall remain nameless...... (Initials "BB").... has droned on and on about his early boating "experiences" with his "in line 6 Black Max "tower of power".

It didn't exist for him either.
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Nice job, Rich. Always good to see others who appreciate something.....different.
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Old 08-18-2008, 02:08 PM
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Rich,I don't know if Bob Switzer even gets on line,but someone needs to make sure he and Dave see this thread. This is one of the best tributes to their genius and their designs of nearly 50 years ago.
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