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Old 12-09-2008, 06:14 PM
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Trust me its the driver not the boat on that mistake. TOOO much trim. You can see where he almost did it a few times before.
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:32 PM
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How can you tell that it is too much trim?
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Old 12-09-2008, 06:59 PM
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How can you tell that it is too much trim?
I was wondering the same thing... And I'm not being a wise ass , it looked to me like it might not be enough trim ???
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Old 12-09-2008, 07:43 PM
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I was wondering the same thing... And I'm not being a wise ass , it looked to me like it might not be enough trim ???
I'm quite green at driving, but it appeared that the boat was porpoising too much and the boat was jumping too high out of the water on a regular basis. Looked pretty loose to me. Let's see what the pros say.
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Old 12-09-2008, 07:56 PM
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too much bow lift tuck the drive in to lower the nose
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:05 PM
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it looked to me like it might not be enough trim ???
I think what they mean is:

Trim: the outdrive was to far up / out.

Tab: looks like none
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:18 PM
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Overall I would say they were doing alright...just running hard in a small boat in some nice swells. They had on the right saftey equipment and got a little too close to the edge. Couple a days work, some $$ and they will be good to go...and maybe a few MPH slower
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:21 PM
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looks like simply too fast in too small of a boat in weird ocean swells
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I'm quite green at driving, but it appeared that the boat was porpoising too much and the boat was jumping too high out of the water on a regular basis. Looked pretty loose to me.
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:37 PM
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Nothing wrong with doing a little flying but their angle of attack was a little too agressive and like BAJA WILL said, they had at least 2 warnings. Showing off for the camera....
 
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