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Old 06-20-2009, 03:15 PM
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Big blower motors burn roughly 80 gals/hr @ WOT each so double it for a twin triple it for a Triple and so forth!!!!!
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Old 06-20-2009, 03:22 PM
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Old 06-20-2009, 06:33 PM
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I was showing/telling a buddy of mine about the Gino challenge and showed him the youtube video of the mercedes boat...

I was telling him about the run to Bimini and back of 106 miles... Times of 43 minutes I believe I read?!?!?!?

Anyways, he asked approx. how much fuel is burned in the run to Bimini and Back to Miami?? And I didnt really have an answer as I do not have the slightest clue as to what kinda of MPG these motors see at near WOT. I Guesstimated somewhere in the 150-200 gallon range for the run...

Am I anywhere near close???

Like I said, kind of an off the wall topic, kinda would like to
know...

Thanks for any replys.

PS. Sorry to hear about the bad luck Gino, that was still one hell of a run...


You are correct.
The 50' Mystic with Turbine Marine Inc Power burned 185 gal of Jet A.
The boat was not working hard at it cruise speeds 150-180 Mph.

Hope this is what you where looking for.

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Old 06-20-2009, 07:47 PM
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The Freeze Frame boat Used 90 Gal We Went 113 miles
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